Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 27, 2007)—USA Cycling announced today the 12-member team that will represent the United States at the Pan American Road and Track Championships May 21-27 in Carabobo, Venezuela.
Six women will travel to South America for the annual Continental Championships for the Americas where significant international ranking points will be on the line.
The women’s track contingent is comprised of two-time individual pursuit world champion Sarah Hammer (Temecula, Calif./Ouch Pro Cycling) and fellow 2007 world championship team members Becky Quinn (Quakertown, Pa.) and Jennie Reed (Kirkland, Wash.).
In the women’s road events, Tina Pic (Dahlonega, Ga./Colavita-Sutter Home-Cooking Light), Alison Powers (Boulder, Colo./ Colavita-Sutter Home-Cooking Light) and Dotsie Bausch (Irvine, Calif./Advil-Chapstick) will represent the United States. Powers and Bausch are scheduled for both the road race and the time trial while Pic will compete only in the road race.
The 2007 Pan American Road and Track Championships begin with the track events May 21-24. The road events begin May 25 with the women’s time trial before the women’s road race on May 26
2007 Pan American Road and Track Championships
U.S. Team Roster
Dotsie Bausch (Irvine, Calif.)
Sara Hammer (Temecula, Calif.)
Tina Pic (Dahlonega, Ga.)
Alison Powers (Boulder, Colo.)
Jennie Reed (Kirkland, Wash.)
Becky Quinn (Quakertown, Pa.)
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