2007 American Mountain Bike Challenge calendar announced

Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 27, 2006)—USA Cycling announced today the 2007 American Mountain Bike Challenge (AMBC) calendar.  The 26-race calendar provides off-road cyclists with the opportunity to qualify for the 2007 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships July 17-22 at Mount Snow Resort in Vermont.  With events in 18 states, the AMBC also provides entry level racing opportunities for competitors interested in participating in the sport of competitive mountain biking in a local or regional setting.  

Beginning March 11 with the Southeastern Regional Championship Series opener in Reddick, Fla., the 2007 AMBC stretches six months before concluding with the Piney Hills Classic in Ruston, La.
Created in 1996, the AMBC primarily features Olympic-style cross-country racing, but also features gravity racing and other disciplines of competitive mountain biking.

For a complete calendar of the 2007 American Mountain Bike Challenge, click here:

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Recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling promotes American cycling through its 60,000 members and 2,000 annual events. USA Cycling associations include the BMX Association (BMX), National Off-Road Bicycle Association (mountain bike), U.S. Cycling Federation (road/track), the National Collegiate Cycling Association and the U.S. Professional Racing Organization (professional men’s road). For more information visit www.usacycling.org or contact, USA Cycling Director of Marketing and Communications, Andy Lee at 719-866-4867.

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