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- The 7th Annual O'Fallon Grand Prix is back for another installment. Online registration opens tomorrow (Tuesday, 4/22) at 8:00 AM!
Online registration is here via BikeReg. (No Fees!)
Official flyer is here.
Website is here.
Race routes are here.
It's our 7th year and this year we hope to make it the best yet. We've brought on a new lead sponsor - Auffenberg Dealer Group!
Friday night - McKendree University will host the ever popular Time Trial
Saturday's Road Race will again be the IL State Road Race Championship. We've reverted back to the "old" road course this year (counter clockwise). The road race scheduling is a two-wave format with Womens 3/4, Mens 5 and Juniors starting in the morning and all other categories starting between 1130 AM and 1205 PM. There will be great kid's race on Saturday so please bring the whole family out!
We really encourage you to pre-reg and we actually eat the BikeReg fees so that you pay no penalty to pre-reg! Why do you ask??? Because to us, it's the right thing to do. If the majority of racers pre-reg, we can have a much smoother registration process in the morning, better flow, and happier racers and volunteers. It also allows us to do cool things like throw additional cash primes into the pot. So please, help us put on a top notch event and if you're planning on racing, pre-reg.
You can also follow us on Twitter @Ofallongrandpri (notice the missing "x") or find us on Facebook.
We really hope you make it out this year and will keep everyone posted as we get closer! If you have specific questions, post them here or email us @ email@example.com
OGP Race Committee
Components maker Race Face has acquired Easton Cycling from BRG Sports, the latter announced on Monday.
A press release sent out last week announced that the cooperative known as Easton-Bell Sports would be renamed BRG Sports (Bell, Riddell, and Giro), and today we saw why, as BRG sold the Easton brand to Chris Tutton, president of Race Face Performance Products Ltd.
The sale of Easton Cycling comes on the heels of BRG’s sale of Easton Baseball/Softball and ahead of the expected sale of Easton Hockey. Riddell is currently involved in litigation with former NFL football players over its helmets’ roles in head injuries.
We expect that Easton Cycling development and testing will remain in Scott’s Valley, California, where BRG is based, but the Easton Cycling marketing teams are likely to be based out of the Race Face offices in British Columbia, Canada. However, no current Easton marketing employees will be moving to Canada.
Easton’s relationship with Giro footwear, as its carbon fiber sole provider, is expected to continue. Two Easton marketing staffers are expected to move in to roles with Giro, back at BRG.
- Selling my 2014 Specialized Stumpjumper Comp 29er HT. Frame is a 19". The wheels have been upgraded to Stans ZTR Crest (rear is custom built on a DT Swiss 350 hub). This is a great race-ready bike. Pedals are not included.
Specs can be found here: http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/mountain/stumpjumper/stumpjumper-comp-29
Asking $1800 for this low mile, race-ready, upgraded bike
Located in Columbia, MO. Occasionally make it back to the Kirkwood area.