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MOUNTAIN BIKE LEAGUE TO LAUNCH INAUGURAL SEASON
Published May 23, 1995
The Professional Bicycle League (PBL) will kick off its inaugural season on the weekend of July 8 with a race between the New York Tribe and the Miami Manatees. All races will take place on 1200 foot oval courses to be held outdoors at major sports facilities throughout the world. PBL's "principle" arenas include New York's Shea Stadium, Chicago's Soldier Field, Pasadena's Rose Bowl, and London's Wembley Stadium. The league will get broadcast coverage from ESPN2 and ESPN International, and initial charter sponsors include American Airlines, GT Bicycles and WINNING magazine (Professional Bicycle League).