No, it is not in Copperopolis, it is in Milton, Calaveras County, CA!
A California Road Racing Classic
(and a Part of the NCNCA Junior Points Series)
NCNCA BikeReg Premiere Series Event
Saturday, March 30, 2013 Milton, California
(Always the Day before Easter)
by Velo Promo, LLC & Golden Chain Cyclists; Under USAC Rules & Permit #2013-1123
Registration: Each Category registers in Milton, 6:30 a.m. to 15 minutes before that category's scheduled start time.
Directions: Take Hwy 4 east from Stockton for 22 miles, then north on Milton Road (J-14) 6 miles to Milton. The race is not in Copperopolis itself. Important: do not park blocking driveways, nor on private property nor alongside roadways where orange cones or tape are.
Course: This is the same course as always: Milton, Rock Creek, Salt Spring Valley, Hunt, Milton Roads, counter clockwise loop. A 21 mile loop of fair to bad paving, two climbs and a fast, bumpy, twisty descent. Strong wheels, thick tires and no loose water bottle holders or dentures recommended. Tighten all your bolts (including brakes, brake hoods, seat bolts and stem bolts)! Please riders, use the facilities and stay off of private property!! No gas or phones available in Milton.
miles laps start fee places
8:40 $33 10
Mst 35+ 4 42 2 11:00 $33 6 $100 50
Mst 35+ 5 42 2 11:05 $33 6 --- 50
11:10 $33 6
Mst 55+ 4/5 42 2 11:27 $33 6 tees 50
11:30 $33 6
+Junior events are part of the NCNCA Junior Points/Prestige Program; boys and girls (B&G where indicated) picked separate for points.
***Cat 2 riders also picked out separately for points only
---Second Groups available for full fields
Prizes: Cash (minimum $600) and tee shirts
Rules/Information: Please please use the toilets provided, and be civil to the local residents. They can make it really tough to hold another race here. While racing or warming up, ride to the right of the roadway as possible; let autos pass. Official follow vehicles only (any volunteers?) There may be none for your group; be prepared with pump and spare. Feeders may drive to feed zone, and then backtrack back to start. Please do not discard gel paks and inner tubes along the course.
How to Enter:
---via On-line at www.BikeReg.com, from Tuesday February 19, 2013 7 pm PST to March 24, 2013 for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From March 25-27 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after midnight PST Wednesday March 27. You’ll need to sign and date your entry form/release at race registration desk.
---By Mail: You may still enter by mail, but if a group is filling, go on-line. By mail, send standard USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday March 22 to Velo Promo/Copperopolis, 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. For those postmarked after, add $7. Note: indicate what category you are entering on check or form. Entries for several races in one envelope ok, but be sure to list race names on the outside. Envelopes without names of races on the outside may go to the wrong race. Mail in entries will not be processed until after the opening of online reg.
---At Race: You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee plus $7.
2013 USAC license required (available at race). One day licenses are available only for Cat 5 or Women 4 . Entry fees include $1 NCNCA and $3 USAC insurance surcharges. Numbers will be provided.
Credits: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified at tech@BikeReg.com by 5 pm PST Wednesday 3/27 that you can't compete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations. Send e-mail for credit to tech@BikeReg.com
Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road Race Champions and National Road Champions will get a refund at the reg desk of all but $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadline above (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee) and 2) they ride in the category they won the championship in (Master Champions may ride down in age, and ride for $3, and Juniors may ride up. District jersey is not required
Rules: Warming up in an unsafe manner (blocking traffic) will be penalized. Using anything other than regular bathroom facilities will result in disqualification.
Camping: Salt Spring Valley Resort now has camping (at the dam/lake, top of the climb on the course, about 3 miles from the start) Call (209) 785-7787 for more info.
Lodging: Lots of motels in Angels Camp, and one at Lake Tulloch, check with the Calaveras Visitor’s Bureau at (209) 736-0049.
Further Information: Available at (209) 533-4996, or Velopro1@sonnet.com or our website at www.velopromo.com
Copperopolis: The Paris-Roubaix of California
general e-mails: firstname.lastname@example.org
withdrawals from a race, credits, changes, using a credit: Tech@BikeReg.com
Phone: (209) 533-4996
Mail: 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372