Thursday, January 07, 2010

Sea Otter Added To 2010 ProXCT

proxct.pngLooks like USA Cycling's Pro Tour will come to NorCal:
USA Cycling announced today the addition of a pair of races to the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Cross Country Tour. With the inclusion of the Sea Otter Classic and the Mellow Johnny’s Classic, the Pro XCT calendar will consist of six UCI-sanctioned events throughout the United States, providing world-class athletes with a national stage on which to accumulate UCI ranking points and top prize purses.

Following the series kick-off at Fontana, the renowned Sea Otter Classic will serve as the second stop on the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Cross Country Tour. Sea Otter’s elite/pro men’s and women’s mountain bike races on April 18 will operate at the UCI C1 level, offering maximum ranking points to top riders. The Pro XCT will then move south to Lance Armstrong’s renowned ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas as the Mellow Johnny’s Classic plays host to the third series’ stop. The Mellow Johnny’s Classic is set to take place on May 29. The nation’s professional cross country mountain bike series will then continue as planned with the Bump ‘N Grind in Birmingham, Ala. on June 5, the Subaru Cup in Mt. Morris, Wis. on June 26 and the series finale in Colorado Springs, Colo. on July 10. 
2010 USA Cycling Pro XC Mountain Bike Tour
March 27: US Cup Fontana – Fontana, Calif.
April 18: Sea Otter Classic – Monterey, Calif.
May 29: Mellow Johnny’s Classic – Dripping Springs, Texas
June 5: Bump ‘N Grind – Birmingham, Ala.
June 26: Subaru Cup – Mt. Morris, Wis.
July 10: Carmichael Training Systems International Classic – Colorado Springs, Colo. 
Via USA Cycling Pro XCT for 2010

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