NORTH STAR GRAND PRIX BIKE RACE
When: Wednesday through Sunday
Stage 1: St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial, East River Road, Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.
Stage 2: St. Paul Grand Avenue Criterium, Avon Street, Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.
Stage 3: Cannon Falls Road Race, Thursday, 3 p.m.
Stage 4: Uptown Minneapolis Criterium, Hennepin Ave and W. 31st St. , Friday, 4 p.m.
Stage 5: North Mankato Road Race, Saturday, 10 a.m.
Stage 6: Stillwater Criterium, Sunday, 10:30 a.m.
Defending champions: Men, Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling). Women, Brianne Walle (Team Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank).
Notable racers: Kelly Catlin of Arden Hills, 2016 Olympic silver medalist in team pursuit; Ashlee Ankudinoff, four-time world champion (two time junior, two time senior); Brad Huff, U.S. men’s national criterium champion.