Velo Promo, GCC,  and JL Velo  present the 44th 


An Event of the 2018 California Cup

Held Under USAC Rules and Permit  

Date: Monday, Labor Day, September 3, 2018

Location: Levi Strauss Plaza, Battery at Union Streets, San Francisco.

Directions: From Hwy 80 take the Embarcadero north along the waterfront and turn left on Broadway, then right on Front Street, park north of Vallejo. (Front deadends into Union, , course is one block to left)..

Course: (Same as since 2004):  Five right turns, one left, small hill, mostly flat: Battery, Green, Front, Vallejo, Sansome, Greenwich, Battery Streets; 0.75 miles.

Events              miles    laps      places    value       fee        start                 limit

Women 4/5         12         16        6          $75       $40        8:00 a.m.          50
Mstr 35+ 4         18         24         6          $75       $40       8:40                  100
Women 3           18         24         6          $100      $40       9:30                  50
Category 4/5      18         24         6          $100     $40       10:20                75
Mstr 45+1/2/3   16         21         6          $100      $40       11:10                100

SF Kids Races***0-2 laps          all         awards  $0         12:00              none
Mstr 35+ 1/2/3   18        24         6          $100     $40       12:20                100

Women 1/2/3/P  22        30         10         $499     $40       1:10                  100
Category 3        18         24         6          $100     $40       2:10                  100
Elite 1/2/Pro      40         55         10         $499     $40       3:00                  140

*** SF Kids Races open to local riders under age 10, different starts/laps for various ages; tricycles, etc welcome.

Prizes: Cash, merchandise, tee shirts. (33% cash minimum)

How to Enter:

          ---Enter On-line at  from July 14, 2018 to August 27, 2018 for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From Aug 27-29 5pm PST the fee on-line is $10 additional. No on-line entry after Aug 29 Midnight PST.  You’ll need to sign and date your entry form/release at race registration desk.

          ---By Mail: You may still enter by mail, but if a group is filling, go on-line. By mail, send standard USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday Aug 25) to Velo Promo/Giro, 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. For those postmarked after, add $10. Note: indicate what category you are entering on check or form. Entries for several races in one envelope ok, but be sure to list race names on the outside. Envelopes without names of races on the outside may go to the wrong race.

          ---At Race:  You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee  plus $10.

     2018 USAC license required (available at race). One day licenses are available only for Cat 5 or Women 5. Entry fees include $1 NCNCA and $3.75 USAC insurance surcharges.  Numbers will be provided.

Credits: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified at by 5 pm PST Wednesday 8/29 that you can't com­pete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations. Send e-mail for credit to:

Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Criterium Road Champions and National Road Champions will get a refund at the reg desk of all but $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadline above (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee) and 2) they ride in the category they won the championship in (Master Cham­pions may ride down in age, and ride for $3, and Juniors may ride up. District jersey is not required.

Rules: Free lap rule applies, bring wheels. Warming up on open streets in an illegal manner may result in disqualification ( and citations). Parking is limited and expensive; carpool, use BART, or ride to the race.

Further Info:(209) 533-4996.