Racing pros Farrar and Rathe to present 2012 recap in Portland tomorrow

Cool (and free!) event coming tomorrow (1/3) night at Upper Echelon Fitness (1420 NW 17th Ave, #388). See details below:

Northwest Natives Tyler Farrar and Jacob Rathe talk professional cycling and more at a presentation at Upper Echelon on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013.

PORTLAND, ORE – Upper Echelon welcomes back Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda professional cyclists Tyler Farrar and Jacob Rathe for a presentation to recap the 2012 cycling season. Tyler Farrar is a stage winner in the Tour de France, Giro di Italia, and Vuelta Espana. Farrar is a northwest native growing up in Wenatchee Washington. Joining Tyler will be Jacob Rathe who is twenty-one years old, a Portland native and cycling prodigy finishing his first season racing at the ProTour level, competing in events such as the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix. Join us for an insightful evening, learning about the life of the world’s top cyclists. Following the presentation there will be time for questions and autographs. The event is Thursday January 3rd, 2013 at 6 PM in Northwest Portland at Upper Echelon Fitness. We also will take advantage of this opportunity to be a fundraiser for the PDX Devo Youth Cycling Program, donations accepted at the event.

THURSDAY, January 3rd, 2013
5:30pm – PDX Devo Youth Cycling meeting – bring your kids to meet the pros!
6:30pm – Presentation begins.

Upper Echelon Fitness
1420 NW 17th Ave #388
Portland, OR 97209

Beverages provided by Laurelwood Brewing Company and snacks from Madison’s Grill.

No charge to attend.

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