2006–07 UCI America Tour

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2006–07 UCI America Tour
Third edition of the UCI America Tour
Dates 1 October 2006 (2006-10-01)–15 September 2007
Location North America and South America
Rounds 36
Individual champion  Svein Tuft (CAN) (Symmetrics)
Teams' champion Symmetrics
Nations' champion  Colombia

The 2006–07 UCI America Tour was the third season for the UCI America Tour. The season began on 1 October 2006 with the Clasico Ciclistico Banfoandes and ended on 15 September 2007 with the Tour de Leelanau.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI America Tour cycling jersey. José Serpa of Colombia was the defending champion of the 2005–06 UCI America Tour. Svein Tuft of Canada was crowned as the 2006–07 UCI America Tour champion.

Throughout the season, points are awarded to the top finishers of stages within stage races and the final general classification standings of each of the stages races and one-day events. The quality and complexity of a race also determines how many points are awarded to the top finishers, the higher the UCI rating of a race, the more points are awarded.

The UCI ratings from highest to lowest are as follows:

  • Multi-day events: 2.HC, 2.1 and 2.2
  • One-day events: 1.HC, 1.1 and 1.2



Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
1–8 October Clasico Ciclistico Banfoandes  Venezuela 2.2  Hernán Buenahora (COL) Gobernación del Zulia
10–15 October Vuelta Chihuahua Internacional  Mexico 2.2  Luis Perez (ESP) Andalucía–Paul Versan
20 October–1 November Vuelta a Guatemala  Guatemala 2.2  Juan Rojas (CRC) Dos Pinos Costa Rica
7–12 November Doble Copacabana GP Fides  Bolivia 2.2  Juan Diego Ramírez (COL) Orbitel EPM
14–24 November Tour de Santa Catarina  Brazil 2.2  Pedro Nicacio (BRA) Scott-Marcondes Cesar
19–29 December Vuelta Ciclista a Costa Rica  Costa Rica 2.2  Henry Raabe (CRC) BCR-Pizza Hut-KHS


Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
7–21 January Vuelta al Táchira  Venezuela 2.2  Hernán Buenahora (COL) Gobernación del Zulia
7 January Copa América de Ciclismo  Brazil 1.2  Nilceu Santos (BRA) Scott-Marcondes Cesar
23–28 January Tour de San Luis  Argentina 2.2  Jorge Giacinti (ARG) Team Lider Presto
13–25 February Vuelta a Cuba  Cuba 2.2  Svein Tuft (CAN) Symmetrics
18–25 February Tour of California  United States 2.HC  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Discovery Channel
15–25 March Vuelta Ciclista Por Un Chile Lider  Chile 2.2  Andrei Sartassov (RUS) Team Lider Presto
7 April U.S. Cycling Open  United States 1.1  Svein Tuft (CAN) Symmetrics
11–15 April Volta do Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 2.2  Matías Médici (ARG) Scott-Marcondes Cesar
16–22 April Tour de Georgia  United States 2.HC  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) Discovery Channel
22–29 April Volta de Ciclismo Internacional do Estado de São Paulo  Brazil 2.2  Magno Nazaret (BRA) Scott-Marcondes Cesar
28 April–5 May Vuelta a El Salvador  El Salvador 2.2  Wilson Zambrano (COL) Colombia es Pasión
5 May Clasico Aniversario de la Federacion Venezolana de Ciclismo  Venezuela 1.2  José Aguilar (VEN) Fundadeporte Carabobo
6 May Clasico Corre Por La Vida, Dile NO a las Drogas  Venezuela 1.2  José Alarcon (VEN) Kino Tachira Banfoandes
10–13 May Doble Sucre Potosi G.P. Cemento Fancesa  Bolivia 2.2  Oscar Soliz (BOL) Coordinadora de Boyacá Ebsa
16–20 May Volta do Paraná  Brazil 2.2  Renato Seabra (BRA) ClubeDatarodeCiclismo
25 May Pan American Road and Track ChampionshipsRoad Race  Venezuela CC  Martin Gilbert (CAN) Canada (national team)
27 May Pan American Road and Track ChampionshipsTime Trial  Venezuela CC  Libardo Niño (COL) Colombia (national team)
3 June Commerce Bank Lancaster Classic  United States 1.1  Bernhard Eisel (GER) T-Mobile Team
7 June Commerce Bank Reading Classic  United States 1.1  Bernhard Eisel (GER) T-Mobile Team
10 June Commerce Bank Philadelphia International Championship  United States 1.HC  Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team CSC
12–16 June Tour de Beauce  Canada 2.2  Ben Day (AUS) Navigators Insurance
23 June Rochester Twilight Criterium  United States 1.2  Hilton Clarke (AUS) Navigators Insurance
24 June Meeting Internacional de Goiânia  Brazil 1.2  Rafael Andriato (BRA) Memorial-Fupes-Santos
8 July Prova Ciclistica 9 de Julho  Brazil 1.2  Rafael Andriato (BRA) Memorial-Fupes-Santos
29–12 July Vuelta a Colombia  Colombia 2.2  Santiago Botero (COL) UNE-Orbitel
3–12 August Tour de la Guadeloupe  Mexico 2.2  Flober Peña (COL) Union Cycliste Capesterre
27 August–9 September Vuelta a Venezuela  Venezuela 2.2  César Salazar (COL) Loteria Del Tachira-Banfoandes
8 September Univest Grand Prix  United States 1.2  William Frischkorn (USA) Slipstream–Chipotle
11–16 September Tour of Missouri  United States 2.1  George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel
15 September Tour de Leelanau  United States 1.2  Garrett Peltonen (USA) Priority Health–Bissell

Final standings[edit]

Individual classification[edit]

Rank Name Points
1  Svein Tuft (CAN) 234.66
2  Hernán Buenahora (COL) 194.66
3  Manuel Medina (VEN) 186.66
4  Alejandro Borrajo (ARG) 186
5  Nilceu Santos (BRA) 164.66
6  Rafael Andriato (BRA) 136
7  César Salazar (COL) 134.66
8  Santiago Botero (COL) 125
9  Anthony Brea (VEN) 119.66
10  Sergey Lagutin (UZB) 114

Nation classification[edit]

Rank Nation Points
1  Colombia 1436.96
2  Argentina 1140.64
3  Canada 977.3
4  Brazil 888.98
5  Venezuela 724.98
6  United States 578
7  Mexico 460.64
8  Costa Rica 424
9  Cuba 373
10  Bolivia 311

Nation under-23 classification[edit]

Rank Nation under-23 Points
1  Brazil 448.32
2  Canada 208.66
3  Venezuela 199.32
4  Argentina 154
5  Mexico 148
6  Bolivia 101
7  Colombia 97.66
8  Ecuador 76
9  Belize 72
10  United States 65

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