Banana Belt

McMenamins Lakeside Bicycles
the Henry-Hagg Lake course is an eleven 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 clockwise, and race 2 will be counter clockwise. Race 2 will have a hill top finish on the short hill approx. 500 meters into Race #1 (the one with the gnarly bumps). Both lanes will be open at 200 meters.

fees. $5 juniors, $20 others day of event, or $50 Series Pass. Pre-registration is for series pass only - must be received prior to Feb. 23rd. Send check (with race category, OBRA #, racing age) to Jeff Mitchem, 3143 SE Main St. Portland, OR 97214.

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 35-44 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) (503) 992-9533. Ask for the Banana Belt discount.

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 PIR credit. Call Tracie Mitchem (503)233-3636 or email tmitchem@spiritone.com

awards.Due to unavoidable schedule conflicts, the awards night party has been cancelled. Award distribution will be finalized by Monday, March 21 and emailed to the OBRA list.

All awards will be available at Lakeside Bicycles beginning Friday, March 25.

Anyone unable or unwilling to come to Lakeside Bicycles should reply to this email with preference for distribution. Your options are: (1) mail (provide your address please), (2) pick up at Tues PIR, or (3) donate to the charity of your choice.

Sorry for any confusion and/or disappointment.
Jeff Mitchem

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