Thursday, October 7, 2010

Claremont to be a host city for Amgen Tour of California

Good news for bike fans. Claremont has been selected as a host city for the Amgen Tour of California, considered the premier cycling race in the United States.

The city and Amgen officials have organized a celebration ceremony and press conference to announce the news later today. The community is invited to the Train Depot for the 5 p.m. event and is encouraged to wear yellow to show your support.

Among the speakers will be Mayor Linda Elderkin, Claremont Chamber of Commerce president Andrew Behnke and former professional cyclist Tony Cruz.

Check out this video
, featuring Claremont city council members, to get a better picture about the 2011 race. Claremont's stage is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2011.

No comments:

Post a Comment