Thursday, January 31, 2008

2005 Tour of the Unknown Coast

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2005
Start Location: Humboldt County Fairgrounds
Number of Riders: 1,100 plus
Tour Director: Vic Armijo

Top Finishers
1. Tom Phillips, Arcata 5:21

1. Beth Abels, Arcata 7:07

"Its not too late to enter the Tour of the Unknown Coast" Eureka Reporter, by Team Bigfoot, May 5, 2005. Click on the link for the article from the Eureka Reporter.

"Tour de coast" Eureka Reporter, May 7, 2005. The very brief article is shown below.

"Tour de coast"
Saturday marked the 27th year of the Tour of the Unknown Coast. The tour is the North Coast’s premier road race, considered by some cyclists to be Humboldt County’s version of the Tour de France.
There are several races for riders of all abilities, ranging from the 10-mile farm tour to the century, which is one of the toughest 100-mile routes in the country.
Tour director Vic Armijo uses the race to promote cycling in the area and raise funds for local nonprofits.

Times-Standard article, “Spokes and chains” photo Michael Hughes, with race results, May 8th, 2005, page A1. Click on the article for a larger view.

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