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Your Weekend in Bullet Point: December 14 & 15

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Featured image 2014 OrthoCarolina p/b Energy Cafe road jersey.

HOUSEKEEPING

  • Our 2014 kit order is live. Get your orders in and submit your payment by Friday December 20th.
  • Watch your weather this weekend. UC Saturday Ride is a possible rain out. Check out the rainy day computrainer sessions if you’re looking to get some miles in.

FRIDAY

6p, Uptown Cycles Holiday Party. Pot luck style. Cold beverages thanks to Weeklyrides.com.

SATURDAY

9a, NCCX Grand Prix. UCI level racing in North Carolina! for race #10 of the NCCX series. Our Birdsong Brewing/Classic Cycling/Common Market CX crew head to Hendersonville to race alongside the heavy hitters of US cyclocross.

“The North Carolina Grand Prix, a part of the USA Cycling Pro CX Cyclo-Cross calendar heads to Jackson Park in Hendersonville, NC on December 14-15, 2013. The top US pro cyclo-cross racers have registered, including the current #1 ranked USA Cycling racer Jeremy Powers, #2 ranked Timothy Johnson, #3 ranked Ben Berden and U23 USA Champion Yannick Eckmann. Zach MacDonald, who took second place at the USA Cycling 2013 Cyclo-Cross Nationals, will also be in attendance along with several other top racers. The NCGP non-elite races are also a part of the North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Series presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Hundreds of amateur cyclists will round out the NC Grand Prix, competing for medals and…”
– Weeklyrides.com

930a, Uptown Cycles Winter Ride This weekly ride leaves from 1432 W. Morehead. Rotating routes. Organized riding at Winter pace. Call the shop for this week’s route details. Long & short options. A small group leaves from NoDa at 9a.

SUNDAY

9a, 36th Street Racing Sunday Ride. Group departs from the corner of 36th & Yadkin. 53miles. Ride together to Stallings Road Park. Pack should stay together and relaxed tempo until the Lead/Chase split at Pine Grove Church Rd & Flowes Store Rd. Lead group rides at or near race pace, with ORGANIZED EFFORTS. Chase group will ride no drop (18.5-19.5mph) and sweep the route. Stay together, stay safe. Pub finish at Growlers Pourhouse for $2.50 Rangers and Fat Tires courtesy New Belgium Brewery.

We do our best to make sure everyone gets home in one piece, but it can be tough to account for all. Please come prepared. Cell phone, food, water, cue sheet, route & pace familiarity, ID, and cash are always good things to have on your person no matter the distance.

36th Street Racing does not warrant the safety of routes selected for rides. Roads are NOT closed for cyclists. Cyclists ride at their own risk and assume total responsibility for their own safety. 36th Street Racing, its organizers and ride leaders will not be responsible for any injury or damage to any persons or property that may arise from participation in the ride. NO GO if it’s raining. Route details below:

9a, NCCX Grand Prix. UCI level racing in North Carolina! for race #11 of the NCCX series. Our Birdsong Brewing/Classic Cycling/Common Market CX crew head to Hendersonville to race alongside the heavy hitters of US cyclocross.

“The North Carolina Grand Prix, a part of the USA Cycling Pro CX Cyclo-Cross calendar heads to Jackson Park in Hendersonville, NC on December 14-15, 2013. The top US pro cyclo-cross racers have registered, including the current #1 ranked USA Cycling racer Jeremy Powers, #2 ranked Timothy Johnson, #3 ranked Ben Berden and U23 USA Champion Yannick Eckmann. Zach MacDonald, who took second place at the USA Cycling 2013 Cyclo-Cross Nationals, will also be in attendance along with several other top racers. The NCGP non-elite races are also a part of the North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Series presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Hundreds of amateur cyclists will round out the NC Grand Prix, competing for medals and…”
– Weeklyrides.com

1p, Carolina Cycling Association Women’s Development Program Ride. A Women’s Only ride from Mojo Cycles in Matthews this Sunday, December 15th @ 1pm. We will ride 45 – 55 miles at a 16 mph – 18 mph pace. Comment on the CCA Women’s Development Program Facebook page if you would like to join.

AS ALWAYS
Check Weekly Rides for great area riding. And make sure you keep an eye on the team calendar at 36thstreetracing.com.