BEND, OR -- The Cascade Cycling Classic has a new sponsor. Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon will be the title sponsor for the bike race for the next three years. There was concern the race would be cancelled when the previous sponsor - Bend Memorial Clinic - pulled out. The Cascade Cycling Classic has been held in Central Oregon since 1979. This event is a fundraiser for the Mt Bachelor Sports Education Foundation. CCC will be held July 22nd through the 26th.