Eric just drove the course and the dirt section is un-rideable. With the clouds and rain, it won't dry up in time. We are going to CANCEL the race for tomorrow, April 18. We will process refunds through PayPal this weekend. Clasica de Rio Grande (formerly know as Weld County Road Race)Longer Course for 2015! An expanded 17.5 mile loop on rolling paved roads except for one mile of straight dirt road. Sag wagon only, no mechanical support. Bring stuff to fix a flat. *For select categories the top 3 across the finish line each lap, including the finish lap, score 5,3,1 points. Top point getter is the Sprint King or Queen in their category and wins cash plus a Rio Grande gift certificate. 2015 Race Flyer - Map, Start Times, Sponsors 2014 Results 2013 Results 2012 Mead Roubaix Results
Race Cancelled for April 18. Refunds will be processed through PayPal over the weekend. $42 for Senior & Masters. $15 for Juniors. (All fees included, include USAC, BRAC & Online).Registered RidersUSAC insurance, LA Operational surcharges and online registration fees are included in entry fee. Number pick up located at Pioneer Ridge Elementary School (see map). - USAC license required. USAC 1-Day license is $15, only available on site for Cat 5 men, Cat 4 women and juniors who have never had a USAC license with a higher category. Can only be purchased online at www.usacycling.org/events/?state=CO, select appropriate event, then click on Purchase One-Day License. Bring receipt to race. - BRAC annual membership recommended to avoid BRAC 1-Day membership ($5) on race day. (BRAC 1-Day membership exempt with USAC 1-Day). Annual USAC licenses and BRAC memberships available online at www.usacycling.org. No refunds. - Juniors race for $15 in junior categories (must have USAC license)! U23 racers get $15 off entry fee! Results will be posted at registration area and not the finish line.
Directions to Parking: Take exit 252 off I-25 and follow Hwy 60/W South 1st St. east to town of Johnstown. Turn south on Parish Ave./County Road 17 and then west on Cinnamon Teal Ave. Parking will be at Pioneer Ridge Elementary School and on Cinnamon Teal Ave. (see map). No alcohol or tobacco on school grounds.
All USAC rules apply. Centerline Rule will be strictly enforced! Stay to the right or stay home! If no painted centerline marking exists, riders must keep to the right side, leaving a clear passing lane to their left at all times, regardless of weather or road conditions.
All roads are open to traffic Obey and respect all police officer, officials, and volunteer requests. Prizes must be claimed the day of race. USAC release waiver must be signed by all racers or parent/guardian for anyone 18 years or younger. Gear restrictions apply to all juniors (15-18). See USAC Rule 1I4. HELMETS REQUIRED.
Race will only be cancelled due to weather conditions that may be dangerous to riders.
2015 Race Flyer - Map, Start Times, Sponsors
Rally Sport / Leadout Velo and Rio Grande Cycling Team