In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Costa wins in mountains, Mollema moves into lead at Vuelta a San Juan; Gaviria doubles wins in Vuelta a San Juan, stage 4; Wellens makes it two for Lotto-Soudal at Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana; Hidden motor inventor says he received $2 million in 1998 for exclusivity deal; “I can’t get my head around it:” Cavendish says worlds result still hard to understand; Women’s cyclocross worlds: the highly anticipated finale to a stellar season; Trek CXC Cup elevated to World Cup status, will offer equal payout for men’s and women’s events; UCI releases 2017-18 cyclocross calendar, changes to World Cup; Vuillermoz out with back injury after car crash; Philadelphia Classic cancelled for 2017; Irvine’s racing return delayed due to UCI testing pool requirements; Cylance sponsors The Women’s Tour and The Tour of Britain; Drunk driver given 10 days in jail for killing cyclist; USA Cycling partners with Bike Law; Indoor velodrome planned for Detroit; Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race trailer; Video: Amateur was predicted to beat world champ at 2016 Trek CX Cup.
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Cylance, the sponsor of a Women’s WorldTour and men’s continental team, has signed on to be a sponsor of the UK’s Women’s Tour and the Tour of Britain.
“Cylance is proud to sponsor The Tour of Britain and The Women’s Tour,” said Stuart McClure, president and CEO of Cylance. “Helping world-class athletes like our Cylance Pro Cycling teams compete in leading events around the globe is important to us and we look forward to seeing who will take the podium for each event this year.”
“We are delighted to welcome Cylance as an innovative, digitally focused brand, to be sponsors of both The Tour of Britain and The Women’s Tour,” said race organiser Alastair Grant. “That an international brand such as Cylance has chosen The Tour of Britain and The Women’s Tour shows the importance of both races and their global reach for our partners.”
The Women’s Tour is the UK’s biggest professional women’s cycle race and a part of the UCI Women’s World Tour, taking place between Wednesday 7 and Sunday 11 June 2017.
The Tour of Britain is British Cycling’s premier road cycling event, giving cycling fans the opportunity to see the world’s best teams and riders competing on their doorstep, taking place between Sunday 3 and Sunday 10 September 2017.