Cycling


Sep 8, 2024
2 Road Races (40k & 20k)  and 2 Time Trials (10k & 5k)
Director reserves right to combine or change events, and dates and times at any time, even on the day of the event.

Note: This page was last updated Jun 06, 2024.

 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN – CLICK HERE

https://arkansasseniorgames.fusesport.com/registration/2119/2024

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We need volunteers. Your time is appreciated.  Contact Greg at 501-321-1441 to volunteer with registration, finish scoring, event setup and tear down, being a course corner marshal, and/or for helping us with finish results and the medal ceremony.

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Venue Locations / Course Maps:

Little Rock, Arkansas at TWO RIVERS PARK on County Farm Rd.

NOTE:   Arkansas Sr Olympics is proud to WELCOME ALL CYCLISTS from any state, as all of our events are OPEN for competitors from ALL STATES, not just Arkansas.

Separate categories for men and women in 5-year age groups (40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, etc.)

ROAD BIKES and TT BIKES can be ridden, and separate divisions for RECUMBENTS:

1.  Recumbent Bikes – Non-Faired
2.  Recumbent Bikes – Faired
3.  Recumbent Trikes – Non-Faired
4.  Recumbent Trikes – Faired

MORE INFO CALL GREG @ 501-321-1441
or http://arseniorolympics.org/contact-us/

Competitions:

SEPT 8, 2024

POSSIBLE ROUTES for 2024:

Saturday morning, a 40k Road Race starting at 7:05am and a 20k Road Race starting at 7:20am at Two Rivers Park in Little Rock.
STRAVA MAP:  (2 laps)  https://www.strava.com/routes/2867881598709645910

 
Saturday late morning
, a 10k and 5k Time Trial (a solo rider event, doing the distance  as fast of a time as you can) starting at about 9:30am (*or about half an hour or so after last rider in 20k/40k RR, with official start of TT announced and TBD by Race Director at event).
STRAVA MAP:     https://www.strava.com/routes/2867878293220103450 (*down and back, as this map is approximate, with finish line being near the start line on this map)

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Packet Pickup: Prior to your first cycling event.    Numbers will also be given out, with pins, and waivers MUST be signed in person.
Athlete Info: Athletes may check-in 45 minutes prior each event.  Onsite registration may be available so check with Greg, the event Director prior to arriving.
Equipment: Cyclists must provide their own bike equipment, and most importantly are required to wear a helmet at all times while on a bike at event location.
Rules: USAC rules apply.  See official at event for all specific rules.
1.  All cycling events will be conducted in accordance with U.S.A. Cycling (USAC) rules. More info : www.usacycling.org
2.  Helmets are mandatory and must conform to USA Cycling regulations.   HELMETS ARE REQUIRED WHILE ON YOUR BIKE!
3.  Multi-gear (free wheel) bikes with front and rear brakes are required. Fixed gear and battery powered are not permitted. All bicycles must be certified by race officials prior to the competition.
4.  Except for the 2 new categories of “Recumbent Bikes -Faired” and “Recumbent Trikes -Faired”, there may be no protective shield, fairing or other device on any part of the bicycle (including, but not limited to, the frame, wheels, handlebars, chain wheel or accessories) that has the effect of reducing air resistance, except those allowed by the USAC.
5.  Handlebars used for steering with ends, features, or attachments that extend forward or upward or that provide support for other than the rider’s hands (including aero bars) are permitted only in the time trial events and not in the road race events.
6.  If in doubt about your qualification, check for an official ruling from the chief referee before your appointed starting time. Once the clock begins, your time is running and will not be adjusted.
7.  In time trial events, the rider shall be held by an official at the start but shall be neither restrained nor pushed.
8.  Riders must stay to the right except when overtaking another rider. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
9.  In time trial events, no rider shall pace behind another rider closer than 25 meters (80 feet) ahead, or 2 meters (7 feet) to the side. A rider who is observed taking pace shall receive a time penalty.
10.  No restarts are permitted.
11.  No-e-bikes, or batteries or motors used in any event.
12.  Know the course BEFORE your start all events.
13.  Event Director has final word on all events and happenings at all times.