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Super Bowl Coach to be Invited to Bike Race

You never know what the answer will be unless you ask the question. Right? The Nevada City City Council is asking Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll to be the official starter at the Nevada City Classic Bicycle Race…

Listen to Duane Strawser 1

City Council member and bike shop owner Duane Strawser says he doesn’t know Carroll, and that it was the City Manager’s idea to send the invitation. Carroll does have ties to the Bay Area, and has made surprise appearances before. Carroll’s team lost the Super Bowl on what some would call a gutsy play call near the end of the game. Strawser says that’s part of what sports is all about…

Listen to Duane Strawser 2

The Nevada City Bicycle Classic is in June. The City Council will be asked to approve the letter inviting Carroll to host the event at its meeting tonight.

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