Posted by Editor on 04/24/15
Registration is now open for Local Ride Racing's annual Race The Ridge, which will be held May 29th to 31st. With over twelve years of history on the BC road racing calendar, this year's events will be part of the BC Time Trial, Criterium and Road Race Championships.
The BC Time Trial Championships will be hosted by the Phoenix Velo Cycling club and will utilize an amazing, flat course in Abbotsford. This race goes May 29th, with the first rider heading out at 5 pm.
May 30th will see the BC Road Championships in Hatzic Valley. The 18.5 km circuit has hosted past BC Championship, BC Cup's and other major bike races. This course has a little bit of everything, from flats, to long, rolling climbs to fast, flowing descents. It will take a strong, savvy rider to win this race and be crowned BC Champ.
The final race of the weekend with be the BC Criterium Championships, using the Town Core Criterium course in downtown Maple Ridge. This unique criterium course is a rider favourite, and will be a great spectator venue for the large crowd anticipated for this event.
Along with being the BC Championship races, rider's points will also be tracked for the BC Premier Road Series, which includes full youth categories.
For the first time in years, Race The Ridge will not be run as a stage race, so riders can register for individual races. Registration is open now, with special pricing available until May 13th.
For race information and to register, go to www.localride.ca.
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