Cycling

CYCLING    (Ages 40+)

5K  Time Trial  and 40K Road Race     Wednesday, September 27
10K Time Trial and 20K Road Race     Thursday, September 28

Entry Deadline  Wednesday, September 13 

Mohawk Park  Shelter #5
6600 East Port Road
Tulsa, OK 74115

For a course map, CLICK HERE.

EVENTS

5K Time Trials; Standard & Recumbent Bicycle
10K Time Trial; Standard & Recumbent Bicycle
20K Road Race; Standard & Recumbent Bicycle
40K Road Race; Standard & Recumbent Bicycle

8:00 am start for each Time Trial;  Road Race to follow each day

Check In:  7:00 am for Time Trial;  Road Race will begin 30 minutes after the completion of the Time Trial.

ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. Cyclists must provide their own bicycles and helmets.

2. All bicycles must be certified by race officials prior to the competition.

FORMAT

1. Starting times for the time trials will be at equal intervals at one minute.  No allowances will be made for mishaps, mechanical or otherwise.

2. Starting order for the time trials will be from youngest to oldest starting with males and ending with females.

3. Time Trials Recumbent division will begin following the oldest female rider of the standard  Time Trials. Starting order will be from youngest to oldest starting with males and ending with females.

4. If a rider appears later than the appointed starting time, the start will be allowed only to the extent that in the judgment of the officials it does not interfere with other riders starting on schedule. If it does interfere, the rider may be further delayed. In case of a late start, the appointed starting time shall be used in computing results.

5. The start sheet with the starting order and appointed starting times will be available for the rider’s perusal at least one hour before the start of each event.   6. The road races will be a staggered start by age divisions, youngest male divisions to oldest female divisions. The Event Director reserves the right to combine divisions as necessary.

 

SPORT RULES

1. All cycling events will be conducted in accordance with U.S.A Cycling rules,
except as modified herein. For a copy of these rules, visit or contact:

USA Cycling
210 USA Cycling Point, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
(719) 434-4200
www.usacycling.org

2. Helmets are mandatory (Ansi or Snell approved with sticker affixed).

3. Multi-gear (free wheel) bikes with front and rear brakes are required. Fixed gear bicycles are not permitted. All bicycles must be certified by race officials prior to the competition.

4. There may be no protective shield, faring, or other device on any part of the bicycle (including, but not limited to, the frame, wheels, handlebars, chainwheel or accessories) that has the effect of reducing air resistance, except those allowed by the USAC. Motors are not permitted in any classification.

5. 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.

6. In time trial events, the rider shall be held by an official at the start, but shall be neither restrained nor pushed.

7. Riders must stay to the right except when overtaking another rider. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

8. In time trial events, no rider shall take pace behind another rider closer than 25 meters (80 feet) ahead, or two meters (seven feet) to the side. A rider who is observed taking pace shall receive a time penalty.

9. No restarts are permitted.

10. Clipon handlebars are not allowed in the Road Race.

11. Race event results will be posted. Finishing place may be challenged up to 15 minutes after posting.  If there is an adjustment, 15 minutes will again be allowed before the final places are declared.

 

NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES QUALIFYING RULES

1. All finishers placing first through fourth and all non-ambulatory participants at the 2018 Oklahoma  Senior Games shall qualify for the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2. Recumbent and Enclosed Recumbent are not National Senior Games qualifying events.

3. Athletes qualifying in a Time Trials event at the 2018 Oklahoma Senior Games event, may compete in either Time Trial event at the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico

National Senior Games. Athletes qualifying in a Road Race event at the 2018 Oklahoma Senior Games event, may compete in either Road Race event at the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

STATE DIRECTOR                                                                    CHIEF REFEREE

Kathleen Fitzgerald                                                             Jack McNeal

(727) 776-1877                                                                          (918) 272-1258

Kathleen.fitzgerald@InfoRad.com                                        smilinj2@prodigy.net

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