Racing

World Series of Bicycling

World Series of Bicycling

The World Series of Bicycling is the premiere cycling series in the world. For each of the past 39 summers, the Lehigh Valley has been home to the greatest local and international cyclists in the world.
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Fuji Bikes Pro-Am Racing

Fans don鈥檛 have to wait until Friday night to see racing in T-town! The Fuji Bikes Super Tuesday Pro-Am Series at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center features a very unique field of future stars, pro and amateur.
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Masters and Rookies

Masters and Rookies

The Masters & Rookies Racing Series on Saturdays are the days for the masters and the juniors to shine in T-Town with the more experienced riders testing each other on the concrete crater.
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Racing is our passion. Join Us.

Be a Rider.

The Valley Preferred Cycling Center attracts the greatest riders from around the world. Every summer multiple nations come to train and race in T-Town in preparation for the next World Championship or Olympic Games. The VPCC offers multiple racing series throughout the summer for riders of all categories. Additionally, the surrounding area features plenty of criteriums, training rides, and road races throughout the calendar year. View more of the amenities athletes enjoy at T-Town聽and e-mail martynothstein@thevelodrome.com for even more details.

For World Series of Bicycling Riders

REGISTRATION TIME: 5:30-6:45 PM

Riders need to have or complete the following when registering:

  • Current USAC or UCI License
  • Signed USAC waiver
  • Signed VPCC Waiver (Only need to do once per calendar year)
  • Race Number for specified race series. (Riders must have a race number for each different category they race in. Riders will not be permitted to ride with a number outside of their category for that night.)

Nightly Entry Fee or VeloPass (waives entry fee)

  • Men: $40 ($50 on UCI nights)
  • Women: $30 ($40 on UCI nights)
  • New Number Fee: $10
For Fuji Bikes Pro-Am Series Riders

REGISTRATION TIME: 5:30-6:45 PM

Riders need the following when registering:

  • Current USAC or UCI License
  • Signed USAC waiver
  • Signed VPCC Waiver (Only need to do once per calendar year)
  • Race Number for specified race series. (Riders must have a race number for each different category they race in. Riders will not be permitted to ride with a number outside of their category for that night.)

Nightly Entry Fee or VeloPass (waives entry fee)

  • Pro-Am Men: $20
  • Category 1-3 Women: $20
  • Stagiaires Category 3 Men: $20
  • Future Stars: $15
  • New Number Fee: $10

**Note: Depending on registration numbers, Juniors could be split into A and B categories.

For Masters and Rookies Series Riders

REGISTRATION TIME: 10:30-11:45 AM

Riders need to have or complete the following when registering:

  • Current USAC or UCI License
  • Signed USAC waiver
  • Signed VPCC Waiver (Only need to do once per calendar year)
  • Race Number for specified race series. (Riders must have a race number for each different category they race in. Riders will not be permitted to ride with a number outside of their category for that night.)

Nightly Entry Fee or VeloPass (waives entry fee)

  • Category 4 Men, Category 5 Men, Masters: $20
  • Category 3 Women, Category 4 Women: $20
  • Juniors: $15
  • New Number Fee: $10.00

**Note: Depending on registration numbers, Juniors could be split into A and B categories and Masters could be split in 35-49 and 50+ categories.

Rider Waiver Forms

Release forms can be completed at time of registration or prior to registration by downloading from links below, filling out, and handing in at registration.聽BOTH RELEASE FORMS MUST BE SIGNED FOR YOUR FIRST DAY OF RACING. THE USA CYCLING EVENT WAIVER FORM MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO EACH EVENT.
2016 Cyclist Event Release Form
2016 VPCC Rider Waiver Form

VeloPass for Riders

Your Ticket To Race Day Savings.聽

With a VeloPass riders get one General Admission season ticket for聽any 2016 World Series of Bicycling event, (when you are not participating), along with聽the 2016 US Cycling Junior and Elite National Championships. Your聽VeloPass covers race entry fees, lighted training fees, one-time season race number fee and USAC insurance fees for select VPCC events this season.

There are five VeloPass Levels

  • Pro: For all World Series of Bicycling events, Fuji Bikes Pro-Am events and First Niagara Masters and Rookies events.
  • Amateur: For all Fuji Bikes events and First Niagara Masters & Rookies events.
  • Junior: For all junior riders. Can use for Fuji Bikes pro-am events, World Series of Bicycling events and First Niagara Masters & Rookies events.
  • Saturday: Admission into all First Niagara Masters & Rookies races.
  • Lighted Training: For admission into all Lighted Training Sessions.
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Univest Rider of the Year

Rider of the Year

The Rider of the Year is the most prestigious award given out at Valley Preferred Cycling Center. It is bestowed upon the most outstanding male and female riders each season, those who exhibit greatness all season long. Each World Series of Bicycling race has designated events, both for men and women, where the top finishers earn points towards the Rider of the Year standings.

2016 Rider of the Year Final Standings

2016 Men鈥檚 Final Standings

6Matthew Rotherham36
2Stephen Hall25
35Jordan Castle20
49Thomas Rotherham18
33Luke Mudgway15

2016 Women鈥檚 Final Standings

31Missy Erickson29
35Colleen Gulick22
43Racquel Sheath16
40Alysha Keith14
26Mandy Marquardt13

Hall of Fame

The Valley Preferred Cycling Center鈥檚 Hall of Fame was established in 2003 with the mission to honor and recognize the greatest cyclists and contributors who have made T-town a significant part of their career. Each year one to two individuals are inducted into the prestigious group with a ceremony taking place during an intermission at a World Series of Bicycling event on a Friday night during the summer.聽View our Hall of Fame.

Track Records
Men Time Trials
Flying 200mHugo BarretteCanada201610.208
Flying 1 lapMarty NothsteinTrexlertown, Pa199417.68
Flying 500mMarty NothsteinTrexlertown, Pa199627.31
Flying 1kmTravis SmithCalgary, Canada20051:01.35
Standing 1kmErin HartwellIndianapolis, In199601:04.48
4km PursuitMariano FriedickSanta Monica, Ca199604:32.55
24 hourChris ParadyszAllentown, Pa2009669.63
Standing 500mMatt ArchibaldNew Zealand2015
Men Open Races
One MileDylan KennettNew Zealand201201:40.26
Ten MileBobby LeaTopton, PA201518:12.54
Team Events
Tandem Flying 1 lapMatthew Rotherham/Tom RotherhamGreat Britain201617.05
Olympic SprintErin Hartwell / Marty Nothstein / Trey GannonUSA19961:01.96
4km Team PursuitMarkov / Kouznetsov / Gritsoun / ChantyrRussia19974:15.361
Women Time Trials
Flying 200mKate O鈥橞rienCanada201611.239
Flying 1 lapNatasha HansenNew Zealand201519.54
Standing 500mFelicia BallangerFrance199735.86
Standing 1kmJane EikhoffLos Alamitos, Ca19911:12.29
3km PursuitRebecca TwiggSeattle, Wa19963:41.34
Women Open Races
Five MileLucy TylerLargo, Fl199510:36.14
One MileJenny ReedSeattle, Wa20071:50.00
Junior Men Time Trials
Flying 200mMark FrenchAustralia200110.809
Flying 1 lapMarty NothsteinTrexlertown, Pa198919.22
Standing 1kmTheo BosNetherlands20011:05.539
3km PursuitChristoph MeschenmoserGermany20013:26.897
4km Team PursuitGouellain / Greau / Mingot / SanchezFrance20014:24.995
Olympic SprintFrench/Niblet/StewartAustralia20011:03.722
Junior Women Time Trials
Flying 200mChristin MucheGermany200111.984
Standing 500mAnna MearesAustralia200136.474
2km PursuitAdrie VisserNetherlands20012:30.971

Trackside with Marty Nothstein

Trackside with Marty Nothstein聽is a weekly studio show covering everything going on at Valley Preferred Cycling Center. Hosted by Breland Moore, TV2鈥檚 VPCC correspondent,聽Trackside聽airs each week throughout the season, and covers a number of topics from that week鈥檚 race preview, to our cycling programs, promotions, and more. The show includes an interviews with Olympic gold medalist and VPCC Executive Director Marty Nothstein as well as a plethora of other international stars and track greats. Tune in to Service Electric TV2 Sports each week during the summer season to find out what鈥檚 going on at Valley Preferred Cycling Center!

Trackside with Marty Nothstein

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