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Solvang Century, Metric & 1/2 Century 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (PST)
Hotel Corque 400 Alisal Road SolvangCA  93463
Saturday, March 9, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (PST)
Hotel Corque 400 Alisal Road SolvangCA  93463

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 8, 2012

6:00 PM Registration opens, Hotel Corque
6:00 PM Cycling Festival opens
10:00 PM Registration and Festival close

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013

6:30 AM Registration Opens
6:30 - 8:00 AM 100 + 63 mile ride start (staggered)
9:00 AM 50 mile ride start (staggered)/
Registration closes
10:00 am - 5:00 PM Cycling Festival
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM BBQ Lunch
3:00 PM Raffle (winners must be present)
6:00 PM Course swept for last riders

PRE-RIDE REGISTRATION

Riders may pre-register online before February 22, 2013. ($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 27 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 22, 2013.

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

• Ride registration
• Cool-tech performance visor
• Route slip for 50, 63 or 100 mile route
• Refrig magnet
• Bicycle Festival Fri. eve & Sat.
• Commemorative patch/goodie bag
• SPIZ energy drink at SAG stops
• Clif bar sample
• Law enforcement control at key intersections
• Mechanical support by KHS at SAG stops
• Bib number
• Ham radio communication
• Packet of Chamois Butt'r
• Wella Haircare Sample

THE EVENT IS DEDICATED TO

DAN HENRY

Dan Henry's biking interests were wide ranged. He lead bicycing tours in Europe and the USA with the International Bicycle Society. The route markings you see on the Solvang Century as well as other rides are called "Dan Henry Markers." He also invented the first recumbent bike with a front and rear suspension as well as a "sling" saddle. He was an advocate for cycling facilities in Santa Barbara County and the Dan Henry Bike Trail on Alamo Pintado and Grand Ave was named after him.

DAN HENRY
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Dan was a supporter and participant in our rides, and even at age 98 came by to enthusiastically ask "how many riders this year?" Dan was one of a kind and will be missed.

CHRIS CARMICHAEL TRAINING CAMPS

Chris Carmichael and his staff offer one week long cycling training camps the week before the Solvang Century that include entry into our event with their training camp fee. Call their office in Santa Ynez for more information or to sign up (866) 355-0645.

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 many 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. SCOR has a number of "Platinum Hotel Corque Room Packages" available. SCOR also has a limited supply of private in-home rooms available to rent. We keep a log of local homeowners who for a fee, will rent out an extra bedroom or two for the weekend. Call the SCOR office at (562) 690-9693 for either the Platinum Package info or to obtain in-home room contacts.

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 3:00 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.

Fees

$75 single rider, $130 tandem team.

Organizer Info

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Saturday, March 9, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (PST)
Hotel Corque 400 Alisal Road SolvangCA  93463
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