Crystal City Diamond Derby

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Dust off your derby hats and don your vests for the inaugural Crystal City Diamond Derby on March 10, 2012. Sponsored by Bloomberg BNA and in partnership with Dandies & Quaintrelles, the Crystal City Diamond Derby will transform a parking garage into a distinctive cycling obstacle course complete with a luxurious lounge, spectator viewing areas, diamond-themed art, and an edgy, glitzy, one-of-a-kind experience. Whether you are a competitive, casual or chic cyclist, check back at for additional detail.

D&Q River Ride and the Diamond Derby Party (Casual Ride)

The River Ride is D&Q's first winter ride and will take participants out of DC and into Crystal City. The look is urban- functional, contemporary and edgy. If you bike in style every time you get around the city, show us how you do it during our river ride. Let us know that you are interested in joining us by registering for a free ticket to receive information updates. Entrance to the Diamond Derby Party is also free. Enjoy food, drink and music while you watch your friends compete!
Cost: Free
Capacity: 800

Diamond Derby - Open Class Competition (Scavenger Hunt)

Riders will compete against the course in 20-minute heats, dodging obstacles and collecting as many laps and diamonds as they can! The field will be open to 200 riders. Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 women, men and children competing! Ticket ensures participant entrance into one 20 minute heat.
Cost: $17.00
Capacity: 200

Diamond Derby Team Competition - Team Entry Ticket (4 riders)

High-spirited relay rounds will pit registered teams against one another in all-out sprints for swag and glory! Teams will compete head-to-head with top teams advancing to the finals. Maximum field is twelve teams of four riders. Bonus prizes will be awarded to the best costumes! Ticket ensures entry for one team (up to 4 participants)
Cost: $60.00 per team
Capacity: 12 teams of 4

4X Comps

Four-X Comps pits the hard-core amateurs and the wily vets against the cycling elite in head-to-head four-lap heats around the Gran Premio course. Top finishers in each 4-lap heat will continue to advance until the grand finale! Daredevils and speed demons need apply! Maximum participants in this event are 120 riders. Ticket entitles holder to entrance into 4x competition.
Cost: $17.00
Capacity: 120

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