Come watch the area's fastest bike racers at the Mississippi Avenue Criterium. The unique two-way course with quick loops is so exciting to watch. Bring your lawn chairs, grab a burrito, or settle into our beer garden and get ready for a night of hot racing action.
Category 3: 5pm ( 45 minutes + 1 lap) Category Pro/1/2: 6pm (1 hour + 1 lap)
Warmups are the 15 minutes before the race
GET READY TO RACE!
Racers will pass each other at 35 miles per hour with
only a four-inch barricade between them in this exciting
two-way racing up and down Mississippi Avenue. Prizes
await the fast and fit.
The race course runs between N. Shaver and N. Fremont streets and includes two-way racing on Mississippi
Avenue. Course is 0.8 mile in length and has an exciting button-hook turn.
Be prepared for a high-speed urban course with tight turns, huge crowds of spectators and mountains of excitement.
Click the map for downloadable PDF in larger view.
Over $6,000 in prizes! (2012 prize list coming soon)
TOP PRIZES FROM 2011 INCLUDED:
Chris King Bottom Bracket $140 (2)
Rapha Jersey $160 (2)
Good Sport Promotion 2 Portland Century passes $160 (2 sets of 2)
Yakima Front Loader Rack $140 (2)
Yakima Fork Lift Rack $140 (2)
Good Sport Promotion 2 Tour de Lab passes $80 (2 sets of 2)
Mr. Green Bean Gift certificate $50 (1)
Chris King Jersey $60 (3)
Andrew Page 90 Min Deep Tissue Massage $90 (20)
Paxton Gate Gift certificate $50 (1)
And many others!
Prizes pay 10 deep in non-cash prizes with the following cash equivalent:
Field Limits: Cat 3: 60, Pro 1/2: 85
Women may race in their category or one category down .
Approved helmets required. All OBRA Racing Rules apply. OBRA and the organizers of this race do not
provide insurance coverage for injuries that occur at the race.
The costs related to those injuries are the responsibility of the
2011 RACE RESULTS
1) Jake Hanson (Word-RCB by Cyclisme) - Portland
2) Stephen Bedford (Team Oregon presented by Laurelwood Brewing) - Beaverton
3) Christopher Dubois (Team Oregon presented by Laurelwood Brewing) - Portland
Men Cat 3:
1) Daniel Penner (Ironclad Performance Wear) - Portland