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Armstrong and Quiznos for 2011 Pro-Cycling Event

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Lance Armstrong joined forces with Quiznos with the goal to breathe life back into the event which was pivotal in American cycling, the Colorado-based Coors International Bicycle Classic. The upcoming event is called the Quiznos Pro Challenge and is slated to take place on August 22nd-28th, 2011. The seven-day event will be a mixture of sprint, mountain and downtown stages which will take advantage of Colorado’s natural treasures.

Governor Bill Ritter announced how Armstrong is committed to bring back international pro cycling into the heart of Colorado, “Lance and I were committed to bringing this stage race to fruition in 2011, and today’s announcement is a great victory for Colorado and the sport of cycling.”

Armstrong will be part of the planning and execution of the race. With his clout, the turnout of international cyclists is expected to be quite good. “I’m very excited about the Quiznos Pro Challenge set for…

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Silk Route Bike Tour 2010 – Across the Asian Continent

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The Silk Route bike tour for 2010, a 114 day excursion across Asia on a bike, is set for May 22 and will continue through September 12 of 2010. At a closer look, of the 114 day excursion, 92 days will be allocated to cycling the route, 22 days will be reserved for rest, and a boat ride across the Caspian sea will eat up the remaining 1 day left. Following the 114 day regime is not mandatory, however. Participants with a cap on time have the option to buy into a portion of the tour instead.

Cyclists who participate will be traveling and setting up camp, many times in various hotels or tents, around the same path Marco Polo, General Zhang Qian and Genghis Khan once used, for an the experience and challenge of a lifetime. The complete tour will run through Turkey, Iran,…

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