Are you getting ready to race?!?!? It’s just around the corner and here is a great article with lots of information on Competitor Online:
With more than $150,000 on the line to off-road cyclists next season, the 2008 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Calendars were announced today by the national governing body.
After introducing the National Calendar concept in 2007, the 2008 edition once again recognizes three separate calendars in order to provide mountain bike athletes across the country with consistent national-level racing in their chosen discipline.
The 2008 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Cross Country Calendar welcomes eight new events and features four UCI-sanctioned races and the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships. The calendar begins in early spring with the 20th Annual Keyesville Classic in Lake Isabella, Calif., March 15-16 and concludes seven months later with the Piney Hills Fall Classic in Ruston, La., Oct. 25-26.
New events on the 24-race Cross Country Calendar include the Keyesville Classic as well as the Rabbit Valley Rampage in Fruita, Colo., the Massanutten Hoo-Ha in McGayhesville, Va., the East Coast National in Windham, N.Y., the Full Tilt in Telluride (Colo.), the Ladies Loppet in Callaway, Minn., the Tamarack (Idaho) National and the Fall Classic in Breckenridge, Colo…..
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