First Annual "Swan Island Cycling
Classic" presented by: Sports Lab/Phil Claud Coaching
Promoted by Master Women Racers from Safeway/Saturn Emerald Velo and Bike Gallery Team Oregon
May 6, 2001
"$2000 in cash, trophies and merchandise"
Our generous sponsors:
CZ Becker Co., Henry's Cafe, Common Ground, kmbs , T & E Cycles, Shennigans Restaurant , Bike Gallery, Weir 's Bicycle Shop, Peet 's Coffee & Tea, River City Bikes, Beckwith Bicycle, Annzpanz of Hood River , Russ Humberston Auto , Safeway Food & Drug, Sourdough Willys, Portland Running Co. , Cliff Bars , Cannondale, Grand Central Bakery, Moonstruck Chocolates, Odwalla, Natures Lake Oswego, Title Nine Sport . Free samples from Peets Coffee and Odwalla.
Lots of prizes and primes thanks to our generous sponsors. Special category primes: Some examples(fastest new to crit racing Cat 4 woman racer , last lapped rider in the cat 1,2 men, oldest female and male racers, fastest new to crit racing master 45+ woman, and more... ) Everyone who enters a race will be eligible for a raffle drawing of prizes including a set of wheels.
Free samples from Peets Coffee and Odwalla!
Part of the race proceeds will be donated to the Bicycle Transportation Alliance "Safe Routes to School" Program
This race has categories and something for everyone from the new racer to the seasoned, including a tandem and kids race!
May 6th, 2001
Race Time Category Length of race Places
8:00 Course Opens per Permit
8:30 Jr's men and women scored separate 25 minutes + 1 lap 5 each group
9:05 Master Women 35-44 and 45+ scored separate 25 minutes + 1 lap 6 each group
9:40 Men 4/5 30 minutes + 1 lap 7 each
10:20 Master Men 45+ 30 minutes + 1 lap 6 each
11:00 Women Cat 4 25 minutes + 1 lap 7 each
11:35 Master Men 35-44 30 minutes + 1 lap 6 each
12:15 Kids Race age 4-6yrs: 1 lap, age 7-8yrs: 2 laps, age 9-10yrs: 2 laps - chocolate prizes
1:00 Cat 3 Men 30 minutes + 1 lap 7 each
1:40 Cat 3 Women 30 minutes + 1 lap 7 each
2:20 Women Cat 1,2 40 minutes + 1 lap 7 each
3:10 Tandems (All) 30 minutes + 1 lap 7 each
3:50 Men Pro 1,2,3 60 minutes + 1 lap 7 each
5:00 Event Ends
Announcing by: Splinter Wren
Registration: Day of race only: Opens at 8:00 AM. $15 first race, $7 each race thereafter. Juniors $7 any race. Kids Free for Kids Race. Entry fees include OBRA equipment and insurance surcharge. Insurance and sanctioning is provided by the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association
This is an OBRA event. All OBRA rules and regulations apply. OBRA one day and year licenses available at the race. USCF license is not required.
Important notice: Approved helmets are required. Criterium rules. Free lap rule in effect.
Course: Flat, just
under one mile circular course with big wide sweeping corners
and excellent pavement. Excellent course for both new racers and experienced racers.
Directions: From I 5 North or South, take the Swan Island Exit. Take a Right on North Basin, Right on Leverman. Follow signs to parking. The course is on Leverman and Cutter Circle Rd.
See you at the race - sure to be a fun event and for a great cause - Bicycle Transportation Alliance - Safe Routes to School Program.
Race Director: Beth Whittaker at 503-261-9560
or email at firstname.lastname@example.org