WBR (Wisconsin Bicycle Racing) open house opening night May 7th



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The Wisconsin Bicycle Racing will be having an open house tomorrow (May 7,
2003) from 9:00 am until around 5:00Pm and later after the ABR Track race program around 8:30pm
until 11:00PM. So bring your bicycle and a friend or two and ride the Kenosha Track early in
the day and come to the office and munch down on junk food and race on the same track that
will be used for the 2003 National Master Track Championships August 11 - 15, 2003.

Below is a schedule for the ABR Masters Wednesday night Track events for the Kenosha Washington Bowl
Velodrome Bicycle Track.

If there is a treat of rain or possible cancellation for some reason. Call
(2004) 654-6773 Wisconsin Bicycle Racing (WBR) Office and if it does not transfer to my cell phone
you can call my cell phone directly at (262) 496-0594 (cell phone at track) - or if all else
fails you can call Tony Ruffalo at 652-2218.

See you tomorrow,

Carl Wilkins

The Wisconsin Bicycle Racing (WBR) Office is located at: 1306 Washington Rd. (2 blocks east of the
track) Kenosha, WI 53140 Phone: (262) 654-6773 E-mail: [email protected]

Wisconsin Bicycle Racing

Wednesday Night Track Racing

May 7 - August 27, 2003

Washington Bowl Velodrome Kenosha, Wisconsin

Master bicycle racing (over 30 years old) on the oldest bicycle track in the United States and site
of the Master National Track Championship from August 11 - 15, 2003.

Equipment: Racers may ride with road or track bicycles for timed events. No shifting for timed
events. For Massed start events, road and track bike will have their own separate events. For the
progressive pace race only track bikes can be used. In-group motor pacing road bikes will ride
behind the track bikes unless the driver of the motor allows road bikes to mix with the track bikes.

Events: Timed events from 100 meters to 4000 meters (12 laps). Shorter distances are run as
individuals Time trials. Longer distances may be run as 2-3-4 persons on the track at a time or as a
team. Mass start events will be held each evening. Events to include but not limited to Sprints,
Scratch, Handicap, Madison and creative events. Events are normally run sequentially though out the
season, shortest to longest, however the schedule will be adapted to the rider ability and
participation. If time and weather permits individual events may be repeated. In addition, a
progressive pace event will be conducted behind a special motor pacing motorcycle for those who want
to compete and train behind the motor.

Categories: Master Men and Master Women only. A master rider is a rider who is at least 30 years
old. Categories are broken down into 5-year age brackets (30-75+)

Season Awards: Each racers best time for the scheduled event will count towards the overall season
points for their category and will score points for the overall Wednesday Night Rider of the Year
award. (Points for each

start event) In addition all riders will score points on sliding scale based upon they're placing
for the scheduled events based upon their time and place in relationship towards all riders that
evening. In order to receive the season award a rider must compete in at least 6 evenings of racing.

Registration: Registration is from 6:00pm to 7:00pm and racing begins at
2005:00pm. Timed events may start earlier if necessary (but not before 6:30pm) in order to get the
program finished at a reasonable time. Only one standard ABR release form needs to be filled
out for the season. No advance registration is required. No late fees apply.

Entry Fee: $7.00 per night or $75.00 for the season. ABR membership is required. Memberships
applications available at registration. Annual fee is $20 and a one-day license is $4.

Location: The Washington Bowl Velodrome is located in Washington Park. Entrance on 22nd Av. Just
south of the Fire station on the corner of Washington Rd. and 22nd Av. From I-94 take the County
Highway 142 / HWY S (Exit # 340) Turn to the east on Hwy 142/ Hwy S towards Kenosha. Continue
approximately 6 miles to 22nd Av and turn right onto 22nd Av. (A fire station is on the South East
corner) Just south of the Fire station is the park entrance, turn left and follows the road to the
Velodrome.

Sponsors: ABR Masters Grant, Wisconsin Bicycle Racing, Southeastern Wisconsin Racing.

Tentative Schedule: The following schedule may be changed to meet the needs of the bicycle
racers that are present or to get the program finished in a reasonable time or if threatening
weather is possible.

May 7: flying 200 m flying lap (333m) Unknown distance scratch

May 14: flying 200 m standing lap (333m) Miss and out

May 21: flying 500 m standing kilo Team sprint

May 28: flying 200 m standing mile Chariot (1 lap)

June 4: flying 100 m standing 1500 m Miss and Out Pursuit

June 11: flying 200 m standing 2000m Madison

June 18: flying ½ lap standing 333 m Sprints

June 25: flying lap standing 500 m Handicap

July 2: flying 200 m standing 3000 m Team Pursuit

July 9: flying 750 m standing ½ lap Miss and Out

July 16: flying 200 m standing 4000 m Snow Ball

July 23: flying 50 m Points race Half lap elimination

July 30: flying 200 m standing kilo Team sprint

August 6: standing kilo standing 2000m Sprints

August 13: No Wednesday Night racing due to the Master Track Championships

August 20: Kilo Sprints Pursuit

August 27: unknown distance standing 2000m Points Race / Party

Questions: Wisconsin Bicycle Racing: Carl Wilkins (262) 654-6773 or cell phone # (262) 496-0594 or
[email protected] Version 1.2
 
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