The 29th annual
Snelling 

Road Race

Saturday February 22, 2014

Presented by Golden Chain Cyclists & Velo Promo LLC 
A part of the NCNCA Junior Points Series

Held under USAC Racing Rules & Permit 2014-354                                 

Registration: Opens at 7 a.m. at Henderson Park, 1 mile east of Snelling on County Road J-16 (Merced Falls Road). Closes 15 minutes before scheduled starting times.

Course: An 11.7 mile loop of narrow country roads northwest of Snelling, CA  95369, start­ing with a promenade from the Park, via J-59, Emma and Montgomery Streets. Several small hills, several sharp turns, excellent to fair pave­ment. Course is closed to oncoming traffic, both lanes available. The Loop: Keyes, Olsen, Los Cerritos, Figmond, Fields, Keyes, finish line on Fields, ¼ mile north of Keyes. See in­formation at reg. about parking for finish line & feed. Same course as past 24 years.

Directions: From Merced and Hwy 99 northbound, take G Street exit and head north 16 miles to Hwy 59. Turn right, and go through Snelling past the school and straight (not left) onto J-16 to the Park. From southbound Hwy 99, take Keyes Road exit 7 miles south of Modesto, head east 11 miles to Montpe­lier Road, then south (right) 6.5 miles to Turlock Road, then left (east) 8 miles to Hwy 59 & left through town (see above). While Keyes Road goes east of Montpelier directly to the course, don't take it;  you will have to backtrack 20 miles.

Events:         miles   laps  places value fee     start     limit
1st Flight:

Mstr 35 1/2/3     63.2     5     6     $50     $33      8:10     100
Category 3         63.2     5     6     $50     $33      8:15     100
Category 4         63.2     5     6     $50     $33      8:20     100
Category 5         49.8     4     6      ---      $33       8:25     50        
Master 55+        49.8      4     6    $50     $33       8:30     50         

Women 4*          38.1     3     6     ---       $33      8:35     50        
Junior 15-18 4/5  38.1     3     6     $50     $23      8:40     50
Junior 13-14        27.6     2     6     $50     $23      8:45     50

2nd Flight:

Cat. 1/2/Pro       86.6     6     10    $200    $33     12:15     130
Mast 45+1/2/3    63.2     5     6     $50      $33      12:20     100

Women 1/2/Pro 63.2     5     10    $200    $33     12:25     100

Women 3           49.8     4     6      $50     $33     12:30      50
Junior 15-18 1/2/3 49.8  4     6      $50      $23     12:35     50

Master 35+ 4      49.8          6     $50     $33     12:40      70         
Master 35+ 5       49.8     4     6     ----       $33     12:45     50

Master 45+4/5    49.8      4     6     $50      $33     12:50     70         

      
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includes Junior 15-16 girls and 17-18 girls (@$23) with Women 4 race

No second groups will be added; riders over the limit will go on waiting lists

Prizes: Will be merchandise, cash ($150 minimum) and awards

How to Enter:

          ---via On-line at www.BikeReg.com from December 30, 2013 7pm PST to February 16, 2014  for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From Feb 17-19 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after midnight PST Wednesday Feb 19.  You’ll need to sign and date your entry form/release at race registration desk.

          ---By Mail: You may still enter by mail, but if a group is filling, go on-line. By mail, send standard USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday Feb 14 to Velo Promo/Snelling, 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. For those postmarked after, add $7. Note: indicate what category you are entering on check or form. Entries for several races in one envelope ok, but be sure to list race names on the outside. Envelopes without names of races on the outside may go to the wrong race. Mail in entries will not be processed until after the opening of online reg.

          ---At Race:  You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee  plus $7.

          2014 USAC license required (available at race). One day licenses are available only for Cat 5, Master 5 or Women 4 . Entry fees include $1 NCNCA and $3 USAC insurance surcharges.  Numbers will be provided.

Credits: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified at Tech@BikeReg.com  by 5 pm Wednesday 2/19 that you can't com­pete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations. Send e-mail for credit to Tech@BikeReg.com 

Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road Race Champions and National Road Champions will get a refund at the reg desk of all but $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadline above (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee) and 2) they ride in the category they won the championship in (Master Cham­pions may ride down in age, and ride for $3, and Juniors may ride up. District jersey is not required

Rules: Official follow vehicles only; closed course. Follow vehicles needed. Earn a free Velo Promo entry by providing one. Contact velopro1@sonnet.com to volunteer a week ahead of time (so that you can be registered and insurance can be issued), Park only where indicated on maps at registration. Though traffic on the course is controlled, there are still vehicles on the roadways; pay attention to them and to other hazards, and make others in your race aware of hazards as well, particularly other race groups and follow vehicles

Further information: Available at (209) 533-4996 or www.velopromo.com

 

 

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Contact Us:

    general e-mails:  velopro1@sonnet.com   

    withdrawals from a race, credits, changes, using a credit:  Tech@BikeReg.com 

    Phone:   (209) 533-4996  fax:  (209) 533-4996

    Mail:   19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA  95372