The Timeline of the Natchez Bicycle Classic:
|The NBC originated||1990’s||Website Link to Articles and Conversations: https://countryroadsmagazine.com/travel/outdoor-adventures/back-in-the-saddle/|
|The NBC Takes a break, but isn’t gone for good. It comes Back with a huge success rate!||Getting Dates||As historical notes are uncovered they will be placed in the timeline.|
|NBC 2020 IS BACK||2020||As historical notes are uncovered they will be placed in the timeline.|
|NBC 2021 IS A HIT||2021||As historical notes are uncovered they will be placed in the timeline.|
According to the Natchez Democrat Article published on Tuesday, September 20, 2020, by Sabrina Sims Robertson, who spoke with Natchez Chamber of Commerce, CEO, Debbie Hudson, “The last similar event hosted in Natchez was approximately 20 years ago and in its peak brought more than 400 riders to the Natchez area.” Hudson also said of the event, “Some of Saturday’s riders came from as far west as Austin, Texas, and as far north as Nashville, Tennessee, to participate in the once-popular Natchez Bicycle Classic.”
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A huge shout-out goes to our Journalists and Media from the Natchez Democrat and from Listen Up Y’all Media, who covered this story for The Natchez Young Professionals and The Natchez Chamber of Commerce.
An additional shout-out goes to Country Roads Magazine for their coverage of this event. See their publication here: https://countryroadsmagazine.com/travel/outdoor-adventures/back-in-the-saddle/
Thank you to all cyclists, vendors, sponsors, Media and participants who made this event come to life. COMMUNITY happens when we all come together in unity. Thank you!