|Region||California, U.S. (North America)|
|Editions||32 (as of 2016)|
The Redlands Bicycle Classic is a cycling stage race located in Redlands, California, United States that has been held since 1985. It consists of three road races, an individual time trial and a criterium. It is a 5-day/5-stage race that covers approximately 350 miles. The annual event is sponsored by the city of Redlands. Men and women compete in separate categories and the field is limited to 200 entrants.
Cycling, also called biking or bicycling, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport. People engaged in cycling are referred to as "cyclists", "bikers", or less commonly, as "bicyclists". Apart from two-wheeled bicycles, "cycling" also includes the riding of unicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, recumbent and similar human-powered vehicles (HPVs).
Redlands is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 68,747, up from 63,591 at the 2000 census. The population was estimated at 69,999 in 2013. The city is located approximately 10 miles (16 km) east of downtown San Bernardino.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.
2014 is the first year that Redlands has hosted a 5th stage (and 5th day) of competition with a new circuit race added to the start of the classic stage race.
|1985||Thurlow Rogers (USA)|
|1986||Davis Phinney (USA)||7-Eleven|
|1987||Dag Otto Lauritzen (NOR)||7-Eleven|
|1988||Alexi Grewal (USA)||Crest|
|1989||Scott Moninger (USA)||Crest|
|1990||Dimitri Zhdanov (RUS)||Russian National|
|1991||Randy Whicker (USA)||Trek-Cytomax|
|1992||Scott Fortner (USA)||Saturn|
|1993||Malcolm Elliott (GBR)||Chevrolet/LA Sheriff|
|1994||Malcolm Elliott (GBR)||Chevrolet/LA Sheriff|
|1995||Scott Moninger (USA)||Chevrolet/LA Sheriff|
|1996||Tomasz Brozyna (POL)||US Postal Service|
|1997||Dariusz Baranowski (POL)||US Postal Service|
|1998||Jonathan Vaughters (USA)||US Postal Service|
|1999||Christian Vande Velde (USA)||US Postal Service|
|2000||Chris Horner (USA)||Mercury|
|2001||Trent Klasna (USA)||Saturn|
|2002||Chris Horner (USA)||Prime Alliance|
|2003||Chris Horner (USA)||Saturn|
|2004||Chris Horner (USA)||Webcor Builders|
|2005||Chris Wherry (USA)||Health Net|
|2006||Nathan O'Neill (AUS)||Health Net|
|2007||Andrew Bajadali (USA)||Jelly Belly|
|2008||Santiago Botero (COL)||Rock Racing|
|2009||Jeff Louder (USA)||BMC|
|2010||Benjamin Day (cyclist) (AUS)||Fly V Australia|
|2011||Francisco Mancebo (ESP)||RealCyclist.com|
|2012||Phillip Gaimon (USA)||Kenda–5-hour Energy|
|2013||Francisco Mancebo (ESP)||Kenda–5-hour Energy|
|2014||Joey Rosskopf (USA)||Hincapie Sportswear Development Team|
|2015||Phil Gaimon (USA)||Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies|
|2016||Matteo Dal-Cin (CAN)||Silber Pro Cycling Team|
|2017||Taylor Eisenhart (USA)||Holowesko-Citadel p/b Arapahoe|
|2018||Thomas Revard (USA)||Hagens Berman Axeon|
|2019||Cory Lockwood (USA)||Semper Porro|
|1993||Linda Brenneman (USA)|
|1994||Jeanne Golay (USA)|
|1995||Linda Brenneman (USA)|
|1996||Alison Dunlap (USA)|
|1997||Susy Pryde (NZL)|
|1998||Mari Holden (USA)|
|1999||Lyne Bessette (CAN)|
|2000||Alison Dunlap (USA)|
|2001||Genevieve Jeanson (CAN)|
|2002||Judith Arndt (GER)|
|2003||Genevieve Jeanson (CAN)|
|2004||Lyne Bessette (CAN)|
|2005||Christine Thorburn (USA)|
|2006||Amber Neben (USA)|
|2007||Amber Neben (USA)|
|2008||Alex Wrubleski (CAN)|
|2009||Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (GER)|
|2010||Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (GER)|
|2011||Amber Neben (USA)|
|2012||Megan Guarnier (USA)|
|2013||Alison Powers (USA)|
|2014||Tayler Wiles (USA)|
|2015||Mara Abbott (USA)|
|2016||Kristin Armstrong (USA)|
|2017||Ruth Winder (USA)|
|2018||Katie Hall (USA)|
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