Virtual Echelon Racing League begins Friday with pro series

Farms and barns passed at Joe Martin Stage Race stage 3
The Joe Martin Stage Race is one of the US events on the Pro Road Tour each season (Image credit: Dejan Smaic / SportifImages)

Beginning Friday, the new virtual Echelon Racing League will launch its professional series, November 13-15, on the virtual RGT Cycling platform. The pro series offers 23 days of racing, while the Amateur Race Series for the league includes 11 races. Both offer points-based omnium for men and women.

The first pro event in the series is the RGT Cycling Real Roads Stage Race, opening Friday with a circuit race on the course used for the 2019 6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championships in southern California at Borrego Springs. Saturday uses the Belgian Paterberg circuit, which is part of Tour of Flanders, and Sunday is a stage up the infamous Stelvio Pass in Italy.

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