The state of Missouri will join California and Georgia as states with its own major bicycle race. The Tour of Missouri will run its first race in September 2007, and will include some of the best bikers in the world.
Participating in the race will be bicyclist and teams that compete around the world including the Tour de France. There has been no decision on the starting and ending point for the race. Early speculation has the race perhaps starting in Kansas City and ending under the Gateway Arch in St. Louis lasting from Sept. 11-16.