An annual FREE pro-cycling event featuring one of the premier criterium-style bike races in the US, a part of the USA Cycling’s National Race Calendar. The Bike race is one of the top bike races in America and features racers competing for the NRC Points Championship in team and individual categories. (A criterium is a bike race of a specified number of laps held on a closed course on public roads.) Racers are the best at their sport and they came from 13 countries and 33 states to compete. The race street festival with live music, activities, BMX stunt teams, and the world's largest bike parade are free.