Friday, April 17, 2009

2009 Tour of the Battenkill is Here! 2009 Tour of the Battenkill is Here!

Photos courtesy Tour of the Battenkill

America's Queen of the Classics has really grown. The Tour of the Battenkill is now the largest cycling race in the United States. This year, a new Pro Invitational has been added, making this a truly international event.

Teams from across the USA, Canada and Europe are coming to our Village on Friday, April 17, 2009 to prepare for the race. With a variety of hills, flats, paved and dirt roads to contend with, The Tour of the Battenkill challenges each rider to perform at the top of their game.

For the Pro Invitation, teams like MetLife, Pro-Am Cycling, Planet Energy and GS Mengoni USA will be competing. For a complete list of the Pro Teams click here.

Saturday, starts at 8:45 when the Juniors take to the streets - The Farm Team Cycling members and other juniors from across the US compete for the coveted bottle of Battenkill Valley Creamery Chocolate milk.

The PRO/AM race starts at 10:00 am and then every 5 minutes until 12:30 pm.

Greenwich will host a Bike Rodeo and Safety program at Gree Pea Market from 9-11:00 am.

Sunday, the PRO's take to the streets at 11:00 am, starting in Cambridge. Staging will begin at 10:30 on St. Lukes Street. You do not want to miss this INAUGURAL PRO Invitatational.

For a full listing of events and activities please go to :


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