Riders must have a Phoenix Velo membership or must hold either a Cycling BC License or UCI License.
Riders with no race experience must complete a learn to Race (LTR) course prior to participating in Phoenix Velo Race events and must hold a Cycling BC membership.
If you suffer a mechanical and sit out a lap you will be permitted to re-enter the race in the main group. (If that was the group you were in at the time of the mechanical) or any group behind the main group at the discretion of the Race Director.
You will be allowed to finish the race but must not influence the outcome of the race in any way. Absolutely no contending for the finish sprint if you have re-entered the race.
If your race group is being overtaken by a faster group, your entire peloton must neutralize your pace and pull as far as safely possible to the side to allow the other group(s) to pass.
Once the other group(s) have safely passed, communication should occur within your entire group and a reasonable gap should be allowed to form before your group's pace is brought backup up to race speed.
Faster groups must not overtake slower groups around turns. Self neutralize, and overtake on the next clear section of the course. Please communicate with all groups on the road when you are approaching to pass.
Racers must not take advantage of a passing group by attempting to bridge to, and than drafting, the faster group. Any racer observed violating this rule will receive a warning from the Race Director.
You must sign off for your placing for points to count (WHITE BOARD).
There is a 15 minute time limit for disputes.
Points for each race. (Must be 3 riders in your category for points)