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June 24, 2018
Photography by Wil Matthews
The 2018 U.S. national road championships take place Sunday, June 24, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and will be streamed live on this page.
The road race will be the final event of the June 21-24 nationals weekend, which also includes the battle for the national time-trial title on Thursday, and the national criterium championship on Friday, under the lights in downtown Knoxville.
Sunday brings the marquee event of the championships, using a similar course from 2017. Riders will climb Sherrod Road on each lap — nine times for the women and 15 times for the men — challenging riders to gradients of 14 percent and more for three-quarters of a mile, followed by the new punchy Clinch Street climb at the end of each lap.
The women take the course at 9am Eastern Daylight Time, and the men race at 1:15pm. Both races will be live streamed by USA Cycling, and shown here. Fans can also follow race updates on Twitter @usacyclinglive #USPro #CritNats.
Course profile, 2018 US national road championships in Knoxville, Tennessee
Larry Warbasse (Aqua Blue Sport): Winner, 2017 national road championship
Travis McCabe (UnitedHealthcare): Winner, 2017 national criterium championship; third at 2016 national road championship
Joey Rosskopf (BMC Racing Team): Winner, 2017 and 2018 national time-trial championship
Neilson Powless (LottoNL-Jumbo): Winner, 2017 U23 national road championship; second, 2017 national road championship; third, 2017 national time-trial championship
Brandon McNulty (Rally Cycling): Winner, 2017 U23 national time-trial championship
Amber Neben (PX4 Sports): Winner, 2017 national road champion; 2017-2018 national time trial championships; gold medal, 2018 Pan American time-trial championship
Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans): Three-time national road champion; seventh, 2017 national road championship
Coryn Rivera (Sunweb): Three-time silver medalist, national road championships
Lauren Stephens (Cylance): Second, 2017 national time-trial championship; second, 2018 Pan American time-trial championship; sixth, 2017 national road championship
Emma White (Rally Cycling): Top U23 finisher and fifth, 2017 national road championship; sixth, 2017 national criterium championship
Skylar Schneider (Boels-Dolmans): Fourth, 2017 national criterium championship
Video: 2018 US Men’s TT National Championship Highlights
Video: 2018 US Women’s TT National Championship Highlights