Cyclists from around the world will gather in Richmond this month, and an upcoming event in Williamsburg will be part of the festivities.
The occasion is the UCI Road World Championship races taking place Sept. 19-27 in the state capital. As many as 450,000 cyclists and fans are expected to attend.
UCI is the Union Cycliste Internationale, the worldwide governing body for cycling. The organization advocates better conditions and safer roads for cycling and partners with host cities to promote sport and everyday cycling through racing events.
"We'll be in attendance, that's for sure," said David Wilson, a competitive cyclist and owner of the BikeBeat stores in...