Albuquerque, New Mexico News!
Our New Mexico GP VeloTek group is aggressively climbing the Sandia mountains on training rides and looking and forward to racing this season We are currently have 8 team members on the New Mexico Team. Leroy Lovato has been named team leader of the fearless group and is now coordinating group training rides. Frank Sanchez our team recruiter has invited our Kansas team to join them June 13th for the Sandia Crest Road Race. Please check
The Sandia Crest Climb race web site at http://durangowheelclub.com/2011/06/02/612-sandia-crest-race-info/
A train ride with your bike to Albuquerque from Kansas is very inexpensive. Under $150. We could arrange a group to go please respond to Schon Ojeda if you are interested.
Albuquerque’s Sandia Crest Road Race will be held June 12th. Registration for race now has a permit in process with USAC. Look for registration info in a few days at nmcycling.org
Course information from last year:
Long Course (57 miles 7800 feet of elevation gain): SM P,1,2 & SM 3 start one block south of Tramway and Central Ave, go east on NM333 to Tijeras. Turn north on NM14 to NM344, right on NM344 up Heartbreak Hill and past Cedar Grove to Frost Road. Right (west) on Frost Road to NM535 (the Crest Road), continue up to the finish. The feed zone will be located at race mile 46 before the start of the final climb.
Short Course (29 miles 5600 feet of elevation gain): SM 4&5, Masters 50+,& 60+, SW 1,2,3&4, and Citizens take the same course to NM14 but turn left on NM535 at the “Triangle” and up to the finish.