Yellow Pages |   News Updates |   Local Jobs |   Events Calendar |   Movie Times |
Rocklin and Roseville Today Local Events Calendar

Tahoe Bike Classic Sept. 27 & 28




tahoe.gif

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA -- The inaugural Tahoe Bike Classic will take over the Lake Tahoe basin this fall, September 27 & 28, 2014.

Initially started as the Great Lake Tahoe Bike Race in 2003 as a complement to the running races of the Lake Tahoe Marathon week, the event has consistently grown over the past ten years and has gained enough momentum to now stand on its own.

The Great Lake Tahoe Bike race will now be called the Lake Tahoe Gran Fondo - still timed, still rolling closures, and the same course riders know and love, but now including all of the grandeur of the Fondo thrown in the mix. In true Fondo fashion, riders do not need to be a hammerhead to enjoy spectacular views and this amazing course. Everyone can partake in the peloton speeding through town and then settle into a pace pack that will surely lead riders on one of the fastest laps around Lake Tahoe.
 
The only bike race in Lake Tahoe, The Gran Fondo will take place on Sunday, September 28 with a 7:00 a.m. start time. The course begins in Tahoe South and follows a full 72-mile lap around the lake, through picturesque Emerald Bay through Homewood to Tahoe City. It then passes through Kings Beach, Incline Village and Sand Harbor before climbing up to Spooner Junction (just a 100ft below the summit). From there the course descends and rolls along the east shore with a sprint to the finish back at Stateline. There is also a shorter 36-mile option for riders as well.
 
New this year is the addition of the Spooner Summit Hill Climb Time Trial. Starting at the bottom of Spooner Summit in Carson City, riders will race up an 8.5-mile course with an average grade of 5% and an elevation gain of 2,600 feet, to the top of Spooner Summit. The fastest times will be rewarded with the King and Queen of the Mountain Award. Don't miss this new event, Saturday September 27 at 9:00 a.m.
 
Participants will all receive finisher medals and a t-shirt to commemorate the race, along with awards for 1st - 3rd place finishers in each age group.  Registration closes September 10th!

About the Tahoe Bike Classic

Hill Climb Time Trial:
Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
$35 Registration
Lake Tahoe Gran Fondo:
Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 7:00 a.m.
72-Mile: $99 Registration
36-Mile: $69 Registration       
www.tahoebikeclassic.com







NEWS: In Case You Missed It


Placer County News Headlines

396 Years to Life for Roaming RapistDereck Jermaine Sanders known as the Roaming Rapist has been sentenced to 396 years to life in prison.

Seniors First's Cafés Nourish Bodies and SpiritsDuring a rainy winter, when inclement weather can preclude a trip to the store or local food closet, it's important to remind the elderly and their families that there are local options available

Business Executive Fighting Lou Gehrig's DiseaseAbout five years ago, Todd Neva, now of Hancock, Michigan, began having trouble lifting his daughter from her carseat. Over time,

$226,278 Raised in Dutch Bros. Buck for Kids DayOn Friday, Dec. 5, Dutch Bros. Coffee and customers banded together to raise $226,278 for children on the company's annual Buck for Kids Day.

Roseville 5th Graders Provide Inspiration to PatientsEach month, fifth-grade students from Stoneridge Elementary School's Leadership Club visit Sutter Rehabilitation Institute (SRI) in Roseville to visit patients.

Rocklin Unified's Beleaguered Special Ed Program Seeks ChangeThe Rocklin Unified School District has contracted with WestED to perform a study on its beleaguered Special Education department.

Roseville Charity Hearts that Care Partners with Placer SIUOn December 17th, 2014, The Placer County Special Investigation Unit (SIU), a Placer County Law Enforcement Task Force comprised of State and local Placer County law enforcement

Roseville Crime Report Digest Update (12.19.14)Crime report digest update for Roseville California, December 19, 2014

Food for 400,000 Meals Raised for Placer Food BankThunder Valley Casino Resort and Whitney Oaks Golf Club have collected over 50,000 pounds of food for Placer Food Bank food drive.

Rocklin Man Victim of Elder Abuse and ID TheftLaura Kirkwood, 23 years old of Sacramento, was arrested and booked at the Placer County Jail on suspicion of elder abuse and ID theft of a 74 year old Rocklin man.

Shocking Find in Colfax Storage Unit: Human RemainsA woman called the Placer County Sheriff's Office to report a foul odor coming from an abandoned storage unit that she had just purchased through an auction

Napa Valley's New Year's Eve Bash in CalistogaCome celebrate the New Year with the return of Celebrate! Napa Valley's New Year's Eve Bash on Dec. 31, 2014 at 10 p.m. in Calistoga, Calif.


NEWS: In Case You Missed It


Yellow Pages - Featured

Auto

Business

Health and Fitness

Home Improvement and Services