The Northstar-at-Tahoe Tour de Nez and The Grand Sierra Resort announced Wednesday that two days of the event will be held at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. The events were previously held in downtown Reno, but have been expanded this year to include social events and amateur racing.
"We're really excited," said organizers. "I think this will add some glitz to the Reno pieces of the race. I told the riders to get their black ties out."
The festivities will kick off with at on June 17 with a raffle, silent auction and Meet & Greet BBQ. Professional teams including Toyota United, Drapac Porsche, Health Net presented by Maxxis, Kelly Benefits Strategies presented by Medefast, Jelly Belly, BMC and Bissel will be on hand to sign autographs and answer questions. Racing starts June 18 with a kids' race, a Clunker Classic, and a pro twilight crit on a new one-mile course.
For more information, visit www.tourdenez.com.