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To Do This Weekend: Air Force Cycling Classic

by ARLnow.com — June 11, 2010 at 5:22 pm 885 1 Comment

It will be a weekend full of bicycle racing and major street closures in Arlington, thanks to the Air Force Cycling Classic.

On Saturday, the 13th annual Clarendon Cup will feature races by amateur and professional cyclists. The amateur races will take place between 8:oo and 10:00 a.m. The Women’s Elite Race follows, with the Men’s Pro Race taking place between noon and 2:15 p.m.

On Sunday the action moves to Crystal City. There will be a non-competitive Crystal Ride for cycling enthusiasts of all abilities, from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. The Men’s Pro Race will depart from the Air Force Memorial at 11:30 a.m. The Women’s Elite Race and a Amateur race will follow. A bike expo will be held in Crystal City throughout the festivities.

See the full 2010 Cycling Classic schedule here, and a list of street closures here.

For the rest of what’s going on this weekend, check out our events calendar.

Flickr pool photo by afagen.

  • Unicycle Lover

    You know if there is going to be a “bicycle” race this weekend (as there is every weekend in summer) I really don’t appreciate the Military excluding those who unicycle professionally. This so called “bicycle” race is a slap in the face to taxpaying unicycle professionals who risk their lives every single weekend (literally every weekend) to compete. Since the government Arlington has trapped us in our homes this Saturday I will boycott the race! I am calling on all unicycle lovers to come out this weekend and show your support for unicycles everywhere….oh wait that’s right we can’t go out because the STREETS ARE CLOSED! Thank you again Arlington stepping on the little people and forgetting those who ride unicycles, I will remember this when I pay my personal property tax on my unicycle…till next time!

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