The Icycle at Fontana Village presented by Pisgah Productions.
Old-School lap cross-country race. Night downhill race. Party.
Event details and schedule
Pisgah Productions is proud to present the ICYCLE! The most fun you’ll ever have on two wheels, rain, sleet, snow or sunshine. The festivities begin on Saturday at 11am with cross-country races then go late into the night after the NIGHT DOWNHILL RACES kick off at 7:30pm.
SCHEDULE of EVENTS and other INFORMATION:
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, START TIMES, and NUMBER of LAPS:
Junior (M/F) (>12 years old) (<12 years old)- 11:10AM (1 short Lap - without Luwellen Cove)
Beginner (M/F) - 11:05AM (1 Lap)
Fat Bike (coed) - 11:05AM (1 Lap)
Sport (M/F) - 11:00AM (2 Laps)
Expert (M/F) - 1:00PM (3 Laps)
Single Speed (coed) - 1:05PM (3 Laps)
NIGHT DOWNHILL RACE:
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.
All registered DH riders may take advantage of the provided box-truck shuttle for practice runs. The shuttle will run from 2:00pm-7:00pm.
DH CATEGORIES and START TIMES.
The downhill race starts at 7:30PM. Racers will leave the start gate in one minute intervals in the following category order. There will be a three minute interval between categories.
Junior <12 years old (M/F) - 7:30pmJunior >12 years old (M/F) - Fat Bike (TIRES >3.7") (coed) Hard Ass (NO SUSPENSION F or R) (co-ed) Beginner (M/F)
- 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.
EVENT REGISTRATION / SIGN-IN TIMES:
8:00am to 12:30pm (11:00am racers must be registered by 10:30am) and again from 4:00pm-7:00pm for DH.
Rooms & Cabins are available by calling Fontana Village Resort at 1-800-849-2258.
Fontana Village Resort
300 Woods Roads
P.O. Box 68
Fontana Dam, NC 28733
Toll Free: 800.849.2258
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