Hammerfest 2.0 Stage Race
Date: April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Location: Fort Davis, TX
Details: Who says there are no mountains in Texas? Come to Hammerfest and find out for yourself! Race the "Texas Alps" one of the most challenging courses in the Southwest. Stage one will start the climbing with a short, intense road stage. There are 10 miles to warm up, THEN 6 miles of real climbing (up to 17% grades) - enjoy!!! We will start in Fort Davis, Texas on Hwy 118 and climb our way to the top of Mt. Locke - location of McDonald Observatory. Some categories will finish at the bottom of the observatory climb. Stage two will also begin in Ft. Davis on Saturday Afternoon - an 18 mile road race out Hwy 166 on fast, “flat”, straight roads, finishing at Crow's Nest. Stage three on Sunday morning, will also begin in Ft. Davis and wind through the mountains of the Scenic Loop. The altitude goes from 5000' to over 6500' and climbs are steep and numerous. The 67 mile route will have a neutral start to the turn on 166 then race around the loop to "Heartbreak Hill". The 41 mile route will be an out and back from Fort Davis to Madera Canyon and back to "Heartbreak Hill" (a lot of climbing). The 24 mile race will be an out and back from Fort Davis to McDonald Observatory Visitor Center and back to "Heartbreak Hill".
WTCA Caprock Escarpment Tour
Date: May 17, 2014
Location: Crosbyton, TX
Details: The Caprock Escarpment will be held on Saturday, May 17th, at 09:00am starting from the Silver Falls Rest Area just east of Crosbyton. Silver Falls Rest Area is on highway 82 going east from loop 289. Just take the Idalou exit and follow Hwy 82 through Idalou, Ralls, Lorenzo, and Crosbyton to arrive at the rest area. The drive takes about 45 minutes from central Lubbock. The bicycle route continues east on hwy 82 until you arrive in Dickens. At Dickens, we will have a rest stop and then have you turn south to Spur. We'll refuel you in Spur and then send you northwesterly back to Hwy 82. We'll have a rest area at the top of the hill before you turn onto hwy 82. At hwy 82, you will turn left, west, and head back to Silver Falls. The total mileage is 58 and the cost for the ride is $5 per person.
Sun Adventure Sports 6 Pack MTB Race Series - Race 3
Date: May 18, 2014
Location: Amarillo, TX
Details: Best 4 out of 6 races count towards series campionship. Trophies only (No Payouts). $25 entry fee to benefit Children's Home. Pitcher Pump Trails