The only UCI ProSeries event of the 2022 season in the United States, the Maryland Cycling Classic supported by UnitedHealthcare, will be broadcast from start to finish to a global audience on September 4.
After a two-year delay related to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the inaugural event gets the green light to begin at 1:30 p.m. ET in Sparks, Maryland for 120.4 miles (194 km) before rolling south for finish circuits in Baltimore, with an expected finish at 18:15 ET.
You can find out how to watch the race wherever you are with our handy guide and with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)
Cyclingnews will have a full race report, results, image gallery and news for the one-day race.
The race features four WorldTour squads which will be led by riders with Grand Tour experience. BikeExchange-Jayco brings a pair of top sprinters in Tour de France stage winners Michael Matthews and Dylan Groenewegen. Israel-Premier Tech lines up with two-time Giro d’Italia points classification winner Giacomo Nizzolo and reigning Canadian road race champion Guillaume Boivin.
The contenders from Human Powered Health include reigning road race national champions, USA's Kyle Murphy and Canada's Pier-André Côté. Among the Continental squads, L39ION of Los Angeles brings firepower with Cory Williams, Tyler Williams, and Ty Magner.
The USA National Team includes a pair of teammates from Wildlife Generation, Scott McGill, winner two stages at Tour of Portugal, and Noah Granigan, who won the KOM title at Tour of Turkey.
For route details check our report here about the 90 miles across rural roads at the outset from Sparks and the final 30 miles that take in four and half loops of a 7.5-mile circuit in downtown Baltimore.
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A global audience with a paid subscription to GCN+ (opens in new tab) will be able to watch the 2022 Maryland Cycling Classic from start to finish. A year's subscription costs £39.99. GCN+ and Eurosport will also provide video on demand footage following the event.
Across Canada and the US, Tour Tracker (opens in new tab) will provide a live stream for the entirety of the race, available to the US audience on both a free mobile app and live stream at MarylandCyclingClassic.us and to the Canadian audience via the web site.
Regional viewers across Maryland, Washington, D.C. and neighbouring parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania have the option to view the race live on WNUV-CW. A 30-minute recap programme will be broadcast on September 5 on Maryland Public TV, from 11-11:30 ET.
Be warned, though, geo-restrictions may apply if you're outside your home country or on holiday during the race.
You can get around that, however, by accessing the streams via a VPN.
ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) offers the ability to simulate being back in your home country, allowing you to watch the race live on various devices – including Smart TVs, Fire TV Stick, PC, Mac, iPhone, Android phone, iPads, tablets, etc.
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