Thursday, March 02, 2006

Downieville Classic Finalized

It looks like they have finalized the dates for the 2006 Downieville Classic for the weekend of July 28 - 30th, 2006. This makes for a killer July full of NorCal racing: Cougar Mountain, NORBA Championships and Downieville are back to back to back weekends.

The Downieville Classic a weekend festival of riding and racing, featuring possibly the world's most famous downhill and a point-to-point XC course. The Downieville Downhill will come on Saturday and is being pegged as 4700' descent through almost 15 miles. Record holder Mark Weir will be defending his title again this year. Sunday's XC point-to-point race will 28 "rugged" miles through the Sierra Buttes on a stretch of course known as the Trail of Tears.
Event: Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Festival
Dates: July 28 - 30, 2006
Location: Downieville, CA (2 hrs north of Sacto) [ MAP ]
Competition: DH, XC
Cost: $60/event ($5 late fee)
License: NORBA
UPDATE (07/26/06): New information posted here.
UPDATE (07/31/06): Results posted here.

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