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.

  • Rider of the Year (RoY) races are to be Pro-Am category whenever the schedule permits
  • Two events per evening all year for RoY points. One will be “short” defined as less than or equal to 11 laps of the track. One will be “long”, defined as greater than or equal to 12 laps of the track, when the schedule permits.
  • Points are earned in the specific race, not the event number
  • Points scale is the following 7-5-3-2-1
  • Points will be updated weekly and posted/kept current on the website
  • Any ties on points will be broken by highest placing on the final event of the series
  • Individual events only for the 2018 season
  • The prize list is $750, winner-takes-all for both men and women

2018 Men's Rider of the Year Standings

PLACENUMBERNAMECOUNTRYPOINTS
1160SAMUEL DAKINNZL15
2113SHANE KLINEUSA14
3117JOSHUA VAN WYKRSA10
4134KWESI BROWNETTO9
52THOMAS ROTHERHAMGBR9
6161CALLUM SAUNDERSNZL9
7136KERON BRAMBLETTO8
8115ZACHARY KOVALCIKUSA8
9140MATTHEW RICHARDSONAUS5
10130JEAN SPIESRSA3
11139JAMOL EASTMONDBAR3
12147KEMP OROSCOTTO2
13170STEFAN MATZNERAUT2
14110JUSTIN BUTSAVAGEUSA2
15145TYLER COLETTO1
16151EOIN MULLENIRL1

2018 Women's Rider of the Year Standings

PLACENUMBERNAMECOUNTRYPOINTS
124MISSY ERICKSONUSA26
242CHRISTINA BIRCHUSA17
340MADISON JANSSENAUS14
444AMBER JOSEPHBAR14
558COLLEEN GULICKUSA7
654TESS YOUNGNZL6
752MAGGIE COLES-LYSTERCAN5
859ALIAJH BEATTYUSA5
921EVA BURKEUSA3
1051ALLYSON WASIELEWSKIUSA3
1169BUCHANNAN RUSHLEENZL3
1255SOPHIA SHUHAYUSA2
1349KIMBERLY GEISTUSA2
1432ALEXI COSTATTO1
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