Whether you’re a beginning or experienced cyclist, you’ll love racing at Portland International Raceway (PIR). One of the most popular weeknight bicycle race series in the nation, The Lakeside Bicycles Monday Night Masters and Women Race Series runs May-August. The Monday night series attracts hundreds of novice to experienced cyclists to race on a traffic-free race course that’s fun for everyone.
Races are divided into separate categories of novice masters men (aged 30+), novice women, 2 categories for more experienced masters men and an open women category for women of any age including juniors. There are even experienced racers standing by to provide guidance and answer questions if you need help. All that’s required is a helmet, a road bike and a sense of adventure.
So what are you waiting for?
May 5th to August 25th (Except July 21st)
May – 5, 12, 19, 26; June – 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;
July – 7, 14, 21, 28; Aug – 4, 11, 18, 25
For further information see the schedule or contact
Race Organizer, Jim Anderson at 503-975-8229 or
Start Times & Categories:
6:15pm Novice Masters Men (aged 30+)
6:20pm Novice Women (any age)
6:35pm Open Women (Category 1/2/3/4)
6:43pm Masters Men 30+ (Category 1/2/3)
6:45pm Masters Men 30+ (Category 4/5)
Course is a flat and wide 1.9-mile loop with excellent quality pavement. The raceway circuit is closed to all car traffic on Monday nights. Distance varies each week depending on daylight, field size and weather but averages 10-15 miles (novice), 20-30 miles (open women), 30-55 miles (masters 1/2/3, 3/4). Exact distance is announced at race registration.
Opens at 5pm. Registration located at start/finish area in the middle of the track opposite the main grandstand. An Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) license is required to race and is available at registration for $5 (single-day) or $20 (annual). Please arrive at registration at least 30 minutes before your race start.
Official Website: http://www.racemondaynight.com/
Added by multimodal on March 11, 2008