Last year when MHC Cycling was just getting off the ground and struggling to raise money to get the team to the races, Asheville Bicycle Racing Club (ABRC) and its president, Marios Georgiou, reached out to the team to lend a helping hand, and a rather large and timely check too. This year, we’re happy to report that ABRC and its board of directors have agreed to increase their support for 2010. Both Matt Willing and Paul Webb from Mars Hill College have joined the ABRC team and will fly the ABRC colors at cyclocross events this winter at all non-collegiate events. We are proud to represent this non-profit organization that has been promoting amateur bicycle racing in Western North Carolina since 1984. They really are the backbone of our local cycling scene, offering mentoring and coaching for newer riders as well as opportunities to advance to the elite levels in all disciplines: road, mountain, cyclocross, and track. They host a number of weekly training rides, including the seasonal “Tuesday Night World Championships” and the year-round Saturday Morning Bakery Ride. They have sent members to national and international competitions, and every year they put on one of the region’s most competitive races, The French Broad Cycling Classic.
Visit their website at abrc.net and their popular bulletin board for more info about rides, races, and other cycling related events. Become a member of WNC’s most organized racing club. Contact Marios at email@example.com for more detailed information.