USA Cycling Rule Book


The USA Cycling rule book aims to provide consistent competition guidelines, and ensure safety and fair play across all cycling events.

Download the complete 2015 USA Cycling Rule Book

Current Version: 2/26/15 (click here for details of changes)
Previous Version: 1/29/15

Rule Book by Section

Chapter 1 — General Regulations

Chapter 2 — Track Racing

Chapter 3 — Road Racing

Chapter 4 — Cyclo-cross

Chapter 5 — Mountain Bike Racing

Chapter 6 — Collegiate Racing

Chapter 7 — Championships

Chapter 8 — Discipline

Chapter 9 — Records

Chapter 10 — Gran Fondo


Appendix 1 — Organization of Sprint Events

Appendix 2 — Mountain Bike Seeding

Appendix 3 — Collegiate National Championship Points Table

Appendix 4 — USA Cycling Policies

Appendix 5 — Foreign Permission Letters

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