Velo Promo, Golden Chain Cyclists present the 31st  Annual:

SAN    ARDO     

      ROAD     RACE     

An Event of the 2014 California Cup

 

And 2014 NCNCA Masters Road

Championships

 

Date: Saturday August 16, 2014                                    Held under USAC Rules and Permit  2014-2616

Location: San Ardo School, San Ardo, Monterey County, CA

Directions: Take Hwy 101 south of Salinas to San Ardo, exit freeway and head east over the river to the school. Do not park in the church parking lot. See Important note below.

Registration: Opens at 6:45 a.m, closes 15 minutes before each eventís start.

Course: Same as in past, a 22-mile loop of flat and rolling country roads in Monterey County. Good to fair paving, some narrow stretches. Roads: Cattleman, Paris Valley, San Lucas, Hwy 198, Cattleman. Start at School, finish on Paris Valley, just west of 101 after 1.5 miles from school.

Masters Championship Information Championship Events are in Bold, and are open only to riders from NorCal/Nevada District with an annual USAC license  

Medals to top three in all Masters Championship groups

Masters Men Groups: 30-54 Cat 1/2/3 Only; 55-59 Cat 1/2/3/4 may race; Master 60+, no restrictions.

Masters Womenís Groups: 30-44, Cat 1/2/3 only; 45+, Cat 1/2/3/4.

All championship event riders must have an annual USAC license, no one-day licensees.

 

Events: miles         laps           places      value         fee           start       limit Category

1/2/Pro

84              4                6             $200         $33            7:45           100

Category 3

63              3                6               $100       $33            7:50           65

Category 4

63              3                6               $100    

$33            7:55           65

Junior 15-18

63              3                6               $50      

$33            8:00           50

Mstr 30-34 

63              3                6               $50     

$33            8:05           65

Mstr 35-39

63              3                6               $50     

$33            8:10           65

Mstr40-44

63              3                6               $50     

$33            8:15           65

Mstr 45-49

63              3                6               $50   

$33            8:20           65

Mstr 50-54

63              3                6               $50      

$33            8:25           65

Mstr 55-59

63              3                6               $50      

$33            8:30           65

Women1/2/3/Pro

 

63              3                6                $200  

$33            8:35           65

Category 5

42              2                6               $0  

$33            10:30         65

Mstr 35+cat 4/5

42              2                6               $50    

$33            10:35         65

Mstr 45+cat 4/5

42              2                6               $50   

$33            10:40         65

Mstr 60-65

42              2                6               $50   

$33            10:45         50

Mstr 65+ 

42              2                6               $50 

$33            10:50         50

Women 4

42              2                6               $50  

$33            10:55         50

Mstr Wm 30-34

42              2                6               $50     

$33            11:00         50

Mstr Wm 35-39 

42              2                6               $50     

$33            11:05*        50

Mstr Wm 40-44

42              2                3               $25     

$33            11:05*        50

Mstr Wm 45-49 

42              2                3               $25      

$33            11:05*        50

Mstr Wm 50-54

42              2                3               $25      

$33            11:05*        50

Mstr Wm 55-59 

42              2                3               $25    

$33            11:10*        50

Mstr Wm 60-64

21              1                3               $25     

$33            11:10*        50

Mstr Wm 65+ 

21              1                3               $25     

$33            11:10*        50

*May be run together, depending upon field sizes and 

 

Important Note:  There will be a locals kids criterium around the school at Noon or thereabouts. Please do not park on the school side of the street, on the block the school is in. Also, encourage the local kids, cheer for them, get involved!!!! 

Prizes: Merchandise, cash, tee-shirts, medals to top three in Masters Championship categories.

How to Enter: 

          ---Enter On-line at www.BikeReg.com  from July 1, 2014 to August 10 2014 for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From Aug 11-Aug 13 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after Aug 13 Midnight PST.  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 Aug 8) to Velo Promo/San Ardo, 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. 

          ---At Race:  You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee  plus $7. 

          2014 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 tech@bikereg.com by 5 pm PST Wednesday 8/13 5 pm PST 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:  tech@bikereg.com 

Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road 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.

Rules: Paris Valley road will be closed beyond feed zone to all but riders, official or resident vehicles. There may be follow vehicles if volunteered; they need to coordinate with organizer prior to race week and fill out the MVR at the USAC.org site to be covered under insurance, riders should always bring pump and spare. Feed zone east of Fwy, park only where indicated. After finishing, check out with the officials after the line and get off the road as soon as possible. Do not outrage the residents by using other than the school bathrooms and portable toilets. There is other traffic on the roadway; always be aware of it and be prepared to slow and/or maneuver; warn riders behind you of hazards.

 

Further Info:(209) 533-4996. velopro1@sonnet.com     www.velopromo.com

 

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    Phone:   (209) 533-4996  fax:  (209) 533-4996

    Mail:   19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA  95372