As this piece goes to press, the Tour of America’s Dairyland is being battled out up in Wisconsin but who’s the man behind what is now one of the USA's best run and supported race series? It's ex 7 Eleven pro and former US Champ, Tom Schuler.
Day 6 of the Tour of America’s Dairyland pb Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board started with thunder, lightning and rain showers but ended with an actual rainbow above the final turn of ToAD’s most technical course during the Pro Men’s race.
The fourth and final USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (NCC) date during the Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board took place on Sunday in Waukesha, home of guitar legend Les Paul, so it was appropriate that riveting versions of the National Anthem were performed by a saxophonist and keyboardist.
The early morning weather radar for Day 3 of the Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board resembled an inkblot on acid but threats of any rain quickly evaporated. Giro d’ Grafton presented by Aurora Healthcare and Port Washington State Bank, the third of four ToAD USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (NCC) dates, produced huge fields, fast racing, and a passionate crowd.
Storm clouds and rain ponchos abundant, the East Troy Cycling Classic presented by the Dennis and Janice Klumb Family Foundation claimed victory over the day’s rain, showering nearly $4,000 in primes across seven races.