Coronavirus decimates US pro road calendar as Tulsa Tough cancelled

Justin Williams wins the Ladner Criterium in Canada
(Image credit: Cylance Cycling/Oran Kelly)

The USA Cycling Pro Road Calendar for 2020 has been slashed in half by the coronavirus pandemic, with the Tulsa Tough weekend of criterium racing the latest event to be cancelled. Last week the governing body moved to suspend all event permits through May 31, putting the Armed Forces Cycling Classic weekend in the window of halted events.

Organisers of the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough, which was scheduled for June 12-14, 2020 in Oklahoma, have decided to cancel their event in advance of any further action by USA Cycling because vendors are unable to commit resources to produce the event and with healthcare providers already stretched there is no guarantee to ensure the event's safety.

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