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ATarnow

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Posted - Apr 16 2006 :  9:54:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Since we now have flashy jersies/shorts we need to put together a Crash 5 team for the Kensington Road Race. There was some interest earlier, does anyone still want to race.

Also does anyone know the website I havn't been able to find it.

Tarnow,

DanMo

USA
134 Posts

Posted - Apr 17 2006 :  06:40:58 AM  Show Profile  Visit DanMo's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Right....you guys can't even stay upright on the Thurs night ride! I see Steve learned why roadies shave their legs...laying around on the couch is so much safer ;)

Kensington RR - http://www.outdoorathlete.com/ but I dont think thet have it updated yet?

Here is the Mich Road racing site, the race in Fenton at the end of July is a good RR too.

http://www.mbra.org/

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mmuha

USA
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Posted - Apr 17 2006 :  08:35:53 AM  Show Profile  Visit mmuha's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Aaron, I'm in. Ken Dawson will be in if he's around. It's May 20.
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DanMo

USA
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Posted - Apr 26 2006 :  10:25:37 AM  Show Profile  Visit DanMo's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Here is some info on the race....

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ann Arbor, MI
April 25, 2006

Contact:
John Rigdon
Midwest Cycling Group
www.midwestcyclinggroup.com
(734) 972-5270

Jeff Herron
Outdoor Athlete Events
(734) 332-3786

Midwest Cycling Group To Promote Kensington Road Race
Event Renamed Tour of Kensington Valley; Registration Opens Today

Midwest Cycling Group (MCG) will be promoting the Tour of Kensington
Valley (fka the Kensington Road Race) on May 20th at Kensington
Metropark in Milford Michigan. MCG has taken over the event from
Outdoor Athlete Events, Inc., which has operated the race since 2002.
The Kensington Road Race was founded by Quick Release Event
Promotions in 1996 and quickly became one of the state's most popular
races.

Recently scheduled professional commitments prevented Outdoor Athlete
race director Jeff Herron from staging the event in May. That's when
Michigan Bicycle Racing Association Executive Director Paul Alman
stepped in to help find a solution that would permit this spring
classic to remain on the schedule rather than reschedule for fall.

MCG offered to produce the event for 2006 on behalf of Outdoor
Athlete, but discussions soon turned to the future, and how to grow
the event to the next level. Both sides agreed that MCG is ideally
positioned to lead that growth – it already promotes Michigan's other
major spring race, the Cone-Azalia Classic.

"We plan few changes for 2006," said MCG's Jon Rigdon, "the course
and schedule won't change, and we look forward to hosting riders from
throughout the state at this great park." MCG announced this notable
change: the race will now be named The Tour of Kensington Valley.

Herron commented on the transfer, "We're very satisfied with what
we've accomplished in our four years – introducing chip timing,
growing the size of the race and the prize pool, and introducing more
new riders to the sport than anyone ever thought possible. We're
confident Midwest Cycling Group will do great things as the promoter
of Michigan's two spring classics.

Final details for the race will be posted soon and will be available
at :

http://www.midwestcyclinggroup.com./index.php

Registration is open on Active.com at:

http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1318583

Race flyer is available at:

http://www.midwestcyclinggroup.com/2006RaceFlyers/2006TourOfKensington.pdf

Hope to see you at the race!!!



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Edited by - DanMo on Apr 26 2006 10:27:30 AM
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DanMo

USA
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Posted - May 14 2006 :  9:50:18 PM  Show Profile  Visit DanMo's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Check it out....if you bring a volunteer to the race it sounds like you can race for free!?

http://midwestcyclinggroup.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=525

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