River City Bicycles Cross Crusade
Astoria racer
Series Race #6
October 31, 2010
Astoria Fairgrounds
Astoria, Oregon

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.

Sunday is the official costume day. Come prepared or suffer the wrath. (Feel free to dress up Saturday or any other day too.)

Course Map

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

View Cross Crusade 2010 - Astoria in a larger map


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.)
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!


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.


$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)


You can register for the October 31 race online before October 28 at 9pm.

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.


Check out the series rules & prizes!


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!

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.


Take Oregon Highway 202 east from Astoria for 3-1/2 miles.
Turn left on Walluski Loop Road (by the Oregon State Forestry Department office)
Just on your left is the fairgrounds.

The daily parking fee is $3.00.


Tent camping is available in the upper field (same area as always) both Friday and Saturday night. The Rodeo arena will be open for camping if the weather is gnarly. Ten dollars a night. There are restrooms and showers. There are a limited number of RV camping spaces. With water and electricity those are twenty-five dollars per night. Without hookups, fifteen dollars per night. Tent camping and RV camping are in separate parts of the fairgrounds but not too far from each other. When you arrive follow the signs to the office and pay the fees and you will be shown where to go. If you arrive late after the office is closed you'll have to find your way on your own and pay the next day.

If you do plan on camping Saturday night, bring candy as there will be lots of trick-or-treating.

Dogs are welcome, but please keep them under control and scoop up after them.

Additional camping is available:
Fort Stevens State Park - 503.861.1671 - Tent and or RV
KOA - 1100 NW Ridge Rd. Hammond - 503.861.0547 - Tent and or RV
Kampers West - 1140 NW Warrenton, Warrenton - 503.861.1814 - RV only


Shilo Inn is offering a special $72/night rate. Call (800) 222-2244 and ask for the River City Bicycle Cross Crusade special rate, or book online by using the special rate code RCBCC.

More lodging information available from the Astoria Warrenton Chamber of Commerce.


The fairgrounds will have food and a beer garden available again. They will be open Saturday and Sunday for breakfast and lunch. They may stay open longer if business is good. They serve a hearty breakfast and good burgers.

Burgville will not be at the Astoria races.

Suggested by our friends at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds.
Wet Dog Cafe/Astoria Brewing Co. - 144 11th St. Astoria
Fort George Brewing Co. - 1483 Duane St Astoria
Rogue Public House - 100 39th St. Astoria
Rio Cafe - 125 9th St Astoria
Blue Scorcher Bakery and Cafe - 1493 Duane St. Astoria
Merry Time Sports Bar - 995 Marine Dr. Astoria
Fulios - 1149 Commercial St. Astoria

More restaurant information available from the Astoria Warrenton Chamber of Commerce.

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