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Downieville Classic All-Mountain World Championships- REGISTRATION FOR 2015 OPENS 4/26 AT 8 PM

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS)

Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
All Mountain Registration- OPENS 4/6 AT 8 PM PST
Note: Combined category with XC and All-Mountain class riders for Saturday's XC race
Ended $200.00 $10.99
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Donation   more info Ended
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Annual Membership   more info Ended $50.00 $3.49
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Core Membership   more info Ended $10.00 $1.49

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Brief Description

Downieville Classic All-Mountain World Championships. 2-day mountain bike stage race, featuring: Saturday- Point to Point Cross Country Race from Sierra City to Downieville, California. 28 miles, 4,200' ascent and 5,200' descent. Sunday- Downieville Downhill Race from Packer Saddle to Downieville, California. 17 miles, 5,000' descent and 1,100' ascent.

Race Website and additional information can be found at

Friday August 1st

Sign waivers, pick up bib # and timing chips in Downieville at the Community Hall


Saturday August 2nd in Sierra City at the Community Hall

7:00-9:00am Sign waivers, number and timing chip pick-up
9:00am Racer Registration CLOSES. No exceptions
9:30am Start of Cross Country Race

Additional Information

Links to course maps:

There will be a mandatory bike weigh-in and a parts check starting at 8:00am each morning at the start line. No switching of parts, or modifying of parts. The bike must weigh the same each day, or rider is bumped from the All-Mountain class. Pro All-Mountain category- there will be a timed cut-off for reaching Downieville in the Cross Country race. Riders have 3 hours to complete the 29 mile course, or they are pulled from the All-Mountain category.

"Stick to the Track"
Some riders seem to be all too familiar with racing events like Megavalanche, and other big mountain enduros, where the fastest man or woman down the mountain, regardless of the route, is crowned champion. This type of racing became a problem in the 2010 Downieville Classic, as we had several riders using what we like to refer to as "Hillbilly Lines". We are officially ending this method of racing, by placing course marshals in known “cutter” areas. Riders that do not stick to the track will be disqualified.

100% of the race registration proceeds benefit the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (, trail maintenance program. Fees include; insurance, accurate computerized timing, EMT support, aid stations with refreshments, catered lunch, shuttle service from Downieville to Sierra City and Packer Saddle following the event, event socks, pint glass filled with cold beer at the finish, grab bag- properly equipped, Downieville School kitchen rental, Downieville Community Hall rental, Sierra City Community Hall rental, Sierra County Special Use fees, US Governmentt Special Use fees, including surveys of reproductive pattern of California Spotted Owl territory S1057 / Northern Goshawk territory D53T13, and a whole mess of porta-potties, garbage cans and recycling receptacles. THIS IS NOT A NORBA EVENT. YOU DO NOT NEED TO PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP OR ADDITIONAL INSURANCE.


Parking will be available at the "Flats", Kentucky Mine Museum, and north of Sierra City on Highway 49. Be sure that your vehicle is completely off the road surface, otherwise you could be ticketed and towed! A complimentary racer shuttle will be available from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, returning riders and spectators to their cars Sierra City. Note: If you are being dropped off in Sierra City by a friend, parking in Downieville is limited to the following areas: Highway 49, both north and south of Downieville. The USFS Downieville Ranger Station, located across the bridge from the Pizzeria and behind the Courthouse. Cannon Point, located at the western end of Downieville along Highway 49. Parking is always a major issue in Downieville. We recommend you use the shuttle services provided, especially on Saturday, as the number of cars outnumber the town's population. Be curtious to the locals and respect all private property. Special Note: Nothing makes the local CHP happier than writing mountain bikers tickets. Don't give him the pleasure, please be smart about where you park, especially in town, or you will be ticketed and towed!


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Downieville Classic

Downieville, CA 95936

Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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General Questions: Greg Williams-

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