2019 Cure the Cycle Challenge

Cure the Cycle Challenge/Tour of Napa Ride

Address: Napa County Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak St., Calistoga, CA 94515

All of the routes (100, 80, 65, 50, 35) will start and end at the Napa County Fairgrounds located at 1435 N. Oak St., Calistoga, California. The Cure the Cycle Challenge is an official part of the 43rd Annual Tour of Napa Ride sponsored by Eagle Cycling Club. More than 1500 cyclists participate in the Tour of Napa each year.  We're going to have a blast!

TIME:  7:15 AM SHARP Tribute to Our Angels Dove Release and Rider Send Off. Meet at the Challenge Tent
ALL CHALLENGE RIDERS MUST CHECK IN AT THE CURE THE CYCLE CHALLENGE DESK (not the Tour of Napa desk). Look for the Challenge Registration Desk and Banner.
Day of ride check-in times at the Napa County Fairgrounds:
100 Mile: 6:45-7:15 am (must leave by 7:30 am)
80 Mile: 7:00-8:00 am (must leave by 8:00 am)
65 Mile: 7:00-8:30 am (must leave by 9:00 am)
50 Mile: 7:30-8:30 am (must leave by 9:00 am)
35 Mile: 7:30-8:30 am (must leave by 9:30 am)
Your Challenge cycling jersey, route maps and sag wagon phone numbers will be available at check in.
MAPS:  Final route maps will be available at check in. PREVIEW MAPS/DIRECTIONS of each route here.
START/FINISH:  Napa County Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak St., Calistoga, CA. 
RIDER SUPPORT:  Rest stops are provided approximately every 25 miles for all routes, supplied with water, refreshments, cookies, bagels, P&B sandwiches, 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, mileage and rest stop locations 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.
POST-RIDE PARTY: Please join us for the post-ride food fest with wine tasting and live band between 11:30 AM and 4:00 PM at the Finish Line where you started your ride at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga.
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 2019 Tour

  • Start/Finish at the Napa County Fairgrounds, Calistoga CA.
  • Goodies at the start for all riders!
  • Fresh home baked cookies and other food/refreshments at each rest stop.
  • A post-ride food fest (vegetarian available) and wine tasting at the end of the ride.
  • Post-ride festivities with air-conditioning inside and outside picnic tables for relaxing! sorry no pets,.
  • Bands on stage - relax and enjoy!
  • 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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