AIGCP rejects UCI's 'Classics Series' proposal

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AIGCP [the association of men’s professional road cycling teams] has come out against the UCI's planned 'Classics Series' that is set to be implemented next season as part of the major reform package.

In a strongly-worded statement sent to media Thursday, the group said it rejected key elements of the Classics Series, a new category of one-day races that would fall inside the current WorldTour calendar and include the five Monuments: the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Milan San-Remo and Il Lombardia.

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