Durango takes a pass on cycling race

DURANGO — Durango has decided to take a pass on the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge bicycle race.

The city decided not to submit a proposal Thursday for the race because of a lack of enthusiasm for this year’s race.

According to the Durango Herald (http://tinyurl.com/d6mrdws ), city manager Ron LeBlanc blames the Pro Challenge organization for setting high expectations, telling the city to expect as many as 25,000 people. The actual number of spectators on race day in August was estimated by the city at 13,000.

Race organizers did not return a phone call seeking comment.

COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.







Check out most popular special sections!










THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy