30th Solvang Century, Metric & 1/2 Century 2012

Date

Start: Saturday, March 10, 2012 @ 6:30 AM (PST)

Address
Hotel Corque 400 Alisal Road
Solvang , CA 93463
Registration Closing Date

Monday, February 24, 2014 @ 11:59 PM (PST)

Organizer's Website

http://www.bikescor.com

About This Activity

This ride benefits to benefits: SCOR CARDIAC CYCLISTS CLUB Camp Del Corazon Camp Bon Coeur Camp Taylor

START/FINISH LOCATION

HOTEL CORQUE 400 ALISAL ROAD SOLVANG, CALIFORNIA 93464

FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012

6:00 PM Registration opens, Hotel Corque
6:00 PM Cycling Festival opens
Italian Dinne
Solvang Festival Theater
7:30 PM Guest Speaker-Chris Carmichael, CTS
10:00 PM Registration and Festival close

PRE-RIDE REGISTRATION

Riders may pre-register online before February 23, 2012. ($75 single rider, $130 tandem team)Register early to assure your entry position.

SOUVENIR ORDERS

SOUVENIR orders will be accepted by mail until February 23, 2012 for pick-up at the event. Souvenirs will be available on a first come, first served basis at the event. Orders will be taken for items we run out of on ride day.

DAY OF EVENT REGISTRATION

Event registration will be available on Friday evening from 6-10 PM and Saturday morning from 6-9 AM. ($95 for single riders and $155 for a tandem team.)A confirmation card will be mailed with your assigned Bib Number to all pre-registered riders, and will also list any souvenirs you may have ordered. Please call our office at (562) 690-9693 if you find any discrepancies.BRING THIS CARD WITH YOU TO THE PRE-REGISTRATION AREA TO PICKUP YOUR ROUTE SLIP, GIVEAWAY ITEMS AND RIDE SOUVENIRS.

FREE ENTRY . . . THAT?S RIGHT!

Any rider who has a PRO-BIKE FIT ($150) with Randy Ice, P.T., C.C.S. will have his/her entry fee waived. Randy has over 25 years of fitting experience and can relieve pain syndromes with his fitting techniques. Call (800) 548-4447 for information or to schedule an appointment. Deadline: February 23, 2012.

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

? Ride registration
? Tire irons and patch kit
? Route slip for 50, 63 or 100 mile route
? Refrigerator magnet
? Bicycle Festival Friday evening and Saturday
? Commemorative patch/goodie bag
? SPIZ energy drink at SAG stops
? Clif bar sample
? Law enforcement control at key intersections
? Roving SAG and mechanical support by KHS at SAG stops
? Bib number
? Ham radio communication
? Packet of Chamois Butt'r

GUEST SPEAKER / CATERED ITALIAN DINNER

"A Night with Chris Carmichael"
Chris Carmichael is the founder of Carmichael Training Systems and has coached world class cyclists for over 20 years. He is a former Cat 1 racing cyclist who competed on a national and international level. He will be discussing his unique perspectives and training insights with a question & answer session after his talk.

SAFETY

Helmets are mandatory. You do not have to show helmets at registration. SCOR will have helmets available for purchase at the registration area. It is recommended each rider bring (2) water bottles, a tube, patch kit, tire levers, pump, a spare tire and warm clothing in layers that can be shed as the day warms up and carried with you. Bring rain gear if need be. Do not leave clothing at SAG stops.

THIS IS NOT A RACE!

PLEASE BE COURTEOUS OF LOCAL DRIVERS AND TRAFFIC. PLEASE OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS! The CHP and Sheriff?s Dept. will again be on course to direct traffic at key intersections. Be sure to come to a complete stop at all traffic signals and stop signs not controlled by law enforcement personnel. RIDE SINGLE FILE PLEASE!!

NOTE

Riders who violate vehicle code laws, ride unsafely, are discourteous, rude or dangerous to other riders (or law enforcement personnel) will not be allowed to enter future SCOR events and will receive tickets for vehicle code violations.

PACELINES

If you ride in a paceline, please announce ?on your left? when passing other riders. Please understand that you assume all liabilities and risks for riding in a paceline. Please pass riders with at least two feet of clearance between you and the rider you pass on the right.

NOTE

No personal support vehicles please!! Trikke bikes are prohibited.Headphones, Walkmans and iPods are forbidden by law! Please DO NOT urinate in public!! Use the Port-A-Potties we provide at SAG stops!!

CYCLING FESTIVAL AND LUNCH

The Hotel Corque staff will be providing their excellent BBQ half chicken meal as in past years from 11 AM to 5 PM. There will be a live DJ and music, games and over 35 vendors and exhibitors. Lunch tickets are available for order online, by mail-in entry or on the day of the ride. Beer will also be available after the ride.

ROUTES / TOPOGRAPHY / RIDE RATING SCALE

Topography and routes available for review at www.SCORCCC.com The Bicycle Ride Directors? Association of America (BRDAA) has developed the ride difficulty rating scale described in the chart shown here.

The 50 mile route is rated Four Star
The Metric Century is rated Four Star
The 100 mile route is rated Five Star

WEBSITE

Check our website (www.bikescor.com) for ride updates, the latest news and new sponsors. Become a fan on facebook.

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY (www.brightroom.com)

Rider photos will be available at www.brightroom.com within 72 hours after the ride. Purchase a lasting memento of our 30th Annual ride. Please affix your Bib number to your chest.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed to work Friday evening and in a variety of places Saturday (registration, SAG stops, finish line). Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and BBQ lunch for helping out. Call (562) 690-9693 to sign up as a volunteer or for additional ride information.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Hotel Corque is the official host hotel. Call (805) 688-8000 for room reservations. Since local hotels fill up quickly, make reservations early!! We have a limited supply of private in-home rooms available. SCOR office keeps a log of local town folks who, for a fee, will rent out an extra bedroom or two. Call the SCOR office at (562) 690-9693 for a listing and availability.

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

The following Chambers of Commerce and their websites can help you find a room. For overnight camping or RV parking call Flying Flags Campground in Buellton (805) 688-3716. In Santa Maria, call the Radisson Hotel (800) 395-7046 for room reservations.

MORE CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Solvang CC (800) 765-6255www.solvangusa.com

Buellton CC (805) 688-7829www.buellton.org


Santa Barbara CC (805) 985-3023www.passportmag.com

Lompoc Valley CC (805) 736-4567www.lompoc.com

Pismo Beach CC (805) 773-4382www.pismochamber.com

RAFFLE

Prizes will be raffled off and announced after the ride starting at 2:30 PM. Winners must be present to win. Be sure to place raffle stubs in the Raffle Drum located in the Event Merchandise booth before the beginning of the ride.

RIDE RAIN OR SHINE. NO REFUNDS

Fees

$75 single rider, $130 tandem team.

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