FOCUS BICYCLES PRESENTS UCI KROSS-TOBERFEST WEEKEND 2010: “Feiert Mit Eu’ren Fahrraedern!”… celebrate with your bicycles!
A SoCalCross Prestige Series double header…
- Cyclocross Racing!
- Bicycle Festival!
- Velo-Cross Swap Meet!
- Kids Bike Skills Zone & Kids Cross Race!
Weekend schedule of events:
- 7:30AM Registration opens
- 8:00AM Meet Up Ride Route 66 Santa Monica to San Dimas: Ride your bike from the Santa Monica Pier or meet up somewhere in between in support of transportation cycling! Meeting times and locations here
- 8:00AM Race Expo/Velo Swap Meet/Route 66: Classic – Custom Bike Show
- 9:00AM SoCalCross Prestige Series Double Header – Day One … cyclocross racing for all levels!
- 9:00AM IMBA Kids MTB Ride hosted by PMBC! This ride takes place on the South Side of Bonelli Park – just ride over!
- 2:00PM Kids Kross Fun Race… Hup! Hup!
- 2:15PM UCI Elite Women’s Race
- 3:00pm Kross-toberfest Kick-Off Bike Parade! Bring your costume for a celebratory roll through the expo!
- 3:15PM UCI Elite Men’s Race
- 7:00PM Kross-toberfest Haus Party at 256dba wine bar hosted by Ritte Racing, Mafia Racing, and Attack Cycles!
More than just a race, UCI Kross-toberfest Weekend presented by Focus Bicycles, brings two days of world-class cyclocross competition, all-age bike events, classic bike show and swap meet to the picturesque Bonelli Park North Shore on October 2-3, 2010. Fierce racing is sure to be seen as the first California UCI cyclocross event of the season brings some big names of cycling including 4-time Danish Champion Joachim Parbo, top-ranked elite crossers from across the States leading the way is presenting sponsor Focus Bicycles – Team Rapha-Focus dynamic duo of Chris Jones and U23 star Zach McDonald. Zach will be challenged by U23 National Champion Danny Summerhill (Felt/Holowesko), and Morgan Ryan of host TEAM SoCalCross. Youth reign supreme this weekend as Van Dessel rider, Adam McGrath and Sean Babcock (Kona) along with Cal Giant Cycling’s Cody Kaiser will represent some of the best national talent in the nation! Pro Roadie Tyler Wren (Boo Cycles) and Alex Candelario (Kelly Benefit Strategies) Top names also include: PNW CXer icon, Molly Cameron (Portland Cycling), Colorado’s Chris Sheppard (Rocky Mountain/Shimano/Giro/TRP), top Canadian Craig Richey (CyclocrossRacing.com p/b Blue), HRS Rock Lobster will bring a full squad of elite men representing Nor Cal and will go bar to bar with SoCal’s best: Sid Taberlay (Sho-Air) Australian MTB World Champion, Brent Prenzlow (Celo Pacific/B&L), National CX Champion Mark Noble (Franco), along with the Gritters brothers Kyle and Brandon (Rock N Road). This unique west coast mix will make for an exciting race. On the women’ side, So Cal’s youth will shine already on the Pro level,sisters Kendall and Alexis Ryan (TEAM SoCalCross) look to match up against Nor Cal’s best CX Veteran’s also National Champions, Sarah Kerlin (HRS/Rock Lobster) and Barbara Howe (Ibis Cycles). Look for more VIPs over the coming week! It was Series Director Dorothy Wong’s goal to increase the number of Western UCI elite races and try to bring some balance to the UCI calendar with so much of it going on East. With the growth of the sport and the Prestige Series’ popularity, it was a perfect time to bring UCI cyclocross racing West and especially back to California.”
The weekend of cyclocross racing is part of the Southern California Prestige Series and is the region’s premier source for cyclocross racing. H20 Performance Drink, an avid sponsor of last year’s series, presents the 2010-11 season with twenty action-packed races between San Diego and San Luis Obispo. Host clubs include Montrose Bike Shop, LA Velocity and Team SoCalCross
The two-day event boasts a bicycle swap meet, classic-bike show and Krosstoberfest (join in and bring your favorite costume) bike parade, heath and fitness expo, a cross country run, yoga by the lake, road and MTB rides for the entire family.
On Saturday, October 2nd Meet Up and ride your bike from Santa Monica to San Dimas along historic Route 66 just over 50 miles if you choose to ride all the way from the Ocean to the Mountains to raise awareness of bicycle and Metro transit options by bike! Saturday night a Kross-toberfest Haus Party will be hosted by Mafia Racing, Ritte Van Vlaanderan and Attack Cycles and will carry the Kross-toberfest celebration into the evening.
For more information contact Dorothy Wong at dot@SoCalCross.org.
REGISTER – racing is the same schedule for two days race Sat and Sun!
SEE WHO IS PRE-REGISTERED FOR THE WEEKEND
Ontario Airport 15 miles, LAX and Burbank Airports 40-45 miles
LODGING CALL HOTEL MENTION ‘SOCALCROSS’ FOR DISCOUNT:
Shilo Inn: Pomona - rates as low as $77/nite includes continental breakfast
Holiday Inn Express – San Dimas rates as low as $109 includes breakfast
Motel 6 save 10% with SportsbaseOnline Discount
East Shore of Bonelli Park $46/nite: Click here for details
DIRECTIONS/LINK: BONELLI PARK – NORTH SHORE
Slideshow from our Flickr Group featuring images tagged “Krosstoberfest.”
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