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  • Andrew Albright
    Dec 3, 2004
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      What do the promoters get out of the USGP association? Cash? Increased riders? More media exposure?




      -----Original Message-----
      From: sovek <sovek@...>
      Sent: Dec 3, 2004 9:08 AM
      To: USAICO@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [USAICO] Re: 2005/6 schedule

      how does one get involved with the USGP? its been suggested to try and
      pull it down to the DC area, and i'm just curious?

      chip
      EMI-PVC

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      strassecyclist wrote:

      >
      > As for the Beacon Cross date, I would keep it on the same date
      > for now. I emailed the HP guys to see what they had in mind. Beacon &
      > HP on the same weekend seems to work well for everyone. Having the
      > Beacon race on a Saturday is really nice for me.
      > I have not heard from the USGP guy's. Early in the season the game
      > plan was to keep the 04 USGP races for the 05 season. Nothing was
      > writen down stating that, it was just said. I know they want the USGP
      > to grow from 6 races to 8-10 over a few season. Adding a weekend to
      > the west coast and a weekend in the central part of the US.
      > I will not be at Nationals. Being that I work in retail & this is
      > the Holiday shopping season. It is VERY VERY difficult for me to take
      > a day off in Dec.
      > Later,
      > Wade
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In USAICO@yahoogroups.com, Adam Hodges Myerson
      > <adam@c...> wrote:
      > > Thanks, Kelly.
      > >
      > > Regarding the GP, I can only tell you how the process went last
      > year for
      > > choosing the dates. I don't expect to be involved in any way next
      > year.
      > >
      > > Basically, Bruce Fina, Brad Ross, Stu Thorne, Matt Murphy and
      > myself sat
      > > down at worlds, looked at the calendar, and tried to pick 3 double
      > weekends
      > > that represented the best spacing on the calendar, and provided 2
      > plane
      > > trips in either direction, including nationals. (2 west coast, 2
      > east
      > > coast). It wasn't necessarily an attempt to pick the absolute best
      > races, or
      > > all the cat. 1 races. (Northampton wasn't included, for instance, or
      > > Granogue, and there were no races in CA.) Logistics were as
      > important as
      > > anything else.
      > >
      > > This year, my understanding is that they'd like to make sure
      > there's also a
      > > double California weekend, and the races that were in the GP this
      > year
      > > aren't automatically GP races next year.
      > >
      > > Really, the question is best suited for Bruce Fina, who is not on
      > this list.
      > > I'm simply making educated guesses.
      > >
      > > Adam
      > >
      > >
      > > on 12/2/04 9:56 PM, kjc at kc2738@y... wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > > Will the USGP be back in '05...? If so, anyone know
      > > > how that schedule is determined...?
      > > >
      > > > Granogue/Wissahickon tentative dates; 10-22 & 10-23.
      > > >
      > > > --- Adam Hodges Myerson <adam@c...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >> Organizers,
      > > >>
      > > >> I want to try to put together a tentative schedule
      > > >> before our meeting next
      > > >> week.
      > > >>
      > > >> If you've got a date in mind, or if you're just
      > > >> staying on the same date,
      > > >> please let me know. Some of you have already
      > > >> contacted me, so thanks for
      > > >> that.
      > > >>
      > > >> Also, if you're wondering about the World Cup
      > > >> rumors, yes, it's me putting
      > > >> in the bid, but it won't be until 2006/7.
      > > >>
      > > >> Thanks! I talked to Peter Van den Abeele today, and
      > > >> he's looking forward to
      > > >> meeting with us. I'll announce the location as soon
      > > >> as it's finalized.
      > > >>
      > > >> Adam
      > > >> --
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