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2016 Solstice Chase Entertainment, All Day Food & Beverage Service, And More!

Big Rock Creek Retreat was a fantastic venue for past Solstice Chase events (as in the above pic from 2015) - but for 2016, we're bringing the part to the Woolly Bike Club Groomed Singletrack and the Dalles House Bar and Lounge in St. Croix Falls! Photo Credit:  Ana Pratt
As you've heard by now, we have some exciting changes underway for the 2016 Solstice Chase - changes that we think racers and spectators alike will be very excited about!  In short, plan on bringing your family and friends with to the race.  You'll also want to spend the night and enjoy the huge after party at the Dalles House!  For the full scoop on the Solstice Chase, go to

First off, we're delighted to have partnered with the Dalles House Bar and Lounge as our event host/venue/start/finish!  The Dalles House is the perfect starting point for the race, with easy bike trail access to the Woolly Bike Club's network of Groomed Singletrack trails.  CLICK HERE for the preliminary scoop on the race course.  Additionally, the Dalles House REALLY knows how to throw a party and take care of their guests - and yes, you can go inside to warm up when ever you'd like!

The Dalles House will have beverage & food service available at the venue throughout the day - from coffee, pastries, beer, and a build your burger bar outside - to their full bar & supper club menu inside!  At 4PM in the afternoon, the Solstice Chase After Party fires up at the Dalles House with the Kurt Jorgenson Band!  With this full weekend of fun, consider one of the amazing hotel specials that we have with our great local hotels

To summarize, following is the schedule of key things happening at the Solstice Chase that you'll want to be a part of:

Friday 11 - 7:  Pre-registered racer bib pickup at Cyclova XC - in downtown St. Croix Falls
All Day Outside Food Vending:  Food & Beverage Service will be available outside.  Outside menu will include a variety of hot drinks (including adult hot drinks), pastries, breakfast sandwich, etc.  From 11 to closing there will be a Solstice Burger, Chips, and Fat Tire beer special for $10.   (cash only outside, cards accepted inside).  The full Dalles House menu will be available all day inside also!
8AM:  Solstice Chase Race Registration pickup starts inside the Dalles House Bar & lounge.
10AM:  Solstice Chase long race starts at the Dalles House
10:15AM:  Solstice Chase short race starts at the Dalles House
Afternoon:  Full Dalles House Menu available inside at the bar or Supper Club (you need to try a pop-over with butter flavor of the day)!
2:30PM:  Awards for both race distances overall - including $1000 cash for the long race! 
3PM:  More sweet fat biking swag will be given away than you can shake a stick at - must be present to win! 
4PM:  Stay for our Solstice Chase After Party and the nationally known Kurt Jorgenson 6 piece band rocking their "Americana Soul" style tunes at the Dalles House Bar and Lounge!  Stay late and crash at one of the great hotels with special Solstice Chase rates!  
Rock out with the Kurt Jorgenson band at the Solstice Chase After Party!  Photo Credit:

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