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World Series of Bicycling

World Series of Bicycling

Spectator Information

Gates open at 5:30 pm

$3 Happy Hour until 7pm

Racing begins at 7pm

World Series of Bicycling

The World Series of Bicycling is the premier cycling series in the world. Since 1974, the Lehigh Valley has been home to the greatest local and international cyclists in the world. In past years, as many as 19 different nations have been represented and multiple Olympians have taken part in the World Series of Bicycling. No other venue in the region offers such high caliber action at such an affordable price in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Along with Olympic action, the Valley Preferred Cycling Center offers family fun and entertainment during each Friday night of racing. The VPCC is the most unique venue in the region and offers you and your family a fun, affordable night of Olympic action and entertainment.

Race Day Details

Parking
Parking in all areas is free of charge.

In order to help provide a fun, family atmosphere both inside and outside of Valley Preferred Cycling Center, we have established the following guidelines for the parking areas.
Violators are subject to being towed and/or will be asked to cease and desist or be subject to removal from premises and/or are subject to arrest and/or fines, depending on violation.

By law, alcohol consumption in the parking lots is illegal (Ordinance 711.08).

No open containers of alcoholic beverages are permitted on public property such as parking areas.
Overnight parking is prohibited.

No vehicle may occupy more than one parking space.
Guests may not obstruct other parking spaces, sidewalks or other areas that may impede pedestrian traffic to and/or from Valley Preferred Cycling Center.
Preparing food or beverages of any such kind where such preparation necessitates the use of an object or practice that is considered unsafe, hazardous or unhealthy to guests or participants is prohibited.
Solicitation of any products, materials, merchandise, equipment, food, or beverage is strictly prohibited at all events at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center.

Outside food and beverage is prohibited inside Valley Preferred Cycling Center. Guests will be asked to dispose of any food or beverage not purchased inside our gates.

Food/Concessions

The Valley Preferred Cycling Center offers the A-Treat Breakaway Cafe, which is located in the plaza. The A-Treat Breakaway Cafe offers an assortment of delicious food and beverage options for the T-Town fans. Some options available at the A-Treat Breakaway Café include the usual sporting event favorites as well as items which are unique to our venue!

Additionally, the Beer and Wine Stand is conveniently located right next to the A-Treat Breakaway Cafe in the plaza. It offers a great variety of both beer and Wine. Every Super Tuesday race features a “Happy Tuesday” special which gives a special sale which runs all night long. Every World Series of Bicycling event features a Happy Hour special which gives a special sale that runs only from 6pm-7pm.

The A-Treat Breakaway Cafe also provides the catering for all hospitality parties at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, which includes the VeloDeck and the Infield Party Area. The menu includes a wide variety of fresh, homemade entrees, sides, and desserts.

In addition to concession items, the Valley Preferred Cycling Center offers VIP groups and parties a catering menu consisting of a wide variety of fresh, homemade entrees, sides, and desserts.

*Please note: The Beer and Wine Stand is not open during the Masters & Rookies Racing Series held every Saturday Afternoon.

Admission
For Events Requiring Tickets: On event night, take your e-ticket to the main gate where it will be scanned and you will be able to enter the facility.
Inclement Weather Cancellation Policy
Guests are encouraged to keep up to date on our website, www.thevelodrome.com, the best source for all weather related announcements as well as our social media sites. In the event of rain or inclement weather at Valley Preferred Cycling Center, the following rules apply:

World Series of Bicycling

If a Friday night World Series of Bicycling is postponed due to inclement weather, the race will be made up the following day, Saturday - watch social media for specific updates.
If the race cannot be made up the following day due to inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined
Tickets purchased specifically for the postponed event can be used when the event is re-scheduled.
All ticket purchases are final and refunds will not be issued should an event be rescheduled and ticket buyer cannot attend.

Fuji Bikes Pro-Am

In the event inclement weather forces the cancellation of a Fuji Bike Super Tuesday Pro-Am, the race will not be re-scheduled.

Masters and Rookies

In the event inclement weather forces the cancellation of a Masters and Rookies race, it will not be re-scheduled.

VeloFest

Both the Spring and Fall VeloFests are rain or shine events. Ticket purchases and vendor spot purchases will not be refunded in the event of inclement weather.

Athlete Information

2019 Schedule

Race DateEvent NameSchedulesStart ListResults
May 31, 2019BRL All-Stars and UCI C2 RacingSchedule as of 5.30.195.31.19 Start Lists5.31.19 Results
June 7th - 8th, 2019Festival of Speed UCI C1 - FIREWORKS! (June 7)Schedule as of 06.07.196.7.19 Start Lists 6.8.19 Start Lists6.7.19 Results 6.8.19 Results
June 11th, 2019Super Tuesday UCI C2Schedule as of 5.13.196.11.19 Startlists6.11.19 Results
June 14th - 15th, 2019Fastest Man/Woman on Wheels UCI C1Schedule as of 6.14.196.14.19 Startlists 6.15.19 Startlists6.14.19 Results 6.15.19 Results
June 21st, 2019US Sprint Gran Prix UCI C1Schedule as of 6.20.196.21.19 Startlists6.21.19 Results
June 28th, 2019Keirin Cup UCI C1Schedule as of 6.27.196.28.19 Startlists6.28.19 Results
July 12th, 2019Tandemonium!7.12.19 Schedule7.12.19 Results
July 19th, 2019Golden Wheel Race7.19.19 Schedule
July 26th, 2019US Women's Open7.26.19 Schedule
August 2nd, 2019Keirin Revenge/Artie Greenberg8.2.19 ScheduleKeirin Revenge TECH GUIDE
August 9th, 2019Corporate Challenge8.9.19 Schedule
August 16th, 2019Air Products Finals8.16.19 Schedule (TENTATIVE)
August 23rd, 2019Madison Cup - FIREWORKS!8.23.19 ScheduleMadison Cup TECH GUIDE

Click here to view World Series of Bicycling results.

Payout

  • Rider Payout is at the conclusion of evening sessions only. If you cannot pick up your check, please speak with the race director.

Rider of the Year (ROY)

$750 equal payout.

Rider of the Year will only be conducted within Pro-Am racing. Race distances are at the discretion of the Race Director but will include a “Short” and “Long” race on each ROY date. View current Rider of the Year standings here.

2019 ROY Race Dates

  • May 31
  • June 14
  • June 21
  • June 28
  • July 12
  • July 19
  • July 26
  • August 2
  • August 9
  • August 16
  • August 23
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