The USA’s current number one stage racer, Levi Leipheimer, will take center stage among numerous celebrity guests at the NorCal High School Mountain Bike Racing League’s 2008 annual CycleFest weekend, for three exclusive events; a Friday night cocktail party, a Saturday gala dinner with silent and live auction, and a Sunday morning bike ride through Marin County.I have my eyes on the singlespeed.
Cocktail Party: Friday, November 7, 6 pm – Leipheimer will recall stories from his most memorable races, talk about the highs and lows of the 2008 season, and speculate on having Lance Armstrong back in the peloton for 2009, during a cocktail and buffet party hosted by Charles and Lotte Moore at their home in Mill Valley. Tickets are available for a suggested donation of $50 or $100 at http://www.mcguire.com/party/levi_party.html.
Gala Dinner and Silent Auction, November 8, 6 pm – Leipheimer will guest host the weekend’s main event, a gala dinner featuring the nation’s brightest cycling stars as well as the finest bicycle exhibits on display from 12 of Northern California’s most prominent custom frame builders. Regular tickets are $150.00, and Patron tickets, which include a cocktail hour with Levi, are $200.00. All tickets are available online at http://norcalmtb.org/spon/dinner_2008/buy.htm. In addition, a live and silent auction featuring a wide range of items from sought-after brands, ends at 10:00 p.m. Those unable to attend may view and bid on auction items at http://norcalmtb.cmarket.com.
Group Ride: Sunday November 9, 9 am – Leipheimer will lead a group ride beginning and ending at the Woodlands Market in Kentfield, Marin County. The ride will go to Nicasio Reservoir, stop at Point Reyes Station for refreshments (included), and continue along Highway 1 and Sir Francis Drake Blvd back to Kentfield. The route will cover about 50 miles. Tickets are $75-125 and can be purchased online at http://norcalmtb.org/spon/dinner_2008/buy_ride.htm.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
NorCal HS CycleFest and Auction
I been very tardy in posting about this worthy event for the NorCal MTB High School League: