The 50th Nevada City Bicycle Classic is Coming!

BikeRaceNevada City is getting ready for the 50th annual Nevada City Bicycle Classic race – to be held on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20th starting at 1:00 p.m.

A premier cycling event that was won by Lance Armstrong last year, the classic is also a Lance Armstrong Junior Olympic Race Series (LAJORS) event and will attract top national riders, both pro and junior.

Races will start at 1:00 p.m. with the junior race. The Men’s Pro race is expected to start at 5 p.m. and go for about an hour and half.

Details on the race history, the course, registration, rider bios and more is available on the Nevada City Bicycle Classic website.

Maps, Posters and T-Shirts on-sale at the Chamber

amgenposterSouvenir Edition Map  – $3
The new 2010 Street Map of Nevada City – Grass Valley – Alta Sierra is available at the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce. This is a Special Souvenir Edition map honoring the Amgen Tour of California and the 50th Edition of the Nevada City Classic.  Maps are $3.

Amgen Posters – $3
Pick up a copy of the beautiful “It All Starts Here” Amgen poster designed by David McKay and Caylen Balmain.  Posters are $3.

Amgen T-Shirts
Short-sleeved white t-shirts with the “It All Starts Here” graphic, are on-sale at the Chamber Office.  Sizes are Adult S, M, L, XL, XXL.  T-shirts cost $25.

Amgen Tour of California Starts in Nevada City

The 2010 Amgen Tour of California, America’s premier bicycling event, will start in historic downtown Nevada City on Sunday, May 16, 2010.

Seven-time Tour de France champion (and 2009 NC Classic winner) Lance Armstrong, defending Tour of California champion Levi Leipheimer and a host of top American and international cyclists will compete for the crown.

The Nevada City community is pulling together to host the best and most exciting start The Tour has ever seen. If you’d like to volunteer, call the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce office at 530-265-2692.