Schedule of Events


More than just a ride, a weekend of fun enjoying the Sierra.

Friday Night Picnic

  • Location: Portola City Park
  • Onsite registration & check in: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm - try to walk or ride your bike to check-in
  • Snacks and adult beverages:
    • Adult beverages available - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
      • $6.00 per beverage – all beverage proceeds go to trails too!\
      • Registered riders/racers get a ticket for a beverage
      • Volunteers get a ticket for a beverage


  • Breakfast on your own
  • Registration & check in: 6:00am to 8:30am all categories at Portola City Park - try to walk or ride your bike to check-in 
  • Ride start times: 
    • 8am start as mass roll-out for 100 mile racers
    • 9am start as mass roll-out for 67 and 35 mile racers
    • All categories will stage at least 15 minutes prior to start time for instructions on completing the ride
    • Neutral roll-out start on Highway 70 until the turn off at Willow Creek (approximately 4 miles). Start timing mat will be on Willow Creek Road.
    • Riders need to stay right and not cross the road divider on Highway 70 (during the neutral roll out)
    • Many riders may choose to ride rather than race and take advantage of the views, the libations and the serenity
    • There will be a dedicated course sweep for all course lengths
    • The ride will be held rain, shine, sleet or snow. In the event of extreme weather or natural disaster, the ride may  be shortened, postponed or cancelled without refund.

  • Post ride recovery time at Portola City Park starting at 12:00pm
    • Lost and Found Marketplace open at 12pm
    • Awards for 35, 67 and 106 mile racers is scheduled from 1pm to 6pm
    • Donation drawings during awards ceremony – all ticket sales also go to trails!
    • Post ride meal - bib/number plate is your ticket for food and first beverage
      • Registered rider participants – free
      • Volunteers    free 
      • Non-riders attendees – $15 per person - pre-buy at by 5/21/19
      • Food trucks also available at the park
  • Adult beverages available - 12:00pm to 9:30pm  
    • $6.00 per beverage – all beverage proceeds go to trails too!
    • Registered riders/racers get a ticket for a beverage
    • Volunteers get a ticket for a beverage  
  • Dinner and Smores on your own. OR
  • Support local restaurants and food vendors at the park
  • Portola Post Ride Party!  till 10pm
    Saturday night party in Portola with food, beer, live music, and dancing - the way we like to do it!
    • Camping in Portola - $15/day includes showers -
      Get your Camping Pass here

      Consider camping onsite at Portola City Park for convenient partying opportunities.
      check in at City Hall (directly across the street from the Portola City park) with proof of camping pass purchase, they will provide basic information and code for access to showers.  If you arrive after 5pm  on Fri, pick a spot at the baseball fields, around the back side from the Portola City Park, and check in at City Hall  on Saturday.
    • Live Music from Jack Danny - 4:30pm
      Jack Danny is a Portola local who will be playing outlaw/folk rock to get the crowd warmed-up for the evening's festivities and post-ride vibe. His unique sound and kick drum always make for a good time.
    • Free Kids Race - 6pm
      There will be a kid's evening race around the park. This is a fun race just for the kids to have some fun on their bikes too - sponsored by Plumas County Sheriff Association. Fill out both the Sign-up form and waiver form, and bring onsite to the race. Onsite registration will also be available. 
    • Shuttle Service Portola to Lake Davis Coot Bay - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
      For those camping at Lake Davis, there will be a shuttle service running every half hour starting at 6:30pm in Portola and dropping off at Coot Bay on Lake Davis 30 minutes later. Only the 6:30pm and 7:30pm shuttles will have bike transport, so if you are camping at Lake Davis and need to transport your bike, take one of these shuttles, then come back to town to hang out for the festivities. Or you can leave your bike at the secured bike valet overnight and pick it up Sunday morning by 10am. Come enjoy the party, adult beverages and not worry about driving back-and-forth from town and your campsite by using the shuttles.
    • Live Music! - 8:15pm
      We have Afrolicious playing a 90min set on stage in Portola City Park after awards. Expect to move your booty! "Afrolicious has established itself as both one of the most legendary weekly parties in San Francisco, and of the top live/electronic bands on the scene."
      Jelly Bread Band
  • Sunday

    • Join us for the pancake breakfast at Portola City Park from 8am to 11am brought to you by Eastern Plumas Health Care. Or have breakfast on your own in town.
    • Fun at Lake Davis
      • Hiking, biking, fishing, paddling, sitting in a chair recovering peacefully
      • Rest sore legs
      • Attend to sunburns for those who didn’t use sunscreen on Saturday
    • Eventually pack-up your stuff and roll out or stay longer