Tahoe Games Bike Nights making Friday stop in Tahoe City
If you go
What: Tahoe Games Bike Night
Where: Tahoe City Golf Course
When: Friday, Aug. 26; registration begins at 6 p.m., race starts at 8 p.m.
Learn more: tahoegames.com
TAHOE CITY, Calif. — This year, On Course Events has teamed up with the Lake Tahoe Golf Course and Tahoe Center for Orthopedics to bring South Lake Tahoe’s newest bike series to life.
And this weekend, the series makes a stop in Tahoe City.
Tahoe Games Bike Nights centers on cross-country night bike races that aim to elevate action sports at Lake Tahoe.
The new series began on July 31 at South Lake Tahoe, with monthly events through September.
This Friday’s event will take place at the Tahoe City Golf Course, 251 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.
The family friendly bike race will feature an illuminated course that spans across the golf course, over fairways, into the rough, through sand traps and over bridges with the occasional cart path.
“This unique Lake Tahoe experience has attracted hundreds of competitors to the South Shore, and we’re so excited to bring this great energy up to Tahoe City,” said Leslie Schultz of On Course Events. “Riding your bike among family and friends under the stars with festival-style lighting across a unique and challenging course is an incredible experience everyone in Lake Tahoe should have.”
Bike lights are strongly encouraged for all competitors; however, JetLites will be on-site offering free light rentals to ensure rider safety. The course is designed for ages 10 and up to enjoy on any type of non-motorized bicycle.
The race is approximately 6 miles, with 2 (3 mile) laps for most classes. Helmets and lights recommended. No electric bikes.
Registration fee is $20 for adults and $15 for kids. An awards-focused after-party will take place in the golf course clubhouse after the race.
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