FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2011
Kevney Dugan, Visit Bend, 541-382-8048, Kevney@visitbend.com
Doug La Placa, Visit Bend, 541-382-8048, email@example.com
Pro cyclist Chris Horner announces Cascade Gran Fondo cycling event in Bend, Oregon
(BEND, Ore.)—Chris Horner, a world class road cyclist and resident of Bend, Oregon will kick off the first Cascade Gran Fondo fundraising cycling event in Bend this August. This announcement comes on the heels of Horner’s best season, which was highlighted by a top 10 finish at the Tour de France, road cycling’s version of the Super Bowl.
Gran Fondos are long-distance, mass participation cycling events popular in Italy. They’re open to recreational and competitive cyclists alike.