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Title Sponsor:

Holland Stacked 2 170 x 190

Official Charity:

Desert Mirage ASB
       DONATION LINK

Sponsors/Affiliates:

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Nite Rider Blk Jpeg 173 x 130

Desert Recreation Distric 170 x 123

Chamois 188 x 66

ADT

Renters Alarm

PD Cyclery


So Cal Coasters 180 x 108

Team in Training 2012 182 x 50

Tri-a-bike

Official Photographer:


Photoworks

Lodging:


  Host Hotel: 
Homewood Suites

  Event Hotels:

Hampton Inn Logo

      Residence Inn 180 x 180
 
      Courtyard 180 x 180

Lunch Meal:

subway 3 200 x 50

Restaurants:

Roc's Firehouse Grille 170 x 70

Pueblo Vieja web

        Billy Qs Pizza

Pizzaria Villagio


Official Timing Services:
cep timing

Bike Mechanic Service:

Traction Bicycles v2 171 x 110


SAG Wagon/Support:

Crankin Time Color

T-shirts:

Daybreak

San Diego Traveler:

San Diego

   

Graphic Design:

Designmaker NEW 2011 196 x 67

Palm Desert

   ~~  OFFICIAL CHARITY: Coachella Valley Unified School District/Desert Mirage HS ASB  ~~
                                                            DONATION LINK
"Purveyor of Safe, Scenic, and Sensational Century Rides on Roads Less Traveled"

Date:        Saturday, November 8th, 2014
                    
Registration Open!
Distance: 100/70/60/50/32/20 Mile Options
Options:   Full Course Riders Only:
                   - 15-mi Chiriaco Summit TT/chip-timed
                   -  "Super Century" 130 mi 
Location:   University Park
                    74-902 College Drive
                    Palm Desert, CA 92211
 (map it) 
Field Limit:  1,000
S
tart Time:  6:30 - 8:00 A.M. (wave starts)

Register Now      Driving Directions v2
Price List v2      Where to Stay v7
Riders List Final 2      Maps & Profiles
Rider Levels
     LIVE: Click it!
       Accuweather
Find us on Facebook New PDC Fan Page 
Find us on Facebook New Shadow Tour Group
           PALM DESERT PHOTO GALLERIES
 
Course Preview        2011 PDC Event Photos
                                      2012 PDC Event Photos
    2014 PALM DESERT CENTURY
           REGISTRATION OPEN!


                     Register Now

"SUPER SAVER" DEADLINE: Apr 30, '14
      Accuweather
2014 Forecast Tba
Nov 8, '13 Weather:
Partly/Mostly Sunny,
Lo 53F/Hi 82F, Winds
Light & Var @ 2-5 mph 
               ~~ IMPORTANT ~~
                   2014 RIDER INSTRUCTIONS

       ALL RIDERS MUST READ BEFORE RIDING

  Rider Instructions & Course Strip Map:  Tba
  Rider Instr/Strip Map (PDF Download):  Tba
  Course Maps (all):  Click here
  Course Strip map (PDF Download):  Click here
  Elevation Profile:  Click here
  Frequently Asked Questions:  Click here
  Rider Levels/Course/Weather:  Click here
  Arrival & Venue Map:  Click here
  Arrival & Venue Map (PDF Download): Click here

     NOTE:  Cue Sheets for all routes will be at
     available at packet pick up on Fri & Sat.
  2014 Registered Rider Update Emails
   
 
PDC Round up Email:  Tba
   Nov Rider Update:  Tba
   Oct Rider Update:  Tba 
 +++++   Latest News   +++++ 

~ 2014 has 46
Registered Riders, click here
 

03-20-14:  Homewood Suites/Hilton Host Hotel
                Special rates postedclick here
01-27-14:  2014 Registration Opened, click here
01-13-14:  2nd Prod Run Jerseys mailed to riders
11-13-13:  2013 Round up email sentposted
11-07-13:  Trophies will be presented to Top 5
                 Overall Mz & Wz TT at 3:00 P.M.
                 (est), Sat, Nov 9 @ Reg Tent

11-01-11:  Final Rider Instr/Nov Update posted
10-20-13:  Updated Arrival & Venue map posted
10-17-13:  Rider Instr/Oct update posted
10-10-13:  Official Event Charity: Desert Mirage
                H.S. ASB. Donation Link posted
09-30-13:  2012 PDC video posted, courtesy
                Will Fuller/The Desert Bicycle Club
09-17-13:  2013 Jersey draft design posted
                1st Run deadline ext. to Sep 22!
09-17-13:  2013 T-shirt draft design posted
06-11-13:  Host Hotel Special Rates posted
02-05-13:  Store inventory updated
01-18-13:  2nd Prod Run Jerseys mailed USPS
08-26-11:  Upgraded Photo Gallery to Flash
08-18-11:  View cool images in Photo Gallery
06-21-11:  Driving Distances to PD posted

      Sponsorship & Exhibitors:  Click here
 ++++++++++++++++++++

Lodging Options:

Alliances:  Click here for links to lodging options.
Some hotels offer special promotional rates.

All riders receive with paid entry:

  •  Ride Registration
  •  Detailed Final Rider Instructions
  •  Distance Options:  20 - 100 miles
  •  Long Course & Short Course Prices
  •  Box Cyn/Chiriaco Summit Time Trial Option
  •  Optional Chip Timing for Time Trial
  •  Cue sheets for all distances
  •  5 Fully stocked Rest Stops
  •  Photography services by SCS Photoworks
  •  Dedicated Law Enforcement
  •  Mobile roving support van
  •  Subway Lunch Meal at turnaround, or finish
  •  Post-ride Music, DJ, Expo, and Exhibitors
      at University Park Start/Finish
  •  Free Parking:  1st come, 1st served
  •  Rider Goodie Bag
  •  Refund/Rollover/Transfer (click here)
  •  Gear drop at Start/Finish and Rest Stop #1
  •  Full Century Finishers posted on website
  •  Chiriaco Summit TT Results posted online
  •  Custom Palm Desert Finisher Medal & Pin
  •  Super Century 130-Mile Option
  •  Optional Hanes Cool Dry Custom Tec T's
  •  Trophies for Top 5 Men/Women Time Trial
  •  Club Challenge!

CUSTOM MEDAL & PIN FROM CROWN AWARDS
2013 PDC Medal 175 x 395
 2013 PDC Medal

Pin Shadow Tour 150 x 150
Ultimate Cycling
Adventure Pin

2013 PDC Pin 161 x 166
2013 PDC Pin
           WELCOME NEW VISITORS!
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Bikelink.com
Rideofthecentury.com
Solvang Century
Solvang Prelude
Northcountycycleclub.com
Raceplace.com
Breakaway-training.com
Prerace.com
BicyclingMagizine.com
Active.com
TandemBicycling.com
Tour de Poway
Raceplace.com
MomentCycleSport.com
TeamLunaChix.com
Bikeride.com
SDC
Team in Training
Cibike.org
Facebook
Velogirls.com
Tour de Poway
efgh.com
Latriclub.com    Rexcycles.com
Prerace.com  
WorldCycles.com
BBC Network
Constant Contact
Rexcycles.com
Runnersworld.com
El Tour
2013 PLT at PDC
                   2013 Palm Desert Century
             PLT Club Riders out on the course
               Photo courtesy SCS Photoworks

University Park
   2011 Start/Finish:  University Park in Palm Desert
      Photo Courtesy Homewood Suites by Hilton
 
 Palm Desert Century 351 x 317
AAA dstrip090 350 x 350

 Rolling down from Chiriaco SUmmit on Box Canyon Rd
          Photo Courtesy SportActionPhotos.com
2012 PDC Trophy Men's Champ
2013 PDC Acrylic Trophies for Men's & Women's TT Champions and 2nd thru 5th Place Overall

            ~~ RIDE THE DREAM ~~
     COACHELLA VALLEY WELCOMES
                      ~ YOU! ~
      

      4th Annual Palm Desert Century
        Saturday, November 8th, 2014
  Palm Desert - Chiriaco Summit - Palm Desert
                      California, USA

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     Sunrise along Frank Sinatra Drive, near Mile 1
                Photos by Armando Estrada
             Courtesy SportActionPhotos.com

2012 Palm Desert
                  2012 Palm Desert Century
               Photo courtesy SCS Photoworks

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 Santa Rosa Mts, PGA West Course, La Quinta, CA
           Photo Courtesy Sport Action Photos

2012 Palm Desert 2
                2012 Palm Desert Century
             Photo Courtesy of SCS Photoworks

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               Date Palm Farms, Indio, CA
          Photo Courtesy Sport Action Photos

2013 PDC Jersey Front 352 x 422

2013 PDC Jersey Back 350 x 424
           2013 Palm Desert Century Jersey

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  Lower miles of Box Cyn Rd, Riverside County, CA
        Photo Courtesy SportActionPhotos.com
 
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    Returning on Box Cyn Rd, views to Salton Sea,
  Santa Rosa Mts, and San Jacinto Mts in distance
        Photos Courtesy SportActionPhotos.com



2012 Palm Desert Century:  Video Courtesy of Will Fuller, The Desert Bicycle Club.

DBC 2012 Palm Desert Century from W. F. on Vimeo.

2012 Century Route on Strava (Jim's course pre-ride on Sep 25, '12)  Note: clicking on the map will navigate away from the Shadow Tour website.  Use your "back" button to return.  More maps, click here.

                

New for 2012:  Full Course riders may extend the Full Century to a "Super Century".  After reaching the 50-mile turnaround, riders may spin 15 miles back down to the start of the Box Cyn/Chiriaco Summit Time Trial and do a 2nd Time Trial back up to Chiriaco Summit.  This additional segment adds 30 miles to the century, making it 130 miles.  Participation is optional, but is subject a Noon time cutoff for starting the 2nd climb, meaning riders need to be at mile 65 before Noon.  The Super Century Option is included with all Full Century registrations.

Ride Description:

California's desert is spectacular in November!  Deep blue skies. Cool nights and warm days. Beyond the summer sizzle, and ahead of the Holidays.  The sweet spot for desert cycling.  With a Start/Finish in the idyllic City of Palm Desert, the PDC offers unsurpassed desert cycling paired with a world class destination.  Palm Desert is the premier Coachella Valley community, with abundant lodging options at most price points, a wide variety of fine restaurants, El Paseo Drive Shopping, and cool attractions for the entire family. All within 2-3 hours of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Tucson, and Phoenix.

The Palm Desert Century route offers an entirely unique Coachcella Valley cycling experience. The out-n-back course design allows riders to select distances from 20 to 100 miles, based on personal conditioning, weather, winds, etc.  The gentle start glides southbound through well developed cities of Palm Desert, Indio, and La Quinta, before turning east into the low deserts checkered with Orange and Date Tree groves, and vast fields of crops, at the northern shores of the Salton Sea.

Full Century PDC riders have a rare opportunity to ride Box Canyon Road.  Just beyond the quiet desert town of Mecca, east the railroad tracks, Box Canyon Road transforms into a remarkable and scenic 15 mile desert pass with no feeder roads, stop signs, stoplights, or intersections. It gradually ascends at a 1-2% incline from 200 ft BELOW Sea Level, to the Chiriaco Summit, nearly 1,300 ft ABOVE Sea Level.  On the climb, prevailing winds are usually tailwinds.

This showcase segment of the PDC starts near the 35-mile point and ends at the 50-mile turnaround, at Chiriaco Summit, adjacent to Interstate 10.  This segment includes an optional chip timed element, a one-way uphill Individual Time Trial, from about 4 miles east of Mecca to the Chiriaco Summit. Timing is completely voluntary. CEP Timing will be providing chip timing services.  They also time the El Tour of Tucson, with over 8,000 timed riders.  Timing chips must be returned at the Finish Chutes.  An $85 replacement fee applies. 

The summit finish will have a well-stocked Rest Stop, Lunch for riders who choose this options (vs. Finish in Palm Desert), and is the Full Century turnaround point. The most immediate reward is a paid-up freewheeling spin 20 miles back down to Mecca. Sensational sight lines to the Salton Sea appear though the canyons walls, near Mecca.  The striking profile of the Santa Rosa/San Jacinto Mt ranges loom large in the distance.

The route continues along the same roads to Palm Desert with full support. Subtle transitions emerge as riders leave behind the remote, sometimes harsh, and undeveloped low desert vegetation, returning through La Quinta and immaculately groomed, wide pepper-tree-lined boulevards, past deluxe PGA Golf Courses and Resorts and communities, to a festive finish with music, medals, and exhibitors at the grassy 2.5 acre new University Park in Palm Desert.  An included Subway lunch meal will be available here, for riders selecting the Finish option.  An optional Post-ride meal will also be served at the finish.  Bring folding chairs and blankets to enjoy hanging out post-ride in the grassy area of the park.
                            
Shadow Tour has listened carefully and implemented thoughtful rider feedback over the years. We offer Long and Short Courses, with separate prices.  Jerseys, T-shirts, and Post-ride meals are completely optional, so no need to purchase something you may not want.  The Time Trial is a free option. The innovative Shadow Tour Refund/Rollover/Transfer Policy helps if your plans change unexpectedly, and remains one of the only such policies in the business.  We communicate details to riders before, during, and after the event.  We post a list of registered riders, including their City, State, and their Affiliation.  We maintain previous event Photo Galleries, weather data, and Full Century Finisher Lists for historical continuity.  We allow riders to choose online or mail-in registration.  We accept walk-up registrations whenever possible.  We always do our best to arrange for parking at no additional cost. 

The Palm Desert Century represents the next major advance for Shadow Tour desert cycling events.  The cooperation from the Palm Desert City Council has been phenomenal from the start.  Palm Desert offers huge potential for adding many more cool elements in the future.  New for 2012: all Full Course riders will have a Super Century option, which involves riding the 15-mile Chiriaco Summit section twice, resulting in 130 miles.  The Super Century option is subject to certain reasonable time limits.  

Please join us TODAY! And once you're in, encourage all your cycling friends to join you!  Consider bringing the whole family for an affordable quality family adventure with something fun for all.  Whether it's visiting the Living Desert, a relaxed family Sunday Brunch at Tommy Bahama's, or a stroll along El Paseo Drive, there are countless great reasons to make it a weekend.  

                                                     Register Now

                                           

To help grow the ridership for this marquee desert event, reaching new riders is vital.  Please post a message and link to Palm Desert Century on your social networks, blogs, tweets, and club websites.  And email your cycling buddies inviting them to  join you.  We're most grateful for your support!

It's easy to spread the word.  Just click on the "Send to a Friend" to send them a link to the webpage.  You're also invited to Friend the PDC and Shadow Tour Facebook pages.

                                                     Send to friend          

 

                                      Find us on Facebook  New PDC Fan Page
                                      Find us on Facebook  New Shadow Tour Group
  
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Palm Desert Century Jersey, Club Fit, 3/4 Front Zipper, 3 Rear Pockets, Full Color (2014 Tba).
 

   2013 PDC Jersey Front 352 x 422 2013 PDC Jersey Back 350 x 424   
             2013 Palm Desert Century Front                                       2013 Palm Desert Century Back

See sizing chart below, or visit www.voler.com for more details

Important Apparel Ordering Dates:

Voler Jerseys:

   Through Sep 9:  Jerseys ordered by Sep 22 will be available at packet pickup.

   After Sep 9:  Jerseys ordered after Sep 22 are part of the 2nd Production Run, which is sent to
                        Voler for production after the ride. Jerseys will be mailed in Jan (free shipping).
 Men's Club Jersey Sizing Chart
 
 
Size   Waist   Weight   Height   Chest   Inseam
X SMALL 26-29 100-120 5'5" and under 33-35 8.5
SMALL 29-31 120-145 5'4" to 5'8" 35-37 9
MEDIUM 32-34 145-170 5'7" to 5'11" 38-40 9.5
LARGE 35-37 170-190 5'10" to 6'2" 40-42 10
X LARGE 38-41 190-220 6'1" to 6'5" 42-44 10.5
XX LARGE 42-45 220-250 6'3" and over 44-46 11
XXX LARGE 46-50 250-260 6'3" and over 46-48 11.5
 
 Woman's Club Jersey Sizing Chart
 

 

 

 
Size   Size   Waist   Hips   Weight   Height   Chest   Inseam
X SMALL 0-2 22-24 31-32 95-115 5'2" and under 30-32 7.5
SMALL 4-6 25-27 34-36 110-120 5'1" to 5'5" 32-34 7.75
MEDIUM 8-10 27-29 36-38 120-145 5'4" to 5'8" 34-36 8
LARGE 12-14 30-32 39-41 140-165 5'7" to 5'11" 36-38 8.25
X LARGE 16-18 33-35 42-44 160-185 5'10" and over 39-41 8.5
XX LARGE 20-22 36-38 45-47 190-205 5'10" and over 41-43 8.75
XXX LARGE 24-26 39-40 48-50 210-225 5'10" and over 43-45 9
                             

Palm Desert Century "Tec" T-shirt:  Hanes Cool Dri tagless, Custom "Tec" T-shirt. Full-Color front, B&W logos on back, extra-wide 14 inch screening.  "Tec" T-shirts are the state-of-the art for comfort, wicking properties, and rapid dry interlocking fabric.  Extremely comfortable 4.1 oz.  Leaves traditional cotton T's in the dust.  A great base layer for year-round cycling.  Women's sizes have a tapered cut.  The first time you pull on a Tec T, you'll understand what the buzz is all about!  (2014 Design Tba)

T-shirt Sizing:

     Men's:        XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
     Women's:    S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

                 2013 PDC T-shirt FINAL718 x 888        
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Ride Sponsors, Affiliates, and Volunteers:

                                                                     2013 TITLE SPONSOR            
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Vitalyte 188 x 119
Desert Recreation Distric 170 x 123
Clif

Homewood Suites

 Desert Mirage ASB
Fluid Replacement         Affiliate
  Official Energy Bar        Host Hotel     Official Charity
 Pearl Izumi Logo 216 x 216

Hampton Inn 187 x 109

subway 3 200 x 50 Nite Rider Blk Jpeg 173 x 130



Photoworks

     Pearl Izumi       Event Hotel Included Lunch Meal
       Nite Rider
 Event Photography
    Crankin Time Color 
PD Cyclery

Chamois Butt'r

Designmaker NEW 2011 196 x 67
Tri-a-bike
Sag Wgn/Support
 Palm Desert Cyclery     Chamois Butt'r
ST Graphics/Designs
       Tri-A-Bike
 
Leucadia Cyclery jpeg
Traction Bicycles v2 171 x 110

Roc's Firehouse Grille 170 x 70


     Leucadia Cyclery   Traction Bicycles     Event Restaurant
   
Sample Design Logo 2   Pizzaria Villagio  

Dent Dude
 ST Logo Designer
    Event Restaurant
 
    Toni DiLorenzo

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Course Maps & Elevation Profiles:

  All Palm Desert Century Maps:  
Click here
    
  2013 Palm Desert Century Course Strip Map
(download as PDF, click here):

 2013 PDC Strip Map v2 743 x 574
    

Driving To Palm Desert:  From most locations, it's Interstate Freeways all the way to Palm Desert.

    Palm Desert Driving Distances

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Registration:

Registration now open!

Register NOW

We encourage all riders to register early and SAVE BIG!

• Concerned about committing early? Please visit our Refund, Rollover and Transfer Policy

Payment by Credit card entries: processed online through Active.com. Riders receive a confirmation email from Active.com when their entry has processed successfully. For riders without computers, call Active.com Customer Service at 1-877-228-4881 to register by phone.

Payment by Check entries: download the registration form complete, sign and mail with check.

IMPORTANT EMAIL & SPAM NOTICE: All our rider correspondence is through email. Please insure we always have a valid email for you or a friend who can relay messages to you. Additionally, be sure your spam filter allows inbound email from these two sources:

support "@" active.com  AND support "@" shadowtour.com

Regrettably, we cannot verify bounced emails from spam filters requiring the sender (us) to actively respond (type a response). We are not responsible for missed emails caused by rider spam filters. We understand and support controls of unwanted spam. However, with thousands of emails to our riders, it is impossible for us to individually respond to these kinds of active response spam filters.

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Box Canyon / Chiriaco Summit Time Trial Options:  

TT Categories:

    Road Bike
    Mountain Bike
    Tandem Male
    Tandem Female
    Tandem Mixed
    Fixed Gear
    Recumbent
    Hand Cycle 

TT Age Groups: 

    Individual Men (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)
    Individual Women (18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)
    Tandem Open (2 men, 2 women, or mixed)

Optional Chip Timing:  There is no additional fee to participate in the Time Trial.  However, riders are 100% responsible for returning the high-tech timing chip at the Finish Chute.  There is an $85 replacement charge for unreturned chips, which will be charged to riders who do not return their timing chip.  CEP Timing, is providing timing services at the PDC.  They are the same company which times the El Tour of Tucson, with over 8,000 riders.  The replacement chip fee is identical to the policy at the El Tour event.  Thanks for your cooperation!

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Registration Categories and Prices:  

2014 Palm Desert
Reg. Incls: Ride+Lunch
+Custom Medal/Pin
Best Deal
    Thru

Super
Saver

 Good
  Deal

 Early
  Bird

Summer
  Prices

 Value
Prices

  Fall
Prices

  Std
Prices
Last Chance
  Walk-up's
  Feb 28
Apr 30 May 31
Jun 30
  Jul 31
Aug 31
Sep 30
Oct 31 Nov 8
Nov 9
Entry Categories: 
Full Course w/TT (to 130 mi)
    $70
   $75
  $80
 $85
   $90
  $95  $100
 $105
 $110  $115
Full Course (to 130 mi)     $70
   $75   $80
 $85    $90   $95
 $100  $105  $110  $115
Short Course (20-60 mi)     $55
   $60   $65
 $70    $75   $80
 $85  $90  $95  $100
 
Optional Extras:  (Includes tax)
Hanes CoolDri Custom Tec-T
    $22
   $22   $22
 $22    $22   $22
  $22
   $22  $25  $25
Voler Custom Jersey     $75
   $75   $75
 $75    $75   $75
  $75
   $75  $80  $85

    Registration Notes:

   1.  Ride takes place rain or shine, wind, heat, or cold 
   2.  Refunds, Transfers, and Exchanges are permitted per Shadow Tour Policy
   3.  Lunch Meal is INCLUDED with all ride distances
   4.  Carefully review all prices & associated deadlines
   5.  Short Course Riders may not ride Full Course.  Upgrades may be made at the Start ($15)
   6.  Riders receive instructions and weather conditions by email from (support at ShadowTour dot com)
   7.  Jerseys:  Riders purchasing Jerseys by Sep 9 will receive them at packet pickup. After Sep 9,
        riders purchasing jerseys are part of the 2nd Production Run, which will be mailed in Jan. 
   8.  T-shirts:  Riders purchasing T-shirts receive them at packet pick up.  Refunds issued if sizes run out.
   9.  All riders register as individuals, Online, or Mail-in, this includes Tandems, Teams, and Clubs 
   10. Chiriaco Summit Time Trial is optional for Full Course riders. No additional fee.  Subject to time cut-offs.
   11.  130-Mile "Super Century" is optional for Full Course riders.  No additional fee.  Subject to time cut-offs.
   12.  Unclaimed Gear Bags/Jerseys/T-shirts:  Will be returned upon receipt of $10 to cover shipping expenses. 

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Lodging Alliances with The Palm Desert Century

  Official Host Hotel
Homewood Suites
    Homewood Suites
    by Hilton Palm Desert
    36999 Cook St
    Palm Desert, CA

    Direct:  1-760-568-1600
    Fax:  1-760-568-1608

Shadow Tour is pleased to announce the Host Hotel for the 2013 Palm Desert Century is the Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Desert.  The hotel is conveniently located adjacent to the University Park, which is the Start/Finish for the ride.  Early rider packet pick-up will be held in the park on Fri, Nov 8, Noon - 8:00 P.M.  Special rates are available to riders based on availability (see details below).

    Directions:  Click here

PALM DESERT CENTURY 2014 SPECIAL RATES:  

  Rates from $119 + tax: 1 King Studio Suite Non Smk
  Rates from $129 + tax: 1 King 1 BDRM Suite Non Smk
  2 Queen 1 BDRM Non Smk not available at group rate
 
The above rates include a special early complimentary light buffet breakfast for riders.

These rates expire on Oct 24th, so book early! Rates are based entirely upon availability and are not guaranteed if the block is booked, or if the expiration date has passed.

Special Note: 
Nov is the beginning of high season in the desert. Riders are encouraged to book their rooms well in advance to get a great rate and convenient location. The Homewood Suites has sold out every year the Palm Desert Century has been held.

Book Rooms Online: Click here


         Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Desert

Palm Desert University Park
    View from Hotel, grassy area is University Park
(Start/Finish).  San Jacinto Mts in the background.
 
Lodging Options by distance from Start/Finish in University Park 
Property Name  Dist to S/F                      Website  Rooms
 
  Homewood Suites by Hilton   .1 miles Homewood Suites by Hilton    128

     Host Hotel/Special Rates Available

    Homewood Suites Suites by Hilton
    36999 Cook St
    Palm Desert, CA

    Direct:  1-760-568-1600
    Fax:  1-760-568-1608
Homewood Suites Photo

Homewood Suites
Host Hotel:
Just 200 ft from Expo & Start/Finish at University Park

2013 PALM DESERT CENTURY SPECIAL RATES

  Rates from $119 + tax: 1 King Studio Non Smk
  Rates from $129 + tax: 1 King 1 B/R Suite Non Smk
  2 Queen 1 B/R Non Smk not available at group rate
 
The above rates include a special early complimentary light buffet breakfast for riders.

These rates expire on Oct 24th, so book early! Rates are based entirely upon availability and are not guaranteed if the block is booked, or if the expiration date has passed.

Special Note: 
Nov is the start of high season in the desert. Riders are encouraged to book their rooms well in advance to get a great rate & ideal location. The Homewood Suites has sold out every year the Palm Desert Century has been held.

2014:  Book Rooms Online: Click here

  Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert
  .2 miles
Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert
   88
    Event Hotel/Special Rates Available
 

    Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert
    74-900 Gerald Ford Drive
    Palm Desert, CA  92211
 
    Driving Directions:  Click here

    Direct:  1-760-340-1001
    Fax:  1-760-340-9050
Hampton Inn Palm Desert Photo

Hampton Inn 187 x 109
2013 PALM DESERT SPECIAL RATES:
  

$99+tax:   King bed w/Sofa or Chair/Ottoman
$109+tax: 2 Queen Beds
$109+tax: King Studio with Soft Sleeper
$119+tax: 2 Queen Studio with Sofa Sleeper
$119+tax: King Suite w/Sofa Slpr (sep lvg rm)
$129+tax: 2 Queen Suite w/Sofa Slpr (sep lvg rm)  
 
Hotel is 100% non-smoking.  Above rates include a special complimentary hot breakfast and To-Go Bags for riders.

These rates expire on Oct 20, '13.  So book early!  Rates are based entirely upon availability and are not guaranteed if the block is booked, or if the expiration date has passed.

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Residence Inn Palm Desert by Marriott
  .3 miles
Residence Inn Palm Desert
   130
   Event Hotel/Advanced Booking Rates

   Residence Inn Palm Desert
   38305 Cook Street
   Palm Desert CA  92211

   Driving Directions:  Click here

   Direct:  1-760-776-0050
   Fax:  1-760-776-1806

Residence Inn Photo

Residence Inn 180 x 180  2013 PALM DESERT CENTURY RATES:

 
No special Palm Desert Century rates offered.  Book rooms online for best possible savings. All rooms & rates are subject to availability.

Book Rooms Online:  Click here

Marriott Reservations:  1-800-228-9290

  Courtyard Palm Desert by Marriott
  .5 miles
Courtyard Palm Desert
   151
   Event Hotel/Advance Booking Rates

   Courtyard Palm Desert
   74895 Frank Sinatra Drive
   Palm Desert, CA  92211

   Driving Directions:  Click here

   Direct:  1-760-776-4150
   Fax:  1-760-776-1816
Courtyard 356 x
Courtyard 180 x 180 2013 PALM DESERT CENTURY RATES:

No special Palm Desert Century rates offered.  Book rooms online for best possible savings. All rooms & rates are subject to availability.

Book Rooms Online:  Click here

Marriott Reservations:  1-800-228-9290

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                                   Southbound train near Mecca, the 30 mile point of the ride.
                                                Photo Courtesy Sport Action Photos  
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