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Join us Saturday 11/20 in Los Olivos for Round 12: Dirt Club Cross takes place on an operating cattle ranch that is used for mountain bike racing!
LODGING FOR THE WEEKEND:
Holiday Inn Express – Carpinteria (host hotel for our Saturday night dinner, social, film) 6p-9p
Motel 6 – Carpenteria South (canine housing)
Camping at Lake Casitas
GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS: Not Available … sorry, there’s no official address for The Dirt Club.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From everywhere take US 101 to 5 miles North of Buellton, CA, exit CA State Highway 154 heading east towards Los Olivos. Immediately turn left onto Zaca Station Road and proceed 1.33 miles north and turn right into the open, unlocked, gate with a cattle guard onto the Stump Grinder Dirt Club. This gate will be marked with course ribbon, signage and traffic cones. There will be Blue and White signs on the road directing you to “Charlotte’s Meadow”.
THE COURSE: 2.75 KM in length – This course is on an operating cattle ranch that is used for mountain bike racing and has become known as The Dirt Club. The course consists of mostly dirt and dirt farming roads, while taking advantage of the natural elevation surrounding the venue. There will be one long, steep run up, one barrier section and one log run up section. There will also be a mix of technically challenging bike handling sections and fast straights.
THE VENUE: The Stump Grinder Dirt Club is a private mountain bike area located in the middle of Central CA Wine Country. It’s boasts some of the finest single track riding anywhere, with it’s 12 miles of XC trails, 2 DH runs, a dual slalom course and a pump track. With outdoor showers and an unlimited source of firewood it’s a great camping location during races of all types. If you wish to Campout on site either Friday or Saturday night, for this event the $20 cost will be waived!
REGISTRATION: Race Day registration is available opens at 7:30am and closes 20 minutes prior to each race start.
ENTRY FEE: Online entry $28.00. Race Day entry add $7. Second race entry is $5.00. Junior races (10-18) are $10. Juniors must pay regular entry fee for category races if NOT entering Junior race. Youth *Under 10 years of age (see below CX age) race is FREE. Kids Kross Race is FREE. Support Your Trails CX Race with a $10 donation.
ABR Sanctioned: This is an American Bicycle Racing sanctioned event. You are insured, but no license fee is required to participate.
CYCLOCROSS RACING AGE: A rider’s racing age for the 2010-11 Cyclocross Season is the ‘racing age’ they’ll be the year of the UCI CX World Championships which take place in January 30-31, 2011. Therefore, your racing age for the entire cyclocross season is based on your age as of 12/31/2011.