The Party Pardee is a fun ride through the rolling foothills of Amador and Calaveras Counties near the gold rush town of Ione. You’ll find well stocked rest stops and friendly volunteers to greet and refuel you along your tour. At the end of the ride you’ll enjoy a delicious after-ride meal and live music!
Event details and schedule
|Important Times:|| |
Check-in Time is Saturday, April 4
from 7:00 AM until 9:30 AM. No check-ins on Friday.
100K - 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM
50K - 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM
Rest Stop Hours:
Rest Stop #1: 8:00 AM until 11:30AM
Rest Stop #2: 8:30 AM until Noon
Rest Stop #3:10:30 AM until 2:00 PM
The Post-Ride meal will be served from 11:00 AM until 3:30 PM. The course will close at 3:30 PM. All riders still on the course will be sagged in.
|T-Shirts:||PLEASE remember to pick up any pre-ordered T-shirts. All T-Shirts not picked up the day of the ride become property of the Sacramento Bike Hikers.|
|A Few Good Bikes:||Please note - Each rest stop will have a bicycle mechanic on duty to help with those unforeseen problems but each rider is expected to bring a bicycle that is in good working order, including air in the tires.|
|Parking and Car Pooling:|| |
Parking is available at the ride start location (Howard Park) but car pooling is highly recommended as there is limited parking.
PARKING RESTRICTIONS: The City of Ione has expanded the 2 HOUR parking area. If you park on the street, please check the parking signs and street markings.
|Directions to Start of Ride:||Coming from the north --- take Hwys 104 or 124 south into Ione; then turn left at Main St; then the first right at Church St (Hwy 124); Howard Park is located approximately 0.8 miles south on the left. |
Coming from the south --- take Hwy 124 north toward Ione; Howard Park is located approximately 0.8 miles south of Ione on the right side of the road just past the RR tracks.