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Tour of the Unknown Coast

June 06 2020
Ferndale, California, USA

California’s Toughest Century - Enjoy cycling through some of the most beautiful country in the United States. In addition to participating in an invigorating and challenging ride you will be helping to support the North Coast Community.

When:

100 Mile: 7:00 a.m.
100 K: 7:30 a.m
50 Mile: 8:00 a.m.
20 Mile: 10:00 a.m.
10 Mile: 11:30 a.m.
EARLY REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN: Saturday, May 3, Noon to 3:00pm at Adventure’s Edge, 125 W. 5th St., Eureka.

ON-SITE CHECK-IN AND REGISTRATION: Registration and pre-registered rider check-in will be on Friday, May 9 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Bellotti Hall at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds, 1250 5th St., Ferndale.
RIDE DAY CHECK IN & REGISTRATION: We open registration and check-in at 6:00 am. Please note what time your ride starts and allow at least 1/2 hour to get through the line.

Where:
Humboldt County Fairgrounds
1250 – 5th Street
Ferndale, CA 95502
Additional Information

Online Registration Closes:
05/09/14 3 PM

Registration Note:
You’ll still be able to enter in person the evening before and on the morning of the ride.

Tour of the Unknown Coast Century Ride

Riders can expect to experience a variety of weather changes. Inland can be warm, while the higher altitudes can be cold, and the area along the ocean is usually windy. Riders should come prepared. At AW Way Park there is a full lunch provided: Water, fruit, bagels, sandwiches and cookies. This is a rain or shine ride.

Sag Wagons Not Allowed

Please do NOT bring a support vehicle/sag wagon. The additional congestion and pollution are not welcome! There will be ample support and food on the course. Bike mechanics will be available at the start and selected poi nts on all courses. Having people follow you and support you is not necessary or appreciated.

General Information

Start Times

100 Mile: 7:00 a.m.
100 K: 7:30 a.m
50 Mile: 8:00 a.m.
20 Mile: 10:00 a.m.
10 Mile: 11:30 a.m.
Directions to Ride Start

From California Hwy 101, take the Fernbridge/Ferndale exit. Cross Historic Fernbridge & drive through 3 miles of pastoral views to the beginning of Ferndale’s Main Street. When entering Ferndale turn right onto Van Ness St. & go 1/4 mile to the Start/Finish line at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds . The Fernbridge/Ferndale exit is located on Hwy 101 between the cities of Eureka & Fortuna.

Fees

100 Mile: $50
100K: $50
50 Mile Challenge: $50
NOTE: All of the above rides include the post ride BBQ meal catered by Blackberry Bramble

20 Mile Fun Ride: $20
10 Mile Farm Tour $10
Note: The 10 and 20 mile rides DO NOT include the post ride meal. Meals will be available at our cost of $11.

Additional Event Information

Ride Includes

Milepost Log
Tour Patch to Finishers
Food at Rest Stops
Radio Communications & Support Vehicles on Courses
First Aid and Mechanical Support
Saturday Meal After Ride
Friday Evening Pasta Feed for a Nominal Fee.
Additional Features:

Massage tents and raffle. Order your Raffle tickets now for a bike and other prizes! Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.

Bike Raffle

Tickets: $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00
Trek Bicycle provided by Henderson Center Bicycles, + lots of other cool prizes from our sponsors Kinetic Koffee, Kenda Tires, Rock N Roll chain lube, Hammer Nutrition,

For Your Protection

Helmets Are Required
All riders will be assigned a number. You must affix it to the front of your bike so it is visible to support personnel.
Safety Rules MUST be observed at all times
Stop at all stop signs
RIDE SINGLE FILE on the right side of the roadway — leave adequate stopping distance between riders
Obey all traffic laws
Observe good road manners
Make sure your bike is in good condition – especially your brakes – especially your brakes
All riders MUST carry some form of identification, including your emergency contact phone number. Every minor MUST carry a medical release form signed by parent or guardian. If you have a medical alert bracelet, please wear it.
NOTE: Multi-geared bikes strongly recommended. One-speed bikes limited to the 10 mile Farm Tour.
Wave to the cows and talk to the giants.
Accident Reporting

All riders are required to report any type of accident or injury to a check point official or radio person. You are responsible for your own medical insurance. Read the Release/Waiver form.

Food & Water

Will be provided for all riders. Major food stops will be at Immortal Tree and A.W. Way Park. There will be some food and water at all Rest Stops and Aid Stations.

Food & Snacks at Rest Stops & Turn Arounds

Fruit (apples, bananas, oranges), Cookies, Bagels (with cream cheese or peanut butter & jelly), Sandwiches, Beverages, Cytomax Drink Mix (fruit, cookies and beverages only at 10 & 20 mile Rest Stops).

Litter

Remember this is a beautiful scenic ride, please NO Litter. Keep your Power Bar wrappers in your pocket.

Patches

Patches will be awarded to all riders upon completion of their ride at the Fairgrounds. Our tradition is to give patches to finishers only.

 
Routes: 10, 20, 50, 65, 100 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

100 Mile: Tour of the Unknown Coast Century: 7:00 a.m Mass start
100 Mile: Avenue of the Giants Century: 7:00 a.m. Mass start
100 K: 9:00 a.m Mass start
50 Mile: 9:30 a.m. Mass start
20 Mile: 10:00 a.m. Mass start
10 Mile: 11:30 a.m. Mass start

Costs

100 mile event -- $90

65 mile event -- $80

50 mile event -- $80

20 mile event -- $30 ($15 for children under 12)

10 mile event -- $15 ($10 for children under 12)

What's Included?

Post-ride meal is included for 100 mile, 100 kilometer and 50 mile events

Packet Pickups

Friday, June 5, from 5 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 6, beginning at 6 a.m. at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
SAG Wagon
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: Humboldt County Fairgrounds, 1250 5th St., c]Ferndale, CA
 
 
 
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