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5/5/2018 to 5/5/2018     HPV FUN DAY AT SAN JOSE CA VELODROME Update
Location: Hellyer Park Velodrome, San Jose, CA
Description: Annual HPV Fun Day at the velodrome. Sign-ups end at 10:30, racing starts at 11 and ends at 4 p.m. Racing is fast, but emphasis is on having fun. 200 Meters timed, newcomers race, miss-and-out, 1/2 hour and other races planned. For more information and to sign up for the e-mail list, contact Carole Leone at leonesgc@gmail.com
 
5/19/2018 to 5/20/2018     34th annual Michigan Human Powered Vehicle Rally Update
Location: Clarkston, Mich.
Description:

The oldest such event in North America will again be held at the Waterford Hills sports car racing track on the Oakland County Sportsmen's Club grounds in Clarkston, near Pontiac, in southeast Michigan.

Classes for streamlined, unstreamlined cycles, tandems, women, youth and tricycles.  Rally is conducted using Human Powered Race America rules.  Note:  HPRA rules require all vehicles to have a mirror or mirrors enabling rear vision to both sides.

Prize money will be awarded to top finishers in each class. 

Schedule of events (subject to change):

SATURDAY, May 19:  Registration and tech inspection starts 8 am
1-hour time trial (streamliner, streetliner, tricycle classes) - 9:30 am
1-hour time trial (stock, junior, women, tandem classes) - 11 am
Lunch and hot laps, 12:15 p.m. (on short loop, all classes, ride as many laps as you want; your fastest lap counts)
Hill climb/coast down (all classes) - 1:30-2:30 pm
Standing start kilometer (all classes), 3 p.m.
Tentative: Urban transportation contest - in afternoon.
6 p.m. (approximate) – eat at local restaurants.

SUNDAY:  200-foot sprints, flying start (all classes) - 8:30-9:30 am
Tricycle race - 10 am
Road race (faired classes, short course, no hill, 12 miles) –10:30 am
Road race (unfaired classes, short course, no hill, 9 miles) 11 am
Awards ceremony follows the last race, expected by 1 p.m.

Entry fees: $20 for one day, $35 for two days. For multi-rider college or high school or other teams, $35 for first vehicle and rider; $10 for each additional vehicle or rider. Spectators free.
Register online at http://www.hpra.bostonandpop.com/and save time when you arrive.
 
More information available at mhpva.blogspot.com.

 
6/9/2018 to 6/10/2018     Manchester Medley--new month, same great race! Update
Location: North Manchester, Indiana
Description:

The Manchester Medley will be held June 9-10 this year. Mark your calendars, and watch this space for further details!

 
9/15/2018 to 9/16/2018     Hawkeye Downs HPRA Recumbent Bicycle Races Update
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Description:
Schedule of events:
 
Saturday September 15th, 2018
9:00am track opens
9:00-12:00 HPRA race registration
12:30 Trike/velomobile races, Inner horseshoe
1:30 All faired classes 25 Lap race, 1/2 mile oval
2:30 All unfaired classes 1 hour race, 1/2 mile oval.
4:00 All classes 1 lap flying TT, 1/2 mile oval
We usually gather at a TBD resturaunt Saturday night to BS and eat after the races.
 

Sunday September 16th
8:00 track opens/registration for stragglers
9:00 All unfaired classes, Outer horseshoe lap race
10:30 All faired classes 1 hour race, 1/2 mile oval
12:00 All classes 3/4 mile standing start drag race, 1/4 mile oval, 1/2mile oval.
1:00 Awards/all events finished by 1:00

Event Fees/Awards
$20 per day or $35 for the weekend
Pre-register here link will be here around August, pay at the event to save time at sign in! 
Cash prizes.
 
Rules
HPRA rules apply see link here: http://www.recumbents.com/hpra/rulesand.htm
Uprights are welcome, aerobars and wheel discs are perfectly legal,but remember you will need two mirrors(safety, eh).
 
 
10/12/2018 to 10/14/2018     Recumbent Cycle Con and HPRA Races Update
Location: Nashville, Tennessee. U.S.A.
Description:

Come to RCC and race with us too!  Every racer registration includes free entry to the show.

For  information to the show.  https://www.recumbentcyclecon.com/

More information on hotels, camping, etc. here, as it becomes available.

Tentative race schedule:

Recumbent Cycle-Con Race Day Schedule

 

 

Saturday, October 13

• 8:00 am to 9:30 am  - Registration and Tech Inspection 
• 9:00 am to 10:00 am One Lap Time Trial (Standing Start / .56 mile track) 
• 10:15 am to 11:30 am - 50 Lap Race - Streamliner and Streetliner Classes /.56 mile track
• 11:45 am to 12:00 pm - 10 Lap Trike Class Race /.25 mile track
• 12:00 pm to 1:15 Lunch
• 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm - 35 lap race /.56 mile track, Stock Classes, Stock Women,Junior, Multi (Tandems)
• 3:00 to 3:45 pm - Last Man Out Race / .25 mile track

 

Sunday, October 14 

• 8:30 - 9:00 am One Lap, timed to place in One Hour Time Trial .56 mile track 
• 9:15 - 10:15 am Group One Time Trial 
• 10:30 - 11:30 am - Group Two Time Trial (if needed) 
• 11:45 - 12:00 pm - Single Elimination Drag Race - Front Straightaway
• 12:30 pm - Awards Ceremony
 
10/20/2018     Indianapolis Tour de Cure 100 mile TT Update
Location: Indianaoplis Motor Speedway
Description:

Some recumbent racers are planning a 100 mile TT at this event.  Electronic timing may be provided.  Contact Daryl Hanger or Mike Mowett for more details.  Fundraising or a $200 pledge is required + registration fee.  This annual event (moved to October this year) typically sees several thousand cyclists of all ages and abilities ride the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway

http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR/TourdeCure/TourAdmin?pg=entry&fr_id=12318

 

 

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