Rochester, NY: A national (USA Cycling) & international (Union Cycliste Internationale) sanctioned bicycle race is to take place in seven New York State counties (Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Allegany) for 6 days, August 8-13, 2009. The "Tour de New York" attracts over 40,000 spectators at its "Rochester Twilight Criterium." "Tour de New York" anticipates spectators will come from all over the USA & the world to view this major bicycle race, just as they go to view the "Tour de France." Tour de New York Rochester Twilight Criterium, 2 hrs./58 mi./93.34 km., Saturday, August 8, 2009 Individual Time Trial, 10 mi./16.09 km., Sunday, August 9, 2009 Genesee Valley Park Road Race, 108 mi./173.81 km., Monday, August 10, 2009 Ellicottville Circuit Race, 89 mi./143.23 km., Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Warsaw Road Race, 97 mi./156.11 km., Wednesday August 12, 2009 Pittsford Road Race, 116 mi./186.68 km., Thursday, August 13, 2009 Think: "If you are in New York State during a major bicycle race then you are in for a real treat. Sipping locally made wine; nibbling on locally made cheese; savoring the taste of fresh picked fruit as you wait for and watch the cyclists pass your view is the essence of New York State's ambiance." Harvey Botzman, author, 'New York Bicycling Coalition Calendar of Events, Regional Editions (emailed to media) March, 2007. Web site: Email: To be placed on the "Tour de New York" email list to receive (periodic & a limited number of update emails) contact: Scott Page Executive Director 585 456 4030 Office 585 520 1166 Cell Full Moon Vista Productions 180 Saint Paul Street Rochester NY 14604