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
11STEPHEN HALLAUS61
22THOMAS ROTHERHAMGBR49
3113SHANE KLINEUSA35
4172HUGO VELASQUEZARG23
5160SAMUEL DAKINNZL22
6108MATTHEW MONTESANOUSA16
7106JESSE SHOTLANDUSA12
8161CALLUM SAUNDERSNZL12
9101MIKE MILLERUSA10
10117JOSHUA VAN WYKRSA10
11134KWESI BROWNETTO9
12150JAMIE "JAMES" ALVORDUSA8
13115ZACHARY KOVALCIKUSA8
14136KERON BRAMBLETTO8
15170STEFAN MATZNERAUT7
16149MATTHEW ROTHERHAMGBR7
17112STEVEN FREDERICKUSA6
18110JUSTIN BUTSAVAGEUSA6
19139JAMOL EASTMONDBAR6
20199HAYDEN STRONGNZL5
21118BOBBY LEAUSA5
22190IVAN RUIZARG5
23140MATTHEW RICHARDSONAUS5
24204GREG CORDASCOUSA4
25159JACKSON OGLENZL3
26105MARK WAGNERUSA3
27130JEAN SPIESRSA3
28188LEANDRO BOTTASSOARG2
29183ALEX BREWERUSA2
30104ANDREW BERNSTEINUSA2
31147KEMP OROSCOTTO2
325MAURO AGOSTINIARG1
33145TYLER COLETTO1
34151EOIN MULLENIRL1

2018 Women's Rider of the Year Standings

PLACENUMBERNAMECOUNTRYPOINTS
158COLLEEN GULICKUSA93
224MISSY ERICKSONUSA36
359ALIJAH BEATTYUSA28
422JESSICA CHONGUSA27
557CHRISTINE D'ERCOLEUSA23
642CHRISTINA BIRCHUSA17
749KIMBERLY GEISTUSA14
840MADISON JANSSENAUS14
944AMBER JOSEPHBAR14
1074MAGGIE COLES-LYSTERCAN12
1121EVA BURKEUSA11
1254TESS YOUNGNZL10
1370CAMIE KORNELYUSA9
14282RILEY MISSELUSA6
1550ELSPETH HUYETTUSA6
1689STEPHANIE HALAMEKCAN3
1765DANIELLE VAN NIEKIRKRSA3
1876SOPHIA SHUHAYUSA3
1951ALLYSON WASIELEWSKIUSA3
2069BUCHANNAN RUSHLEENZL3
2175KATHERINE BERGERONCAN2
2287MASAMI YAMASHITACAN2
2330CHELSEA KNAPPUSA2
2432ALEXI COSTATTO1
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