Today's paper, Bend Bulletin

The longest consecutively run elite stage race in North America begins today with a 2 mile Prologue in the trendy Old Mill District. Racers start at the site of the 2010 National Cyclocross Championship course and make their out and back through the Old Mill neighborhood. The 32nd year of this race looks to be the best yet. With Coryn Rivera and Kaitie Antonneau tearing it up in France with the National Team the Peanut Butter & Co.TWENTY12 Cascade squad includes;

Kristin Armstrong
Kristin McGrath
Lauren Tamayo
Alison Starnes
Alisha Welsh
Tayler Wiles
Cari Higgins
Olivia Dillon

Racing commences at 6pm it looks like we could be in for a bit of a wet one! The sun is scheduled to shine the rest of the week.

The Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic includes a prologue and five stages, tomorrow get ready to see some snow on Stage 1 Les Schwab McKenzie Pass Road Race, it was just opened after 268 days of road closure due to snow!