portland trophy cup

Covid fears lead to cancellation of Trophy Cup cyclocross series

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 30th, 2021 at 6:59 am

Now even more of a collector’s item.
Official series poster by Mary Lytle.

“I would much rather err on the side of safety. My priority is to keep folks and their families safe.”
— Clint Culpepper, Portland Trophy Cup

[Read more…]

Everyone 18 and under races for free at the Portland Trophy Cup series

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 12th, 2017 at 9:23 am

Krugers Crossing-44
Race young man! Race free!
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

Here on BikePortland we often talk about removing barriers to bicycling. When it comes to racing, the barrier is often a finanical one as equipment costs and race entry fees can quickly make the sport inaccessible too all but the most well-heeled.

That’s why we were happy to see that the Portland Trophy Cup, a five race series that starts tonight at Portland International Raceway (just north of the Kenton neighborhood), is letting everyone 18 years and under race for free. For everyone else each race entry costs $18 a week. That might not seem like a big deal, but for some young racers it might be the difference between staying at home or showing up.
[Read more…]