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Tahoe Bike Classic Sept. 27 & 28




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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





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