USA Cycling announced two significant changes to the previously announced 2006 National Mountain Bike Series on Thursday. Organizers of the series have added a seventh event and both the date and the venue of the opening round in Southern California have changed.
Compressing the NORBA season into just four short months, the originally scheduled Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas, Calif. on April 22-23 season opener has been moved to Southridge Park in Fontana, Calif. 50 miles east of Los Angeles and scheduled for May 5-7 .
The new event is scheduled at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. July 15-16.
Updated 2006 NORBA Series Schedule
NMBS#1 May 5-7: Southridge Park - Fontana, Calif. (XC, ST, DH, MX, SD)
NMBS#2 June 10-11: Sugar Mountain Resort - Banner Elk, N.C. (XC, ST, DH, DS, SD)
NMBS#3 June 17-18: Mount Snow Resort - West Dover, Vt. (XC, ST, DH, DS, MX, SD)
NMBS#4 July 8-9: Deer Valley Resort - Park City, Utah (MA, XC, ST, DH, DS, SD)
NMBS#5 July 15-16: Infineon Raceway – Sonoma, Calif. (XC, DH, MX)
NMBS#6 August 5-6: Brian Head Resort - Brian Head, Utah (MA, XC, ST, DH, DS, SD)
NMBS#7 August 12-13: Snowmass Resort - Aspen, Colo. (XC, ST, DH, DS, SD)