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.

2016 USA Cycling National Championships
2016 Masters & Para-Cycling Road National ChampinshipsMay 24Winston-Salem, NC
2016 Marathon Mountain Bike National ChampionshipJune 4Columbia County, GA
2016 Mountain Bike National ChampionshipJuly 12Mammoth Mountain, CA
2016 Masters Track National ChampionshipAugust 9Indianapolis, IN
2016 Hill Climb National ChampionshipAugust 13Colorado Springs, CO

2015 USA Cycling National Championship Summary Table
Event Total Competitors over 40 Women Competitors Man over 60 Men over 70 Women over 60
2015 USA Cycling National Road Championship 906 197 174 58 36
    Percent   100%   22%   19%   6%   4%
2015 USA Cycling National Track Championship 816 146 177 53 27
    Percent   100%   18%   22%   6%   3%
2015 USA Cycling National Cyclo-Cross Championship 851 121 73 7 10
    Percent   100%   14%   9%   1%   1%
2015 USA Cycling National Mountain Bike Championship 244 22 36 10 3
    Percent   100%   9%   15%   4%   1%
2015 USA Cycling National Mountain Bike Marathon Championship 104 10 21 3 0
    Percent   100%   10%   20%   3%   0%
2015 USA Cycling National Fat Bike Championship 57 12 10 3 2
    Percent   100%   21%   18%   5%   4%
TOTAL 2978 508 491 134 78
    Percent   100%   17%   16%   4%   3%

2015 USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross National Championship Austin, TX Jan. 7-12
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Cyclo-Cross Non-ChampionshipMen30-44Mark Flis126
Cyclo-Cross Non-ChampionshipMen45-99James Cochran124
Cyclo-Cross Men40-44Brandon Dwight119
Cyclo-Cross Men45-49Peter Webber135
Cyclo-Cross Men50-54Craig Cozza84
Cyclo-Cross Men55-59Thomas Price69
Cyclo-Cross Men60-64Paul Curley46
Cyclo-Cross Men65-69Pullip Bammoster20
Cyclo-Cross Men70-74Dean Ferrandini4
Cyclo-Cross Men80+Walter Axthelm3
Cyclo-Cross Women40-44Kristin Weber37
Cyclo-Cross Women45-49Catherine Moore29
Cyclo-Cross Women50-54Karen Brems23
Cyclo-Cross Women55-59Christina Perkins22
Cyclo-Cross Women60-64Tove Shere6
Cyclo-Cross Women65-69Maurene Sweeney2
Cyclo-Cross Women70-74Julie Lockhart1
Cyclo-Cross Women75+Gracela Val1

2015 USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championship Ogden, UT Feb. 14
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Fat Bike Women40-49Rebecca Rusch5
Fat Bike Women50-59Kim Bear5
Fat Bike Women60-69Kristine Johnson1
Fat Bike Women65+Martha Iverson1
Fat Bike Men40-49Andrew Kulmatiski19
Fat Bike Men50-59Kevin Wilson16
Fat Bike Men60-64Rick Morris3
Fat Bike Men65-69Steve Johnson4
Fat Bike Men70+Joel Quinn3

2015 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Marathon National Championship Columbia County, GA May 2
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Mountain Bike MarathonMen40-44Adam Engell23
Mountain Bike MarathonMen43-49Brian Schworm25
Mountain Bike MarathonMen50-54Troy Zimmerman10
Mountain Bike MarathonMen55-59Randy Kerr10
Mountain Bike MarathonMen60-64Steve Bent11
Mountain Bike MarathonMen65-69Jack Kline7
Mountain Bike MarathonMen70+Jim Hoffmeister3
Mountain Bike MarathonWomen40-44Paula Burks5
Mountain Bike MarathonWomen45-49Jennifer App4
Mountain Bike MarathonWomen50-54Star Affolter1
Mountain Bike MarathonWomen55-59Susan Lynch5
Mountain Bike MarathonWomen60+ Diane Ostenso3

2015 USA Cycling Masters Track National Championship (MEN) Rock Hill, SC July 21
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Team PursuitMen45+Begemann/Casper/Klipper/Mulroney24
Team PursuitMen55+Fox/Paulson/Windel/Worley20
Team PursuitMen65+Mack/Messmer/Mulica/Wolff12
Team SprintMen45+Larabee/Lawrence/Lucke27
Team SprintMen55+Sato/Seiken/Voss21
Team SprintMen65+Kloss/Rodamaker/Schwartz9
Individual PursuitMen40-44Dean Phillips15
Individual PursuitMen45-49Daniel Caspter33
Individual PursuitMen50-54Chris Carlson20
Individual PursuitMen55-59Grant Soma23
Individual PursuitMen60-64Glen Winkel12
Individual PursuitMen65-69Steven Lehman7
Individual PursuitMen70-74Michael Williams5
Individual PursuitMen75-79James Kloss3
Individual PursuitMen80-84David Ellifson2
Individual PursuitMen85+Carl Grove1
Points Race - CAT 1/2/3Men40-44Karl Baumgart14
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Men45-49Patrick Warner22
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Men50-54Curtis Tolson17
Points RaceMen55-59Joseph Paulson23
Points RaceMen60-64Glen Winkel12
Points RaceMen65-69Barry Messmer7
Points RaceMen70-74Michael Williams4
Points RaceMen75-79James Kloss3
Points RaceMen80-84Thomas O'Rourke2
SprintMen40-44Mark Anderson12
SprintMen40-44Mark Anderson12
SprintMen45-49James Lawrence18
SprintMen50-54Brian Abers12
SprintMen55-59Kurt Sato17
SprintMen60-64Robert Pelegrin10
SprintMen65-69Mark Rodamaker4
SprintMen70-74James Kinsinger5
SprintMen75-79James Kloss2
SprintMen80-84Thomas O'Rourke3
SprintMen85+Carl Grove1
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Men40-44John Murazik14
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Men45-49Kurt Begemann19
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Men50-54Stephen Sperry18
Scratch RaceMen55-59Joseph Paulson19
Scratch RaceMen60-64Glen Winkel14
Scratch RaceMen65-69Barry Messmer8
Scratch RaceMen70-74Michael Williams4
Scratch RaceMen75-79James Kloss2
Scratch RaceMen80-84Thomas O'Rourke3
Time TrialMen40-44Mark Anderson14
Time TrialMen45-49James Lawrence25
Time TrialMen50-54Kurt Sato26
Time TrialMen55-59Brian Abers20
Time TrialMen60-64Robert Pelegrain13
Time TrialMen65-69Steve Troseth16
Time TrialMen70-74James Kinsinger7
Time TrialMen75-79James Kloss4
Time TrialMen80-84Thomas O'Rourke3
Time TrialMen85+Carl Grove1

2015 USA Cycling Masters Track National Championship (WOMEN) Rock Hill, SC July 21
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Team PursuitWomen45+Goodwin/Moore/Williams6
Team SprintWomen45+Goodwin/Williams12
Individual PursuitWomen40-44Jenette Williams4
Individual PursuitWomen45-49Catherine Moore6
Individual PursuitWomen50-54Annette Williams8
Individual PursuitWomen55-59Elizabeth Heller2
Individual PursuitWomen60-64Lan Tran2
Individual PursuitWomen65-69Patricia Riddle2
Individual PursuitWomen70-74Bonnie Woodbury1
Individual PursuitWomen75-79Patricia Baker1
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Women40-44Cheryl Fuller-Muller4
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Women45-49Dana Walton8
Points Race - Cat 1/2/3Women50-54Annette Willialms4
Points RaceWomen55-59Elizabeth Heller2
Points RaceWomen60-64Lynn Rivier2
Points RaceWomen65-69Jo Johnson1
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Women40-44Cheryl Fuller-Muller7
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Women45-49Catherine Moore8
Scratch Race - Cat 1/2/3Women50-54Annette Williams5
Time TrialWomen40-44Cheryl Fuller-Muller6
Time TrialWomen45-49Dana Walton7
Time TrialWomen50-54Annette Willialms9
Time TrialWomen55-59Lorraine Jarvis3
Time TrialWomen60-64Melanie Peterson4
Time TrialWomen65-69Patricia Riddle2
Time TrialWomen70-74Bonnie Woodbury1
Time TrialWomen75+Patricia Baker1
SprintWomen40-44Cheryl Fuller-Muller4
SprintWomen45-49Dana Walton5
SprintWomen50-54Annette Williams4
SprintWomen55-59Lorraine Jarvis2
SprintWomen60-64Lan Tran1
SprintWomen65-69Patricia Riddle2
SprintWomen70-74Bonnie Woodbury1
SprintWomen75-79Patricia Baker2
Scratch RaceWomen55-59Meg Mautner3
Scratch RaceWomen60-64Lan Tran2
Scratch Race Women65-69Patricia Riddle2
Scratch Race Women70-74Bonnie Woodbury1

2015 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championship (MEN) Ogden, UT September 9-13
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
CriteriumMen40-44Dana Williams46
CriteriumMen45-49Dean Laberge64
CriteriumMen50-54Hunter East41
CriteriumMen55-59Bubba melcher50
CriteriumMen60-64Dale Luedtke21
CriteriumMen65-69David Hixon15
CriteriumMen70-74David Burnett8
CriteriumMen75-79Stan Swallow3
CriteriumMen80-84Fredeericc Schmid2
Road Race Tandem 110+Men55-59Gardiner/Lauck8
Road Race Tandem 45+Men45-49Jamison/Sullivan4
Road RaceMen40-44Joshua Dapice54
Road RaceMen45-49Christopher Phipps55
Road RaceMen50-54Craig Roemer54
Road RaceMen55-59Mark Schaefer48
Road RaceMen60-64Steven Archer28
Road RaceMen65-69Josef Lemire22
Road RaceMen70-74David Burnett13
Road RaceMen75-79William Myers7
Road RaceMen80-84Frederic Schmid2
Time Trial Tandem 110+Men55-59Elgart/Elsbach10
Time Trial Tandem 90+Men45-49Parks/Parks4
Time TrialMen40-44Matthew Gates25
Time TrialMen45-49Christoper Phipps18
Time TrialMen50-54Brendan Sullivan28
Time TrialMen55-59Gary Painter26
Time TrialMen60-64Wayne Watson21
Time TrialMen65-69Josef Lemire9
Time TrialMen70-74David Burnett14
Time TrialMen75-79William Myers7
Time TrialMen80-99Walter Axthelem2

2015 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championship (WOMEN) Ogden, UT September 9-13
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
CriteriumWomen40-44Denise Muller6
CriteriumWomen45-49Ginny King12
CriteriumWomen50-54Tamara Bessette17
CriteriumWomen55-59Margaret Douglass8
CriteriumWomen60-64Kristin Johnson3
CriteriumWomen65-69Donna Bertiger2
CriteriumWomen70-74Dottie Saling1
Road RaceWomen40-44Mindy Caruso8
Road RaceWomen45-49Anne Valta13
Road RaceWomen50-54Barb Lotze18
Road RaceWomen55-59Ruth Clemence10
Road RaceWomen60-64Donna Ingle9
Road RacerWomen65-69Donna Bertiger2
Road RaceWomen70-74Melinda Berge2
Time TrialWomen40-44Mindy Caruso7
Time TrialWomen45-49Anne Valta7
Time TrialWomen50-54Barb Lotze18
Time TrialWomen55-59Ruth Clemence10
Time TrialWomen60-64Donna Ingle9
Time TrialWomen65-69Mary Ellen Allen4
Time TrialWomen70-74Melinda Berge3
Time TrialWomen75+Patty Puz1
Time Trial Tandem 110+Women55-59Reid/Reid4
Time Trial Tandem 90+Women45-49Inglis/Inglis14
Road Race Tandem 90+Women45-49Inglis/Inglis14

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