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2005–06 UCI America Tour

2005–06 UCI America Tour
Second edition of the UCI America Tour
Dates2 October 2005 (2005-10-02)–9 September 2006
LocationNorth America and South America
Individual champion José Serpa (COL) (Selle Italia–Diquigiovanni)
Teams' championSelle Italia–Diquigiovanni
Nations' champion Colombia
← 2005

The 2005–06 UCI America Tour was the second season for the UCI America Tour. The season began on 2 October 2005 with the Clásico Ciclístico Banfoandes and ended on 9 September 2006 with the Univest Grand Prix.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI America Tour cycling jersey. Edgardo Simón of Argentina was the defending champion of the 2005 UCI America Tour. José Serpa of Colombia was crowned as the 2005–06 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
2–9 October Clásico Ciclístico Banfoandes  Venezuela 2.2  José Rujano (VEN) Colombia–Selle Italia
8–13 November Doble Copacabana Grand Prix Fides  Bolivia 2.2  Libardo Niño (ESP) Lotería de Boyacá
16–29 December Vuelta Ciclista a Costa Rica  Costa Rica 2.2  Juan Carlos Rojas (CRC) Pasoca–Dos Pinos


Date Race name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
7–20 January Vuelta al Táchira  Venezuela 2.2  Manuel Medina (VEN) Cabimas
8 January Copa América de Ciclismo  Brazil 1.2  Nilceu Santos (BRA) Scott–Marcondes Cesar
7–19 February Vuelta a Cuba  Cuba 2.2  Pedro Pablo Pérez (CUB) Cuba (national team)
19–26 February Tour of California  United States 2.1  Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak
28 February–5 March Vuelta Sonora  Mexico 2.2  Gregorio Ladino (COL) Tecos
8–12 March Volta Ciclística Internacional Porto Alegre  Brazil 2.2  Armando Camargo (BRA) Memorial Santos
9–19 March Vuelta Ciclista Por Un Chile Lider  Chile 2.2  Andrei Sartassov (RUS) Team Lider Presto
19–26 March Volta de Ciclismo Internacional do Estado de São Paulo  Brazil 2.2  Alex Diniz (BRA) Cesc–São Caetano
18–23 April Tour de Georgia  United States 2.HC  Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak
29 April–6 May Vuelta a El Salvador  El Salvador 2.2  Gregorio Ladino (COL) Tecos
4–14 May Vuelta Ciclista de Chile  Chile 2.2  Andrei Sartassov (RUS) Team Lider Presto
11–14 May Doble Sucre Potosí Grand Prix  Bolivia 2.2  Alejandro Ramírez (ECU) Orbitel
24–28 May Volta do Paraná  Brazil 2.2  Márcio May (BRA) Scott–Marcondes
4 June Lancaster Classic  United States 1.1  Jackson Stewart (USA)–Sierra Nevada
4 June Pan American Road and Track ChampionshipsRoad Race  Brazil CC  José Serpa (COL) Colombia (national team)
6 June Pan American Road and Track ChampionshipsTime Trial  Brazil CC  Pedro Nicacio (BRA) Brazil (national team)
8 June Reading Classic  United States 1.1  Greg Henderson (NZL) Health Net–Maxxis
11 June Philadelphia International Championship  United States 1.HC  Greg Henderson (NZL) Health Net–Maxxis
13–18 June Tour de Beauce  Canada 2.2  Valery Kobzarenko (UKR) Ceramica Panaria–Navigare
9 July Prova Ciclística 9 de Julho  Brazil 1.2  Renato Seabra (BRA) Blumenau–Dataro
9–16 July Vuelta Oaxaca  Mexico 2.2  Fausto Esparza (MEX) Tecos
16 July Meeting Internacional de Ciclismo  Brazil 1.2  Héctor Aguilar (URY) Uruguay (national team)
6–20 August Vuelta a Colombia  Colombia 2.2  José Castelblanco (COL) Alcaldia de Cabimas
28 August–10 September Vuelta a Venezuela  Venezuela 2.2  José Serpa (COL) Selle Italia–Diquigiovanni
8 September Univest Grand Prix  United States 1.2  Shawn Milne (USA) Ceramica Panaria–Navigare

Final standings

Individual classification[edit]

Rank Name Points
1  José Serpa (COL) 313.95
2  Gregorio Ladino (COL) 208.66
3  Andrei Sartassov (RUS) 202.66
4  Manuel Medina (VEN) 199.63
5  Pedro Pablo Pérez (CUB) 186
6  Greg Henderson (NZL) 180
7  Libardo Niño (COL) 171.66
8  Juan José Haedo (ARG) 167
9  Fausto Esparza (MEX) 160.66
10  Sergey Lagutin (UZB) 155

Team classification[edit]

Rank Team Points
1 Selle Italia–Diquigiovanni 689.44
2 Tecos 566.96
3 Ceramica Panaria–Navigare 390
4 Toyota–United Pro Cycling Team 307
5 Health Net–Maxxis 299
6 Symmetrics 199.62
8 Chivas Cycling Team 151
9–Sierra Nevada 117
10 Perutnina Ptuj 87

Nation classification[edit]

Rank Nation Points
1  Colombia 1606.375
2  Brazil 1151
3  Argentina 808.265
4  Mexico 610.98
5  United States 606.46
6  Venezuela 570.25
7  Cuba 475
8  Canada 419.16
9  Costa Rica 366
10  Chile 291.3
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