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Shasta Wheelmen Jamboree Rides featuring Super Century
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
Palo Cedro, CA
About This Activity
Conquer one of the most challenging Super Centuries in the West. Spectacular climbing, descents, and beauty that thrill seekers rave about. Last year twenty riders set out and six of them finished. A joyful 126 miles and only 4 stop signs.
Choose your Lassen Foothills adventure. Adventure Challenges for the elite rider: 63, 103, or 126 miles. Short and Sweet for families and fun: 26 or 41 miles.
Enjoy delicious food and friendly service. Helpful volunteers, full sag support with radio communication, rest stops with tasty food. Your after-ride dinner prepared to order by Fresh Fire Grill—hot meals, cold salads, fresh, organic. Party includes local music, beer and wine.
Support Better Bikeways, greenways and trails. Proceeds from your ride benefit the local programs of Shasta Living Streets.
Be Inspired by Big Bike Weekend and the beauty of Shasta County. The Jamboree is part of a three-day series of events. More info: ShastaLivingStreets.org. Stay the weekend and explore.
Event details and schedule
Full information about the Jamboree Rides featuring Super Century can be found at the Shasta Wheelmen website. http://shastawheelmen.org
Super Century: 5:30 – 6:30 AM Century: 6:00 – 7:30 AM Metric Century: 7:00 – 8:00 AM Two Fifths Century: 8:00 – 9:00 AM Quarter Century: 8:30 – 9:00 AM
THE SUPER CENTURY presents the challenge with 126 miles of country roads and 11,000 feet of climbing. Warm up on the climb up Millville Plains and Ash Creek Roads and the fun begins. Ringed by vistas of snow-capped Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen and rolling foothills decked with Fall colors, orange pavement markings show the way over this challenging course. Ride start from 5:30 –6:30 A.M.
Century (103 miles) — Not quite sure about the Super Century? This shorter century ride will still have you saying, “Give me wings.” Blue markings show the way through this challenging century with 8,400 feet of climbing. Ride start from 6:00 –7:30 A.M.
Metric Century (63 miles) — Follow the yellow markings along the 63 mile route. Approximately 3,800 feet of climbing. Ride start from 7:00–8:00 A.M.
Two Fifths Century (41 miles) — Follow the green markers and enjoy a pleasant ride designed for the experienced rider. Fall colors add to the joy of this ride with nearly 1,540 feet of elevation gain. Ride start from 8:00–9:00 A.M.
Quarter Century (26 miles) — Purple markings indicate the route over gently rolling hills suitable for the novice rider. Ride start from 8:30–9:00 A.M.
Registration and pre-ride check-in: Check-in begins Saturday at 5:00 A.M. at the Foothill High School in Palo Cedro. A wristband identifies you as a paid-up rider and is required for all food and support. Friday pre-registration will be available at the high school 5:00–8:00 P.M.
Rest stops and meals: Rest stop opening and closing times and miles to each will be provided to all riders. Fresh Fire Grill will be serving the after ride dinner along with beer, wine and fun.
Rain or shine, the Jamboree Rides will take place. Be prepared. Carry adequate tools, spares, water bottles, money and identification. Sag vehicles will be on the course all day to provide assistance and radio communication. Riders beginning after the starting time cannot expect full sag, rest stop support, or food service.
All riders must obey the California Vehicle Code. Local authorities may cite violators. ANSI-approved helmets are required for participation in any Shasta Wheelmen event. No refund of entry fees for any reason.
Directions to Start-Finish: From I-5 to Redding, take the Lassen Park Highway 44 exit East (Exit 678). Travel approximately 7 miles to Palo Cedro. Exit and turn left onto Deschutes Road. Travel approximately one mile to the entrance to the Foothill High School parking lot and registration. Early registration Friday 5:00–8:00 P. M. at the high school parking lot.
Where to Stay: Contact Redding Chamber of Commerce 747 Auditorium Drive Redding, CA 96001 — Telephone 530-225-4433