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After an extremely successful second year, the Ridge at 38 Criterium returns in 2016 bigger and better with the State championships! The event is a USA Cycling-Sanctioned race in the Rocky Mountain Road Cup race series.

In addition to racing, the event features a fun atmosphere with Brewfest and The Vitruvian Fitness Community Fun Ride on Ridge at 38.


 Race details: 

  • Sunday, June 12, 2016
  • Planned Attendance: 400 racers, 5,000+ spectators
  • Start/Finish & Festival at Wheat Ridge Cyclery on Ridge at 38
  • Gender Parity Prizes
  • Festive atmosphere:
    • State Championships
    • Elite and amateur races
    • Live entertainment – Jakarta Band
    • Brewfest- 12 Micro Breweries
    • Farmers and Artisan Market
    • Food, vendors, kids zone
    • Expo Area with top cycling companies
    • The Vitruvian Fitness Community Fun Ride at 11:40am
  • Course – Fast, 6-corner, 1.15 mile course in the in the heart of downtown Wheat Ridge on 38th Avenue.


Race Rules: All USAC rules apply www.usacycling.org. USAC Waiver must be signed by all racers. Gear and Bike restrictions apply to all juniors.

USAC License Required: Annual license available online.

1-Day $10 Beginner license also available online (Only Cat 4 women & Jrs. w/ no prev. higher Cat USAC license. 1-Day Experienced license: $25, only once/year to former USAC members – Cats 1-4 men & 1-3 Women. Purchase online at USAC.)

BRAC membership recommended (required for points to count towards Rocky Mountain Cup): Annual membership available online  BRAC 1-day membership $5, available onsite.

USAC Waiver-must be signed by all racers. Gear and Bike restrictions apply for juniors entering senior events


Online Registration: $35 (+ standard USAC online registration fee) 2 nd race $15. http://usacycling.org/register/2016-763 Available until 6/10/16 11 p.m.

Race Day Registration: $45 – Opens at 8:00 am & closes 40 min. prior to race start. Registration includes $3.75 USAC insurance surcharge and $1.50 BRAC surcharge.


 Neutral support provided by Rol Wheel Support. Trainer/rollers recommended. Course preview available between races, but no course warm up.

USAC Permit #:


Chief Referee:

Tom Foss

Field Limit:

85 per race

State Championship Award Requirements: 1. US citizen or permanent resident 2. Annual USAC licensee with BRAC Local Association. (To win jersey, BRAC membership must be annual.) 3. Amateur status (Pros may race & win $, but not State Awards.)

Prize $:

Ridge at 38 Crit Race Flyer - 2016.pb.2-6


Start/Finish at Wheat Ridge Cyclery (7085 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge)


See Course Map.



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