Bicycle Races

Bicycle Races

No 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, with the Cross Crusade cyclocross series and the U.S. CycloCross Nationals making yearly stops for muddy fun at PIR.

Crank Bicycle TT

A special Easter time trials at PIR for all you bicycle racers. For more information go here: obra.org

Admission: Free spectators, registration to race Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. March 31st. Sound limit: NA

Monday Night Bicycle Race Series

Monday night summer bicycle races for both men and women on a flat, closed, car-free circuit. Fast, fun action with separate categories for each gender and skill level ranging from novice to advanced cyclists. New racers are welcome and encouraged—just show up with a helmet and road bike ready to race. Monday PIR is only of the only racing opportunities in Oregon geared specifically for brand new racers! Experienced racers are on hand to answer questions and provide tips, and weekly clinics give you the chance to learn before and during the race.

START TIMES AND CATEGORIES: Weekly clinics prior to racing at 5:45PM

6:15pm Novice Masters Men (all ages)

6:20pm Novice Women (all ages)

6:35pm Open Women (Category 1/2/3/4, all ages)

6:40pm Masters Men 30+ (Category 1/2/3)

6:45pm Masters Men 30+ (Category 4/5)

Please register for your race no later than 15 minutes before your start time!

REGISTRATION:Registration opens at 5pm, located at start/finish area in the middle of the track, opposite the main grandstand. An Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) license is required to race and is available at registration for $5 (single-day) or $25 (annual). We recommend purchasing an annual OBRA license online prior to racing for $20 plus a small online registration fee.

RACE ENTRY FEE:$15.00, $5.00 jr. women

COURSE/DISTANCES:The course is a flat and wide 1.9-mile loop with excellent quality pavement. The circuit is closed to all car traffic. Distance varies each week depending on daylight, field size and weather, but will average 10-15 miles (novice), 20-30 miles (open women), 30-55 miles (masters 1/2/3, 4/5). Exact distance is announced at registration.
For more information go here.

Tuesday Night Bicycle Race Series

Regular racing on the road course. For more information go here.

6:00pm - Juniors (Hosted by PDX DEVO)
6:20pm - Category 4
6:25pm - Category 5
6:40pm - Category 1/2/3
6:45pm - Category 3/4

ENTRY FEES
Open Categories $15
Junior Race (6pm race) - Free
Juniors racing open categories - $5

Short Track Mountain Bike Series

Get ready for the 9th 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 3rd, and runs for 8 weeks through July 29 (with a break on July 1st). 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 kris@portlandracing.com.