USA Cycling Unveils Its 2013 National Championships Calendar

USA Cycling on Friday unveiled its 2013 national championship calendar, highlighted by several new locations for events.

“We are excited about all of our venues,” Vice President of National Events Micah Rice said. “Our new locations in Tennessee, and North Carolina have really stepped up and we’re ing forward to great events for our members. What’s also exciting is that our relationships with our existing venues continue to get stronger and those events will continue to grow.”

include professional women riders. The professional will also join the professional men at the USA Cycling Professional Criterium in High Point, N.C., on July 27.

USA Cycling’s span the gamut of the country’s most picturesque locales. From June 15-16, the nation’s premiere endurance riders will the USA Cycling 24-Hour in Gallup, N.M. On July 6, Sun Valley, Idaho, will host the USA Cycling Marathon . The USA Cycling Cross-Country spanning July 18-21 are slated for an eastern location as they will be at the Bear Creek Resort in . From Aug. 2-4, the USA Cycling Gravity are scheduled to take place at the Angel Resort in New Mexico.

For the first time, the BMX will be split into two events. The USA Cycling Elite BMX will be on May 18 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., before the amateurs take to the track in Nashville on June 1 for the USA Cycling Amateur BMX .

 

The USA Cycling national championships will be zig zagging across the United States in 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Devich)
The USA Cycling will be zig zagging across the United States in 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Devich)

Elite track cyclists will display their talent at a pair of events on each coast two weeks apart. The USA Cycling Elite Timed Track will span Aug. 9-11 at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, Calif., before that group competes in Rock Hill, S.C., from Aug. 22-24 at the USA Cycling Elite Mass Start Track .

There is a pair of masters-only in 2013. The first spans July 30-Aug. 4 when the nation’s top 35-and-over riders ply their trade at the Major Taylor in , Ind., for the USA Cycling Masters Track . From Sept. 4-8, the country’s top masters road cyclists will toe the line in Bend, Ore., for the USA Cycling Masters Road .

The lone juniors-only on the calendar, the USA Cycling Juniors Track , will be July 25-28 in Trexlertown, Pa.

The calendar also includes three collegiate-only . From May 3-5, the nation’s top collegiate road cyclists will descend on Ogden, , for the USA Cycling Collegiate Road . The 2013 calendar year concludes with a pair of collegiate events. From Sept. 19-21, the top collegiate track cyclists will be in Colorado for the USA Cycling Collegiate Track . That event will be followed a month later by the USA Cycling Collegiate from Oct. 25-27 in Banner Elk, N.C.

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