The River City Bicycle Classic returns to Evansville, Indiana on Saturday, June 7, 2014 even bigger and better with a $5,000 purse! This year the festivities extend from Friday night, June 6 with the River City Bicycle Classic Kick-Off Party.
RIVER CITY BICYCLE CLASSIC KICK OFF PARTY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- 5:00 PM Event begins - Pub Crawl with last stop at Tin Man Beer Garden
- 5:30 PM Mayor proclamation - Bike decorating begins
- 6:00 PM Ride to Garvin Park begins
- 8:00 PM Movie Begins
River City Bicycle Classic Kick-Off Party presented by the Franklin Street Events Association
Look for signs and volunteers for River City Bicycle Classic parking. We will not be using the baseball stadium parking this year so please allow extra time to get from parking to registration. The start finish and registration have been moved to the north east side of the park for 2014 to allow for better spectating. Thanks and good luck!
The River City Bicycle Classic takes cyclists through historic Garvin Park with beautiful, wide sweeping turns.
Course: This road criterium race course is a fast .7-mile loop around the lake in historic Garvin Park. The wide-open course, features several turns that are ideal for racing and spectating. Course is closed to trafﬁc. Start and ﬁnish is west of the park fountain.
In addition to the races, the River City Bicycle Classic will include:
- Festival (begins @ 10AM) with food, sponsor and business vendor tents. There will also be live music.
- Citizen’s Race (for non-licensed racers)
- Evansville’s local micro-brewery, Tin Man Brewery, will host a Beer Garden (begins @ 12PM).
A portion of the race proceeds will beneﬁt the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville. Donations may be made directly to the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville.
Special hotel rates of $65 are available for racers are at the Clarion Inn. Mention River City Bicycle Classic to secure discounted rate. Also go to Visit Evansville to discover Evansville’s wonderful attractions.
Directions: From I64 take Exit 25 traveling south on US 41. Drive 11.8 miles, take the ramp to IN-66 W/Diamond Ave. Turn right onto east Diamond Ave. Drive 1.2 miles, turn left onto north Heidelbach Ave. Drive .3miles. Parking is next to the baseball stadium on the right.
Pre-register at Truesport.com
For more information contact:
Mike Boren – Race Director
The Guitar Lab
1010 S. Weinbach Ave.
Evansville, IN 47711
This is an INKY Cup Points Series Race.
This race is part of the Graffiti Road National Race Series presented by Aluminum Cowboy Cycling
Team Guitar Lab thanks these 2014 sponsors of Team Guitar Lab and the River City Bicycle Classic!
Mike Boren, Director, Race
Sonya Brindle, Director, Planning
Caron Leader, Director, Race Promotions
Donna Leader, Director, Marketing
Kari Mueller, Director, Logistics
Sarah Williams, Secretary
Traci Young, Volunteer Coordinator