June 19th – 28th, 2015 • Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race

Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Registration, June 20, 2015

Come join us for a great day of mountain biking on a scenic and fun course. Race in the cross country, 4 hour or 8 hour race as a solo or on a team of 2, 3 or 4 (teams of 3 and 4 apply to the 8hr race only). The course is approximately 12.6 miles. Fast lap times are around 50 minutes. Cross country race is two laps.

The course is a mix of single track and fire-road.  It is a fast and smooth course with few technical sections.  The most laps wins. Approximately 700 feet ascending and descending per lap.

 

Lake Tahoe 4 & 8 Hour Mountain Bike Race

 

This video from the Tahoe Trail 100 Leadville Qualifier features some of the trails and course you’ll ride.

Teams & Classes

4 Hour Race

  • Solo
    • Female, male
      • Beginner
      • Sport
      • Expert/Pro
      • Single speed
      • Masters 50+ (race age = age on 12/31 of race year)
  • Tandem Bike
    • All Male/All Female/Mixed Gender
  • 2 person
    • All male, all female, coed
      • Masters 50+ (each team member) (race age = age on 12/31 of race year)
      • Single speed

8 Hour Race

  • Solo
    • Female, male
      • Beginner
      • Sport
      • Expert/Pro
      • Single speed
      • Masters 50+ (race age = age on 12/31 of race year)
  • Tandem Bike
    • All Male/All Female/Mixed Gender
  • 2, 3 or 4 person
    • All male, all female, coed
      • Masters 50+ (each team member) (race age = age on 12/31 of race year)
      • Single speed

Format

  • Course is approximately 12 miles.  Fast lap times should be around 50 minutes.
    • The course is single track and fireroad.  It is fast and smooth with a few technical sections.
  • 4 or 8 hours of non stop racing
  • 4 hour race is timed from 8:00AM to 12:00PM
  • 8 hour race is timed from 8:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Most laps win

Timing & Transition Area

  • Mandatory dismount through timing area
  • Racers only…..no teammates

Team Pit Area

  • The Team Pit Area is located at the main venue.  Teams are provided with designated patch of ground to set up their support on a first come first serve basis.  Teams may set up on Friday afternoon and Saturday race morning (there will be no security on Friday night).  Team Pit Area closes at 8:00PM Friday night and opens at 6:00AM Saturday morning.
  • Additional Team Pit Area is provide after registration

General Rules

  • No mp3 players (music, ear plugs) on course
  • Helmets-CPSC, ANSI or SNELL certified helmets must be worn at all times while on course
  • Race numbers-must be displayed on the front of handle bars and on your back (visible) at all times while on course
  • Protests may be submitted by a team captain to the race director by 12:05PM for the 4 hour race and by 4:05PM for the 8 hour race.  Protest shall be written and include contact information for all parties.  The race directors decision is final.
  • Sportsmanship is required.  Respecting the trail system and ALL those using it is paramount.
  • Passing
    • Vocalize your intent when passing “passing the right/left, etc.”
    • Pass in a location that works, not in a tight corner, etc.
  • Right of Way
    • This is not a closed course event.  Pay attention and yeild to other non-racers (bike and foot) when necessary.
    • Represent MTB with class
  • Once on the course, a rider must complete his or her lap.  Substitutions or restarts can only be made at the main timing tent.

Course Rules

  • Follow the course, no exceptions
  • Consecutive laps are allowed
  • Cancelling a lap
    • A team has the option of cancelling a teammates lap and restarting the lap with another teammate.  The start of the cancelled lap time will be the start of the new lap.
  • For the 4 hr race, all riders must start their final lap before 12:00 PM, and complete their final lap by 1:10 PM in order for the lap to count.
  • For the 8 hr race, all riders must start their final lap before 4:00 PM, and complete their final lap by 5:10 PM in order for the lap to count.

Click here to view the Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race Map and legend in full screen.

View Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race in a larger map

The Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race main venue is located at the Highlands Community Center, 938 Country Club Dr, Tahoe City, CA 96145 a few miles east of Tahoe City, CA.

Directions:

From the Sacramento area to the race start

1 – Interstate 80 East towards Reno
2 – Take the Hwy 89 South exit towards Lake Tahoe
3 – Stay straight at the Tahoe City traffic light onto Hwy 28
4 – Turn left onto Fabian Way
5 – Turn right onto Village Road
6 – Turn left onto Country Club Drive
7 – Highlands Community Center entrance is on the left.

From Reno using HWY 431 to the race start

1 – Mt Rose Hwy 431 towards Lake Tahoe
2 – Turn right onto Hwy 28
3 – Turn right onto Fabian Way
4 – Turn right onto Village Road
5 – Turn left onto Country Club Drive
6 – Highlands Community Center entrance is on the left.

Fees include: Tech Tee, BBQ, Sierra Nevada, Timing

 

Lake Tahoe 4 Hr Mountain Bike Race By 12/31 By 3/31 By 6/18 Onsite
Solo $45 $55 $60 $70
Tandem Bike $55 $65 $70 $80
2 Person Team $110 $120 $125 $135
Lake Tahoe 8 Hr Mountain Bike Race By 12/31 By 3/31 By 6/18 Onsite
Solo $50 $60 $65 $80
Tandem Bike $65 $75 $80 $95
2 Person Team $115 $125 $135 $150
3 Person Team $165 $175 $185 $200
4 Person Team $215 $225 $235 $250
Lake Tahoe 24 Mile Cross Country Race By 12/31 By 3/31 By 6/18 Onsite
Solo $35 $45 $50 $55

 

The fees above do not include online processing fees.

Thursday June 18th
Pre-Ride (6pm) Highlands Community Center
Friday June 19th
Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race
Where
5:00-7:00PM Athlete Check-in & Registration Highlands Community Center
Saturday June 20th
Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race Where
6:30 AM Bike and gear staging open Highlands Community Center
6:00-7:15AM Athlete Check-in & Registration Highlands Community Center
7:30 AM Race briefing Highlands Community Center
8:00 AM Race Start Highlands Community Center
11:30 AM Meal Highlands Community Center
12:00 PM 4 hour event conclusion Highlands Community Center
12:30 PM Awards 4 hour event Highlands Community Center
4:00 PM 8 hour event conclusion Highlands Community Center
4:30 PM Awards 8 hour event Highlands Community Center

Awards

  • We provide the top 3 finishers in each category (male and female) with a commemorative prize to honor your finish.
  • You will be able to pick up your award at the award booth.  We will be getting results to the awards booth as fast as possible and once ready you can pick up your award.
  • Categories are broken down as follows:

4HR Race

  • Solo
    • Female, Male
      • Begineer,
      • Sport,
      • Expert/Pro,
      • Masters 50+
  • 2 person
    • All Male Team
    • All Female Team
    • Coed Team
    • Masters 50+ Team (all team members must be 50 years or older)
    • Single Speed Team

8 HR Race

  • Solo
    • Female, Male
      • Beginner
      • Sport
      • Expert/Pro
      • Masters 50+
  • 2, 3 or 4 person teams
    • All Male Team
    • All Female Team
    • Coed Team
    • Masters 50+ Team (all team members must be 50 years or older)
    • Single Speed Team

Raffle Prizes:

  • We’re fortunate to have a great line up of sponsors who provide us with product to distribute to all of you, we always have a great raffle!  If you race you have an equal chance to win a prize from the Raffle.
    • Big Blue Adventure & Sponsor swag

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Kings Beach, CA 96143

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