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Old 10-23-14, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by hack View Post
I'd be curious to know what the costs are and how substantial the effort or luring the tour to town is. My city hosted the TT last year and it seemed like a sizeable effort. An indirect result was that two reasonably sized races in town got axed for the year because the city had essentially exceeded its cycling limit (a bit of generalizing there).

So, it sounds like the Chicos or Reddings would need to reach out to Amgen more than Amgen saying "let's go race there"?

Here is a little bit about what Livermore spent. I am sure there is more to it but its a place to start.

City officials: Livermore will skip Amgen Tour of California in 2014 - San Jose Mercury News
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