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2017 Icycle at Fontana Village

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
Fontana Village 300 Woods Road Fontana DamNC  28733
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
Fontana Village 300 Woods Road Fontana DamNC  28733

About This Activity

The Icycle at Fontana Village presented by Pisgah Productions.

Old-School lap cross-country race. Night downhill race. Party.

 

 

Event details and schedule

2017 ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. ONSITE REGISTRATION IS OPEN AT THE FONTANA VILLAGE RECREATION CENTER. 11:00AM - 6:00PM TODAY.

 

Pisgah Productions is proud to present the ICYCLE! The most fun you’ll ever have on two wheels, rain, sleet, snow or sunshine. 

SCHEDULE of EVENTS and other INFORMATION:

SATURDAY NIGHT DOWNHILL RACE:

The downhill race starts at approximately 7:30PM SATURDAY. Racers will leave the start gate in one minute intervals.

COURSE:

The Turkey Chute trail is a super-fast and fun wide-open lane of a trail that drops 900 feet in 1.2 miles. There are jumps, berms, and minor rock gardens along the way.

PRACTICE:

All registered DH riders may take advantage of the INDUSTRY NINE shuttle for practice runs. The shuttle will run from 12:30pm-7:00pm SATURDAY.

DH CATEGORIES:

Junior - (<12 years old) - (M/F) 

Junior - (>12 years old) - (M/F)      Fat Bike - (TIRES >3.7") - (coed)     Hard Ass - (NO SUSPENSION F or R) - (coed)     Sport/Amateur - (M/F)  

Pro/Expert - (M/F)

 

SUNDAY XC RACE: 

The Cross Country race starts at approximately 10:00AM SUNDAY for all categories.   COURSE:

The 7 mile- 1100' elevation gain Icycle XC course offers some of the finest single-track around. The course consists of varied terrain with rocks, roots, creeks, & wide open passing lanes. 

XC CATEGORIES:

Beginner - (M/F) - (1 Lap) 

Big Bike - (coed) - (12" of suspension or more) - (1 Lap)

Sport - (M/F) - (2 Laps)

Fat Bike - (coed) - (TIRES >3.7") - (2 Laps)

Expert - (M/F)  - (3 Laps) 

Single Speed - (coed) - (3 Laps)

 

PRICING: 

  • Pre-Register: $30 single event (XC or DH) / $50 double event (XC and DH)
  • Day of Race register: $40 single event / $60 double event 

EVENT REGISTRATION / SIGN-IN:
Registration and sign in for both the XC and DH events will be at the Fontana Village Recreation Center.

 

LODGING: 

Rooms & Cabins are available by calling Fontana Village Resort at 1-800-849-2258. 

TELL THEM 'ICYCLE !!!'

Fontana Village Resort 

300 Woods Roads
P.O. Box 68
Fontana Dam, NC 28733

Tele.: 828.498.2211
Toll Free: 800.849.2258

DIRECTIONS:

From Knoxville, Tennessee, take Hwy 129 south from Knoxville to Maryville, TN. Just past Maryville, Hwy129 turns left off of the four lane highway. Drive carefully. This section of this route is a beautiful, but curvy mountain road known as the “Dragon” by car & bike enthusiasts. One mile past past the TN/NC state line turn left on Hwy 28 at Deals Gap. Continue on Hwy 28 for 8.6 miles.

From Asheville, North Carolina take I-40 west. Take the exit for Hwy 74 (Great Smoky Mountain Expressway). Stay on Hwy 74 (four lane) you will pass Clyde, Sylva, and 8 miles past Bryson City turn right on Hwy 28. Continue on Hwy 28 for 25 miles.

From North Atlanta, travel north on I-75, I-575, GA 5, US 76, GA & NC 60 North, US 64 east to US 129/19. North of Andrews, take US 129 to Robbinsville. Take NC 143 east to Hwy 28, follow Hwy 28 to Fontana Village.

Another route from North Atlanta, north on GA 400 to Dahlonaga then US 19 North to US 129, then US 129 North to Robbinsville. Take NC 143 east to Hwy 28, follow Hwy 28 to Fontana Village.

From east Atlanta, take I-85 north to 985 north which turns into US 441. Continue into NC to the town of Dillsboro. Merge on to Hwy 74 west to Bryson City (last chance for groceries) turn right on Hwy 28. Continue on Hwy 28 for 25 miles.

From Chattanooga, Tennessee take I-75 north to exit 20 onto US 64 E. towards Cleveland and merge onto the US 74E/US 64E via the ramp to the Ocoee River Gorge. Travel 81 miles to Topton, NC. Turn left on US 129. Travel 11 miles and turn right on NC 143 in Robbinsville, NC. Travel 9 miles and turn left onto NC 28. Fontana will be 11.7 miles north on your left.

For GPS Users
For GPS users, the coordinates to the Lodge for check-in are 35.4364112, -83.822342 35.4364112 -83.822342 N35° 26.1847′, W083° 49.3405′ or plug in the following address: 300 Woods Road. Fontana Dam, North Carolina 28733

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