Beach City Double / Century / Half Century

Beach City Double / Century / Half Century

The Inaugural Beach City Double / Century / Half Century on September 22, 2018 will benfit a worthy cause addressed by FINDcures a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit charity that supports research for Alzheimer’s Disease, Autism, Concussion, Epilepsy, Major Depression Disorder, MS/ALS, Parkinson’s Disease and Stroke, and provides transitional support services for individuals impacted by any of the above neurological diseases.

NdZONE will donate at least 5% of all Beach City’s proceeds to FINDcures.  Therefore, we encourage you to learn about FINDcures and their unique service model called “The Perimeter of Hope” , and please be generous in making your own donation, thank you.  Donate Now

The Beach City ride’s start/finish is at the Hotel Irvine in the great City of Irvine. The route goes through canyons, around the 1984 Olymic course, to the beautiful vista points along the Orange County beaches, and to the Queen Mary in Long Beach. So come out to enjoy a fun day on your bike riding and supporting FINDcures.

The routes include a variety of the below cities and highlights, except for the Double and it includes all of them:

Popular cities:

Laguna Beach
Corona Del Mar
Newport Beach
Huntington Beach
Sunset Beach
Seal Beach
Long Beach
Irvine
Lake Forest
Mission Viejo
Dana Point
San Clemente
and more…

Legendary course highlights:

Surf City, U.S.A.
Queen Mary
1984 Olympic Cycling Road Race Course
Florence Joyner Olympiad Park
Ole Hanson Beach Club
San Clemente Casino
Western White House

The following items are included in your registration:

  • RFID Tracking Number
  • Lunch
  • Commemorative T-Shirt
  • Scenic routes to chose from 200, 100 or 50 miles.
  • SAG stops 25-30 miles with a wide variety of food, water, Hammer Products and manned with dedicated volunteers to help you.
  • Full roving SAG support on all routes.
  • California Triple Crown’s Special rates for Daily/Overnight Parking and Rooms at our host hotel and free reserved parking at the Square.
  • On-line enrollment, Insurance, Chartiable donation, …

Look forward to seeing you there!!

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The Beach City event starts and finishes in Irvine, California. Irvine offers a system of bicycle lanes and trails to encourage the use of bikes as a means of transportation. It has 44.5 miles of off-road bicycle trails and 282 miles of on-road bicycle lanes.  The City of Irvine is one of the most bicycle friendly and safest communties in America.

Our Host Hotel for 2018 Beach City Double / Century / Half Century is Hotel Irvine!  The hotel is located off Jamboree Road on the 405 FWY between the 55 and 5 Freeways.

Map of Hotel Location

Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92614

There is ample daily self parking is behind the Hotel Irvine at a special rate of $5.00 per day.

There is a limit amount of free unsecured parking about 2 miles from the start.
Map of Off-site Parking Location
Route from off-site parking to the Start

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Our Host Hotel for 2018 Beach City Double / Century / Half Century is Hotel Irvine!  The hotel is located off Jamboree Road on the 405 FWY between the 55 and 5 Freeways.

Map of Hotel Location

Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92614

California Triple Crown’s special rate of $105.00+Tax per night.
Must make your reservations online before July, 22 2017.

Click here to make your On-line Reservations

California Triple Crown’s Special Overnight Parking is $10.00 per night.

Other Discretionary Fees may apply if utlilized by you:
•  Porterage Charge – $12.00 per person, round triip
•  Room Delivery Charge – $5.00 for deliveries made inside the room for one item; $3.00 for distribution at check-in
•  Room Attendant Gratuties – $3.00 per day, per room

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Friday, Sept. 21, 2018:
6:30 pm – 8:30pm Rider Check-In/Registration for the Beach City event.

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018:
4:30 am – 6:00 am: Rider Check-In/Registration for Double Century Start
7:30 am – 8:30 am Rider Check-in/Registration for Century Start
7:30 am – 8:30 am Rider Check-in/Registration for Half Century AM Start
10:30 am – 1:30pm Rider Check-in/Registration for Half Century PM Route
11:59 pm All Courses Closed

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The Rules/Polices section to design clearly state NdZONE’s position on the rider safety and on business practices for the participants. We treat everyone equal and don’t play favorites, therefore there are no exceptions to the rules and policies for anyone. NdZONE is commitment to creating great events. Thank you for your interest in the Beach City Double / Century / Half Century.

Rules
Riders that break rules will be disqualified and prohibited from entering future events and lose their California Triple Crown credit.

  1. Riders must follow the basic rules for safe cycling.
  2. Riders must follow the California Motor Vehicle Code. Riders who do not follow these are considered to have added an unnecessary risk to themselves, other riders, drivers, and they will be immediately disqualified.
  3. Riders must comply with the requests from the local law enforcement, and CHP.
  4. Riders must wear the official event identification provided at check-in.
  5. Riders must carry personal identification with emergency contact phone number during the event.
  6. While cycling riders must wear a correctly fitting and fastened helmet.
  7. Riders must check in at the start/finish lines and designated check points, no exceptions. A rider who does not make a cut-off time, poses unnecessary risk to themselves or others, and/or refuses SAG from a course marshal will be DNF or disqualified from the event. Their emergency contact will be called and informed of their status. No further assistance will be given and the rider will be fully responsible from that point forward.
  8. Rider may not have a personal vehicle on the course for any reason (SAG, cheering, photos, etc.). Riders with any association to personal vehicle anywhere on the course are considered to have added an unnecessary risk to themselves, other riders, drivers, and they will be immediately disqualified.  Family and friends are encouraged to volunteer, which allows them to be in permitted locations on the course for their own safety and the safety of the riders.

Policies

  1. Riders at check-in are required to show your driver’s license or State ID, sign the Accident Waiver before they are allowed to participate in the event. The waiver will not be modified in any manner.
  2. Riders must pay the event entry fee, or use a Volunteer’s Ride Credit.
  3. Volunteer Ride Credit will given proportional to the amount time volunteered on the full-day of the event. If volunteered a full-day the participate will receive a credit for the full price of the event and a half-day receives a credit for half of the price of event, and so on, plus an event T-shirt is given to a  rider, or a friend or family member volunteering on their behalf of a rider. Any ride credit or a portion of it may be used at anytime.
  4. Entry fees and/or ride credits are non-transferable, non-refundable, un-exchangeable and/or un-rollable.
  5. The above entry fee policy applies if the event has to be cancel due to a community or natural disaster, act of God, and/or Terrorism. The affected riders will be permitted to sign up at the best price entry fee for the next year’s event up to the end of the registration period.
  6. We will email you confirmation when you complete the on-line registration process, and we will add your name to the event roster once we have receive your payment or your Ride Credit request.
  7. When registration is closed, it is closed. Only riders who have registered and therefore have their name is on the event roster may ride.
  8. Please do not ask, there will be no exceptions to the deadlines, policies, or rules for granting them would be unfair to the riders who have complied with them.

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Women’s Sizes: XS-4XL   Men’s Sizes: XS-4XL

We are honored to have had the graphic design for the Beach City T-shirt done by Dori Lewis.

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The Beach City Double main route goes up to the top of Santigo Canyon and through the canyon, around the Olympic course, by the Florence Joyner Olympiad Park, and then down to San Clemente ( Western White House) and by the Ole Hanson Beach Club and the San Clemente Casino, and then back to Irvine.  After lunch the route goes own Laguna Canyon to the coast and through the beautiiful vista points in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach (Surf City, USA), Seal Beach, Long Beach, and by the Queen Mary, then turns around back to Newport Beach does a full loop around the Newport Bay and back to Hotel Irvine.

The Beach City Double Century will be a fully supported ride with aid stations every 25-30 miles, roving SAGs, and it will have a 19 hour time limit.  The lowland route is an estimated 7,500 feet of climbing, and the highland is estimated 9,400 feet of climbing.

The course is well tested and proven since it is mainly based on the “Long Beach Century”, the “Olympic Road Race Century”, and the “Oceanside Century” which Chuck Bramwell has been leading in Orange County for many years with the Orange County Wheelmen as training rides for the Double Centuries.

Special NdZONE Recognition;  Jim Cook wrote: “A special thank you to Chuck Bramwell and Hugh Murphy for all their contributions over the past couple months.  Their energy, ideas, and suggestions have been significant forming the new Beach City Double Century. I have been so fortunate to have their help.”

The Beach City Double Century has been added to the 2018 California Triple Crown Ride Calendar at http://caltriplecrown.org/CTC_Calendar_aspx  and completing it counts as California Triple Crown credit toward winning your Triple Crown.

Double – Lowland Route (This could change for various reasons before the event. The route slips received at the Rider Check-in are always the official route.)

Double – Highland Route (This could change for various reasons before the event. The route slips received at the Rider Check-in are always the official route.)

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The Century route goes up to the top of Santigo Canyon and then out to  the beautiiful vista points in Newport Beach, Huntington Beach (Surf City, USA), Seal Beach, Long Beach, back to Newport Beach, compeletes loop around the bay and back to Irvine.

Century Route (This could change for various reasons before the event. The route slips received at the Rider Check-in are always the official route.)

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There are two Half Century routes one the morning and another in the afternoon.

The Half Century morning route does a loop in Irvine, which includes Santiago Canyon.

Half Century – Morning Route (This could change for various reasons before the event. The route slips received at the Rider Check-in are always the official route.)

The Half Century afternoon route goes down Laguna Canyon to the coast and through the beautiiful vista points in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach then does a full loop around the Newport Bay and back to Hotel Irvine

Half Century – Afternoon Route (This could change for various reasons before the event. The route slips received at the Rider Check-in are always the official route.)

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