Santa Ynez Valley ClassicSanta Ynez Valley Classic - April 28-29, 2012 Los Olivos, CA



Please join us for the 13th edition of our Santa Ynez Valley Mountain Bike Classic on April 28th and 29th, 2012 at The World Famous Dirt Club Private Mountain Bike Riding Area in Los Olivos, CA!

There’s exciting racing for both gravity and cross country endurance athletes. There will be an EXPO area and awesome BBQ Tri Tip Lunches both days at main venue area known as Charlotte’s Meadow. And yes the rumor is true the Firestone Walker Beer Garden is back!!!!

New this year is the GPM DOWNHILL and there are some cash prizes! $500 to the Fastest Man and Fastest Woman! $250 for the Second Fastest Man and Second Fastest Woman and $100 to the Third Fastest Man and Third Fastest Woman! This is regardless of what category that you race! It’s open to every racer! We will be using the 4 Bridges Downhill, it has been revamped and is awesome! Downhill is Saturday, there is a shuttle fee of $10.

DH ONLINE Pre-registration is available HERE (Up soon!)

DH Snail Mail Pre-registration is available HERE

Our Cross Country is again part of the Prestigious US CUP SERIES! It has all the amateur and pro categories and will be action packed. The Course this year will be between 11 and 12 miles in length with the Pros doing 3 Laps, Cat 1 & 2 doing 2 laps and the Cat 3’s doing 1 Lap. The course will again feature the traditional and very spectator friendly clover leaf styled, rolling, up and down, lots of single track, and many passing opportunities.

XC ONLINE Pre-registration is available HERE

XC Snail Mail Pre-registration is available HERE

Again Registration: Registration is available via the above online and snail mail links and also at the venue with a $10 Late Fee Applied. NOBODY WILL BE TURNED AWAY!

Free Kids Race on Sunday brought to you by THE DIRT CLUB at 12/Noon! Register on site!

Camping: Camping will be $10 per vehicle; there are NO HOOK UPS at the venue. Tent camping is welcome and is also $10. We will have the Dirt Club Outdoor Showers! Please pick a spot off to the left side of the dirt access road then pay your fees at the Registration Tent. Just tell the cashier that you’re camping and how many nights, pay your fees and we’ll give you the pass for your window.

Directions: From the 101 North or South, 5 miles north of Buelton exit on Hwy 154 and go east. Make your 1st left on Zaca Station Road, go 1 ¾ miles and turn right into the venue.

VOLUNTEERS PLEASE EMAIL MIKE HECKER at or text (805) 896-0673 after 4/5/12 please!


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