The courses and timeline for the UCI Road World Championships. Richmond will host the historic race from Sept. 19-27. VCU’s campus will be a host site for the racing expeditions.
Although the state and the city of Richmond have already spent $2 million preparing for UCI, the economic impact the UCI bike race will have on the city is still unknown.
Local and international businesses alike are gearing up to fill some long-abandoned storefronts around Richmond for a pop-up vendor event during the bike race.
The approaching bike race is bringing to light the Richmond community’s growing bike culture, which is rooted in the city’s history.