Velo Promo and Golden Chain Cyclists present the 28th Annual
An Event of the 2012 California Cup
And NCNCA Masters Road Championships
Held under USAC Rules and Permit 2012-2825
Date: Sunday August 5, 2012.
Location: Patterson Pass Rd at Midway Rd west of Hwy 580 southwest of Tracy, CA.
Directions: From Hwy 580 between Livermore and Hwy 5, south of Tracy, take the Patterson Pass Road exit and turn west 2 miles, park where indicated. From Hwy 205, take Mountain House Parkway exit west of Tracy and head south 5 miles (MH becomes Patterson Pass and crosses 580 enroute). Watch for no parking signs and pay attention to them. Donít park in driveways.
Registration: Opens at 6:30 a.m. and closes 15 minutes before each start. for all categories, at the corner of Midway and Patterson Pass. Do not park on Patterson where road is narrow.
Course: (same as last ten years) Loop: Patterson Pass WEST from registration, north on Flynn, north on Carroll (after freeway), east on Altamont Pass Road, east on Grant Line, south on Midway back to start/finish area. A 23 mile loop with a lot of up and downhill (mountainous) in the first half, rolling in the second half. Two very fast descents.
Events: miles laps places value fee start limit
Mstr55-60 46 2 6 $50 $28 9:05 50
Mstr 60-64, 65-69, 70+ 46 2 6 $50 $28 9:10 50
Women 4 46 2 6 $0 $28 9:25 50
Events in Bold are Masters Road Championships; and are bracketed groups (only those in the age groups bracketed are allowed). 60-64, 65-69, and 70+ will start together, race for one prize list, but will race for medals in each of the three groups. All championships include medals to 3rd place.
*Wm 3 picked out separately (4 places, $50) and may be started separately
2nd groups will be available.
Prizes: Merchandise, tee shirts, and/or cash (minimum 25% cash)
---via On-line at www.bikereg.com from 7:00 p.m. Tuesday July 10, 2012 to July 29, 2012 for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From July 30-August 1 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after midnight PST Wednesday August 1. Youíll need to sign and date your entry form/release at race registration desk.
---By Mail: You may still enter by mail, but if a group is filling, go on-line. By mail, send standard USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday July 27 to Velo Promo/Leesville, 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. For those postmarked after, add $7. Note: indicate what category you are entering on check or form. Entries for several races in one envelope ok, but be sure to list race names on the outside. Envelopes without names of races on the outside may go to the wrong race. Mail in entries will not be processed until after the opening of online reg.
---At Race: You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee plus $7.
2012 USAC license required (available at race). One day licenses are available only for Cat 5 or Women 4 . Entry fees include $1 NCNCA and $3 USAC insurance surcharges. Numbers will be provided.
Credits: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified at firstname.lastname@example.org 5 pm PST Wednesday 8/1 that you can't compete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations. Send e-mail for credit to: email@example.com
Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road Race Champions and National Road Champions will get a refund at the reg desk of all but $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadline above (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee) and 2) they ride in the category they won the championship in (Master Champions may ride down in age, and ride for $3, and Juniors may ride up. District jersey is not required
general e-mails: firstname.lastname@example.org
withdrawals from a race, credits, changes, using a credit: Tech@BikeReg.com
Phone: (209) 533-4996
Mail: 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372