Q. What route options are there?
A. There are 4 route options: 100 miles, 50 miles, 30 miles and 7 miles
Q. When is the Riverside Citrus Classic?
A. Saturday, October 8, 2022.
- The Century leaves at 6:30am
- The Half-Century at 8:30 am
- The 30 Milers at 9:30 am
- The Family Fun Ride at 10am
Q. Where does the ride start/finish?
A. The ride starts at the Riverside Plaza, 3535 Riverside Plaza Drive, Riverside, 92506. DIRECTIONS: From 91 FWY, exit Central Ave. Head west 2 blocks to the Riverside Plaza. Check-in will be in front of the Regal Theaters on October 8th, the start line is at arched ‘RIVERSIDE PLAZA’ sign a short distance from the check-in/registration tables. PARKING is available around the Riverside Plaza. The finish line is close to El Torito at the west end of the center. Plaza map here.
Q. When can I check in and pick-up my rider registration packet?
A. Check-in begins and registration packets will be available for pick-up starting Friday, October 7th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in front of Regal Theaters in the Riverside Plaza. You may also check-in and pick-up your registration packet on Saturday morning, October 8th at the registration area in front of the Regal Theaters in the Riverside Plaza between 5:30am-10:00am. All riders for all ride routes can meet up at the finish line by El Torito after their rides for the post ride expo, beer garden and entertainment.
Q. What roads are closed?
A. There are no road closures for this event. The rides leave from the Plaza accompanied by the Riverside Police Department. All routes include some dedicated bike trails, bike lanes and roads. Riders are expected to OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS AND RULES OF THE ROAD; be courteous to drivers, pedestrians and other riders; and ride safely at all times.
Q. Will there be something to eat and drink?
A. Yes, along the route we have fully stocked rest stops. After the ride, adults can enjoy a complimentary beer or soft drink. Stay for lunch and enjoy the many great restaurants at the Plaza. Food options include salads, sandwiches, pizza, burgers, Mediterranean, Mexican, and Chinese. For a list of restaurants click here.
Q. What will the weather be like and how will it affect my ride?
A. Weather in Riverside in October is super unpredictable so be prepared for anything! Mornings can be cool and the day can heat up rather quickly. Clothing drops are offered at each rest stop so if you need to peel layers you can pick up your gear at the finish line. No matter what, you’ll have fun, get some great exercise, and have a great sense of accomplishment from completing this ride and supporting our students, school district and community!
Q. Where do I check in if I am a volunteer?
A. Volunteers will check in at the tables in front of the Regal Theater in the Riverside Plaza. We will be there at 5:30am to assign jobs. We suggest comfortable shoes and clothing and sunscreen. This event would not be possible without the help of our many volunteers! THANK YOU!
Q. I have some other questions, how can I reach you?
A. Email us at [email protected]