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Downieville Classic Bike Race & Festival Point to Point Cross Country Race

  • 08/02/2014
  • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sierra City to Downieville

Sierra County's largest event! A world class mountain bike race and festival, attracting race entrants and visitors alike from around the globe.

On Saturday On-Site Registration:
Sierra City at the Community Hall  7 am - 9 am.
9 am Racer Registration CLOSES. No Exceptions!

START TIMES:
9:30 am -- Men and Women Pro
9:35 am -- All-Mountain Categories (minus Men and Women Pro)
9:40 am -- Sport / Tandem / Clydesdale
9:45 am -- Beginner / Junior

Saturday: Point to Point Cross Country Race from Sierra City to Downieville, California. 29 miles, 4,413' ascent and 5,692' descent.

Lots of entertainment after the race: Stay tuned!

Also:

MOUNTAIN BIKE DIRT DEMO Thursday and Friday, all day

BICYCLE EXPO AND STREET FAIR All Weekend

TRAIL SHUTTLES AND GROUP RIDES provided by Yuba Expeditions. call for reservations (530) 289-3010

PARKING AND RACER SHUTTLE
Parking will be available at the "Flats", Kentucky Mine Museum, and north of Sierra City on Highway 49. Be sure that your vehicle is completely off the road surface, otherwise you could be ticketed and towed! A complimentary racer shuttle will be available from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, returning riders and spectators to their cars Sierra City.


Note: If you are being dropped off in Sierra City by a friend, parking in Downieville is limited to the following areas: Highway 49, both north and south of Downieville. The USFS Downieville Ranger Station, located across the bridge from the Pizzeria and behind the Courthouse. Cannon Point, located at the western end of Downieville along Highway 49.


Parking is always a major issue in Downieville. We recommend you use the shuttle services provided, especially on Saturday, as the number of cars outnumber the town's population. Be curteous to the locals and respect all private property.


Special Note:Nothing makes the local CHP happier than writing mountain bikers tickets. Don't give him the pleasure, please be smart about where you park, especially in town, or you will be ticketed and towed!

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