May 9, 1991 |
America's dip into big-time bicycling was jeopardized last year when Donald Trump's empire shuddered on its Atlantic City foundations. Trump, reeling from debt-laden real estate investments, withdrew $2 million from the two-year-old Tour de Trump bicycle race. That left America's biggest cycling venture without a sponsor. But the 11-day, 1,100-mile road race along the Eastern Seaboard did not disappear. The race, which begins today at Wilmington, Del.