Professional Cycling Team Helps to Educate, Equip and Empower Veterans Through Physical Activity

Project Echelon, co-founded by veteran Eric Beach and professional cyclist Eric Hill, use their platform in professional sport to carry out their mission of educating, equipping, and empowering veterans through physical activity. According to a report published by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in 2018, an average of seventeen veterans die from […]

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Spring is Here, Let’s Get in Gear!

ATX Wolfpack has just announced their Women’s Skills and Drills Clinic in advance of race weekend. Join the ladies from Wolfpack Women’s Racing as they teach a women’s clinic focused on bike handling skills, cornering, gear selection, and more. Registrants will have the opportunity to provide input on what they would like to learn at […]

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Defending The Crown

The Alabama Cycling Classic kicks off the new American Criterium Cup calendar with the King of All Crits, the Sunny King Criterium in Anniston, Alabama, April 9th. Returning in 2022 for its 20th year are the 2021 reigning champions, Professional Men’s winner Tanner Ward of Best Buddies Racing, and Professional Women’s winner Harriet Owen of […]

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The King of All Crits Weekend Returns April 9-10

Kicking Off the 2022 North American Criterium Series, The Sunny King Criterium. Alabama’s annual premier professional cycling event weekend, the Alabama Cycling Classic, returns to the City of Anniston and Main Street Anniston’s, Noble Street corridor on April 9-10, 2022. The day one event, the Sunny King Criterium is the first venue and stop of […]

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Harriet Owen and Tanner Ward take the crown at the Sunny King Criterium

Anniston, Ala. (July 3, 2021) – Bicycle racing took center stage Fourth of July weekend as top professional cyclists from across the U.S. battled for crowns in the 19th annual Sunny King Criterium in downtown Anniston, Ala. on Saturday. Harriett Owen (Vancouver, BC) of InstaFund Racing sprinted across the finish line for the title in […]

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City of Piedmont to host day two of Alabama Cycling Classic

After a year of event cancellations due to COVID, one of Alabama’s top cycling events has returned to the City of Piedmont. This Fourth of July, hundreds of cyclists and spectators are expected to visit the city for the Piedmont Criterium. The Piedmont Criterium will take place on Sunday, July 4, as part of a […]

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Lauren Hall Joins Livestream Team at Sunny King Criterium

We are excited to announce that Lauren Hall will join pro announcer and Livestream producer Brad Sohner in the booth for the 2021 Sunny King Criterium Livestream presented by Sparklight and Alabama Power. Lauren is no stranger to the Alabama Cycling Classic, after all she won the Sunny King Criterium in 2017. A graduate from […]

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We need your help today so we can race tomorrow

As someone who has ridden one of the premier cycling events in the country, you understand the importance of preparing for a goal ahead of time. Our goal this year is to ensure that racing comes back as quickly and safely as possible. To help us make that possible, we’d appreciate immediate support to prepare […]

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Alabama Cycling Classic New Date in 2021

The Alabama Cycling Classic staff and organizing team are monitoring the trends of Covid19. The event has confirmed a new date in mid-summer to host the 2021 USA Cycling Professional Road Tour and amateur cycling events in Anniston, Alabama. While many of the USA Cycling Professional Road Tour events were scheduled to take place in […]

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