Bicycle RacesNo motor? No problem. The flat 2-mile road course is a favorite of the bicycle racing fraternity, with events Monday and Tuesday evenings from May through August. Free to spectators. Also the Short Track Mountain Bike series runs on Mondays in June and July, Fall Cyclocross series in September and October and the Cross Crusade cyclocross event in November.
Monday Night PIR Bicycle Race Series
River City Bicycles and Laurelwood Brewing Company present the Monday Nights Bike Race Series beginning April 11 and lasting through August 29 (no racing July 4). Races are held at Portland International Raceway in North Portland on a flat, closed, car-free circuit. Separate categories for beginners to more advanced cyclists, including Novice (ages 14 and up), Women (any age), and Masters Men (ages 30+). The race series is a great opportunity for novice-level riders to learn bike racing basics with free clinics throughout the season. Fast and fun racing for everyone. All you need is a helmet, a road bike, and a sense of adventure. More details at www.racemondaynight.com
RACE ENTRY FEE: $15.00
2016 season begins April 11.
CONTACT: Jim Anderson: firstname.lastname@example.org 503-975-8229
River City Tuesday Night PIR Bicycle Racing Series
Tuesday Night PIR offers a fun, safe environment for new riders and seasoned veterans to come out and race their bikes in a controlled, car free environment. There are a variety of category options and start times for all abilities. For more info and questions, please go to this link or contact William Laubernds
2016 season begins April 12 and runs through August 30.
5:15 pm - Registration open
6:00 pm - Juniors - 20 minutes (Hosted by PDX DEVO) Junior season runs 4/15-5/27
6:20 pm - Category 4/5 - 6 laps
6:25 pm - Novice - 5 Laps
6:40 pm - Category 1/2/3 - Between 12-28 Laps, 3-5 Hot Spots depending on daylight
6:45 pm - Category 3/4 - Between 10-26 Laps, 2-4 Hot Spots depending on daylight
Open Categories $15.00
Junior Race (6:00 pm race) - FreeJuniors racing open categories - $5
Registration/Season and Team Passes
Short Track Mountain Bike Series
Get ready for the 11th edition of the Portland
Short Track Series, Portland's signature summer mountain bike race series for
young and old!
The popular series starts on Monday June 6th, and runs for 9 weeks through August 1st (except July 4). Every Monday, from 5 to 8pm, you can race your mountain bike (or cyclocross bike) with hundreds of other racers of all ages and all levels on a fun and varied course on the infield of PIR. There are 4 race heats and 20 categories to choose from and races typically run for 20-30 minutes. Each night, there is also a free race for kids aged 2-9. For more details, photos, and race action videos, visit www.portlandracing.com or email Kris Schamp at email@example.com.