Sterling Sports Group announced the formation of a regional elite cycling team for 2008. The squad, who his soliciting resumes for its roster, will ride a comprehensive regional schedule with several national and NRC events including Cascade Classic, Tour De Nez, The USA Crits series and the Elkhorn Classic Stage Race.
The program will provide equipment, travel and coaching support for riders who excel at the regional and national level. Category 1 riders or Category 2 riders with substantial points toward their upgrade are invited to apply. Send a race resume and goals to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 1. Preferences will be giving to qualified riders in the U23 and U26 age groups and to qualified Masters ready to mentor the next generation.
Initially selected riders will be invited to attend a training camp October 27-28. Based on testing, interviews, and ride performance, a final roster will be selected. Applications will be reviewed and camp invitation sent by October 8.