San Luis Obispo, California, USA plays host next weekend to the Jeep King of the Mountain 2005 Professional Mountain Biking World Championships, a one-day downhill racing event not to be confused with the UCI's official world mountain bike championships.
One June 18 top riders will be available to meet the public and sign autographs at Art's Cyclery, 2140 Santa Barbara Street, San Luis Obispo from 10 am to noon. Riders attending will include Brian Lopes, mountain biking career victories leader; Wade Bootes, 2004 Jeep King of the Mountain (JKOM) champion; Mike King; Chris Powell; Katrina Miller, 2004 JKOM champion; Fionna Griffiths, 2003 NORBA champion; and Jill Kintner, 2004 NORBA champion.
Racing begins at 1pm on Sunday June 19 at the Madonna Inn, San Luis Obispo.
For more information see www.jeepsports.com.