World Series of Bicycling kicks off in T-town

The Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania will host the World Series of...

The Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania will host the World Series of Bicycling presented by Rodale, beginning with the International Keirin Cup on June 20. The seven-race series will also include UCI ranked Festival of Speed, Fastest Man on Wheels and Madison Cup XXXII along with three other nights of top level racing.

A short list of riders scheduled to attend this first event are world champion Roberto Chiappa from Italy, Argentinean National Team member Leandro Bottasso, Pete Fitzpatrick of Australia, Haseem Maclean from Trinidad and Tobago, Simon Van Velthooven and Eddy Dawkins of New Zealand, Junior World Championship bronze medalist in the Keirin, Monique Sullivan of Canada, Verducci team rider Liz Reap-Carlson and T-Town favorite, Ben Barczewski.

Gates will open for the International Keirin Cup on June 20 at 6:30 pm and racing will begin promptly at 7:30 pm. For a full schedule and information regarding ticket prices for the World Series of Bicycling please visit www.valleypreferredcycling.com.

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