2015 Tour de Huskers – Day 1

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Mar 21, 2015

Location
Liebers Point, Branched Oak Lake

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2015 TOUR DE HUSKER CYCLING WEEKEND

Saturday & Sunday, March 21-22, 2015 – Lincoln, NE

USAC Permit: 2015-862

USAC Categories

  • Men 1/2/3 (19-39,40+)
  • Men 4 (Under 40, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
  • Men 5 (Under 40, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
  • Women 1/2/3
  • Women 4
  • Juniors

NCCCC Categories

  • Collegiate ‘A’ Men
  • Collegiate ‘B’ Men
  • Collegiate ‘C’ Men
  • Collegiate ‘D’ Men
  • Collegiate ‘A’ Women
  • Collegiate ‘B’ Women

GENERAL RACE RULES & INFORMATION (USAC & COLLEGIATE) 

  • 2015 USA Cycling rules apply.
  • Registration ONLINE at www.usacycling.org
  • Events will be held rain or shine.
  • “Center line” rule will be strictly enforced in the road race.
  • Helmets must be worn at all times while on the bike.
  • Valid and current USAC license must be presented at registration.
  • Promoter reserves the right to adjust start times and mileage.
  • Promoter reserves the right to cancel/combine events as necessary.
  • Held under USAC Permit: 2015-862
  • Nebraska State Park permit is required for Saturday road race. Day passes available on-site for $5.00. SAVE TIME AND PURCHASE YOUR DAY PASS ONLINE https://ngpc-permits.ne.gov/NGPC-PS/faces/public/welcome
  • Junior competitors wishing to compete should enter their respective race category (under 39) for the road race and criterium.
  • All events will be “wheels in/wheels out.” There will be NO neutral wheel support. Please make sure to properly identify your wheels. UNL Cycling and race organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen wheels.

Branched Oak Road Race: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday, March 21, 2015; Branched Oak Lake, Lieber’s Point, Raymond, NE

Branched Oak Lake is the venue for Saturday’s road race. The 11.2-mile loop starts at Lieber’s Point and circles Branched Oak Lake, which is the largest flood control reservoir in the Salt Creek basin. The rolling circuit features two sustained hills on the western half and a challenging eastern stretch, which crosses the Branched Oak Lake dam. The finish stretch is a complete road enclosure and slightly downhill.

Road Race — Saturday, March 21, 2015 — Branched Oak Lake, Lieber’s Point, Raymond, NE 

Rider check-in opens at 8:00am for USAC racers ONLY

Category Start Time Distance Laps

Men 1/2/3   9:00am 60 miles 5
Men 4 9:03am 49 miles 4
Women 1/2/3 9:06am 38 miles 3
Men 5   9:10am 26 miles 2
Women 4 9:12am 26 miles 2

USAC PRIZE LIST (ROAD RACE):

Men 1/2/3 ($270/5 places) $100/$75/$50/$25/$20
Men 4 ($150/4 places) $60/$40/$30/$20
Men 5 Merchandise and/or medals for top 3 places
Women Merchandise and/or medals for top 3 places
Women 1/2/3 ($200/5 places) $65/$40/$35/$30/$30

Collegiate RR — Saturday, March, 21 2015
Branched Oak Lake, Lieber’s Point, Raymond, NE 

Category Start Time Distance Laps

Men A 1:00pm 60 miles 5
Men B/ Women A 1:03pm 49 miles 4
Men C/D  1:06pm 26 miles 2
Women B 1:09pm 26 miles 2

USAC Individual TT — Saturday, March, 21, 2015
Branched Oak Lake, Raymond, NE

Category Start Time Distance Laps

Men (open) 4:00pm 14 miles 1
Women (open) 4:00pm 14 miles 1

USAC PRIZE LIST (Time Trial):

Men ($50/3 places) $25/$15/$10
Women ($50/3 places) $25/$15/$10

Collegiate TTT — Saturday, March, 22 2014
Branched Oak Lake, Lieber’s Point, Raymond, NE 

PLEASE NOTE: SIGN UP AND START TIMES WILL BE AT THE RACE SITE FOR COLLEGIATE TT ONLY

Category Start Time Distance Laps
Collegiate TTT 5:00pm 14 miles 1

REGISTRATION online www.USACycling.org

Category Entry Fee

Men 1/2/3 $30.00
Men 4 $30.00
Women 1/2/3 $30.00
Men 5 $25.00
Women 4 $25.00
Collegiate RR $15.00
USAC Time Trial $15.00

  • Entry fee includes USAC $3.00 surcharge and timing chip rental fee.
  • Riders must have USAC annual license OR purchase 1-day license
  • 1-day licenses will be available for purchase at race site ($10.00).
  • PLEASE NOTE: No “day-of” registration will be allowed and/or offered.

Pinewood Bowl Criterium: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Sunday. March 22, 2015
Pioneers Park, Lincoln, NE

The classic Pioneers Park course closes out the Tour de Husker weekend with a healthy mix of climbs, fast descents and a beautiful backdrop at Lincoln’s oldest public park. Course is approximately 2 miles.

Criterium Race – Sunday, March 22, 2015
Pioneers Park, Lincoln, NE

Category Start Time  Duration

Men 4 8:00am  40 min
Men 5 8:02am  30 min
Women 1/2/3 8:45am  40 min
Women 4 8:47am  30 min
Men 1/2/3 9:30am  50 min
Collegiate Men C/D 10:20am  30 min
Collegiate Women B 10:22am  30 min
Collegiate Men A 11:15am  50 min
Collegiate Men B 11:17am 40 min
Collegiate Women A 11:17am  40 min

USAC PRIZE LIST:

Men 1/2/3 ($270/5 places) $100/$75/$50/$25/$20
Men 4 ($150/4 places) $60/$40/$30/$20
Men 5 Merchandise and/or medals for top 3 places
Women Merchandise and/or medals for top 3 places
Women 1/2/3 ($200/5 places) $65/$40/$35/$30/$30

REGISTRATION online www.USACycling.org

Category Entry Fee

Men 1/2/3 $30.00
Men 4 $30.00
Women 1/2/3 $30.00
Men 5 $25.00
Women 4 $25.00
Collegiate  $15.00

  • Entry fee includes USAC $3.00 surcharge and timing chip rental.
  • Riders must have USAC annual license OR purchase 1-day license.
  • 1-day licenses will be available for purchase at race site ($10.00).
  • No “day-of” registration will be allowed and/or offered
  • Registration Options:
  • ONLINE: visit http://www.usacycling.org and register online with no additional fees. It is fast, secure and the preferred method of registration by the race organization.
  • Online registration opens February 23 @ 12:00pm CST and closes @ 6:00pm CST on March 20, 2015 at 6:00pm CDT
  • Mail: Send a completed STANDARD ATHLETE RLEASE FORM (available on USAC website) along with full payment to: UNL Cycling Club, 55 Campus Rec PO Box 880232, Lincoln NE 68588-0233 (Make checks payable to UNL Cycling Club). Mailed entries must be received by Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Allow at least two days for mailed entries.

RESULTS & AWARDS

Awards and podium presentations for ALL events (Saturday & Sunday) will happen immediately following the conclusion of racing on Sunday, March 22. It is the rider’s responsibility to be prepared and present for awards ceremonies.

Prizes will not be mailed.

DIRECTIONS

Road Race – Saturday, March 21, 2015
Branched Oak Lake, Lieber’s Point near Raymond, NE

From I-80 take Exit 401B to Hwy 34. Head west on Hwy 34 to NW 112th to Raymond Road.

Turn left on Raymond Road and proceed west to NW 140th Street. Turn right on NW 140th Street and head north to Branched oak Road. Turn right and proceed to the park gate. Continue east past the park gate to Lieber’s Points. Watch for directions signs.

Criterium Race – Sunday, March 22, 2015
Pioneers Park – Lincoln, NE – 3201 South Coddington, Lincoln NE

Use the Van Dorn entrance on the NORTH side of the park. Watch for parking AND no parking signs.

ROAD CLOSURES

No roads will be closed to traffic for the road race or team time trial. However, the last ¼ mile of the finish for the road race will feature a complete road closure. The course for the criterium race will be closed to all non-bicycle traffic.

RACE DIRECTOR

Niles Uerling: Niles_u@hotmail.com