Round two of the Pro GRT all set for New York this weekend

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Roxbury, NY (May 11, 2010) — The second round of the 2010 USA Cycling Professional Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) is set to hit the east coast at Plattekill Bike Park in Roxbury, New York for the KHS Bicycles Gravity Open, May 20-23.

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The New York event is the second of five international-caliber downhill events that make up the Pro GRT and is attracting the nation’s and world’s top riders representing teams like Trek World Racing, DRD Tomac, Team KHS, ODI XFusion, and others.

Going into the event, Bryn Atkinson leads the men’s standings with 75 points compared to the 60 earned so far by Justin Leov. In the women’s competition, Tracy Moseley leads Rachel Atherton 75 to 60.

For a course preview, click here, or for more information on the Pro GRT, click here.


About the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT)

Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX, and cyclo-cross. Created in 2009 to consistently provide world-class athletes with a competitive arena on American soil, the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) consists of five international-caliber downhill events in 2010. As the top national-level gravity mountain bike calendar in the country, the Pro GRT recognizes the best professional gravity teams and athletes competing on U.S. soil by employing a season-long rankings system to identify overall men’s and women’s series leaders. For more information on the USA Cycling Pro GRT, visit www.progrt.com.

source: Keri S. Kahn
USA Cycling, Inc.
Communication Manager
www.usacycling.org

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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 has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 12 years and 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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