THE BEST MASTERS CYCLING RACING SERIES IN THE WORLD
The goal is to celebrate Masters cycling racing in the USA!
We will accomplish this by:
• Selecting the best marquee events
• Promoting the highest level of Masters competition
• Operating an engaging online and onsite community
• Providing coveted recognition, awards and prizes
• Offering a valuable proposition to our sponsors and supporters
For our 2nd edition in 2021, we elected the Tour of America’s Dairyland, Intelligentsia Cup, and Gateway Cup as our marquee events.
- 60+ (60-6 ), the series will aggregate the points awarded to your top 10 results from the total of 14 races available.
- 50+ (50-59), the series will aggregate the points awarded to your top 10 results from the total of 14 races available.
- 40+ (40-49), the series will aggregate the points awarded to your top 10 results from the total of 14 available races.
- For Teams, the series will aggregate the standings of the top 2 riders of every team separately in 40+, 50+, and 60+.
The following 14 races are eligible for USA Masters Cup points:
At Tour of America's Dairyland, the races eligible for Cup points are:
- for 60+ the first 5 races from Thu, Jun 17 to Tue, Jun 22
- for 50+ the first 5 races from Thu, Jun 17 to Tue, Jun 22
- for 40+ the last 5 days from Wed, Jun 23 to Sun, Jun 27
At Intelligentsia Cup, the races eligible for Cup points are:
- for 60+ the first 5 races from Fri, Jul 16 to Tue, Jul 20
- for 50+ the first 5 races from Fri, Jul 16 to Tue, Jul 20
- for 40+ the first 5 races from Fri, Jul 16 to Tue, Jul 20. The event offers an additional 5 days of races for 40+/50+ on July 21-25, but they do not count towards the Cup.
At Gateway Cup, the races eligible for Cup points are:
- for 60+, 50+ and 40+ all 4 races from Fri, Sep 2 to Mon, Sep 6
POINTS & STANDINGS:
- The points awarded based on each rider's placing are as follows:
30 for 1st, 28 for 2nd, 26 for 3rd, 24 for 4th, 22 for 5th,
20 for 6th, 18 for 7th, 16 for 8th, 14 for 9th, 12 for 10th,
10 for 11th, 8 for 12th, 6 for 13th, 4 for 14th, 2 for 15th.
RECOGNITION & AWARDS:
- Individual Champions: Recognition, Cash, Jersey, Trophy, Prizes
- 2nd and 3rd places: Recognition, Cash, T-Shirts
- 4th to 10th places: Recognition, T-Shirts
- All Riders: Recognition
- Team Champions: Recognition, T-Shirts, Prizes
The final Recognition & Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday, September 6th at the Benton Park Classic after the Masters races at 2:00pm.
Much appreciation to the folks at Road-Results, a division of Bike-Reg, particularly to Colin Reuter for coding and supporting this reporting system. Thank you!