Although Missouri’s course doesn’t have the peaks and valleys of the Tour de France, elevation still plays a role in the race.
The Tour of Missouri will bring with it 120 athletes, several of which are world-class cyclists.
Arrive early to pin down a spot at the finish line of the Tour of Missouri pro cycling race. There will be a host of activities in front of the Boone County Courthouse before the bright colors of jerseys streak through the streets of Columbia on Sept. 14.
The upcoming Tour of Missouri features six stages that show off the best of Missouri’s urban and rural settings. The tour is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 11 in Kansas City’s famed Plaza District.
There are 15 teams participating in the invitation-only Tour of Missouri. Ten are based in the U.S. There are eight riders per team, for a total of 120 riders in the race.
The bikes may not look that different, but they are beyond ordinary. From the parts to the construction, the frame to the wheels, it’s all top notch — and the price shows it.
John Gilbert is a two-time MVP for the MU wheelchair basketball team and an All-American from 2005 through 2007. Now the MU junior can add gold medal-winner.
Hickman and Rock Bridge are set to play in the Great Eight high school girls tennis tournament
Matt Albers (4-6) walked four and struck out three, shutting down the Cardinals’ offense for the second time this season.
The Tigers’ right fielder continues his torrid hitting to help Detroit attempt to get back in playoff race.
The Chiefs and Rams played their final preseason game Thursday night. It was the first time Larry Johnson took the field, since ending his holdout earlier in the month.
Mid-Missouri bike riders will participate in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Bike Ride 150 on Sept. 8 and 9 in Columbia.
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MU football players from St. Louis say Cornell Ford became like family to them when they were being recruited.