The UCI needs to insist on women's races in all top men's events. The roads are already closed, the staff already engaged. It works for tennis. Make it work for cycling. Even above the Armstrong shambles, failing women racing cyclists and their fans is the #1 reason why McQuaid should go do something else and let someone with true vision and guts make historic, needful changes to the sport.
If you doubt just how exciting women's pro racing can be, rewind the 2012 Olympic Women's Road Race.
Here's a very promising film on women's pro racing in need of support to film it -- http://halftheroad.com/