Nevada City Bicycle Classic

nevada city classicJune 23 & 24, 2018

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A Beloved Father’s Day Tradition Since 1961…and a New Tradition in 2018

2018 marks the 58th anniversary of the Nevada City Cycling Classic, the second oldest continuously running bicycle race in the country. 2018 also marks year two of the revitalization of this iconic Nevada City event.

For only the second time in history, the Nevada City Classic will be moved off the traditional Father’s Day date to the weekend of June 23-24, 2018. The date change allows the Chamber of Commerce to address a number of issues that were identified as factors to dwindling community support and engagement as well as falling race participation numbers.

Not only has the date been changed, but the course for 2018 will go back to the original that was designed by event founder Charlie Allert in 1961. Instead of riders going all the way to the bottom of Broad St., they will turn left onto N. Pine St., cross Commercial St. and proceed past the Courthouse and the relocated start/finish at N. Pine & Church streets before merging back to the course most people are familiar with at York & N. Pine streets.

2018 will continue to build on changes from 2017. The 2nd Annual Nevada City Mile running race that takes place on the same route as the bike race will be on Sunday at 11:15am. Sign up now!

Nevada City Bicycle Classic Brewfest 2018!

June 23, 2018

Mark your calendar for the first annual Nevada City Classic Brewfest on Saturday June 23rd from 6 to 9 p.m.   The Brewfest will take place in the Three Forks Bakery & Brewery Parking lot in Nevada City.

Come taste the finest craft beers from our regional breweries including Three Forks Bakery & Brewery, Ol’ Republic Brewery, Grass Valley Brewing Company, Auburn Alehouse, Crooked Lane Brewing, Fifty-Fifty Brewing and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.

Bring your friends to enjoy great beer (unlimited tastings), music, food and FUN! Tickets are $30 per person in advance or $35 at the door. Adults aged 21+ only.   Advance tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office – 132 Main Street, Nevada City. Phone: (530) 265-2692

The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to Nevada City and the surrounding communities coming out to this all inclusive, family friendly event weekend.

Photo credit: Kris Wakefield

Photo credit: Kris Walefield

Photo credit: Kris Wakefield

Host Bike Shop
Tour of Nevada City Bike Shop
457 Sacramento Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2187

Closest Airports
Sacramento-1 hour drive
Reno-1 1/2 hour drive
San Francisco-3 hour drive

Sponsors:

 

Thank you to friends of the Nevada City Classic who donated to the event this year on gofundme!