River City Bicycles Cross Crusade
Series Race #1
October 3, 2010
Alpenrose Dairy
Portland, Oregon

Please no alcohol of any kind on the Alpenrose campus!

Daily Race Schedule

8:50am Beginners, Unicycles A&B* 40 min
9:40am Category C, Clydesdale 45 min
10:35am Break/course preview 10 min
10:45am Masters Category C 35+ 45 min
11:40am Masters B 35+, Masters 50+, Masters 60+ , Jrs 12+ 45 min
12:35pm BTA Kiddie Kross A&B** 25 min
1:00pm Category B and Single Speed 45 min
1:55pm Break/course preview 10 min
2:05pm Women: Cat B, Beginners, Masters 35+ A, B & 45+, Jrs 12+ 45 min
3:00pm Category A Men, Category A Women and Masters Category A 35+ 60 min

*One lap only, starting after the Beginners
**Kiddie Kross: A non-competitive event for those 12 and under. Kiddies will be divided into 2 categories based on height and bike type: Kiddie Kross A's and B's. All 3 wheel bikes or bikes with training wheels are automatically in KK B's. Kids under an established height (TBD) are in KK B's. Kids on two wheels, over established height are KK A's. KK B's will do small inner loop specifically designed for them. KK A's will do ONE lap on the cross course.

Children with an actual age of 11 and under may not be on the course at the same time as adults.

Course Map

Check out the course map! Course changes are always possible. There's also a Google Earth map for all of the Crusade.


View Cross Crusade 2010 - Alpenrose in a larger map

Call-ups

For the first Crusade race, we will first call up the top five finishers from each category from the 2009 Cross Crusade. Next, points were tabulated from Pain on the Peak, Double Cross, and Battle at Barlow (here).

Categories

Category A=OBRA and/or USCF categories 1,2, NORBA Expert and anyone else who chooses to race at this level
Category B=OBRA and/or USCF category 3, NORBA Sport
Category C=OBRA and/or USCF categories 4&5, NORBA Beginner (Riders at this level may choose to race in a higher category.)
Beginner=Beginner
Masters= Age 35+ (unless otherwise noted) and ability graded as outlined above.
Promoter and/or officials reserves the right to change your category. No sandbagging will be tolerated!

Prizes

For Category A Men and Category A Women: $500, 5 deep prize list per race. 1st, $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $75, 4th $50, 5th $25.

Fees

$30.00 Category A Men, Category A Women, Elite Single Speed ($210 series)
$10.00 Juniors ($70 series)
$5.00 Unicycles ($40 series)
$25.00 all other categories ($175 series)

Registration

You can register for the series online or register for the October 3 race online before noon on October 2.

Racers may also preregister by sending a completed OBRA waiver (PDF) and check payable to "Club Vivo" to:

Crusade Registration
7025 SW 7th Ave
Portland, OR 97219

MUST be received no later than Thursday before the event. If it is not received by Thursday, you will have to pay at the event and will be refunded at the next event.

If you pre-register and you already have your Cross Crusade number, you can sign in a "self-service" line. If you need a number, there will be a separate line for pre-registered riders to pick-up numbers.

If you prefer to wait, day-of-event registration will be available at each race venue. Save time by printing out a waiver (PDF) and completing it at home.

Series

Check out the series rules & prizes!

Equipment

All bikes are legal – Mountain bikes, 'cross, fixed gear, cruisers, unicycles, etc. But take heed: courses will favor those on 'cross bikes – so choose your weapon wisely! (UCI races will conform to UCI rules with regards to bikes)

Code of Conduct

Please use common sense. Please observe posted signs, OBRA rules (686 KB .pdf) and the Crusader's Code of Conduct.

Membership & Licenses

OBRA membership required for all riders. Single race memberships are available for $5.00. Season OBRA memberships are available for $10.00. Season OBRA memberships are free for juniors.

Directions

From I–5 North or South. Take Terwilliger Exit and head North/West on Bertha Blvd. Left on Beaverton–Hillsdale Hwy. Left on Shattuck Rd, up the hill .5 miles, the dairy is on the right. (Or refer to Alpenrose Dairy's directions.)


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