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52nd Nevada City Bicycle Classic on Father’s Day

The Nevada City Bicycle Classic, one of America’s top  cycling events will celebrate it’s 52nd anniversary this year with top cyclists coming to town for the event.  Event organizer Duane Strawser says they were a bit concerned when two major sponsors  dropped  out in the final weeks approaching the race, but two new sponsors came forward.
click to hear Duane Strawser

It takes about $35,000 dollars to put on the races and break even.  There’s  $8,500 in prize money.

The traditional Father’s Day races will kick  off with  the  children’s bicycle parade at 12:30 and conclude with the Men’s Pro Races kicking off at 5:00 o’clock.
click to hear Duane Strawser
The course is also the same, a 1-point 1 mile loop through downtown Nevada City with about 120 feet of climbing per lap making it one of the hardest courses for Bicycle Racing in the country.

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