From Tucson take I-10 north to exit 203 then go south 1.1 miles on S. Toltec R. Turn west on W. Battaglia Dr.
Take Battaglia Dr 3.0 miles to S. Sunland Gin Rd. Go south 2.1 miles on Sunland Gin Rd to the start area.
From Phoenix take I-10 south to exit 200 then go south 5.1 miles on S. Sunland Gin Rd to the start area.
Use this Google Maps link
Parking area is located in the Mesquite Grove Assisted
Living Center, 16286 South Sunland Gin Road Arizona City,
(On Google maps you must use Maricopa, AZ 85193 to get exact
location - Click here)
A flat out and back time trial with 20 k and 40 k options.
The course is out and back with less than 50 feet of
elevation change, straight with one turn.
This is the same course used in the Arizona Cotton Classic
(formerly Lerua's Time Trial Series).
40K Course Map
NO MAIL-IN OR RACE DAY REGISTRATION;
ON-LINE REGISTRATION ONLY!!
To register one person must register the whole team. So make
sure you have the correct spelling of the riders name and
IMPORTANT their USA Cycling License Number. (The person will
be the team captain and will have to pay the entire fee by
registration closes Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10 pm AZ
TTT Per Rider (4
Tandem TT (2
Juniors Tandem TT (2
No Late Fees!
Race Day Number Pick-up
Pick up your number, sign your release and verify your
license at Arizona Cyclist, Saturday, September 7th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
is located in the
St. Philips Plaza at 4300 N Campbell (south of River Road)
Phone number (520) 615-7570.
Grove Assisted Living Center - 16256 South Sunland Gin Road,
Arizona City, AZ.
When picking up
numbers all riders must present a USA license or purchase a
one-day license or new annual license and sign the release
form before a number is handed out. Riders cannot pick up
teammate numbers unless they present the original license
and an original signed current year correctly fill out USA
Cycling release form.
Start List and
Times (click here)
The start list
and start time with rider number will be
posted here on this web page Friday, September 6, 2013
around 7 pm.
First Rider Off at 7:00 AM. Two minute intervals in the
following Category order:
(All Junior Teams, 20 Km per
Juniors Boys (Age 15 to 18)
Juniors Girls (Age 15 to 18)
Juniors Mixed (Age 15 to 18)
(Minimum 1 Female) For Mixed; time stops
when the Female crosses finish line)
Junior Tandem (open)
All Male Junior Tandem
(age 12 to 18)
(age 12 to 18)
Mixed Junior Tandem
(age 12 to 18)
For safety the ABRA Board has recommend only
above junior teams race this year.
team and tandem will ride only 20K.
There there will be
a 15 minute gap between the Juniors and the 40 K
Men Open (no age limit)
Men 140+ (no member over 55)
Men 180+ (no member under 30)
Men 210+ (no member under 50)
Men 230+ (no age limit)
Men 250+ (no member under 60)
Men 280+ (no member under
Women Open (no age limit)
Women 140+ (no member over 55)
Women 180+ (no member under 30)
Women 210+ (no member under 50)
ALL Mixed Teams must have 2 male and 2
(open - No age limit)
Mixed Team (Age Limit 190+ - No one under 45 years old)
Male Tandem 70+, 90+, 110+
Female Tandem 70+, 90+, 110+
Mixed Tandem 70+, 90+ 110+
Elite Tandems (under 70 (female, male, mixed)
USA Cycling State
Championship medals will be awarded to the top three teams
in each category that hold yearly racing licenses; 4th and
5th place receive nice ribbons.
any one-day licenses holders are
not eligible for State Medals or State jerseys.
The event is keeping the fees very low so this year. Southwest Hand Cycling Team will NOT be
purchasing the Arizona State Championship Jersey for the
winners. However each team category winner has the option
to purchase a jersey from Velo Wear. We do not know how many
teams will show up and the jersey for each team would cost
$240 or $60 per cyclist. This would make the cost per team
$320 or $80 per rider for the event to purchase the jersey.
Thank you for your understanding!
Time will be taken on the third cyclist to cross the finish
line. All riders will be given the same finish time.
When picking up numbers all riders must be present
and all release forms signed before a number is handed out.
roll-out at the registration area 15 minutes before race
start." Check in with a Southwest Hand Team Member on the
concrete driveway just North and West of the start line.
All USA CYCLING Rules
apply. Course closes at 6:30am.
Any racer warming up on the course
after the race starts will be disqualified. No
Can a team register with only 3 riders?
NO, all teams must start with 4 cyclists however they may
finish with 3 as the time is stopped on the third cyclist.
(Yes the 4th rider can ride 5 feet and stop!)
Do all 4 cyclists have to be on the same ABRA team?
cyclist can come from different ABRA teams, Non-ABRA teams
or be unattached cyclists.
Do all team members have to wear the same jersey?
YES. If you have a member from another team get them
to borrow a jersey. The jersey can be from different year
for the same Team. This makes if easier for the officials
and it IS a TEAM event.
Can unattached cyclist participate in this event?
YES, they can be a part of a 4 person team.
What happens if one of the teammates has to rescue an
elephant from Alaska and cannot make the race?
First I hope the elephant is saved, you can use an
alternate rider > First the new rider must have a USA
CYCLING License annual or one day License. Second the
new rider MUST sign the release form and have the license
verified BEFORE they ride. If you have already pick up the
number at early number pick up and change in the morning the
rider WILL use the same number and MUST check
in BEFORE the team starts. IF the rider does not
check in the team will be deemed ineligible and DISQUALIFIED
from the event. No exceptions. The Team due to the change
may change categories based on the new rider, they will keep
their original start time and scored with the correct
No head phones allowed during on road warm up or during the event.
Any other questions Please e-mail Nippy at:
RACE NUMBER: TEAMS EACH RIDER MUST HAVE NUMBER PLACE ON THE
RIGHT SIDE OF BACK (or forehead). TANDEMS ONE NUMBER ON THE
RIGHT SIDE OF THE STOKER!
START LINE: White Tape.
FINISH LINE: Is about 1 tenth of a mile South of Start with White Tape Line.
Going South or outbound each 5 K is marked with a sign.
Going North or on the home stretch there are 5 K, 1K and 200 meters signs.
with hand cleaner.
Snacks/drinks/water after race while waiting for results.
Trophies awarded to the fastest times the following events: