US Open put back to 2009

Sports marketing company Red Five Sports Group announced on Friday that the U.S. Open of Cycling will not take place this year. The event was run last year in Richmond, Virginia, and brought professional cycling to a national NBC Sports audience of 1.5 million, the sport's largest single-day audience in several years.

Richard Durishin, of Red Five, cited the late change in venue (to Providence, Richmond) and lack of time for business development as the causes of the race not being run this year.

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