ST. PAUL - Hundreds of the top cyclists in the country are hitting the pavement in St. Paul Wednesday.
The 15th annual Nature Valley Grand Prix begins with time trials at 8:30 a.m. near the St. Paul Ford plant.
The riders then compete in the St. Paul Criterium Wednesday night near Rice Park downtown. Women begin racing at 6:15 p.m. The men begin at 7:45 p.m.
From St. Paul, the race heads to Cannon Falls, Minneapolis, and Menomonie before wrapping up in Stillwater on Friday.
KARE 11's Bryan Piatt has more on what's new this year and some of the top collegiate riders who are brushing shoulders with the pros.
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