Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Cycling offers mutiple disciplines, but the four disciplines offering the greatest opportunities to adult competitors are Road Racing, Track Racing, Mountain Biking, and Cyclo-Cross. The umbrella organization that oversees all cycling competition in the United States is USA Cycling.

USA Cycling
210 USA Cycling Point Suite 100
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: (719) 434-4200

The first table below presents the schedule for the 2018 national championships for the various cycling disciplines. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, in the 2017 National Championships. The next tables present the 2017 national champions in the four cycling disciplines: Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Cyclo-Cross, and Track Cycling.

2018 USA Cycling National Championships
2018 USA Cycling National Masters & Para-Cycling Road ChampionshipJune 13Augusta, GA
2018 USA Cycling National Masters Track ChampionshipJuly 7Trexlertown, PA
2018 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National ChampionshipJuly 17Snowshoe, WV
2018 USA Cycling National Cyclo-Cross ChampionshipDecember 11Louisville, KY

2017 USA Cycling National Championship Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Total Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2017 USA Cycling National Masters Road Championship 981 170 249 81 36
    Percent   100%   17%   25%   8%   4%
2017 USA Cycling National Masters Track Championship 682 156 222 67 30
    Percent   100%   23%   33%   10%   4%
2017 USA Cycling National Cyclo-Cross Championship 699 102 96 10 9
    Percent   100%   15%   14%   1%   1%
2017 USA Cycling National Mountain Bike Championship 234 34 34 10 3
    Percent   100%   15%   15%   4%   1%

2017 USA Cycling Masters Track National Championship (MEN) Rock Hill, SC June 27
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Individual PursuitMen40-44Matthew Gates8
Individual PursuitMen45-49John Schiefer12
Individual PursuitMen50-54David Casper15
Individual PursuitMen55-59Greg Cordasco15
Individual PursuitMen60-64Michael Hines17
Individual PursuitMen65-69Steven Worley11
Individual PursuitMen70-74Steven Lehman7
Individual PursuitMen75-79James Kloss5
Individual PursuitMen80-84David Ellifson4
Team PursuitMen45+Casper/Klipper/Mulrooney/Peterson12
Team PursuitMen55+Black/Host/Sommers/Dobson20
Team PursuitMen65+Kinsinger/Lobdell/Messmer/Worley8
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Men40-44Matthew Gates9
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Men45-49Michael Miller13
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Men50-54David Casper10
Points RaceMen55-59Stanley Terusaki17
Points RaceMen60-64Robert Black15
Points RaceMen65-69Steve Worley11
Points RaceMen70-74Thomas Lobdell4
Points RaceMen75-79James Kloss2
Points RaceMen80-84J Robert Beck3
SprintMen40-44Eric Swaidner12
SprintMen45-49Anton Quist12
SprintMen50-54Brian Abers20
SprintMen55-59Marvin Hall11
SprintMen60-64Kurt Sato15
SprintMen65-69Chip Berezny9
SprintMen70-74James Kinsinger5
SprintMen75-79James Kloss6
SprintMen80-84Thomas O'Rourke6
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Men40-44Matthew Gates9
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Men45-49Brian Teipen18
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Men50-54Christian Tregillis13
Scratch RaceMen55-59Stephen Sperry15
Scratch RaceMen60-64Glen Winkel17
Scratch RaceMen65-69Steven Worley12
Scratch RaceMen70-74Thomas Lobdell5
Scratch RaceMen75-79James Kloss3
Scratch RaceMen80-84Thomas O'Rourke6
Time TrialMen40-44Bernard Cobb10
Time TrialMen45-49James Lawrence14
Time TrialMen50-54Brian Abers20
Time TrialMen55-59Brian Moore19
Time TrialMen60-64Kurt Sato23
Time TrialMen65-69John Fitzgerald12
Time TrialMen70-74James Kinsinger5
Time TrialMen75-79James Kloss6
Time TrialMen80-84Skip Sperry5

2017 USA Cycling National Masters Track Championship (WOMEN) Rock Hill, SC June 27
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Individual PursuitWomen40-44Sarah Munoz4
Individual PursuitWomen45-49Catherine Moore9
Individual PursuitWomen50-54Charlene Yarnall6
Individual PursuitWomen55-59Claire Olsen6
Individual PursuitWomen60-64Elizabeth Heller4
Individual PursuitWomen65-69Jan Palchikoff1
Individual PursuitWomen70-74Bonnie Woodbury2
Individual PursuitWomen75+Barbara Gicquel2
Team PursuitWomen45+Afton/Brennan/Williams9
Team PursuitWomen55+Meuberz/Olsen/Harker3
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Women50-54Charlene Yarnall7
Points RaceWomen55-59Claire Olsen4
Points Race Women60-64Debra Cavender2
Points Race Women65-69Jan Palchikoff1
Points Race Women70-74Jo Johnson1
Points RaceWomen75+Julie Lockhart1
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Women40-44Camie Kornely4
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Women45-49Dana Walton11
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Women50-54Suzanne Goodwin7
Time TrialWomen40-44Evie Edwards8
Time TrialWomen45-49Kelly Grant11
Time TrialWomen55-59Claire Olsen8
Time TrialWomen60-64Elizabeth Heller4
Time TrialWomen65-69Jan Palchikoff1
Time TrialWomen70-74Bonnie Woodbury2
Time TrialWomen75+Barbara Gicquel2
SprintWomen40-44Camie Kornely4
SprintWomen45-49Kira Maximovich5
SprintWomen50-54Suzanne Goodwin5
SprintWomen55-59Claire Olsen5
SprintWomen60-64Karen Purtill2
SprintWomen70-74Bonnie Woodbury2
SprintWomen75+Barbara Gicquel2
Scratch RaceWomen55-59Claire Olsen6
Scratch RaceWomen60-64Debra Cavender3
Scratch RaceWomen65-69Jan Palchikoff1
Scratch RaceWomen70-74Jo Johnson2
Scratch RaceWomen75-79Julie Lockhart1

2017 USA Cycling Mountain Biking National Championship Snowshoe, WV July 18
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Cross-CountryMen40-44Christopher Beck 37
Cross-CountryMen45-49Brian Schworm33
Cross-CountryMen50-54Donald Myrah22
Cross-CountryMen55-59Kevin Hines20
Cross-CountryMen60-64Randy Kerr15
Cross-CountryMen65-69Rick Sederberg4
Cross-CountryMen70-74Stan Ford6
Cross-CountryMen75-79Charles Goodrich2
Cross-CountryMen80-84Frederic Schmid1
Downhill - Cat 1Men40-44Pryde Dotterer5
Downhill - Cat 1Men45-49Joe Lawwill9
Downhill - Cat 1Men50-54G John Leslie7
Downhill - Cat 1/2/3Men55-59Dennis Foster4
Downhill - Cat 1/2/3Men60-64Bobby Bondurant2
Downhill - Cat 1/2/3Men70-74Mark Poore1
Dual Slalom - Cat 1Men40-44Kevin Liberg8
EnduroMen40-49Joe Lawwill11
EnduroMen50-59Paul Broughton10
EnduroMen60-64Edward Sutton3
Cross-CountryWomen40-44Darcy Foley4
Cross-CountryWomen45-49Cassie Smith3
Cross-CountryWomen50-54Elizabeth Sheldon9
Cross-CountryWomen55-59Laurie Brandy9
Cross-CountryWomen60-64Sheryl Johnson2
Cross-CountryWomen65-69Nancy Waddell1
Downhill - Cat 1/2/3Women50-54Lynn Childers1
Downhill - Cat 1/2/3Women55-59Ellen Guthrie1
EnduroWomen40-49Kelly Ault3
EnduroWomen50-59Ellen Carroll1

2017 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championship (MEN) Augusta, GA June 1
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
CriteriumMen40-44Jeromy Cottell52
CriteriumMen45-49Alexander Zambrana42
CriteriumMen50-54Allen Abell59
CriteriumMen55-59Jerome Nadel52
CriteriumMen60-64Aubrey Gordon39
CriteriumMen65-69David Hixon14
CriteriumMen70-74Steven Lehman15
CriteriumMen75-79S Durward Higgins5
CriteriumMen80-84Frederic Schmid4
Road RaceMen40-44Emile Abraham54
Road RaceMen45-49Adam Myerson57
Road RaceMen50-54Frederick Norton53
Road RaceMen55-59Michael O'Rourke62
Road RaceMen60-64Glenn Schneider40
Road RaceMen65-69David Hixon19
Road RaceMen70-74Steven Lehman16
Road RaceMen75-79S Durward Higgins5
Road RaceMen80-84David Ellifson5
Time TrialMen40-44Michael Olheiser25
Time TrialMen45-49Daniel Bryant26
Time TrialMen50-54Daniel Casper35
Time TrialMen55-59Timothy Perry35
Time TrialMen60-64Gary Painter34
Time TrialMen65-69Thomas Bain22
Time TrialMen70-74Steven Lehman17
Time TrialMen75-79S Durward Higgins4
Time TrialMen80-84Franz Hammer9
Time TrialMen85-99Raymond Sweet1

2017 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championship (WOMEN) Augusta, GA June 1
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
CriteriumWomen40-44Arden Stelly8
CriteriumWomen45-49Ainhoa Perez-Diez9
CriteriumWomen50-54Kimberley Pettit10
CriteriumWomen55-59Sarah Sauvayre10
CriteriumWomen60-64Nancy Ford6
CriteriumWomen65-69Kristine Johnson4
Road RaceWomen40-44Mary Breed9
Road RaceWomen45-49Debbie Milne9
Road RaceWomen50-54Kimberley Pettit16
Road RaceWomen55-59Lynne Anderson15
Road RaceWomen60-64Anne Marie Miller8
Road RaceWomen65-69Elizabeth Tyrell4
Road RaceWomen70-74Lynn Clark1
Time TrialWomen40-44Audrey Friedrichsen7
Time TrialWomen45-49Julie Cutts11
Time TrialWomen50-54Jan Burger13
Time TrialWomen55-59Lynne Anderson17
Time TrialWomen60-64Pat Caldeira7
Time TrialMen65-69Elizabeth Tyrell4
Time TrialMen70-74Carla Danbury2

2017 USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross National Championship Hartford, CT January 2-8
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen50+JW Miller68
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen40-49Adam Myerson91
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen40-44Matthew Timmerman95
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen45-49Adam Myerson92
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen50-54Craig Cozza76
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen55-59Kevin Hines77
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen60-64Robert Downs59
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen65-69Fred Wittwer27
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen70-74Rick Abbott9
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen75-79Joe Saling2
Cyclo-Cross NationalsMen80+Frederic Schmid1
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen40+Corey Coogan Cisek20
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen40-44Christina Gokey-Smith17
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen45-49Catherine Moore21
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen50-54Laura Van Gilder18
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen55-59Kimberly Chance17
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen60-64Christina Perkins5
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen65-69Tove Shere3
Cyclo-Cross NationalsWomen75-79Julie Lockhart1

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