Riverwest 24

Hour Bike Race

July 25-26, 2014 | 7pm - 7pm

Rules

All rules subject to change prior to race start

  • You must be 18 or older, and fill out the required waiver and paperwork to participate in the race.
  • Helmets are required
  • Lights are required after dusk and before dawn.
  • RW24 organizers reserve the right to disqualify any participant of the race for any reason.
  • Alcohol or illicit drugs are prohibited.
  • Participants must obey all traffic laws.


Classes

  • Solo: 1 rider and 1 bike (male and female categories)
  • Tandem: 2 riders and 1 tandem bike
  • Team A: 2-6 riders and 1 bike. Split the 24 hours with your team, but if your bike breaks you need to fix it.
  • Team B: 2-6 riders and 2-6 bikes. Split the 24 hours with your team and enjoy the comfort of riding your own bike.
  • Elder: Solo, or team, all riders 55+


Laps and Manifests

  • One lap equals four checkpoints (this does not include bonus checkpoints) completed in order and marked on the manifest.
  • A manifest is completed by making ten full laps.
  • When a manifest is full, turn it in at the start/finish line (checkpoint #4) to receive a new manifest.
  • A manifest is only counted as complete if all checkpoints have been visited and verified, this also includes the final lap.
  • No points will be awarded for a lost manifest, return to start/finish line to receive a new manifest.
  • No laps awarded until manifest is turned in.
  • No manifest will be accepted after 7:15pm Saturday night, turn them in whether they are complete or not to be counted.
  • There can only be one member of a team active on the course at a time unless you are in the tandem class.
  • In order to have a manifest punched, Solo, Tandem, and Team A must be on their tagged bike. All riders must have wristband on.


Bonus Checkpoints

  • Bonus Checkpoints are optional (but strongly encouraged)
  • A completed bonus checkpoint is worth two laps.
  • Each bonus checkpoint location is autonomous, and has created their own prerequisite for marking a bonus manifest.


Community Courtesy

  • Slow Down when riding through block parties.
  • Don't be a jerk! Respect the community. That is why we are throwing this race, because we love our neighborhood.


RW24 reserves the right to disqualify any rider without a refund.

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Any questions or concerns can be directed to: rules@riverwest24.com