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The Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross formed in 2005 by an association of  cycling clubs motivated to become the premier cyclocross series in Southern California and the nation! The SoCalCross Prestige Series hosts races weekly across Southern California kicking off with the Happy Hour Tour series of promotional clinics and events running from September to January each year.  SoCalCross also hosts gravel events in the Spring and Summer signature LA Roubaix kicks off our Spring/Summer gravel ride season!

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SoCalCross Fever #2: Cross 2016 Grinder Ride!

WINTER means CX and Cross Fever means a mix of gravel in between!

Event Type: SCCF Race
Event Date: Sun Jan 3, 2016 Start Time: 8:00 AM
Venue: Brookside Park - Rose Bowl Location: 360 North Arroyo Blvd.
Pasadena CA 91103

SoCalCross Fever WINTER Series #2: Cross 2016 Grinder Ride!

This is a gravel grinder ride on paved and dirt roads some dirt trails around the Pasadena Foothills.
Please follow the rules of the road and trail etiquette. CX-gravel bikes encouraged and mandetory for “A” ride. Bring food, water, spare tubes and pump. SAG stop at Gould Mesa-Edison Road off Hwy 2.

Strava “A” course: HERE
Strava “B” course: HERE or shorter option 2 – no Dam climb! HERE
Strava “C” course: HERE
Mini-Grinder course: Short ciruits in the Watershed.  Course Map at check in.

Cue sheets and ride maps downloadable and available at check in!


  • Mini Grinder family friendly course for Youth and Juniors and First Timers. Circuits at the Finish.
  • “A” and “B: Grinder Rides: longer option for experience riders. Shorter Grinder C route… a bit easier.
  • Mix of paved and dirt roads and some trails. Obey all rules of the road and trails.
  • Timed ride with check points.
  • Post ride lunch included at Congregation Ale House from 11:30a-2:00pm

Meet at Pasadena Aquatic Center – Brookside Park:  360 N Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena CA 91103

Check in begins at 7AM. Ride departs at 8AM. We will ride north via Arroyo to Devil’s Gate Dam then over to Cherry Canyon Motorway where A group splits off to do extended loop.

“A” GRINDER:Approx 50km and 5,000+ climbing. Suggested Series categories:

  • For experienced fit riders: Men A,B, 45+A

“B” GRINDER: Approx 35 km ride. 3,000+ feet climbing. Suggested Series categories:

  • For experienced fit riders. Single Speed Men A, Women AB, Wom 35+, Masters B, Masters 55+ 65+ Men C, *Juniors 15-18

“C” GRINDER: Approx 25 km ride. 2,000 feet climbing. Suggested Series categories:

  • Single Speed Men B and Women, Men C – option 2, Women C, *Juniors 9-14, Juniors 15-18 – option 2

“C” GRINDER: Approx 25 km ride. 2,000 feet climbing. Suggested Series categories:

MINI GRINDER:  First timers, Youth, Juniors 9-14

  • 5 laps CX-Grinder style laps in the Hahamongna Watershed Park.

* All Juniors and Youth must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian in all ABC grinder rides.

All rides will finish the ride with CX-style circuits at Hahamongna Watershed Park. Youth and First Timers will do laps in the Park only.  Post ride lunch included with entry at Congregation Ale House Pasadena: 300 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 403-2337
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