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LA/MS Team Training Ride
…and LaBRA Annual Promoters Meeting
Sunday, December 8, 2002


To close out the year and get folks thinking about 2003, Pedal Play Bicycle, AAA Rent All, and Miles for Smiles Racing will host a team training ride in St. Francisville, Louisiana on Sunday, December 8, 2002. All regional riders and their teams are invited!

The ride will start at 9:00 a.m. from the St. Francis Hotel on the Lake and cover 100 miles. Since it is the end of the year, this is more or less a social ride and the pace should be kept civil (like 20 mph). Bring your spare wheels (wheels that you don't mind someone else riding if need be), as we have a wheel vehicle to follow the group. This way we eliminate time lost due to flat tires.

MFS Racing will provide drinks and fruit in the wheel truck. Bring snacks and/or cash, as there will be a short rest stop at a store on the route at about mile 60. Helmets are required; riders should wear their team colors.

From Baton Rouge: Take Highway 61 North approximately 25 miles to St. Francisville, Louisiana. As you approach St. Francisville, you will drive down a hill and pass through a stoplight. After the stoplight, look for the McDonalds on your left. The entrance for the St. Francis Hotel on the Lake is on the left about 200 meters after McDonalds.

Lodging: St. Francis Hotel on the Lake (Best Western). Call for reservations (225) 635-3821. If you plan on staying overnight, make your reservations early. This is the same weekend as the Christmas in the Country Festival and the hotel fills up quick. If you need additional information contact: Jon Anderson at or 225-635-6605


Shane Hernandez (LaBRA Prez) will chair the annual promoters meeting to establish the year 2003 race schedule. If you are a LaBRA representative or a promoter that plans on hosting a race in 2003, you should attend. The meeting will be held at the St. Francis Hotel on the Lake shortly after the team training ride concludes. LaBRA will provide food and drink for the promoters in attendance (provided you contact Shane using the info below and let him know that you will attend the meeting).

Note: If you have a date in mind for your 2003 event, please forward the information to Shane prior to the promoters meeting..

Shane Hernandez
201 South Orange St.
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-233-5256 Home
337-234-7474x103 Work
337 234 7774 Fax

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