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SCPS#11-12: UCI CXLA Weekend LIVE at the Greek!

LA BikeFest & Internationally-sanctioned Elite racing shines in Hollywood!

Event Type: UCI Race
Event Date: Sat/Sun Nov 22,23 2014 Start Time: 8:30 AM
Venue: Griffith Park - Vermont Canyon Park - Greek Theatre Location: 2700 N. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles CA 90027

Cyclocross Los Angeles returns to the City’s largest Park… Griffith Park at the Greek Theater in the Hollywood hills!  A full weekend of festivities leading into the Thanksgiving weekend! LA Bike Festival, California Cyclocross, SoCalCross Prestige Series & UCI Internationally sanctioned cyclocross racing part of the Pro CX Tour!

REGISTER ONLINE AT:

BIKEREG.COM

Online registration closes at 11:45pm (Pacific) Thursday Nov 20th!  Race day registration opens at 7:00AM each day!

The USA Cycling Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar (Pro CX) features the premier cyclo-cross events in America and uses an overall ranking system to determine the best individual male and female ‘cross racers over the course of the season. The Pro CX calendar includes all of the UCI-inscripted category 1 and 2 races in the country.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

11/21 FRIDAY

  • 8AM-2PM       DAY 2 – COURSE SET UP.FENCING.POTTIES
  • 2PM-5PM        COURSE OPEN FOR WARM UP
  • 3PM-5PM        GOLDEN SADDLE CYCLERY CLINIC-RIDE WITH THE PROS!
  • 6PM-8PM        WELCOME TO CXLA HAPPY HOUR @ MOHAWK BEND!

11.22 SATURDAY – CXLA WEEKEND – DAY ONE

  • 6:30 AM          EXPO-TEAM SET UP
  • 7:00 AM          Race Day Registration, Expo opens
  • 8:00 AM          COURSE OPEN FOR WARM-UP – BEGINNER’S CX CLINIC
  • 8:30 AM          M & W 9-14, 15-18, Youth 6-9, First Timers
  • 9:15  AM          Men 55+; 65+; W35+; Non UCI Women A, B, C
  • 10:00 AM        Men 35+ B; Men 45+ B
  • 11:00 AM         Master Men 35+ A; 45+ A, Men Non UCI A; Men B
  • 12:00 PM         Single Speed Men A; B; Women; Men C Beginner
  • 12:40 PM         COURSE OPEN FOR WARM-UP – INSPECTION UCI CATEGORIES
  • 12:45 PM         Meanwhile… KIDDIE CROSS
  • 1:00 PM           UCI Junior Men 17-18
  • 2:00 PM          UCI Elite Women
  • 2:45 PM           Meanwhile… Community Cross benefiting Friends of Griffith Park
  • 3:00 PM          UCI Elite Men
  • 6PM-9PM       GOLDEN ROAD BREWING DINNER-PARTY!

11.23:  SUNDAY – CXLA WEEKEND DAY TWO

  • 6:30 AM          EXPO-TEAM SET UP – COURSE REVISIONS (SUN)
  • 7:00 AM          Race Day Registration, Expo opens
  • 8:00 AM         COURSE OPEN FOR WARM-UP – BEGINNER’S CX CLINIC
  • 8:30 AM         M & W 9-14, 15-18, Youth 6-9, First Timers
  • 9:15  AM         Men 55+; 65+; W35+; Non UCI Women A, B, C
  • 10:00 AM       Men 35+ B; Men 45+ B
  • 11:00 AM        Master Men 35+ A; 45+ A, Men Non UCI A; Men B
  • 12:00 PM        Single Speed Men A; B; Women; Men C Beginner
  • 12:45 PM         COURSE OPEN FOR WARM-UP – INSPECTION UCI CATEGORIES
  • 12:45 PM         Meanwhile… KIDDIE CROSS
  • 1:00 PM          UCI Junior Men 17-18
  • 2:00 PM          UCI Elite Women
  • 2:45 PM          Meanwhile… Doggie Cross benefiting LA Animal Services
  • 3:00 PM          UCI Elite Men

Park information and Directions

Griffith Park – Vermont Canyon Park/Greek Theatre

ADDRESS: 2700 North Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027
GOOGLE MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/u6TAI

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

  • From Golden St Frwy (5) exit Los Feliz Blvd head West on Los Feliz, turn Right (North) at Vermont Ave.  Follow signs to Greek Theare.  You can’t miss it.
  • From the Santa Monica Frwy (10) Vermont Ave exit, head North on Vermont Ave to the Park.
  • From the Hollywood Frwy (101) North to the Vermont Ave exit, North on Vermont to the park.
  • From the Hollywood Frwy (101) Southbound to the Vine Street exit. Go straight under the underpass, you will be going East on Franklin. Turn left on Western NORTH as it becomes Los Feliz. Turn left on Vermont NORTH and follow it to the park.

EVENT PARKING:

Parking is FREE first come first serve along Vermont Ave near race venue. Do not park at Golf Course. Reserved VIP TEAM ZONE & PARKNG inside the venue is available.  Space is limited reserve online during registration process at www.bikereg.com/cxla

**PLEASE REPECT GRIFFITH PARK RULES.  NO BICYCLE RIDING IS ALLOWED ON TRAILS.  NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED IN THE PARK **

TRAVELING FROM OUT OF TOWN?

  • BURBANK OR LAX ARE THE BEST OPTIONS FOR AIRPORTS. Burbank airport and hotels are convenient and close by but ease of transport from LAX via the Flyway takes you to Hollywood not far from the park.  Also Union Station: http://www.lawa.org/FlyAway/Default.aspx
  • TRAIN OR BUS TO UNION STATION, THEN METRO REDLINE BRINGS INTO HOLLYWOOD.  UPHILL RIDE TO THE PARK.

LODGING OPTIONS:

COURSE SAMPLING:

Similar course routing for this edition of CXLA Weekend except course features will change and start climb will be broken up into two main sections, debut of long stairs section, two way sand pit and more… in summary: power climbs, some running, fast descents, hard pack dirt with some loose sections, smooth and bumpy grass, lots of turns some off-camber… ENJOY!

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COURSE SAMPLING OPPOSITE DIRECTION…

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ENJOY THE RIDE… some moments around the Park

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Event Information

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