Cambridge area cycling clubs Farm Team Cycling and Cambridge Valley Cycling announced the fourth annual Balloon Festival Classic Cycling Race for June 9 in Cambridge, New York.
New for this year is a Lance Armstrong Junior Olympic Series (LAJORS) race, the Battenkill Valley LAJORS Grand Prix. The race will focus on the development of junior (age 10-18) & espoir (under 23) racers in New York State and the Greater Northeast. The junior race will include a 13 mile event for those aged 10-14. Juniors aged 15-18 will race 42 miles, and espoirs will complete 62 miles.
In conjunction, organizers will also hold several category, masters, and women's events. A Bike Bash dinner, complete with entertainment, will happen the evening before, on June 8. See www.farmteamcycling.org for race details.