Call-up List The CALLUP list shows the order of all riders for a given race category and race date. The CALLUP list will change for the each race, based on the overall performance of the rider throughout the season. The assures the faster riders in the category go off at the beginning of the wave.…

The Minnesota High School Cycling League will stage 6 regular season races and 1 state championship event in the 2018 fall season. Regular League Season: 6 races will be two day events starting in 2019.  Both Days will include a Pre-Ride and an Awards Ceremony. Detailed Schedules will be available soon. State Championship: This race…

Pre-Ride is the time period when racers and licensed coaches can ride the race trail before the race starts. Pre-Ride start and ending times for each race are posted on the race flyer and on the MN League web site. These times may vary by race and trail condition. Race Core Staff will announce the…

The Race Infield The Race Infield or Pitzone is the open space area at the venue used by the teams and race support staff.  Watch for signs to mark these locations and direct people to these areas, There is no spectator/team parking in the infield due to the large number of people, bikes, and equipment.…

Leader Jersey

The overall leader of a race category (accumulating race results as the races progress) will be awarded a LeaderJersey to wear at the next race. They will also be first in the Callups at that next race.   A rider who earns a Leader Jersey gets to keep the jersey, however they should only wear…

Staging is the lining up in a prescribed order of racers at the start line.  Staging begins 10-15 minutes before the race starts. Staging volunteers will assist in grouping and sequencing racers using the Callup list, in a marked staging area near the start line.  The group moves forward in order before the race starts.   Occasionally,…

Number Plate – Race Plate – Coach Plate – Timing Chips

Number Plate/Race Plate/Rider Plate An official Rider Plate is issued to each registered rider, coach, volunteer or core staff member on a bike. During Pre-Ride:  Riders and Coaches must display their plates on their bikes to Pre-Ride the course. During the Race:  Racers, authorized volunteers and Core Staff must display their plates on their bikes…

Registration for Individuals All individuals who want to ride with the League must register and pay an annual fee with the Minnesota High School Cycling League. Doing so provides insurance coverage for coach-lead rides and League races, and supporting League programs.  They must also register, ‘pay a race fee’, for each race. League Registration: Once…

Professional cyclists don’t stress, they use a list every time. Make this list a part of your pre-race ritual. League Number Plate (given at racer’s first race) 3-4 zip-ties or twist ties so you can attach your number Cash Clean bike with a lubed chain in good working order Spare tube and tube change kit…

content to be added – Draft content only A rider’s race is 90 minutes or less best practice for youth races riders in correct category with sufficient physical training should be able to complete a course in that time a rider is pulled after 90 minutes on the course this timing ensures an open course…