Cycling Central Calendar


Published Nov 12, 2012 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Bend Endurance Academy Cyclocross Team: Ages 10-18; Tuesdays through Thursdays through Nov. 25, option to extend to Jan. 6; 4 p.m.-6 p.m.; for beginners to advanced riders; teaches bike handling skills, fitness workouts and race strategy in a fun and safe environment; beginner participants may use mountain bikes; team offers weekly training sessions and fully supported travel to Oregon Junior Series races; bill@bendenduranceacademy.org or enroll online BendEnduranceAcademy.org.

MISCELLANEOUS

Bend Bellas Fall Meeting and Potluck: Tuesday; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; Environmental Center, 16 N.W. Kansas Ave., Bend; wrap up the riding season and discuss fall and winter programs; bendbellacyclists.org.

Movie Night at McMenamins: Thursday; 9 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend; “Road to Paris,” a documentary chronicling the preparations of Lance Armstrong and the U.S. Postal Service team for the 2001 Tour de France; $5 per person (age 21 and older), or free for individuals who donate blood to the American Red Cross by the screening date; schedule appointment at redcrossblood.org/make-donation and email Henry@PineMountainSports.com with appointment time; fundraiser for American Red Cross and Central Oregon Trail Alliance; pinemountainsports.com.

RACES

U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup: Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Old Mill District, Bend; divisions for juniors, Categories 2-4, masters, single speed and professional $15-$45; usgpcyclocross.com/races/deschutes-brewery-cup.

OUT OF TOWN

Cross Crusade: Eight-race cyclocross series; each day, first race starts at 8:40 a.m. and last race starts at 3:15 p.m.; race No. 8 (series finale) is Sunday at Portland International Raceway in Portland; divisions for men, women, masters, Clydesdales, single speed, juniors, unicycles and kids (age 12 and younger); $5-$30 per race, $40-$210 for series; OBRA membership required; crosscrusade.com.

Southern Baja, Mexico Singletrack Tours: Dec. 8-12, Feb. 2-7 and Feb. 16-20; Baja, Mexico; includes four days of riding and five nights of accommodations, all meals and a Specialized full suspension bike rental; tours limited to 12 riders; $925 (airfare not included); 541-385-7002; cogwild.com/multi-day-vacations/baja-singletrack.

USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships: Wednesday, Jan. 9-Sunday, Jan. 13; Madison, Wis.; elite, age group, masters, juniors, collegiate and single speed divisions; online registration opens Wednesday; usacycling.org/2013/cyclo-cross-nationals.

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