Longmont Vies for a Stage of the 2013 US Pro Cycling Challenge

From the Boulder County Business Report

An informal team of bicycle enthusiasts and craft brewers is leading the charge to put Longmont on the map of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in 2013...

Enthusiast group Bicycle Longmont, various breweries and a Visit Longmont representative have formed a committee to file an application to race organizers to host a piece of next year's race, said Joe Ward, executive director of Visit Longmont, the business tourism group. The application deadline is Nov. 16...

Sponsoring a stage of the race can cost $50,000 and up, depending on what is involved for the host city, according to information from various communities involved in this year's race. At a meeting Tuesday, the Longmont City Council expressed informal support for a stage finish.

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