The Beaumont stage of the Redlands Bicycle Classic features three separate races through Beaumont and Cherry Valley:
- Handcycling race for disabled athletes, scheduled start at 7:45 a.m.
- Men's race, scheduled start at 9:15 a.m., consists of 5 laps.
- Women's race, scheduled start at 9:30 a.m., consists of 3 laps.
All race events start and finish at Beaumont Civic Center, 550 E. 6th St.
The circuit route in Beaumont is identical to last year, Race Director Eric Reiser said. It covers 24.1 miles and includes climbs and descents in and near Bogart Park.
For road closure information Friday during the races, .
This is the fifth consecutive year Beaumont has hosted a stage in the Redlands Bicycle Classic.
The Redlands Bicycle Classic is a four-day professional bicycling competition, with a combined purse of more than $43,000 for men and women racers, and it's billed by organizers as "the Premier Stage Race in the United States."
If you plan to be downtown Friday for the Beaumont stage of the 28th Annual Redlands Bicycle Classic, stop at East 6th and Palm Avenue to visit with a BB Patch representative.
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Banning-Beaumont Patch plans to maintain a presence outside for the duration of Redlands Bicycle Classic events Friday in Beaumont.