Friday May 12, 2017
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 585-1501
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A nautical themed bike prom. Attendees dress up in their finest sea-faring attire, take a mellow ride from UNM Duck Pond to the local brewery.
The Duke City Classic is Coming!!! May 12 - 21st
Join your local bike community for 10 days of exciting bicycling events!
The celebration kicks off with a nautical themed bike prom that invites attendees to dress up in their finest sea-faring attire, and take a mellow ride from the UNM Duck Pond to Dialogue Brewing Company. Can't make the ride? Join us at the brewery for dancing and take a prom photo! $1 off pints for cyclists.
On Saturday, May 13th, the Long Format AlleyCat begins at Montgomery Park, and will end with an award bbq at Sport Systems. Plan to ride 50+ miles, with various stops around the city. This ride is NOT supported, so bring snacks and plenty of water! You will also need a lock, pen and paper, and a basic repair kit. Can't ride that far? Come hang out at the end!
Sunday the 14th includes two events: Cyclocross along the Bosque in the early afternoon and Pump Track at the North Valley Bike Park in the evening!
Mountain Bike Mania meets at 6:30 on the 15th, at Smith's on Tramway and Montgomery. Race through the foothills!
On Tuesday the 16th, the spectator favorite Grass Track Grands is held at UNM's Johnson Field in the evening. Heats of four compete for victory!
Duke it out AlleyCat is a fun ride for those without experience in this scavenger hunt style of bike racing. All riders welcomed! Meet at the Duck Pond at 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 17th.
Thursday, May 18th brings the Brew Cruise - which has both a downtown and uptown meeting spots. The ride will include stops at multiple breweries along the diversion channel. 21+ please drink responsibly - the Duke City Classic organizers may not be held liable for injury sustained while drinking and biking.
The flagship event, Fixed and Furious, is held on Friday the 19th, and highlights track stands, skids, foot-down and other fixed gear feats.
On Saturday, May 20th, the Duchess Ride - for ladies only, meets in the early afternoon and will be alleycat format. That evening, Poker Ride meets at Hidden Park at 9:30pm.
The Duke City Classic ends on Sunday, May 21st with a closing BBQ at USS Bullhead Park - where the 2017 Duke and Duchess will be crowned! Everyone is welcome, please bring food to share!
For more information - including times and meeting locations*, go to https://www.facebook.com/pg/DukeCityClassic/
*event details may change, please check FB for the most up-to-date info