Yes! After 20 years of cycling, I have finally made it to a Category 1 racer. In 2009 I will be a Cat 1 Mountain Biker :-)
Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 12, 2008)—USA Cycling announced today the development and implementation of a new mountain bike category system set to take effect for the 2009 season......
USA Cycling MTB Category Changes.
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