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Solvang Century, Metric and Half Century

Solvang Century, Metric and Half Century

March 11 2017
Solvang, California, USA
 

Solvang, the "Danish Capital of America", is one of the most popular cycling regions in California and the Solvang Century is its biggest cycling event. The 35th annual event taking place on March 11th 2017 offers cyclists routes of 50, 70 and 100 miles and an even more spectacular ride planned to celebrate!

A BBQ lunch, live DJ, raffle and Cycling Festival with over 30 vendors will await all riders when they finish! There are a total of 6 SAG stops and 12 roving SAG vehicles as well as bicycle mechanics at the start and at every SAG stop.

The proceeds from the ride go to benefit Camp Bon Couer, Camp del Corizon or Camp Taylor, three different summer camping organizations designed spedifically for children with congenital heart disease who are too fragile to participate in traditional summer camps.

Don't miss this bucket list ride. Registration is now open and limited to 3,000 riders. Register early to secure a place!

This is a 100, 70 or 50 mile ride. The Century ride will start at 6:30 am, the Metric Century at 7 am and the Half Century ride will start at 9 am. All rides finish at the Hotel Corque. A BBQ lunch, live DJ, raffle and Cycling Festival with over 30 vendors will await all riders when they finish.  There are a total of 6 SAG stops and 12 roving SAG vehicles as well as bicycle mechanics at the start and at every SAG stop. This will be our 35th Annual event and we have an even more spectacular ride planned! Online and mail in  entries will be available on our website by June 15, 2016. Don't miss this bucket list ride!

Saturday night after the ride we will be having an 80's Dinner/Dance at the Marriott Hotel in Buellton. Full dinner and live music by The Molly Ringwald Project, the Central Coast's most sought after band! Limited to the first 300 people. Tickets available on our website (www.BikeSCOR.com).

We also have Platinum Packages available which include two nights lodging at the Hotel Corque, entry fee, jersey, BBQ lunch, Finisher's Certificate and 5 raffle tickets. Contact our office at (800) 548-4447  for more information or to sign up for either a two person, or four person Platinum Package. The former is $850, the later $975.

Questions? Email us at BikeIce@aol.com

VIDEO: 2016 Solvang Century, Metric and Half Century

2017 Solvang Century, Metric & Half Century

 
Routes: Century, Metric and Half Century
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 3000 riders
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

Friday, March 10, 2017

6:00 PM Registration Opens, Hotel Corque Banquet Room

6:00 PM Cycling Festival Opens

10:00 PM Registration and Cycling Festival Close


Saturday March 11, 2017

6:00 AM Registration Opens, Hotel Corque Banquet Room
6:30 AM 100 Mile Ride Start (Staggered)
7:00 AM 70 Mile Ride Start (Staggered)
9:00 AM 50 Mile Ride Start (Staggered)
10:00 AM-6:00 PM   Cycling Festival Open, Massage Therapists Available
1100 AM-6:00 PM   BBQ Lunch, Music, Beer and Party Time!
3:00 PM Raffle
6:00 PM All Courses Swept for Last Riders
6:30 PM All Courses Closed
7:00 PM 35th Annual Solvang Century Saturday Night Dinner/Dance/Show at the Marriott Hotel in Buellton

Costs

Pre-registered by 2/22/17 - $115 (mail in) or $125 (online) - Solo Rider

 $195 (mail in) or $205 (online) - Tandem Team

Add $15 for Day of Event Registration in Solvang.

What's Included?

Ride registration
Route slip
Marked course
Key chain
Goody Bag
BBQ lunch
Commemorative patch
SPIZ energy drink/meal replacement at all SAG stops
Roving mechanical support as well as at SAG stops
Refrigerator magnet
Clif Bar sample
Chamois Butt'r sample
Mahatma Rice sample
Bib number
Law enforcement interesection contol
Rural lightly traveled scenic routes 
HAM radio communications  
6 fully stocked SAG Stops
PhotoCrazy photographer on the courses
Massage therapists at finish line
Cycling Festival with 30 vendors
Raffle
Beer at the finish line
Other swag too numberous to mention!

Packet Pickups

Pre-Registration will be open in the Hotel Corque Banquet Room on Friday evening, March 10th from 6 to 10 pm, and Saturday, March 11th from 6 to 9:30 am

Prize / Race Categories

This is a non-competitive recreational ride with no racing and no timing. Most everyone times themselves nowadays with their Garmins which is perfectly fine!

Our club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and the proceeds from this ride go to benefit Camp Bon Couer, Camp del Corizon or Camp Taylor, three different summer camping organizations designed spedifically for children with congenital heart disease who are too fragile to participate in traditional summer camps.

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Photos
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
 
Start Address: Hotel Corque, 400 Alisal Road, Solvang, California 93463
 
 
 
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