Boy howdy do I wish I was in Silver City right now! The excitement must be intense. A friend who works for the Grant County Search and Rescue (GCSAR) forwarded some pics of the peleton heading up Snake Hill.
photo credit: Rick Moreno
BTW I think I found Lance Armstrong in the crowd.
Update: Local law enforcement and medical/SAR personnel are anticipating over 25,000 people in town (Silver City has a population of about 12,000) for Saturday's downtown criterium race.
Here's a link to a recent news article.
Link to today's results. Levi Leipheimer wins the Pro men! Kristin Armstrong takes the Pro women's race.