2017 Cure the Cycle Challenge

Cure the Cycle Challenge/Tour of Napa Ride

Veterans Home, 100 California Dr., Yountville, CA 94515

All of the routes (100, 65, 40, 35) will start and end at the historic Veterans Home complex in Yountville located at 100 California Dr., Yountville, California.  The Cure the Cycle Challenge is an official part of the 40th Annual Tour of Napa Ride sponsored by Eagle Cycling Club. More than 2000 cyclists participate in the Tour of Napa each year.  We're going to have a blast!

ALL CHALLENGE RIDERS MUST CHECK IN AT THE CURE THE CYCLE CHALLENGE DESK (not the Tour of Napa desk). Look for the Challenge Tent and banner.
Day of ride check-in times at the Vets Home:
100 Mile: 6:30-7:15 a.m. (must leave by 7:30 a.m.)
65 Mile: 7:00-8:30 a.m. (must leave by 9:00 a.m.)
40 Mile: 7:30-8:30 am (must leave by 9:30 a.m.)
35 Mile: 7:30-8:30 a.m. (must leave by 9:30 a.m.)
 
Your Challenge cycling jersey, route maps and sag wagon phone numbers will be available at check in.
 
DOWNLOAD:    INFO SHEET/DIRECTIONS/LOGISTICS
MAPS:  Final route maps will be available at check in. PREVIEW MAPS/DIRECTIONS of each route here.
 
START/FINISH:  Veterans Home Complex, Yountville, 100 California Dr., Yountville, CA. 
RIDER SUPPORT:  Rest stops are provided approximately every 20 miles for all routes, supplied with water, refreshments, cookies, bagels, potatoes, fresh fruit, etc. Please carry a water bottle into the rest stops - we will have no disposable cups in the interest of conservation. Detailed route sheet with map and mileage will be provided for each route at check in. Road direction arrows and a radio-dispatched Challenge Rider SAG support van will be available.  Please pay attention to rest stop opening times so you don't arrive before they are open. Rest stops close at 4:00 PM.
LUNCH: Please join us for the post-ride lunch served between 11:30 AM and 4:00 PM at the Challenge Tent (located in the grass field adjacent to the picnic tables)
SAFETY:  The event is not a race. Please ride safely, be courteous, and obey all traffic laws to avoid being issued a citation for running stop signs, etc.  RIDE SINGLE FILE on all roads.  All Riders must wear a helmet at all times, no exceptions. Riders without helmets will be asked to leave the course by the Tour of Napa officials.
 
Have a great ride!

Special Features at the 2016 Tour

  • Start/Finish is at the historic Yountville Veteran's Home.
  • Goodies at the start for all riders!
  • Fresh home baked cookies and other refreshments at each rest stop
  • A post ride BBQ lunch (vegetarian available) at the end of all rides.
  • Picnic tables and a large grass field for relaxing! sorry no pets,.
  • Bands on stage - relax and enjoy!
  • Hot showers may be available.
  • Pool with lifeguard (small fee).
  • T-shirts and Jerseys for sale - Available pre-order only!


Cure the Cycle Challenge - Napa Valley
 
Cure the Cycle Challenge - Napa Valley

 

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