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SEW forms to boost women's cycling

Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) got his 2014 season off to a successful start

Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) got his 2014 season off to a successful start (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

A new organization called South East Women's (SEW) Cycling has formed to support the racing of women by women at all levels. SEW is looking to grow women's cycling by providing women the opportunity to race multiple events, earning points and prizes; reduce barriers to beginner women by providing separate category 3/4 races where they can learn and put into practice race tactics and pack skills; provide quality racing for advanced women in a competitive environment by providing separate category 1/2/3 races; and create a sustainable series where women's racing is profitable.

The new SEW series will promote women's racing in the South Eastern US and is a compilation of existing races, but has no exclusive affiliation with an promoter, event or racing series.

SEW Series
March 15: Hoover Criterium, Hoover, Alabama
April 5-6: Atomic Race Weekend, Tallahassee, Florida
April 12-13: Racoon Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee
May 3: Sunny King Cat. 3/4 Criterium, Anniston, Alabama
May 17-18: Cycleworks Race Weekend, Cherokee County, Georgia
June 13-15: Edgar Soto Criteriums, Nashville, Tennessee
July 19-20: Spring City Classic, Huntsville, Alabama,
August 23-24: River Gorge Race Weekend, Chattanooga, Tennessee
September 13: Pepper Place Criterium, Birmingham, Alabama

For more information, visit sewcycling.squarespace.com.

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