Packet Pick Up
Friday, March 31
6 till 8pm
Mt View Cycles, Hood River
Saturday, April 1
7 till 11am
3601 West 10th Street, The Dalles
Saturday April 1
Note: Masters CAT 4/5 will be run with Masters 1-3 but scored separately.
Race course is a mix of good asphalt and solid gravel roads. Gravel section is all on the uphill climb which is a steady moderate grade. An 11-23 gear will suffice.
Take I-84 to The Dalles. Take exit 82, turn south to connect with HWY 30. From there head east on HWY 30 for ¼ mile then turn right onto Chenowith Loop Road proceeding ½ mile to 10th street. School is on your left. Look for signs for parking and staging.
Each field will have one follow vehicle with neutral wheels available. Wheels will be limited and it is strongly suggested you donate to your categories supply. That said everyone should carry a spare inflation cartridge and tube. Team supported feed zone only there will be no neutral water or food at the feed zone. Team feeders must remain between feed zone signs. Feeding will only be allowed on the 2nd and final lap for the Masters 40+, CAT 3-4, Women 1-4 fields. Feeding will only be allowed on the 2nd and 3rd laps for the Pro 1-2 field.
Neutral Rollout and Return
Race will remain neutral for the first half mile until riders turn left onto HWY 30. Should you pass the lead vehicle or attack you will be Dqed. Once you are finished with your race do NOT stop and loiter at the finish line. This is a state highway and there is no tolerance for hanging out in the roadway.
From Portland travel time is around 1 hour and 20 minutes from Portland and 2 hours and 20 minutes from Bend.
Riders planning to stay for both days of racing can get an exceptional deal at our official lodging partner Cousins Country Inn located in The Dalles. $85 per night plus anyone lodging there will receive two free pint glasses and commemorative poster. They also have the most amazing breakfast served at the Cousins Restaurant next to the hotel.