For Spectators:

Criterium racing has gained huge popularity in the US, and for good reason. This is fast-paced, non-stop action from start to finish as riders turn themselves inside-out on a short loop course on closed city streets. Races are 30-90 minutes long, with riders completing a lap in approximately two minutes–so you can see the action throughout the race from anywhere on course.

This is a bike race made for spectators, and it won’t disappoint. Enjoy our festival-like atmosphere complete with a beer garden, music, and free kids race at noon. Admission is free, and racing happens all day long.

For those new to bike racing: amateur racers in the USA are categorized from 1 (experts) to 5 (beginners), with an additional category for professional racers.

Some races are age-limited as well, so the 35+ 3/4 race is for category 3 or 4 racers who are 35 years or older.

For Racers:

Join us June 30, 2018 as we fly through the streets of historic Lakeport, CA for NorCal’s most scenic and thrilling crit. This is the second year for our criterium, and we’ve built on last year’s successful race to make this year even better. Put us on your race calendar: you won’t be disappointed. Huge prize purses, tons of primes, and a festival-like atmosphere!

Be sure to check out our Visitor Guide for pro tips to make your weekend a great one.

Registration (coming soon)   |   Race Flyer (coming soon)