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slo cross #2 11.14.10

posted Nov 10, 2010, 11:40 AM by Tyler Wertenbruch   [ updated Nov 10, 2010, 11:48 AM ]

Join us Sunday, November 14th for the 2010-11 SoCalCross Prestige Series stop number 11 presented by H2O Overdrive: SLO Cross #2 at Coast Union High School in Cambia! Racing for all levels! Looking forward to some fun and quality cyclocross racing! All proceeds will go to the San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition and Boy Scout Troup 217. Lynn's restaurant will be hosting with food and drinks as well as Central Coast Brewing will be serving up their locally brewed root beer. Sorry no alcohol on school grounds. Hope to see you there!

Dot will be bringing her Rental Bike Fleet so if you are looking to try a cross bike she is the one to contact. dot@socalcross.org

THE COURSE: The course is a mix of grass and dirt with a few patches of concrete. Fast start with a mixture of flowing and tight corners. This is a school so we are using all aspects, grass, the baseball diamonds and even a trip under the score board on the football field. The Run-up is going to be the leg stopper of the event. Each lap is just under 2 miles in length. Races are timed circuits on the course based on category.

REGISTRATION: Save $$$ and time, pre-register on-line at: www.sportsbaseonline.com. You will be automatically entered to win a CX frame and Fork! Series passes available. Online registration closes Thursday, October 21st at 9:00PM (Pacific). Race Day registration is available opens at 7:00am and closes 20 minutes prior to each race start.

PRE-REG AT: http://www.sportsbaseonline.com/events/?categoryId=32029ENTRY FEE: Pre-Registration entry is $28.00. Second race entry is $5.00. Junior races (10-18) are FREE with USA Cycling license or one-day license is available for $10. Juniors must pay regular entry fee for category races if NOT entering Junior race.

USA CYCLING LICENSE FEE: A valid USA Cycling license is required for all race participants at USAC sanctioned events in the Series. Annual licenses can be purchased online at: www.USACycling.org or on race day. Cost for USAC annual license is $60 ($30 for Juniors) and expire on 12/31/2010. A 2010 license can be purchased starting 12/1/2010. USAC One-Day license is available with pre-registration or on race day for $10. One Day licensed riders are eligible to race CX4 level events including Masters categories: Women 35+, 45+, Men 35+ 3/4, Men 45+ and 55+. RULES: Event held under USA Cycling Permit. All 2010 USA Cycling and CX rules apply. Event will be held rain or shine, no refunds. Cyclocross and Mountain Bikes (no bar ends) are best. Bike and wheel changes and water feeds are allowed in the designated pit areas. Riders must wear helmets when on the bike at all times. Riders shall stay on the course or existing trails. Respect the venue and local residents. Please do not preview or warm up on the course while a race is in progress. Please show up early with plenty of time in between race waves to get on the course.

CATEGORIES & UPGRADES: Detailed information on categories and upgrades can be found at www.USACycling.org As a general rule, Road and MTB riders who race Cyclocross should be racing in categories as listed below. The Prestige Series discourages sandbagging. Please upgrade when eligible.Cyclocross Cat 1: Road Pro or Cat 1; MTB Pro Cyclocross Cat 2: Road 2; MTB 1 or 2Cyclocross Cat 3: Road 3 or 4; MTB 1 or 2 Cyclocross Cat 4: Road 4 or 5; MTB 3; One-day license

CYCLOCROSS RACING AGE: A rider’s racing age for the 2010-11 Cyclocross Season is the 'racing age' they’ll be the year of the CX World Championships which take place in January 30-31, 2011. Therefore, your racing age for the cyclocross season is based on your age as of 12/31/2011.

RESULTS: Race results will be posted near the awards area immediately following each race. Please make sure to check your results within the 15 minute posting/protest period or they will be final. Weekly Race Results and Overall Series Standings are posted online at: www.SoCalCross.org