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VeloNews: Cash concerns led to cancellation of major Oregon race

Posted by on January 29th, 2009 at 12:21 pm

VeloNews has the story:

The Oregon Pro Cycling Classic will be a little late getting to the start line — the 500-mile, seven-day race is being postponed to 2010 after organizers were unable to secure a title sponsor and the necessary money to run the event this year.

The National Racing Calendar event had been scheduled for May 11-17, kicking off with a prologue in Portland and stage finishes in Salem, Corvallis, Timberline Lodge, Hood River and Mt. Hood Meadows before returning to Portland for a concluding circuit race.

Read the full article at VeloNews.com.

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  • Pat Malach January 29, 2009 at 3:51 pm

    Actually, I had this story at Oregon Cycling Action weeks ago. But I sat on it as per the promoters’ request because they were still hoping for a last-minute sponsor.

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