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Tour de Grandview: Races' teamwork pays off | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 2 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jun 26, 2011, titled Tour de Grandview: Races' teamwork pays off | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Today's Tour de Grandview caps three days of racing that included events in Madeira on Friday and Cincinnati yesterday.

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Dublin, OH

#1 Jun 26, 2011
I would like Albers to explain why the women's purse was so much lower than the men's. Grandview always bragged about equal prize money for the ladies and attracted a large, talented field in years past. This year had a pittance of ladies' prize money and a paltry field as a result. So few participants (20-25?), in fact, that they had to include ALL categories in one race, resulting in separate results for different categories during the same "competetive" race.

The men, on the other hand, had 50+ in the featured Pro I-II. Money went to the top 25. Also enough male riders for separate Cat III, Cat IV, & Cat V races.

What's up?

Missoula, MT

#2 Jun 27, 2011
Its nice to see these races being organized in a way that benefits the competitors as well as the organizers. I hope th compete in some cycling races in my future and hope that I might make it to one of these events.

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