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PRESS RELEASE: VeloNews official sponsor of world track cycling championships

CARSON, CA (March 18, 2005) - Inside Communications' VeloNews, the world's largest competitive cycling publication, has been named as an official sponsor of the 2005 UCI Track Cycling World Championships and the ADT Event Center. As North America's journal of record, VeloNews covers all disciplines in the sport of cycling, including track, road racing, mountain biking and endurance events, both nationally and internationally. The ADT Event Center velodrome at The Home Depot Center in Carson is making final preparations to host this year's premier track-cycling event - the

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CARSON, CA (March 18, 2005) – Inside Communications’ VeloNews, the world’s largest competitive cycling publication, has been named as an official sponsor of the 2005 UCI Track Cycling World Championships and the ADT Event Center. As North America’s journal of record, VeloNews covers all disciplines in the sport of cycling, including track, road racing, mountain biking and endurance events, both nationally and internationally.

The ADT Event Center velodrome at The Home Depot Center in Carson is making final preparations to host this year’s premier track-cycling event – the 2005 UCI Track World Championships from March 24-27. Individual tickets for the event starting at $15.50 are available online at ticketmaster.com, via Ticketmaster charge by phone lines at (213) 480-3232 or (714) 740-2000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers including Wherehouse Records, Robinsons-May, Tower Records and Ritmo Latino locations. Tickets are also available at The Home Depot Center box office and the box office at TEAM LA at Universal CityWalk. Groups of ten or more can purchase tickets at a discount by calling 1-866-LAGROUP or ordering online at www.aegtickets.com.

About Inside Communications
Founded in 1987, Inside Communications publishes Inside Triathlon, Ski Racing and VeloNews, the leading multisport, ski competition and bicycle-racing titles; publishes books under its VeloPress and PeakSportsPress imprints; runs the Velo Catalog and PeakSportsGear mail-order and e-commerce subsidiaries; and operates VeloSwap, the leading cycling consumer shows in cities such as Denver, Chicago and San Francisco. In addition, the company operates market-leading Web sites for all brands.

About The Home Depot Center
The Home Depot Center is Southern California’s new home of world-class competition and training facilities for amateur, Olympic, collegiate and professional athletes. The $150 million, privately financed facility was developed and is operated by AEG on a 125-acre site on the campus of California State Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. The Home Depot Center features a 13,000-seat stadium for tennis, a 27,000-seat stadium for soccer, rugby, lacrosse and other athletic competitions and outdoor concerts, a 20,000 seat facility for track & field, the ADT Event Center, a 2450-seat indoor velodrome and other facilities for softball, baseball, beach volleyball, basketball and other sports. Named an Official U.S. Olympic Training Site, The Home Depot Center is home of the USA Tennis High Performance Training Center as well as the national team training headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation. The “complex,” which is also the home of the nationally recognized Athletes Performance training center for elite and professional athletes, has additionally be designated “official” training sites for USA Cycling, United States Track & Field and the USTA.

Contacts
Michael Roth, AEG, 213-742-7155
Lee Callans, AEG, 310-630-2095
Dave Whittingham, Inside Communications, 303-440-0601, ext. 180
Enrico Carpani, UCI, +41 24 468 58 11