April 18-22, Silver City, Silver City, New Mexico, Road - 2.2

The 32nd Annual Tour of the Gila returns for 2018 with a restored opening-day summit finish in Mogollon after a one-year absence from the race. The five-day UCI 2.2 race begins Wednesday, May 18 with the traditional Mogollon Road Race that takes the men's and women's pelotons up to the historic namesake ghost town.

The remaining four days retrace the familiar environs, wit h the stage 2 Fort Bayard road race, the stage 3 Tyrone time trial and the, the stage 4 downtown Silver City criterium and the final day's battle with the Gila Monster.

In the men's race, Rally Cycling's Evan Huffman will return to defend his 2017 overall title, while the women's race will see a new winner this year after 2017 champion Tayler Wiles signed with a European team Drops. UnitedHealthcare's Katie Hall, runner-up last year to her former teammate Wiles, will go into the race as the favourite for overall victory.

 

2017 Women's Tour of the Gila top 10 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tayler Wiles (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling11:33:32 
2Katharine Hall (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling0:02:08 
3Leah Thomas (USA) Sho-Air Twenty200:02:48 
4Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling0:03:15 
5Lauren Stephens (USA) Team Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank0:03:45 
6Julie Emmerman (USA) Amy D Foundation0:04:02 
7Scotti Lechuga (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint0:04:21 
8Kathryn Buss (USA) Team Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank0:05:31 
9Melinda McCutcheon (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:05:36 
10Krista Doebel-Hickok (USA) Cylance Pro Cycling0:05:39 

 

2017 Men's Tour of the Gila top 10
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Evan Huffman (USA) Rally Cycling12:37:53 
2Serghei Tvetcov (Rom) Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis0:00:23 
3Taylor Eisenhart (USA) Holowesko-Citadel Racing p/b Hincapie Sportswear0:00:25 
4Gavin Mannion (USA) UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team0:00:29 
5Robert Britton (Can) Rally Cycling0:00:59 
6Jhonatan Narvaez (Ecu) Axeon Hagens Berman0:01:24 
7Adam De Vos (Can) Rally Cycling0:01:48 
8Sepp Kuss (USA) Rally Cycling0:03:05 
9Matteo Dal-Cin (Can) Rally Cycling0:03:38 
10Kyle Murphy (USA) Cylance Cycling0:04:14 

 

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