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Hundreds of cyclists expected for Maverick Classic

Apr4More than 200 cyclists will converge in Grand Junction April 18–20 for the third annual
Maverick Classic, a four-event stage race that’s open to the public. The classic also serves
as the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference Championship. The weekend’s events
include a criterium in downtown Fruita, an 11.6-mile team and individual time trial in Fruita,
a criterium in downtown Grand Junction, and finally a 24-mile road race in Palisade.

Open-class riders will compete in all four events. Community members may participate in April 18’s Fruita Community Fat Tire Criterium, riding the same course as the open-class athletes. More information about participating in and volunteering for the Maverick Classic is available at

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