Cycling race comes to hills west of Tracy
by TP staff
Aug 03, 2012 | 1116 views | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The hills west of Tracy will be a road cycling course this weekend when the Northern California Nevada Cycling Association hosts the 28th annual Patterson Pass Road Race, known this year as the Master NorCal Championship Road Race.

Riders will line up at Patterson Pass and Midway roads at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, and will ride a 22.5-mile loop up to Patterson Pass, then to Flynn Road, Altamont Pass Road, Grant Line Road and Midway Road back to the starting line and then repeat the loop. Advanced riders will make the circuit four times.

The ride includes nearly 2,700 feet of elevation gain in the 22.5 mile course.

The race, which drew nearly 300 riders last year, is the second in the 11-race NCNCA 2012 Cal Cup series and is hosted by Velo Promo of Soulsbyville and Golden Chain Cyclists of Sonora.

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August 03, 2012
I have talked to some folks who say that is pretty much their daily commute. A few of them even go all the way to Manteca as a starting/ending point.

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