31st Kern Wheelmen Spooktacular

Saturday 21st October 2017

Lake Ming: Kern River Group Picnic Aarea: 13648 Lake Ming Road, Bakersfield, United States

Cycling, Metric century


Activities

  • Hideous Hundred - Individual Age group/open
  • Horrible Hundred - Individual Age group/open
  • Nightmare Ninety - Individual Age group/open
  • Morbid Metric - Individual Age group/open
  • Frightful Forty - Individual Age group/open
  • Trembling Twenty - Individual Age group/open
  • Trembling Twenty - Individual under 18 years old

Description

The Kern Wheelmen Bicycle Club invites you to enjoy our 31th annual Spooktacular Century on October 21st.  Registration includes six great routes to choose from, one entry to our raffle, post ride meal, spooky rest stops, marked routes, maps, full sag support, goodie bag, an eerie lack of traffic and one stoplight. Decorate your bike, wear spooky clothing and join the fun.  

 

SIX SPOOKTACULAR RIDES

 

1. Hideous Hundred - 10,800 feet of climbing - 109 miles. Bring your big gears and an attitude. This ride up Breckenridge Mountain will Haunt you for a long time and the decent will give you Chills. Your special Hideous Hundred patch will be waiting for you at the top. Difficulty-Extreme, Suggested ride start at 6:00am.

2. Horrible Hundred- 8,600 feet of climbing - 102 miles. You had better still bring those big gears; Lion's Trail and White Wolf grade are each 5 1/2 miles long and have grades of 6-8% that will make your quads Scream with Pain. Difficulty-Extreme, Start Before 6:00am.

3. Nightmare Ninety- 4,500 feet of climbing - 92 miles. Actually after the White Wolf Grade some of this course will leave you with pleasant dreams as you ride up Caliente Creek to Twin Oaks and back. Start Before 7:00am.

4. Morbid Metric- 2,900 feet of climbing - 62 miles. With a Monster climb of its own White Wolf grade will get your lungs Howling. Your destination is Caliente where you will meet the riders from the Hideous and Horrible Hundreds & Nightmare Ninety. Start Before 8:00am

5. Frightful Forty- 500 feet of climbing - 40 miles. Enjoy this Halloween ride along Kern River on our bike path, past the California Living Museum, Ethel's Coral and up rattlesnake grade (two miles of 3-4% grade) which will get your legs asking for Mercy! Start Before 9:00am.

6. Trembling Twenty- Same route as Frightful Forty. Rattlesnake grade will get your legs Screeching and a long downhill will get your lungs Gasping. Start Before 9:00am.

FOR MORE INFO VISIT:

www.kernwheelmen.org

 

31th Anniversary Spooktacular Jerseys are produced on demand by Voler

This link is also on the Kernwheelmen.org Spooktacular page. 

 

Active registration closes Thursday October 13 at 11:59 pm

 

LATE REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP

Friday, October 20th from 4:30 to 8:00 pm at the Plumbers & Steamfitters Hall 6718 Meany Ave Bakersfield, CA 93308, or onsite Saturday, October 21 at 5:00 am - 8:00 am at the Kern River Group Picnic area. 

Event details and schedule

Spooktacular cycling jersies can be ordered directly from Voler   

Ride Return
Check in by 5:00pm to let us know that you survived this Ghastly ordeal.

SAG & Rest Stops
Plenty of rest stops & expert roving SAG is provided.

Directions
From Hwy. 99, go east on HWY 58 to Comanche Drive. Turn Left (North) on Comanche Drive. Comanche Drive turns into Alfred Harrell Highway. Continue to stop sign (Lake Ming road) turn right and follow the Spooktacular signs.

Weather
The rides will take place rain or shine. Sorry, no refunds. Bad weather may cause route changes. Temperatures may vary from hot to cold so prepare accordingly.

Ride limited to 600 riders 

Course Closes at 5:00pm - Give yourself plenty of time!

Organised by

Kern Wheelmen Bicycle Club

PO BOX 9662, Bakersfield

Phone: 6612048289

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