Stetina's Sierra Prospect will be scored with Bike Monkey's new "Road Rally" format, the perfect mix of competition and camaraderie. There are 5 timed segments, some flat, some hilly; this is your moment to throw down and show what you’re made of. Outside of the segments there is no penalty to refuel at aid stations, relax, snap pictures, and be social.
Just like Pro racing, you can play to your strengths. The Overall Classification is all segments combined. Is gravity your foe? Go for the Sprinter segments. The King of Brockway Classification is available to Express riders only. Or just go all in on one segment, live in the moment, don't think about what's to come, try and snag the fast time against your fellow Prospectors.
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"We are excited to be working with Pete and the cycling community," says Executive Director Roy Tuscany. "It is great to be expanding our outreach through a strong community, athlete and road cycling event. We are looking forward to September 24th."
We begin at the uncompromising Northstar Resort just outside of Truckee, California. Our journey takes us up and over Brockway summit. There are two routes to choose from. The "Express" is a solid ride with 40 miles of beautiful lake vistas and 3,600' of elevation gain.
The "Intrepid" includes the full road rally competition format of the event with 5 timed segments along your way. You will descend Highway 50 into the stunning Nevada desert.
After rolling north through Carson and the outskirts of Reno, Nevada you will tackle the sixteen and a half mile climb over Mount Rose, 11 miles of which will be timed.
For the modern family that prefers substance with a unique, laid-back style, Northstar California Resort combines California cool with high-end luxury, on-mountain exhilaration with a sophisticated alpine village atmosphere. Halfway between one of North America's coolest mountain towns and one of the world's most beautiful alpine lakes, Northstar is a destination on the rise.
Just a short drive from US Interstate 80 south of Truckee, California. Northstar is easy to get to and impossible to miss.
Northstar is full of options for your family. Discount code coming soon!
Movies, dining, shopping, yoga. This place has it all. Make sure to have a thorough look at the accommodations below.
Segments will be highly visible with signage before, and at the start as well as 500 meters to go and at the finish. Below are details on which segments you'll find on each of the Express and Intrepid routes.
We don't waste any time and leave nothing on the table. Segment 1 starts almost immediately as you leave the gates of Northstar. Brockway Summit segment is a 1,000' gain over 2.8 miles.
The Sand Harbor segment begins just outside of Incline Village and is mostly flat giving advantage to bigger riders with power. Drafting will help you here. This segment is 5.1 miles with 270' of gain.
This one's for the engines. We'll have a flat segment through the Carson Desert to give the powerhouses a chance to bury the hatchet.
The highest year-round pass in the Sierra Nevada topping out at 8,900'. After you've already covered more than 60 miles the Mt. Rose climb is 4,200' and 16.5 miles. We let you warm up a bit and time the last 11 miles and 3000' to the top. It's big. Really big.
Again?! Yeah, but in the other direction. Brockway Summit is one last blow after you've done one of the biggest climbs in the region. Brockway on the return is 3.1 miles with 870' of gain.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 combined times overall for both men and women as well as the top 3 combined times for the the sprinter's competition and the top 3 combined times for the combined climbs over Brockway Summit on the way out and on the return.
Top 5 Men and Women regardless of age for the overall classification which is the combined time for all five segments.
Top 3 men and women regardless of age for the sprinter's classification which are the combined times for segments 2 and 3.
Top 3 men and women regardless of age will be crowned the Kings and Queens of Brockway which are the combined times for segments 1 and 5. Eligibility is limited to the Express route participants only.
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2017 Stetina's Sierra Prospect kits are made by Sportful. Click here for a sizing chart. The jerseys are BodyFit Pro Team Jersey style. The bibs are BodyFit Pro Classic style.
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Included with your registration is a commemorative t-shirt and water bottle, a hearty post-ride meal created by Northstar's resort chefs, a custom Sierra Prospect tin camping mug, a bag of premium Segafredo coffee beans, a limited release Sierra Prospect Revision beer and cocktails by one of Patrón's own expert mixologists.