RideLondon-Surrey Classic cancellation frees August date in revised WorldTour calendar

Elia Viviani takes centre stage after winning the 2019 RideLondon classic
Elia Viviani takes centre stage after winning the 2019 RideLondon classic (Image credit: Getty Images)

The cancellation of the men's RideLondon-Surrey Classic WorldTour race on August 18 has created a hole in the revised men's WorldTour calendar that could lead to another important one-day race moving to the summer slot.  

The UCI confirmed the full revised race calendars on Tuesday, but on Wednesday the organisers announced that all the events of the Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling had been cancelled, including the women's Prudential RideLondon Classique race, the hugely popular Prudential RideLondon-Surrey sportive rides and the Prudential RideLondon Cycling Show.

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