Banana Belt

McMenamins Lakeside Bicycles Cannondale
NOTE: For the March 19 race, the start times for the afternoon races will be adjusted to try to minimize the overtaking of fields. The adjusted times are: 12:00pm Cat 4, 12:05pm Masters 40+, 12:10pm Cat 5, 12:20pm Masters 50+, 12:25pm Juniors

the Henry-Hagg Lake course is an 11-mile loop around scenic Henry-Hagg lake. Neutral start onto Scoggins Valley Road, right onto West Shore Drive, back to Scoggins Valley Road to finish one flat to rolling lap. 750 feet net elevation gain per lap. Races 1 and 3 will be clockwise, and race 2 will be counter clockwise.

fees. $5 juniors, $22 others day of event, or $55 Series Pass. Pre-registration is for series pass only - must be received prior to March 1st. Send check (with race category, OBRA #, racing age) to Jeff Mitchem, 4814 S.E. Harrison St. Portland, OR 97215.

points system. Points will be accumulated over the series for overall prizes. First (16pts), second (13pts), third (10pts), fourth (8pts), fifth (6pts), sixth (5pts), seventh (4pts), eighth (3pts), ninth (2pts), tenth (1pt).

directions. From downtown Portland, go west on Hwy 26, veer left onto Hwy. 6/ Banks/Tillamook exit at MP54. Proceed 2.6 miles on Hwy. 6. Turn onto Hwy. 47 (S. to Forest Grove) and proceed 12.4 miles (passing McMenamins Grand Lodge at 7 mi.). Turn right onto Scoggins Valley Rd/Henry Hagg Lake Park. Proceed 3.4 mi. to West Shore Dr, turn left and proceed approx. 4 mi. to the parking lot and registration at Boat Ramp "C".

registration. Opens at 8:00 am under the registration banner until 15 minutes prior to start times.

hot spots. Pro/1/2, Category 3, Masters 40+ ONLY: Pro/1/2 hot spot points will be awarded at the end of laps 1 and 3 of the first race, and laps 1, 3, and 5 of the second and third races; Cat 3 and Masters hot spot points will be awarded at the end of lap 2 of each week. Hot spot points will be added to riders overall point tally. Points go three deep (5, 3, 1).

lodging. Lodging is available at McMenamin's Grand Lodge (15 minute travel time from race registration). Call (503)992-3444 and ask for the Banana Belt room block: bunk rooms $40, Full $45, Queen $50.

OBRA licenses required. Single race and yearly OBRA licenses available. USCF licenses NOT required. Promoter reserves the right to combine or split groups if less than 25 riders. ANSI approved helmets required.


volunteers needed. free race entry, or 2 PIR credit. Contact volunteer coordinator - Mike Olsen @ Olsen Bikes in Forest Grove, fgbiker@groveweb.net or 503-359-4010.

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