Redlands Bicycle Classic

The Redlands Bicycle Classic is a cycling stage race located in Redlands, California, United States that has been held since 1985. It consists of three road races, an individual time trial and a criterium. It is a 5-day/5-stage race that covers approximately 350 miles. The annual event is sponsored by the city of Redlands. Men and women compete in separate categories and the field is limited to 200 entrants.

Redlands Bicycle Classic
Race details
DateMarch
RegionCalifornia, U.S. (North America)
TypeStage race
Web sitewww.redlandsclassic.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1985 (1985)
Editions36 (as of 2022)
First winner Thurlow Rogers (USA)
Most wins Chris Horner (USA) (4 wins)
Most recent Tyler Stites (USA)

2014 is the first year that Redlands has hosted a 5th stage (and 5th day) of competition with a new circuit race added to the start of the classic stage race.[1]

Men's winnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1985   United States Thurlow Rogers
1986   United States Davis Phinney 7-Eleven
1987   Norway Dag Otto Lauritzen 7-Eleven
1988   United States Alexi Grewal Crest
1989   United States Scott Moninger Crest
1990   Russia Dimitri Zhdanov Russian National
1991   United States Randy Whicker Trek-Cytomax
1992   United States Scott Fortner Saturn
1993   Great Britain Malcolm Elliott Chevrolet/LA Sheriff
1994   Great Britain Malcolm Elliott Chevrolet/LA Sheriff
1995   United States Scott Moninger Chevrolet/LA Sheriff
1996   Poland Tomasz Brozyna US Postal Service
1997   Poland Dariusz Baranowski US Postal Service
1998   United States Jonathan Vaughters US Postal Service
1999   United States Christian Vande Velde US Postal Service
2000   United States Chris Horner Mercury
2001   United States Trent Klasna Saturn
2002   United States Chris Horner Prime Alliance
2003   United States Chris Horner Saturn
2004   United States Chris Horner Webcor Builders
2005   United States Chris Wherry Health Net
2006   Australia Nathan O'Neill Health Net
2007   United States Andrew Bajadali Jelly Belly
2008   Colombia Santiago Botero Rock Racing
2009   United States Jeff Louder BMC
2010   Australia Benjamin Day (cyclist) Fly V Australia
2011   Spain Francisco Mancebo RealCyclist.com
2012   United States Phillip Gaimon Kenda–5-hour Energy
2013   Spain Francisco Mancebo Kenda–5-hour Energy
2014   United States Joey Rosskopf Hincapie Sportswear Development Team
2015   United States Phil Gaimon Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies
2016   Canada Matteo Dal-Cin Silber Pro Cycling Team
2017   United States Taylor Eisenhart Holowesko-Citadel p/b Arapahoe
2018   United States Thomas Revard Hagens Berman Axeon
2019   United States Cory Lockwood Semper Porro
2020 - 2021 No race due to COVID-19 pandemic
2022   United States Tyler Stites Project Echelon Racing

Women's winnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1993   United States Linda Brenneman Team Kahlua
1994   United States Jeanne Golay Saturn
1995   United States Linda Brenneman Cycle Veloce
1996   United States Alison Dunlap Van Wood
1997   New Zealand Susy Pryde Saeco–Timex
1998   United States Mari Holden United States (national team)
1999   Canada Lyne Bessette Saturn
2000   United States Alison Dunlap Team GT
2001   Canada Geneviève Jeanson Rona
2002   Germany Judith Arndt Saturn
2003   Canada Geneviève Jeanson Team Rona
2004   Canada Lyne Bessette Quark
2005   United States Christine Thorburn Webcor Builders
2006   United States Amber Neben SC Velo
2007   United States Amber Neben Stahl/SC Velo
2008   Canada Alex Wrubleski Webcor Builders
2009   Germany Ina-Yoko Teutenberg Team Columbia–High Road Women
2010   Germany Ina-Yoko Teutenberg Team HTC–Columbia Women
2011   United States Amber Neben HTC–Highroad Women
2012   United States Megan Guarnier Team TIBCO–To The Top
2013   United States Alison Powers NOW and Novartis for MS
2014   United States Tayler Wiles Specialized–lululemon
2015   United States Mara Abbott L.A. Sweat
2016   United States Kristin Armstrong TWENTY16–Ridebiker
2017   United States Ruth Winder UnitedHealthcare
2018   United States Katie Hall UnitedHealthcare
2019   United States Amber Neben Trek Red Truck
2020–
2021
No race due to the COVID-19 pandemic in California
2022   United States Heidi Franz InstaFund Racing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Home - Redlands Bicycle Classic - Redlands, CA". www.redlandsclassic.com. Retrieved 21 February 2018.

External linksEdit