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2/20/2016 to 2/21/2016     2016 HPRA FLORIDA CHALLENGE Update
Location: Piccolo Park, Cooper City, Florida

Vite Bikes and Catrike Present

FEBRUARY 20/21, 2016

Human Powered Vehicle Races

Brian Piccolo Park, 
9501 Sheridan St
Cooper City, FL
Feb 20/21, 2016

- 2 full days of racing (crit course & velodrome)
- Multiple events each day (200M Sprint to 50 lap)
- Race as many events as you want
- Win cash and prizes!

The first HPRA race of the 2016 season takes place in sunny South Florida! Two full days of racing to get more bang for your buck.

- Wide variety of bikes from diamond frame to lowracer recumbent.
- Riders vary from lightning fast to, well not quite that fast, all are welcome.
- Road racers come challenge yourself against some of the fastest bent racers.

Prizes and the opportunity to see an excellent variety of human powered machines and their engines. The race weekend is one week after the UMCA Sebring 12/24 hour race.

Entry fees:

Sat - $20 per class
Sun - $20 per class
Both days - $30 per class
*Single day/multiple classes - $15 for each additional class
*Both days/multiple classes - $10 for each additional class

Cash prizes for the Saturday events awarded at the Saturday night post-race dinner and get together. Must be in attendance to win.
The actual amounts will depend on the amount of participation in each class (minimum of 3 riders for first place prize money), but the intended amounts are as follows:

1st - $25 
2nd - $15 
3rd - $5

Classes: streamliner, superstreet, superstock, stock, trike, women, multi-rider.

Rough race class groupings/organizations:
Unfaired - stock (and possible women’s and superstock depending on participation numbers)
Faired - streamliner, superstreet, (and possible superstock depending on participation numbers)
Trike - trike, women's, junior and multi-rider

Tentative Saturday Road Course Schedule: 08:30 - 15:45

08:30 - 09:30 - registration/inspection/practice
09:30 - 11:00 – Rock n Roll 1 Mile TT
11:00 - 11:30 - 20 min race faired
11:30 - 12:00 - 20 min race stock
12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch
13:00 - 13:30 - 20 min race trike
13:30 - 15:00 - 200M sprint
15:00 - 15:15 - Last Man Out faired
15:15 - 15:30 - Last Man Out stock
15:30 - 15:45 - Last Man Out trike

Tentative Sunday Velodrome Schedule: 08:30 - 15:00

8:30 – 09:30 - registration/inspection/practice
09:30 -11:00 - 200m sprint - 1.5 hrs
11:00 - 12:00 - Lunch
12:00 - 13:15 - 50 lap – faired/stock
13:15 – 13:45 - 20 lap - trike
13:45 – 14:30 - 1k sprints (if time allows)

14:30-15:00 – Sunday event awards ceremony

The schedule may be adjusted as required to remain on time. Co-operation of the racers in heeding the instructions of the Starter will be appreciated.

We are always looking for event sponsors- If you would like to display your tent or product please consider contributing to the cash prizes or other cycling related prizes for the racers. For information please contact Jacquie Schlitter at

For those interested, a 6:30 PM dinner on Saturday night has been arranged. The Saturday event awards ceremony will be held during this get together. 
Guests are Welcome- We just need a head count by a couple of days before the event. Restaurant to be announced.

3/5/2016     MHPVA (Michigan) Annual Meeting Update
Location: Michigan State University - Erickson Hall - Kiva room

Annual meeting to discuss the future of the MHPVA, Waterford race events, and Show n Tell. Noon till 4 pm.  All welcome.  More info including maps:

5/28/2016 to 5/28/2016     Annual HPV Velodrome Fun Day Update
Location: Hellyer Velodrome, San Jose, CA

Annual Fun Day for HPVs at this Northern California Velodrome.  Racing starts at 1 and ends around 5 start time subject to change).  Open to all recumbents, trikes and uprights (no fixies or mountain bikes please).   200 meters, lap races, 1/2 hour races.   The racing is fast but the emphasis is on fun!   Special race each for juniors, women, newcomers, e-bikes and over 65.  E-bikes permitted in 200 meters and their own race only.   More informationt to be added later.

For information contact Carole Leone at 

6/18/2016 to 6/19/2016     Michigan Human Powered Vehicle Rally Update
Location: Waterford Hills Raceway

Join us for the 32nd annual event.  Camping allowed overnight.  One Hour Time Trial, Hill-Climb/Coast-Down, Kilometer Event, Sprint, Road-Races and more events.   more info:


7/23/2016 to 7/24/2016     Northbrook and Kenosha velodrome HPRA racing weekend Update
Location: Northbrook, IL and Kenosha, WI

Details soon...

9/12/2016 to 9/19/2016     World Human Powered Speed Challenge (WHPSC) Update
Location: Battle Mountain, Nevada

Annual competition to determine the world's fastest human powered machines!  see for more details.

10/30/2016     Overdrive Race & Relay Update
Location: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
The second annual Overdrive Race & Relay Series, a running and riding race day held at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (previously known as Mosport) in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada (east of Toronto). This event will feature a set of off- and on-road rides and runs on and around the track - single event and duathlon style.
This road circuit has hosted every professional driving series - Formula 1, Nascar Trucks, Indy Cars, IMSA and a host of other incredible racing events. Some of the world’s most famous race car drivers have raced this circuit since 1961. Gilles Villeneuve, Jacques Villeneuve, Ron Fellows, Bill Brack, Paul Tracy, Alex Tagliani, Horst Kroll, Scott Goodyear and Moe Carter.
This year, a new race has been added to the program - a recumbent road race on the track, the Low Rider 50! It will be first, at 8am and run for 50 minutes - as many laps as you can get in. The course is challenging with a rolling terrain and the recumbent race will be timed just like the others. There will be things happening throughout the day, riders get lunch, there will be music, booths etc.
This race is open to any and all recumbents - bikes, trikes, handcycles, velomobiles, all are welcome. Registration is now open and the current entry fee is available until April when the price goes up.
Check out the website for more information and a link to the registration site here:


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