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

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  1. 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

    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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