Cycling

2019 Events:  2 Road Races (40k & 20k)  and 2 Time Trials (10k & 5k)

Venue Location:  TBD, but are hoping cycling be in Little Rock @ Two Rivers Park*
(*take Cantrell/Hwy 10 to Pinnacle Valley Rd, continue east onto County Farm Rd straight into Two Rivers Park entrance)

NOTE:   Arkansas Sr Olympics is proud to announce that in 2019 will be the addition of 4 NEW Cycling Categories for both men’s and women’s divisions:

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

 

Register Online – Coming soon

MORE INFO CALL GREG AT 501-321-1441 or fill out the Contact Us form:  http://arseniorolympics.org/contact-us/

Competition Dates:

Note: Last updated May 28, 2019.  Updates will be posted here as we have more info to report, so check back often.

The cycling events will be held Sept 20-22, 2019.

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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 Check-In: Athletes may check-in 45 minutes prior each event.
Equipment: Cyclists must provide their own bike equipment, and most importantly wear a helmet at all times while on a bike.
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 : (719) 434-4200 or www.usacycling.org
2. Helmets are mandatory and must conform to USA Cycling regulations.
3. Multi-gear (free wheel) bikes with front and rear brakes are required. Fixed gear and recumbent bicycles 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.