Nez adds women's race

The Northstar-at-Tahoe Tour de Nez has announced the addition of a two mile pro women's circuit...

The Northstar-at-Tahoe Tour de Nez has announced the addition of a two mile pro women's circuit race. The event takes place June 17th-June 22nd in Reno, Truckee features a full roster of professional cycling races, with the women's race to be held on June 21.

"Women's Racing is hot right now and the Tour de Nez wants to be part of that energy and excitement," said race director Tim Healion.

Well known teams such as High Road, Team Tibco, Kendra Tires, VanderKitten, Velo Bella, Proman-Pardigm and ValueAct Capital have committed to the event. Some of the big-name riders already committed to the race include veteran rider Kim Anderson (High Road) and Team Tibco rider Amber Rais.

The hour-long race will start in the Village at Northstar and features a two miles circuit with steep climbs, sharp turns, fast descents and some cobbles.

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