Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race

Tahoe XC MTB and 4-Hour Racing

Saturday June 20, 2020

Mountain Bike Lake Tahoe. Join us for a day mountain biking in Lake Tahoe on some sweet trails and singletrack. New courses for 2020. Juniors and all NICA riders welcome.

Fees include: Event T-shirt, BBQ, Cold Beverages (beer for those 21+), and more.

4 Hour By 3/31 By 6/19 Onsite if Available
Adult 18+ $70 $80 $85
Youth 17 Under $55 $65 $70
2 Person Team $140 $160 $170
XC 12 Mile Beginner/Novice By 3/31 By 6/19 Onsite if Available
Adult 18+ $45 $45 $45
Youth 17 Under $40 $40 $40
XC 24 Mile By 3/31 By 6/19 Onsite if Available
Adult 18+ $60 $65 $70
Youth 17 Under $45 $50 $55
XC 36 Mile By 3/31 By 6/19 Onsite if Available
Adult 18+ $65 $70 $75
Youth 17 Under $50 $55 $60

Fees do not include online processing fee.

XC Race Beginner/Novice (12 miles, 1 lap of 12 mile course)

XC Race (24 miles, 2 laps of 12 mile course)

  • Age Group: Juniors 16 & under, Junior 17-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • Expert/Pro
  • Single Speed

XC Race (32 miles, 2 laps of 16 mile course)

  • Age Group: Juniors 16 & under, Junior 17-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • Expert/Pro
  • Single Speed

4 Hour Race (laps on the 12 mile course)

  • Solo
    • Age Group: Juniors 16 & under, Junior 17-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
    • Expert/Pro
    • Single Speed
  • Team of Two
    • All male, all female, coed
    • Single speed
  • XC Races
    • 12 mile course, fast lap times approximately 50 minutes
      • Beginner/Novice is one lap, 24 mile XC is two laps
    • 16 mile course, fast lap times approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes
      • 32 mile XC is two laps
      • Course is all of the 12 mile course + 4 additional miles/lap
  • 4 hour race is timed from 8:00AM to 12:00PM
    • Held on the 12 mile XC course
    • Most laps win

Timing & Transition Area

  • Mandatory dismount through timing area
  • Racers only…..no teammates

Team Pit Area

  • The Team Pit Area is located at the main venue.  Teams are provided with designated patch of ground to set up their support on a first come first serve basis.  Teams may set up on Friday afternoon and Saturday race morning (there will be no security on Friday night).  Team Pit Area closes at 8:00PM Friday night and opens at 6:00AM Saturday morning.
  • Additional Team Pit Area is provide after registration
Sat. June 20 Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race
6:30 AM Bike and gear staging open
6:00-7:15AM Athlete Check-in & Registration
7:30 AM Race briefing
8:00 AM Race Start
11:30 AM Meal
12:00 PM 4 hour event conclusion
1:20 PM Awards 4 hour event
4:00 PM 8 hour event conclusion
4:30 PM Awards 8 hour event

 

  • No mp3 players (music, ear plugs) on course
  • Helmets-CPSC, ANSI or SNELL certified helmets must be worn at all times while on course
  • Race numbers-must be displayed on the front of handle bars at all times while on course
  • Sportsmanship is required.  Respecting the trail system and ALL those using it is paramount.
  • Passing
    • Vocalize your intent when passing “passing the right/left, etc.”
    • Pass in a location that works, not in a tight corner, etc.
  • Right of Way
    • This is not a closed course event.  Pay attention and yield to other non-racers (bike and foot) when necessary.
    • Represent yourself with class
  • For the 4-hour once on the course, a rider must complete his or her lap.  Substitutions or restarts can only be made at the main timing area.

Follow the course, no exceptions

  • Consecutive laps are allowed, 4-hour team
  • Cancelling a lap
    • A team has the option of cancelling a teammates lap and restarting the lap with another teammate.  The start of the cancelled lap time will be the start of the new lap.
  • For the 4 hr race, all riders must start their final lap before 12:00 PM, and complete their final lap by 1:10 PM in order for the lap to count.

The Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race main venue is located at the Highlands Community Center, 938 Country Club Dr, Tahoe City, CA 96145 a few miles east of Tahoe City, CA.

Directions:

From the Sacramento area to the race start

1 – Interstate 80 East towards Reno
2 – Take the Hwy 89 South exit towards Lake Tahoe
3 – Stay straight at the Tahoe City traffic light onto Hwy 28
4 – Turn left onto Fabian Way
5 – Turn right onto Village Road
6 – Turn left onto Country Club Drive
7 – Highlands Community Center entrance is on the left.

From Reno using HWY 431 to the race start

1 – Mt Rose Hwy 431 towards Lake Tahoe
2 – Turn right onto Hwy 28
3 – Turn right onto Fabian Way
4 – Turn right onto Village Road
5 – Turn left onto Country Club Drive
6 – Highlands Community Center entrance is on the left.

Awards

  • We provide the top 3 finishers in each category (male and female) with a commemorative prize to honor your finish.
  • You will be able to pick up your award at the awards ceremony.  We will be getting results to the awards booth as fast as possible and once ready you can pick up your award.
  • Categories are broken down as follows:
    • Age Group: Juniors 16 & under, Junior 17-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
    • Expert/Pro
    • Single Speed

4HR Race

  • Solo
    • Female, Male
  • 2 person
    • All Male Team
    • All Female Team
    • Coed Team
    • Single Speed Team

Sponsors and Partners

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