American Bike Racing has come up with a state road race championship this Sunday near Kankakee.
Elite fields will race together but be scored separately for the 18-mile rolling course of the Two Rivers Road Race. Cat 1-4 men will race together— start
together, that is —
and go for 72 miles. The $25 registration fee will be day-of only.
Meanwhile, this weekend’s big money Tour of Elk Grove has confirmed some big teams for both the men’s and women’s fields. Among the record 125 professional men will be national criterium champion Daniel Holloway (Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth), former champion Brad Huff (Jelly Belly) and international stars like Karl Menzies (UnitedHealthcare), Jonathan Cantwell (Fly V Australia) and Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis Sutter Home).
For the first time in several years, Chris Horner (RadioShack) will not be in attendance. (He’s working on some post-tour issues.