Sparta Cycling specializes in creating, promoting and managing international cycling events. We are UCI event specialists.
Sparta is the UCI's unique North American partner for the UCI World Cycling Tour and owns and operates both the Berkshire Cycling Classic and the Thompson Bucks County Classic. Sparta has been the technical consultant for the UCI Winston-Salem Cycling Classic.
Founded in 1998, Sparta productions have included the following events:
Univest Grand Prix and Cyclosportif 100k
Housatonic Valley Classic
USA Cycling Espoirs Time Trial and Road Racing Championships
USA Cycling Junior Time Trial, Road Race and Criterium Championships
USA Cycling Paralympic National Cycling Championships
Tour of Connecticut
US Open of Cycling live on NBC Sports
Storm King Cannibal TT
UWCT Berkshire Cycling Classic
UWCT Putnam Cycling Classic
Skyscraper Harlem Cycling Classic
Learn to Ride Children's Events
Thompson Bucks County Classic
Sparta Cycling uses deep racing knowledge and expertise to craft cycling events that perfectly fit the needs of host communities and sponsors.
Tour of Winston-Salem UWCT
UCI World Tour Event
May 18, 2014
The Tour of Winston-Salem is the only UCI Amateur World Championships qualifying event for North America. The event, run under USA Cycling Gran Fondo rules, allows both both non-licensed riders and USA Cycling amateur license holders to participate.
All riders will be chip-timed and given an individual ranking, both on overall time and according to their finishing position, by time, in the their respective men’s and women’s age groups. The top 25% finishers in each age group will qualify for the UCI World Amateur Road Championships to be held in Slovenia this August 28-31.
Berkshire Cycling Classic
USAC Races & Gran Fondo
June 14, 2014
The third annual Berkshire Bicycle Classic in Lenox, Massachusetts, on Saturday, June 14, has added five USA Cycling catetgories to the event schedule. The event, with its challenging 80-mile racecourse run in point-to-point format, provides a European-style racing experience for both developing racers and recreational GF riders.
Categories include: Gran Fondo, Category 5 & Category 4 Men, Women Open, Masters 40+ and 50+.
Bucks County Classic
UCI and NRC Racing
September 13 & 14, 2014
The Thompson Bucks County Classic will take place on September 13 and 14, 2014. The event, which is the final stop on both the UCI America Tour and USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, includes the newly designed UCI Doylestown to New Hope road race, professional criteriums for men and women, a spirited recreational ride for cycling enthusiasts, and children’s races.
Television coverage will include: live-streaming to the web for jumbotron, computers and mobile devices, and coverage on Comcast SportsNet and CBS3.