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Boulder Bike & Brew Fest Clinic & Race Schedule

Boulder Bike & Brew Fest Clinic & Race Schedule

BOULDER BIKE & BREW FEST 2015
TENTATIVE CLINIC & RACE SCHEDULE
VALMONT PARK – AUGUST 15, 2015

MTB X/C
 
9-9:50 Clinic 8 and under, 9-14
10:00-10:20 Race     8 and under
10:30-10:50 Race 9-14

11-11:50 Clinic 15-17, Cat C adults
12-12:30 Race   15-17, Cat C adults

12:45-1:30 Race A and B women
1:45-2:30 Race A and B men

Clinics to include: Skills loop for rolling over rocks, bridges, smaller obstacles (bike handling)
Dirt 101 for larger objects and wood features
Corkscrew for cornering, breaking, more advanced bike positioning/handling

Cyclo X

12-112:50 Clinic 8 and under, 9-14
1-1:20 Race 8 and under
1:30-1:50 Race 9-14

2-2:50 Clinic 15-17, Cat C adults
3-3:30 Race 15-17, Cat C adults

3:45-4:30 Race A and B women

4:45-5:30 Race A and B men

Dual Slalom
 
10-11 Practice, with coaches giving tips

11-12 Boys and Girls 10-14
12-1 Men 15-18
1-2 Women 15-18
2-3 Women 19+
3-4 Men 19+

Contacts

 

Boulder Bike & Brew Fest 2015 – Details coming together

Boulder Bike & Brew Fest 2015 – Details coming together

 

The 2015 Boulder Bike & Brew Fest, a production of Cyclists 4 Community, is set to take place on August 15, 2015 at the City of Boulder’s Valmont Bike Park.  The all day event will include race clinics, mountain bike, cyclocross and dual slalom competitions, as well as an expo featuring great food, music, and more than a dozen local craft breweries offering tastings.  Half of the proceeds raised will benefit the Emergency Family Assistance Association and the Boulder Mountain Bike Alliance, with the rest going to Cyclists 4 Community to be applied toward fulfilling its mission.  Admission to attend is free.

Clinics and Races

The day will start with race clinics for mountain bike and cyclocross, covering skills such as cornering, mounting and dismounting, sand pits.  Participants of all ages will then be able to enter races around the track.  Simultaneously, there will be a dual slalom competition happening.  Spectators will be able to watch the competition and enjoy cold beer and other refreshments from Boulder Beer.  The first clinics will start at 9am with racing concluding at 6pm.Tentative Schedule.

Craft Brew Fest & Expo

More than a dozen breweries have committed so far include Avery Brewing, Boulder Beer, BRU Handbuilt Ales, City Star Brewing, FATE Brewing, Finkel & Garf’s, Left Hand Brewing, Oskar Blues, Sanitas Brewing, Ska Brewing, Twisted Pine, Upslope, and Wild Woods. Beer will be pouring from 3pm to 7pm.  Several bands will also be performing throughout the day.

Food will be provided by Big Red F and other local food trucks.  The expo will be open all day for local businesses and supporters. available for all sponsors, and will be free for all nonprofits.  Sponsors are lining up quickly, with the Colorado Athletic Club and Oskar Blues already committed as Gold level sponsors.  If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact us.

Contacts

Travel Restrictions on James Canyon Drive Lifted

Travel Restrictions on James Canyon Drive Lifted

Boulder County, Colo. – Restrictions on non-residential travel on James Canyon Drive have been lifted as there are no flood recovery-related infrastructure projects currently being undertaken in the area. All modes of travel are now free to use the road between Lefthand Canyon Drive and CO Hwy 72. Travel restrictions have been in place since the September 2013 flood event that destroyed large portions of the roadway to allow for reconstruction efforts.

“I’d personally like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding over the past 18-months while we worked diligently to get our community and its infrastructure up and running following the flood,” said Jamestown Mayor Tara Schoedinger. “Your assistance complying with the restrictions has helped keep our reconstruction efforts on track and has helped ensure the safety of everyone who relies on this road each day. I cannot thank you enough, and I cannot wait to see people visit the Town and the Jamestown Mercantile once again.”

Roadway conditions are still less than ideal in James Canyon. Shoulders are missing in many areas and the roadway can narrow suddenly, which forces cyclists to ride in the travel lane with motor vehicles in stretches. Please use caution when navigating the area and be aware of road conditions and fellow travelers.

Additional large-scale flood-recovery work is planned for the area this summer. Boulder County Transportation, the Town of Jamestown, and contractors may re-institute travel restrictions if the roadway becomes unsafe for general motorists and cyclists due to heavy construction activities.

Boulder County Transportation is currently working on refined plans for permanent reconstruction of James Canyon Drive and estimates that it will bring drawings to the public for review and comment later this summer. Permanent reconstruction is anticipated to begin in early 2016 and will likely last through most of the year.

For more information on the permanent reconstruction project, contact Andrew Barth, Transportation Department communications specialist, at abarth@bouldercounty.org or call 303-441-1032. For more information on work taking place in and around Jamestown and how you can assist with their flood recovery efforts, visit their website, or call 303-449-1806.

All current Boulder County Transportation roadway project information, including regular maintenance and flood-recovery activity, can be found at www.BoCoConeZones.com.