River City Bicycles Cross Crusade
Racer at PIR
Series Race #3
October 21, 2012
Portland International Raceway
Portland, Oregon

Daily Race Schedule

8:40am Beginners, Unicycles A&B* 40 min
9:30am Category C, Clydesdale 45 min
10:25am Break/course preview 10 min
10:35am Masters Category C 35+ 45 min
11:30am Masters B 35+, Masters 50+, Masters 60+ 45 min
12:20pm All Juniors: Men, Women 30 min
12:25pm BTA Kiddie Kross A&B**
1:00pm Category A Men, Category A Women, Masters Category A 35+ 60 min
2:10pm Break/course preview 10 min
2:20pm Women: Cat B, Cat C, Beginners, Masters 35+ A, B, 45+ 45 min
3:15pm Category B and Single Speed 45 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 by age 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 8 are welcome in KK B's. Kids 8 and older (or stronger children younger than that on two wheels) are in KK A's. KK B's will do small inner loop specifically designed for them. KK A's will a longer course that will have additional challenges (maybe a muddier section or a steeper hill). Please check in at the bright green BTA tent to sign a waiver, get a number and for KK start locations.

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.

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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.
Singlespeeds=A single-speed bicycle is a type of bicycle with a single gear ratio. These bicycles are without derailleur gears, hub gearing or other methods for varying the gear ratio of the bicycle. Locked out geared bikes (including electronic shifters without a battery) are not sufficient to qualify as single speed bikes.
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 ($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 October 21 race online before October 19 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.

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 (plus a small fee) online or $15.00 by mail or day-of-race. Season OBRA memberships are free for juniors.

Directions

Portland International Raceway is within the city limits of the City of Portland and is located just west off from the I–5 Freeway (exit 306–B), about 6 miles west of Portland International Airport, 2 miles south of Vancouver, Washington and about 3 miles north of downtown Portland.


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