Sunday, April 24, 2011

R.A.C.E. Events this week!

Bicycle R.A.C.E. Events for the week of April 25th - May 1st, 2011:

Monday, April 25th - The North Rim Trail Mountain Bike Race - 6:00pm:

Registration will open at 5:40pm for this 6:00pm mountain bike race that goes up North Rim Trail, down B-Trail to Middle Trail....and Middle Trail back to North Rim. Usually takes riders anywhere between 45 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes to complete the entire race. Start is right near the North Rim Trail parking lot....near the Easter Cross. This is a training event to get y'all ready for those upcoming mountain bike races - and, in particular, the Bidwell Bump taking place on August 27th, 2011!! Hope you can make it out to this one!
Helmets are mandatory!
(Part of the 2011 MTB R.A.C.E. Series)

Tuesday, April 26th - Chico Airport Criterium - 6:00PM(As & Bs) & 7:00PM(Cs and Junior Races) (WARNING - Primes every lap for this one!):
This event will be held at the Chico Airport Criterium course starting at 6:00pm(for As & Bs) and 7:00pm(for Category C and Kids race)! Registration will open at 5:40pm on Convair avenue at the Airport - with the first event starting promptly at 6:00pm. We'll be using our standard Tuesday/Friday Night Chico Airport Criterium course starting/finishing at Convair Avenue:
Category "A" riders will go for 50 Minutes PLUS 3 laps, while Category "B" riders will go for 45 Minutes PLUS 3 laps - Women's Category/Masters Category picked separately. The Category C and Juniors Race will go for 20 Minutes PLUS 3 laps, IF there is enough light outside to hold a race. Riders must sign in and wear a helmet in order to compete. Prime Points will count towards the 2011 Chico Airport Criterium Series.
(WARNING - Primes every lap for this one!)
(Part of the 2011 Chico Airport Criterium Series!)

Wednesday, April 27th - The FAST 50 - 6:00PM:
The long-running "Fast 50" Wednesday night rides! The starting spot for this ride is in the parking lot of Rosedale Elementary School located at 100 Oak Street here in Chico. The ride leaves promptly at 6:00pm from the parking lot area. Many different levels of cyclists out there, so hook up with someone and enjoy the ride! A few other groups meet up at 5:30pm to do a more civilized-paced ride, so come on out!! A map of the course can be found here:
Rain does not cancel!

Thursday, April 28th - Aguas Frias 25-Mile Time Trial - 6:00pm:
Registration opens at 5:40pm, with the first rider going off at 6:01pm. We will go in 1-minute intervals for this newer 12.5-miles out, 12.5-miles back, all-flat Time Trial. This is the 1st 25-Mile Time Trial of the season, so come on out after work and give this one a shot! An extremely rough draft of this course can be found here:
Rain does not cancel!
(25-point event in the 2011 Chico Time Trial Series)

Friday, April 29th - No R.A.C.E. Events today.

Saturday, April 30th - No R.A.C.E. Events today.

Sunday, May 1st - Um.....there might be a little ride starting and finishing at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds today. ;)

Will have a more detailed May 2011 Schedule out soon!!

Monday, May 2nd - The North Rim Trail Mountain Bike Race - 6pm

Tuesday, May 3rd - The Chico Airport Criterium - 6pm & 7pm

Wednesday, May 4th - The Fast 50 - 6pm

Wednesday, May 4th - Short-Track MTB Race - 6pm

Thursday, May 5th - The River Road 10-Mile Time Trial - 6pm

The 2011 Mother's Day Omnium Bicycle Race - ***Change to the Saturday Afternoon Time Trial:

Friday, May 6th - Friday Night Chico Airport Criterium - 6:00pm & 7:00pm (Double Points Event)

Saturday, May 7th - The Lovelock-to-Inskip Uphill Time Trial - 9:00am (Extra Point Event in the 2011 Butte Hill Climb Series)

**May 7th - The Field of Dreams 12.6-Mile Time Trial - 2:00pm (20 point event in the 2011 Chico Time Trial Series)

Sunday, May 8th - The Coal Canyon Circuit Race - 9:00am (40 point event in the 2011 Butte Road R.A.C.E. Series)

R.A.C.E. - Rodney's Amateur Cycling Events
Chico, California