San Dimas Stage Race Preview

2017 San Dimas Stage Race, March 24, 25, & 26, Preview

San Dimas, California (March 21, 2017) – The dates for the San Dimas Stage Race (SDSR) are almost here. The SDSR is a premier race which attracts top flight riders and teams in all categories and provides great entertainment for spectators of all ages.  Now in its 18th year, the race is hosted by Southern California Velo (SC Velo), presented by GMR.bike, supported by terrific sponsors, and staffed by dedicated volunteers led by Race Directors Al Wiscovitch & Bill McCusker.

 

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The race consists of three exciting stages in three great venues:

* A challenging Time Trial up Glendora Mountain Road (GMR) on Friday, March 24th,

sponsored by GMR.bike.

* A grueling classic Road Race around Bonelli Park on Saturday, March 25th,

sponsored by San Dimas Community Hospital.

* A fast and furious Criterium around downtown San Dimas on Sunday, March 26th,

sponsored by Incycle bike stores and Cannondale bikes.

All three stages offer great opportunities for riders to excel and for cycling fans to see exciting pro and amateur racing up close. If you can only attend one day, come on Sunday and enjoy our Expo along with the race. An added attraction on Sunday is a kid’s race at 12:30. There are no admission fees for watching the races.

On-Line Registration is complete with over 500 riders signed up.  Talented riders from around the country and beyond have signed up in large numbers in all categories from Pro to Juniors.  All of the fields are strong and the riders are anxious to kick off their racing seasons with exceptional performances.

Late & In-Person Registration: Spots are still available in all categories, so there is still an opportunity to compete in the race.  A $40 fee will be applied to all late registrations. Email late registration may be done Tuesday March 21st through Thursday March 23rd  by  contacting  Cheyenne Wiscovitch at [email protected]   In person late registration will be accepted on a first come-first served basis on Thursday, March 23rd, between 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the San Dimas Incycle cycle shop located at 501 W. Arrow Hwy.  In person late registration can also be done on Friday, March 24th, in the registration area of stage 1, the Glendora Mountain Road Time Trial, up to 30 minutes before the first start time of the category being signed up for.  Information about open categories and start times will be posted as it becomes available at http://sdsr.bike

 

The Men’s Pro/Cat 1 category has a strong field with one or more riders from the following teams:

4D Racing

Amain Cycling

Axeon Hagens Berman

Calimax Cycling Team

Canyon Bicycles Pro Cycling

Cylance Pro Cycling

Cyle Sport- Specialized pb/ Muscle Milk

Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling

First Internet Bank Cycling

Go Fast – Incycle

H&R Block Pro Cycling

HENDRICK RACING

Holowesko Citadel p/b Hincapie Sportswear

Jelly Belly P/B maxxis

LUX/Stradling

Mercedes Benz pb Thrivent Financial

Miller School of Albemarle

Moment Bicycle

OSI Bike Team

Pacific Premier Bank Cycling Team

Project Echelon Racing

SoCalCycling.com Team

Stage 2 Cyclery

Start Vaxes Cycling Team

STINNER BLACK SHEEP RACING

Superbikefit.com DCR

Team Mikes Bikes pb Equator

Team Velosport

The Weather Channel / Specialized

Toronto Hustle

Trek Red Truck Racing

CCB Voletooler

VCI

VéloSelect Racing Team

Wheelbuildingparts.com

The Women’s Pro/Cat 1-2 category has a strong field of riders from the following teams:

Cannondale

CBS Cycling

CONADE-Visit México-Specialized

Cycle Sport Specialized p/b Muscle Milk

Cylance Pro Cycling

El Grupo Youth Cycling

FC Racing

Folsom Bike/Trek

H+H Racing

IronFly

Prestige Imports Cycling Team

SDBC/EMERALD TEXTILES p/b UC Cyclery

Sho-Air TWENTY20

SkyFlash Racing

STINNER BLACK SHEEP RACING

Strive Racing

Swami’s Jr Development

Team TIBCO – Silicon Valley Bank

The Cyclery-4iiii

Velo Club La Grange

For more information about the race please go to http://sdsr.bike   Also, become a fan of the race

on FaceBook.com and follow it on Twitter.com – just search for San Dimas Stage Race.

Contact:

Bill McCusker, SDSR Media Coordinator

[email protected]

(626) 335-6663

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