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| Saturday, December
10:00AM Registration opens, course open for practice.
11:00AM Men Masters, 40+, 50+, 60+, Single Speed, Women Open Cat1/2/3/4, Collegiate A, 45 min
12:00PM, Women Masters 40+, 50+, 60+, cat 3/4, Junior 17-18, Single Speed, Collegiate B/C*
12:02 PM Junior Boys and Girls, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 38min*
1:00PM Kids Race (5-8yrs, small course, one small lap) Open Course.
1:15PM Awards for the first two groups.
1:30PM Men Open 1/2/3/4 and Collegiate A 60 min
1:45PM Cat 4, Cat5, Junior 17-18, Collegiate B/C 45 min
* These groups will do a slightly shorter, easier course, follow "B" course arrows on preride.
3:00PM Awards for the last two groups.
Note: though we are doing the same categories as the rest of the series, some categories are combined, and the start schedule is condensed.
Cat 1/2 men may race in the masters races, but podiums and points for the masters classes will be for cats 3, 4, & 5 only.
Most of the upper classes will probably have some smallish merchandise prizes, and the Open may have a little $$.
Registration: Adults $30, Espoirs, Collegiate, Full time students, Out of towners $15, Juniors $5. Day of event registration add $10. If you can prove that you drove more than 2.5 hours to race, you can race for $15. If you get in touch with me well before hand, I might be able to find some guest housing. Registration closes 15 mins before each start. Online Registration will close midnight 12-15-16.
CLICK HERE TO GO TO REGISTRATION FORM
CLICK HERE TO SEE PREG RIDER LIST.
Course will be include some ungroomed grass through the lines of trees in the apple orchard, some ditchroads, and 1/2 mi of pavement. Expect a several runups and some twisty corners. Course will definitely favor cross bikes, and most of it will be wide and fast, but it will not strictly conform modern cyclocross standards, specifically: A. Some sections of the course will be narrower than 3M. B. Hurdles may be less than 4M apart and may be in singles or threes instead of pairs. Expect a little more running than most NMCX races. This is one of the most scenic CX courses we have in NM. There will likely be a few stray goatheads on the ditchroad. This time of year there will likely be some mud and maybe some snow. Paved section will be on an open, though quiet, road and the yellow line rule will be enforced. Kids course will be entirely within the apple farm. A map will be posted here later. The apple farm is private property and you cannot train in the applle farm without asking permission first. Note: Mr Hays has several bee hives. We do not go right through them, but if you are super allergic you might want to avoid this one.
Take I-25 South from Albuquerque to the NM47/ Broadway Exit (215). Go south 7 miles to Bosque Farms. Turn Right on Esperanza at the Blake's Lottaburger. Go west (right) 1/4 mile to the farm. We may use an outside overflow parking area, probably across from Blake's. Check this website for info.
The sponsors of this event help us pay costs for the series. Please patronize them. Held under a USAC permit.(pending) USAC license is required, annual or one-day for all riders. USAC one-day licenses are $10. Promoting club Rob and Charlies. Approved helmets must be worn at all times when on a bicycle. We will run these rain or shine, but promoter reserves the right to cancel or move the course in the event of severe inclement weather or other issues. CHECK WEBSITE IN CASE OF CHANGES!!!
Contact: Hawke Morgan at 505.259.6885 call or text. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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