MegaPro2015 Cycling Information

Sponsored by: 
Mega Pro Screenprinting & Embroidery
Red Rock Bicycle Company
Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant 

Director:  Blake Boulter

Assistants:  Denise SpraggRed Rock

Events:  Hill Climb, Time Trial, Criterium, Road Race

Schedule: Buca di Beppo
Tuesday, Oct. 6 – Friday, Oct. 9
See Event Descriptions below

5-Year Age Brackets - 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+
Skill Divisions - I, II, & III and Recumbent Divisions
Games officials reserve the right to cancel any event or combine age divisions due to insufficient entries.

Sport Fee:
$14 Per Event

Registration Rules: 
• Event is sanctioned by USA Cycling (# TBD            ) – USA Cycling rules apply. USA Cycling
• Annual or Day Licenses are mandatory.  CAT 1, 2, 3 and 4 riders must race in HWSG Division I.  International licenses will be honored.
• Purchase licenses prior to Games – USA Cycling (719-434-4200 or or purchase licenses at Pre-Race Meeting - Annual Membership ($70 - includes Mountain Biking) or Day License ($15 per day)
• Indicate your division on your registration form: 
 Skill Division I - Expert / Extreme
 Skill Divison II - Experienced
 Skill Divison III - Recreational 
 Recumbent Division - 2 wheels
 Recumbent Division - 3 wheels
• Athletes registering in the Recumbent Division may only participate in the Hill Climb and/or Time Trial Events
• If you race in 2 or more events (other than Huntsman World Senior Games) this year, you are required to race in Division I or II. Divisions will be monitored based on last year’s results.  Last year's Overall Winners in each category (except “Division I”) must move up.
If you have a question as to what Division you should be in please contact us.

Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting: 
• Monday, Oct. 6 – 3:00 pm – Dixie Center
• License sales and bib distribution will begin at 3:00 pm.  Cyclists will be required to present their HWSG ID Badge and their USA Cycling license to receive their bib packet.  Race Review will begin at 4:00 pm.

Format / Rules: 
Download the 2015 Cycling Bible
• Cycling Course Maps - Criterium, Hill Climb, Road Race, Time Trial
• Official Cycling Race Bibles will also be available at the Pre-Race Meeting.
• Helmets are mandatory at all times.
• No bare shoulders.
• Handlebar extensions or "aerobars" are not allowed in any race with a mass start.
• Start times for each race will be posted at the Dixie Center throughout the Games and at the race venue on race

Event Descriptions: 
Hill Climb 
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 6
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Venue: Snow Canyon State Park – Sand Dunes - 1002 North Snow Canyon Drive, Ivins
Distance:  5K
Course: Uphill rollies 4% to 8%; short sections 10% to 11%; scenic, colorful  canyon. View Course Map.

Time Trial 
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 7
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: Southern Parkway (I-15 Exit 2), St. George
40K - Division I:  M 50-64; W 50-54
40K - Division II:  M 50-64
40K - Recumbent (All Ages)
20K – All other skill and age divisions
Course: Begins at I-15 Exit 2 Southern Parkway towards the airport.  Out and back course consisting of rolling hills, majestic views of Pine Valley Mountain and desert vistas. View Course Map.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 8 
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Ridge Top Complex, 600 S Airport Rd., St. George
34K-15 Laps - Division I:  M 50-64, 
16K-7 Laps -  All other skill and age divisions
Course: Oval airport runway;  2.28K per lap. View Course Map

Road Race
Date: Friday, Oct. 9
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Venues: Ivins, Gunlock, Veyo, Snow Canyon State Park
Finish: 50 West Center St., Ivins
62K - Division I:  M 50-69 
62K - Division II:  M 50-64 
50K - Division I:  M 70-74, W 50-64 
50K - Division II:  M 65-69;  W 50-64 
37K - All other skill and age divisions 
Course: Three start locations: 62K-Ivins; 50K-Gunlock Turnoff; 37K-Gunlock.  “Circuit” course - 1 lap = 62K; start/end 3,000 feet altitude; rollies, 1,700 foot gain/loss, upgrades mostly under 6% but one 9% (0.4 mile), one 6%-11% (1.1 mile).  Long downhill, fast, twisty, challenging descent through scenic Snow Canyon State Park (reverse Hill Climb) near finish. View Course Map.

• Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and 4th, 5th and 6th place ribbons will be awarded for each age and division following each event.
• Overall Awards will be presented to Overall Winners in each Age Division and each Skill Division as follows:
   Skill Division I - Huntsman World Senior Games Overall Jersey
   Skill Division II - Winner’s Jersey
   Skill Division III - Winner’s Cycling Shirt

Participants must enter a minimum of three events to qualify for “overall” awards.  Overall awards will be presented at the Sport Sponsor Social.
• Athletes in the Recumbent Division will not be eligible for "overall" awards.
• The David Richardson Award will be presented at the Sport Sponsor Social for outstanding sportsmanship displayed throughout the cycling event, embodying the true spirit of the Games.  The recipient of this very special award will be selected through a vote by the cyclists during the cycling event. 

Sport Sponsor Social: (ID Badge or Ticket Required)
Date: Friday, October 9
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Southern Utah Veterans Home – Ivins, 160 North 200 East, Ivins