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    Hains Point Grand Prix: Sunday April 4/29

    MABRA is pleased to announce that after years of patient negotiations with the DC Sports & Intertainment Commission and the US Park Service, a deal has been reached to organize a bike race at Hains Point in 2007 and 2008.

    The 1st inaugural Hains Point Grand Prix will take place on Sunday 4/29.

    MABRA is especially proud that with the help of the DC Sports & Entertainment Commission, the DC Chamber of Commerce, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, 18 participating businesses, and the cooperation of 4 racing clubs, the D20 region will have a showcase event with prize money in excess of $42,500 plus merchandize. The title sponsor of the 2007 race is Fuddruckers. Negotiations are still in progress regarding 2009 and 2010.

    Because of time constraints imposed by the Park Service, there will be no junior or Cat 5 races.

    Registration opens next week on bikereg.
    Who's in?
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    Pretty sure I'll be there...
    "Unless he was racing there was no way he could match my speed."

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    No Cat 5? Damn. And this would probably be the first race I could make

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    But I'll be there regardless! This is a great idea.

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    or is this an april fool's? that'd be sad.

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    Latest traffic on the listserv would suggest it's an April fool's joke. 4 weeks notice should have tipped us off...

    Oh well, I fell for one today.
    "Unless he was racing there was no way he could match my speed."

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    That much money makes me say April Fool's

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    Dr Pete you are not the only one. darn it
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    i hope its april fools because i dont want to stress over upgrading to be able to race it

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    it was a joke. a very well-played joke.
    "When you are chewing the bars at the business end of a 90 mile road race you really dont care what gear you have hanging from your bike so long as it works."
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    we all got fooled because this is what we've been wishing for Man, how fast the race gonna be if this is all true. Avg can be up 30mph easily
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