Tour of Napa Valley

Napa, California

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DIRECTIONS TO THE START/FINISH

 

FROM I-80 SOUTHBOUND:
Take Hwy 12 exit west towards Napa. Take a right at the 2nd stop light (about 7 mi from I-80) onto Hwy 29/12. Continue on Hwy 29 thru Napa, following signs to Calistoga and Hwy 29. Take Yountville exit (about 15 mi from Hwy 29/12 turn) and turn left under the Hwy and continue straight into the Yountville Veteran Home.
FROM I-80 NORTHBOUND:
Take I-80 east, across the Carquinez bridge, then after 5 mi take the Hwy 37/Napa exit west for about 2 mi. Then go north (right) on Hwy 29 toward. Follow the signs toward Napa/Calistoga, not Berryessa and continue thru Napa. Take Yountville exit and turn left under the Hwy and continue straight into the Yountville Veteran Home.
FROM HWY 101 NORTHBOUND:
About 19 miles north of the Golden Gate bridge take Hwy 37 east toward Napa/Vallejo. After another 19 miles take Hwy 29 north (left) toward Napa. Follow the signs toward Napa/Calistoga, not Berryessa and continue thru Napa. Take the Yountville exit and turn left under the Hwy and continue straight into the Yountville Veteran Home.
FROM HWY 101 SOUTHBOUND:
Exit off Hwy 101 onto Hwy 116 eastbound(near Petaluma) and continue past Sonoma onto Hwy 121/12 following signs to Napa. Turn left (north) where Hwy 121/12 dead ends into Hwy 29. Continue thru Napa for 11 mi then take the Yountville exit and turn left under the Hwy and continue straight into the Yountville Veteran Home.
 

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2017 Patch

2017 Patch

2000 Rider Limit!

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PLACES TO STAY

Camping: There will most likely be no RV parking this year. The Vets Home is in the process of many changes. Call the Vets Home (707) 944-4600 to get the latest information.

Other camping options 15 miles from the start:
Skyline Wilderness Park Napa (707) 252-0481
Bothe State Park
Calistoga (707) 942-4575
Napa County FairgroundsCalistoga (707) 942-5411

Motels:
Please refer to the following Chambers of Commerce.

Napa Chamber of Commerce: (707) 226-7455

St. Helena Chamber of Commerce: (800) 799-6456 or (707) 963-4456

Calistoga Chamber of Commerce: (707) 942-6333

Yountville Chamber of Commerce: (707) 944-0904

BICYCLE RENTALS


This list is in no particular order. The Eagle Cycling Club does not endorse any of these businesses over the others. This list is simply provided as a service to those who might want to rent a bicycle for the Tour of Napa Valley.

Yountville (nearest the start/finish)

Napa Valley Bike Tours
707-251-8687

Napa

Napa River Velo
707-258-8729
Napa Cycle Sport
707-265-7886

St. Helena

St. Helena Cyclery
707-963-7736

Calistoga

Calistoga Bikeshop
707-942-9687
Additional Full Service Bike Shops in the Napa Valley
Bicycle Works 3335 Solano Avenue Napa 707-253-7000
The Hub 2500 Jefferson Street Napa 707-253-2453

 

More Information for the 41st Annual Tour of Napa Valley, Sunday, August 20, 2017

 

CHECK-IN
Check in at the Yountville Veteran's Home Sunday morning to receive a map and other materials. Riders must leave the vets home by the times below, leave times are firm.
There will also be check in on Saturday Aug. 19th from 2:00 - 5:00. It is NOT at the start location. It will be at Bicycle Works, 3335 Solano Ave, Napa. Bicycle Works is in the Redwood Plaza next to the Round Table Pizza on the SW corner of Solano Ave. & Redwood Rd. You may register there IF we have not reached our 2000 rider limit. You may also pick up any merchandise you ordered. You will not be able to check in for someone else, everyone withh be required to sign a waiver at check in.
  • 100 Mile: 6-7:30 a.m. (must leave by 7:30 a.m.)
  • 65 Mile: 7-9 a.m. (must leave by 9 a.m.)
  • 40 Mile: 7:30-9:30 a.m. (must leave by 9:30 a.m.)
  • 35 Mile: 7:30-9:30 a.m. (must leave by 9:30 a.m.)
PLEASE DO NOT START THE RIDE BEFORE 6 a.m!

 

Rest Stop Hours
  • Trower: 7:30 - 10:30
  • Nichelini: 8:00 - 12:30
  • Pope Valley Whisky River: 8:30 - 2:30
  • St. Helena Napa College: 9:00 - 4:00
  • Yountville Lunch: closes at 5:00
Registration notes
Register early, prices will increase!! Online registration closes at noon Thursday, Aug. 17th or when the 2000 limit is reached. If there is still space you may register the day before at Bicycle Works or day of at the Vet's Home. Please check our website to see if we are sold out before coming to the start unregistered.
The crummy news: Our insurance company is requiring all riders to sign, in person, a paper copy of the waiver you acknowledged online & show picture ID at check-in. This means that you will not be able to check in for someone else, even if it's your special, super-duper, sweetie that you've been with forever! Sorry, we wish it were different.
Registration Fees
Discounted fee deadline: Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm PT
March 1-April 30/May 1-June 30/July 1-Aug. 17th/Aug. 19-20
  • 100 Mile: $60/$80/$95/$110
  • 65 Mile: $60/$80/$95/$110
  • 40 mile: $50/$65/$75/$85
  • 35 Mile: $50/$65/$75/$85
Children 14 & under ride free
LUNCH
Served between 11:30 and 4:00. A Non-Rider lunch may be purchased for $15. Music by the Poyntlyss Sistars from 12-4.
COURSE
Please pay attention to rest stop opening times so you don't arrive before they open and stress out the already over worked volunteers. Closes AT 5:00 PM.
START/FINISH
At the historic Yountville Veteran's Home, just off Highway 29 in Yountville. Enjoy the beautiful grounds after your ride with a dip in the pool (small fee), a hot shower (probably), and a BBQ lunch. Also, music by Rubber Soul, an acoustic Beatles experience
T-SHIRTS and Jerseys
2017 Tour Jerseys $75 each. Must be ordered by June 12th. Pre-shrunk cotton T-shirts with the 2017 Tour logo $20 each, must be ordered by July 15th. *T-shirts and jerseys are pre-order only. There may be a few at the start but don't depend on it!
PATCHES
Available pre-order by July 1st only! $10.00 each.
FOOD
We are famous for providing home baked cookies at the rest rest stop fruitstops as well as a great BBQ lunch after the ride (11:30 - 4:00 pm).  A vegetarian menu is also available. Rest stops are stocked with cookies, bagels, potatoes, fresh fruit, and other refreshments and are spaced approximately 20 miles apart.
RIDER SUPPORT
Rest stops are provided approximately every 20 mi. for all routes, supplied with water and refreshments. Please carry a water bottle into the rest stops, we will have no disposable cups in the interest of conservation. A detailed route sheet with map and mileage is provided for each route, as well as road direction arrows and radio dispatched SAG support. We are committed to providing you with a safe and enjoyable century.
SAFETY
This event is a Tour not a race. Ride safely, be courteous, and obey all traffic laws. It is not unusual to have traffic citations issued for running stop signs and other violations). PLEASE RIDE SINGLE FILE ON ALL ROADS. All riders must wear a helmet at all times. NO HELMET - NO RIDE