2004 Oregon Hillclimb Championship

Where: Timberline Road, Mt. Hood

Date: Sunday, September 12, 2004

Check in: 8:30-9:30 am. Government Camp Rest Area
Start Time: 10:00 am
Distance: 5.6 miles
Elevation Gain: Approximately 3000'

Course Description: The Timberline Hill Climb Time Trial climbs steadily through a wooded area of alpine fir on a narrow twisting road. The surface is somewhat rough due to old pavement. The last half-mile or so is quite steep and riders should expect some spectator congestion near the finish area. Riders should also expect some gravel on the descending left turn where the West Leg road joins the main Timberline road. Every effort will be made to sweep the area.

Assembly and Starting Information: First rider off at 10:00. Riders should be at the start area at least five minutes before scheduled start time. Riders will not be held or pushed and must be stopped with one foot on the ground when starting. Start times will be 1 minute apart in the following order:

Juniors (Men & Women) 10-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18
Masters (Men & Women) 60+, 55-59, 50-54, 45-49, 40-44, 35-39, 30-34
Cat 4/5 (Men & Women)
Cat 3 (Men & Women)
Senior1/2 (Men & Women)
(Citizens may race as Cat 4/5 or in their age class)
(Current start list)

OBRA Medals for first 3 OBRA riders in each class. $50.00 for the fastest man and woman of the day.

Registration: Send $16.00 ($5.00 for Juniors, $18.00 for tandems) and an OBRA standard entry form (Registration form and release 35K pdf) to:

John Lombard
327 N Morgan St
Portland, OR 97217

Please make checks payable to John Lombard.
John Lombard phone: 503-805-8489

Please indicate classes preferred and OBRA number on the release. Entries must be received by September 9, 2004.NO DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION.

Rules & Instructions:
  1. Numbers must be located on left side. Do not fold or cut number.
  2. No warm up on the course after 9:30 a.m.
  3. Descending riders must use main Timberline Road
  4. No support permitted. No feeding. No vehicles on course. No restarts.

Requirements: This is an OBRA event; a season or single day license is required. OBRA membership waived for out of state riders. One-day membership available for $5.00. Helmets are mandatory and must be worn at all times riders are on bikes, regardless of whether they are racing. All OBRA rules are in effect. Riders returning to the staging area must obey all rules of the roads and highways.

Directions: Start located at Government Camp Rest Area. Take Highway 26 out of Portland. Allow 60 minutes driving time.

John Lombard
Phone: 503-805-8489
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