Tour De Bloom 2013

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Information

Road Race - The Road Race: First time on the Waterville Plateau that consists of a 49 mile rolling main route. However don’t be fooled by the lack of sustained climbing, weather conditions could be factor on the day!

Road Course Long

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/156714395

Road Course Lap 2

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/163264484

Junior C/D

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/163268812

Time Trial - Our Nine mile out and back time trial course caters to the all around cyclist, consisting of moderate rolling terrain and flat sections that will inspire top speeds. Make sure to check your Garmin for shockingly fast times. You are going to LOVE this course!!

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/167855158

CRIT - Our Four corner crit will still be in the heart of downtown Wenatchee starting in front of Arlberg Sports (yes, title sponsor) and as the newest addition to the Washington State Apple Blossom family the streets will be lined with roaring crowds as the Wenatchee Valley Velo President has invited the entire town!!

Total prize list cash and primes = $9980. Merchandise will be awarded to Juniors and possibly Cat 5 riders

Directions

From Seattle: US 2 East(Stevens Pass), follow the signs directly onto Wenatchee Ave.
I-90 East (Snoqualmie Pass), at Cle Elum look for Wenatchee exit, follow signs over
Blewett Pass, at US 2 go right and follow directly onto Wenatchee Ave. Click for Map

From Spokane: I-90 West, at George look for Wenatchee exit, at stop light in Quincy
go left and follow into East Wenatchee, stay in middle lane at second light (Fred Meyer
on left) and go over the bridge into Wenatchee, take first exit right after the bridge onto
Wenatchee Ave. Click for Map

To Time Trial start at ALCOA: From the Coast Hotel take Wenatchee Ave. due south
past downtown. Stay in the left lane and follow the signs to Malaga. This road becomes
the Malaga-Alcoa Hwy. The start/finish and registration is at the ALCOA parking lot 10
miles from Wenatchee. Click for Map

To the Road Race start: From the Coast Hotel go north on Wenatchee Ave., merge
onto US-2 E/US-97 N toward WA-28 /Okanagan/Spokane. Take a left onto US-2/US-97
for 21 miles to Waterville. Take a slight left turn onto Central Ave/US2, turn right on W
Locust St/US-2, take 1st left onto N.Chelan Ave., second right onto E Poplar

The Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel

201 N Wenatchee Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(509) 662-1234

Click Here to book your room(s)

Reservations due by 4/04/2013
Request the * Tour De Bloom Criterium group block
Host Hotel Rate: $114.00 single / double occupancy

Hotel Amenities: Newly renovated guest rooms, amenities you would expect of a first-class hotel Free high-speed wireless Internet access, free parking, free citywide & airport shuttle, fitness center, business center, unique indoor/outdoor pool with hot tubs. Pets invited. Rivertop restaurant serves Breakfast 6:30am – 10:00am, weekends 7:00am – 11:00am. Dinner is ava available at 4pm in the beautifully renovated Restaurant and Lounge with daily happy hour and drink specials!

Services/Amenities in Rooms:  Sealy extra plush mattresses, room service, Flat screen high def TV’s, telephone data ports, high-speed, wireless Internet access, Refrigerator, coffee makers, Starbucks coffee, work desk, and daily laundry valet service.

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Tour D’ Bloom
Omnium & Masters Criterium and Road Race State Championships
Juniors Road Race State Championship

Wenatchee, WA
Produced by Wenatchee Valley Velo Cycling Club
Permit # 2013-717
(509) 670-8720

Flyers Online: www.bikewenatchee.org

3 Races – Two Days – Points Format – $9980 Cash prize list
$500 to $1000 in Merchandise Prizes

May 4 – 5, 2013

Description: This is an Omnium race in which will be scored on accumulated points.
The TT: a rolling 9 mile out and back Time Trial, usually a head wind on your return
trip. The Crit: a four corner one kilometer Criterium course which features a challenging
downhill right hand corner. The Road Race: First time on the Waterville Plateau
that consists of a 49 mile rolling main route. However don’t be fooled by the lack of
sustained climbing, weather conditions could be factor on the day!

Location: Greater Area, Wenatchee, WA.

Cost: Omnium Registration – $80
Individual Events – TT=$20, Crit. = $30 Road Race = $30
Juniors C/D $25

You need not compete in all events to be eligible for overall prizes
and State Championships.

Register: Deadline for On-line registration is May 3rd at 12 noon.  Register at https://www.usacycling.org/register/2013-717

Check-in/Packet pickup Friday night from 6:00 to 8:30 PM at:
Arlberg Sports, 25 N. Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee
Day of event registration available for ALL RACES!
Packet pick up and registration will be available prior to each event.
Friday evening pickup is not mandatory

Prizes: Total prize list cash and primes = $9980. Merchandise will be awarded to Juniors and possibly Cat 5 riders

Races: This event is an Omnium with winners determined by overall points total. Cash and prizes will be awarded only to the overall winners. You need not participate in all three events to be eligible for cash and prizes.

Courses:

Time Trial – Saturday AM – 9 mile relatively flat out and back. Start/Check- in at Alcoa.

Criterium – 1 kilometer – 4 corner course on a slight side hill. Start/Check- in will take place next to Arlberg Sports at the corner of Wenatchee Ave. and Palouse Street in downtown Wenatchee. Day of race check-in closes 15 minutes before your race.

Road Race -Held for the first time ever on the Waterville Plateau. All categories will use a variation of the standard 48 mile loop. See schedule for more details. Profile and maps online at www.bikewenatchee.org All road races Start/Finish near the District Fair grounds. Day of race check-in closes 15 minutes before your race. You do not need to check in Friday evening, but we encourage you to do so Saturday morning will be a less hectic race day.

ALL USCF RULES WILL BE ENFORCED! ALL RIDERS MUST SIGN A WAIVER AT CHECK-IN!!  ALL RIDERS MUST WEAR A USCF APPROVED HELMET! THE PROMOTER MAY COMBINE OR DELETE CATEGORIES ACCORDING TO ATTENDANCE.

Tour de Bloom race schedule

 

Field Limits are in effect; please check Tech Guide for details

Note: We are limited to 425 total racers due to time constraints to be able to set up for the Crit. So
signup early to ensure your spot.

Host Hotel – Our host hotel is the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel, located at 201 N
Wenatchee Avenue, in the heart of downtown and only a stone’s throw from the Crit
course. For reservations call 509-662-1234, and be sure to ask for the Tour D Bloom
rate of $114.0 per night.

www.wenatcheecenter.com

Directions:

From Seattle: US 2 East(Stevens Pass), follow the signs directly onto Wenatchee Ave.
I-90 East (Snoqualmie Pass), at Cle Elum look for Wenatchee exit, follow signs over
Blewett Pass, at US 2 go right and follow directly onto Wenatchee Ave. Map

From Spokane: I-90 West, at George look for Wenatchee exit, at stop light in Quincy
go left and follow into East Wenatchee, stay in middle lane at second light (Fred Meyer
on left) and go over the bridge into Wenatchee, take first exit right after the bridge onto
Wenatchee Ave. Map

To Time Trial start at ALCOA: From the Coast Hotel take Wenatchee Ave. due south
past downtown. Stay in the left lane and follow the signs to Malaga. This road becomes
the Malaga-Alcoa Hwy. The start/finish and registration is at the ALCOA parking lot 10
miles from Wenatchee. Map

To the Road Race start: From the Coast Hotel go north on Wenatchee Ave., merge
onto US-2 E/US-97 N toward WA-28 /Okanagan/Spokane. Take a left onto US-2/US-97
for 21 miles to Waterville. Take a slight left turn onto Central Ave/US2, turn right on W
Locust St/US-2, take 1st left onto N.Chelan Ave., second right onto E Poplar. Map