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Date(s) - 10/17/2021

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Sunday, September 6th, 2020
NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

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 125 Miles // 9 Peaks // 13K feet of Climbing

 

The Course

The Napa9 route is 125 miles and boasts a whooping 13K-13.5K (depends on whose Garmin you look at) of climbing. The ride sends you up several of the steepest climbs (and down the steepest descents) in Napa Valley. Wild Horse Valley starts the day, followed by Mt. George, Atlas Peak, which is the longest climb at 8.3 miles and Soda Canyon, where the views are as spectacular as the steepness as you grind your way to the top.

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Who Should Ride

This ride takes both physical and mental toughness. Only experienced cyclists who have done multiple rides of six to nine hours over extremely challenging terrain and weather conditions should ride. The recent Napa Valley winter has taken a toll on the roads—some of the descents are on very rough and pot-holed filled pavement; it takes a very skilled rider to navigate these safely. Napa9 

Why we ride

Raising money for the Napa Police Youth Services Bureau

The Youth Services Bureau (YSB) provides, trains, and manages three (3) School Resource Officers (SRO) to high schools and middle schools. The YSB is also responsible for the development and management of the Napa Community Youth Services Diversion Program. It is the goal of the Napa Community Youth Diversion Program to work in partnership with the community by assisting youth who are exhibiting at –risk behaviors, which if not addressed may lead to criminal behavior. YSB focuses on delivering quality programs which in turn inspire youth to make positive changes in their lives while taking responsibility for their actions. Napa9 

2020 is requiring the Napa Police Youth Services Bureau to have additional needs, and for that reason, we are adding a “Buy a Backpack” for $25. Each Backpack will be filled with school supplies for our youth in need.

 

Schedule

5 am: Arrival and check in. Please meet at Courthouse parking lot, 3rd and Coombs. (Look for blue Ford truck). Napa9 

5:30 am: ROLLING RIDE START Downtown Napa in front of the courthouse; corner of Main Street and Third Street. There is an all day parking lot on the corner of Coombs and Third St. There is also an all day parking garage on the Fifth and Main St. (Parking Map)

Registration

Space is limited to only 30 cyclists. A portion of all registration fees goes to help the Napa Police Youth Services Bureau. If you want to help the cause but don’t wish to ride, we’ve also made it easy to make a donation.

*Due to Covid-19 and Napa County Public Health, we will comply to all State and National mandates as they relate to public gatherings, and medical and safety protocols.

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