MTB Gravity Race Tour June 25-27 Northstar


Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort – Truckee, Calif.


(June 10, 2010) Escondido, California – The ‘Northstar-at-Tahoe’ Resort hosts the third stop of this dynamic five-race mountain bike series, known as USA Cycling’s Pro Gravity Tour (Pro GRT), from Thursday, June 24 through Sunday, June 27, in Truckee, California.

The Pro GRT brings top athletes, from across the nation and from around the world, together to compete at the highest levels on America’s best terrain! Current Downhill World Champion Steve Peat (Santa Cruz Syndicate), World Cup series leader Greg Minnaar (Santa Cruz Syndicate), Josh Bryceland (Santa Cruz Syndicate), Jared Rando (Giant), Kieran Bennett (DRD Tomac), Olympian Jill Kintner (Transition Racing), as well as many more riders will be competing in what has quickly become one of the world’s premier cycling race series!

Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort is located in Northern California, just minutes from breath-taking Lake Tahoe. The Resort offers ample lodging and dining options, and just a couple miles from the resort is Truckee, California offering many more. The Mountain Bike Park is centrally located on the mountain, with hiking or Gondola access to Mid-Mountain where most of the action will happen the Pro GRT event weekend; with the Pit Area, Vendor Village, Awards Ceremony and the Finish Lines. The Lodge at Big Springs, located at Mid-Mountain, offers delicious food options, restrooms, a bar and an excellent place to relax during the day on the deck.

Pre-register for the event! There will be a cap for amateur classes at 350 racers total and 100 for the 4-Cross.

$95.00 – Includes Friday Downhill practice, Saturday Downhill Practice and Saturday Four-Cross race entry fee and course access, Sunday Downhill race entry and course access
$75.00 – Includes Saturday Downhill practice, Sunday Downhill race entry fee and course access
$45.00 – Includes Saturday Four-Cross race entry fee and course access
$45.00 – Includes Sunday Downhill race entry fee and course access

*$30.00 – Thursday Practice lift ticket

For a complete schedule, lodging info, event registration, movie premier, and much more, visit

Team & Vendor Village spaces are still available for the Expo at Mid-Mountain, all necessarily information regarding prices, insurance, and registration can be found on the attached forms.
If interested, please e-mail Whitney Wall at

For race course information, please e-mail Todd Kelly at

For vendor and sponsorship opportunities, please e-mail Nadia Guerriero at

For more information on the Pro GRT, tour sponsorship opportunities & media inquiries, please visit the Pro GRT website at or contact Dylan Dean at

source: JDD

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.

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