Rulebook 101 – Age categories

British Cycling logoAs we mentioned in Rulebook 101 – the beginning our events are governed by British Cycling’s rules. That means that we work with their Age categories – Section 5.9.

RulebookThe Age categories can seem a little complex – for the most part because the cyclo-cross season runs across two years. What this really means is that if you have a birthday between September and the new year you’ll move up “early” and race as what’ll you’ll be next year.

So at the beginning of the season check your category. Here are a couple of examples: