LONDON-PARIS jersey competition and age category awards | HOTCHILLEE

LONDON-PARIS jersey competition
and age category awards

Participants riding in Groups 1 and 2 will have the opportunity to compete for Leaders Jerseys and Age Category Awards in flagged race sections covering sprinting, climbing and overall time (general classification). The rest of the day riders enjoy tempo group riding in a fully supported environment, with ample opportunity to get to know their fellow riders.  Riders can compete for any jersey across the Stages, but can only win one classification overall – choose according to your ability!

General Classification (GC) Competition 

General Classification Yellow flag at start and finish of the GC section. There is a blue flag with 1km to go. Riders are timed across the yellow flags with the first rider crossing the first flag setting off the clock. The times for your Yellow GC sections are added together to provide your overall GC Ranking. 

BikeRadar Men’s Leaders Jersey – the best GC male based yellow flagged sections. Jersey and trophy award.
BikeRadar
Women’s Leaders Jersey – the best GC female based on yellow flagged sections. Jersey and trophy award.
BikeRa
dar U23 Leaders Jersey – the best GC U23 based based on yellow flagged sections. Jersey and trophy award.

Sprint Competition 

There are Sprints Green flags at start and finish of each sprint. The flags are generally 1km apart. The peloton will speed up as it gets closer to the initial green flag. There is no timing but points are awarded for the first 5 riders to cross the second green flag. Points are awarded equally across all the sprints: 1st 10, 2nd 8, 3rd 6, 4th 4, 5th 2.

ProCycling Men’s Sprinters Jersey – the best male sprinter based on total sprint points. Jersey and trophy award.
ProCycling Women’s Sprinters Jersey – the best female sprinter based on total sprint points. Jersey and trophy award.
ProCycling U23 Sprinters Jersey – the best U23 sprinter based on total sprint points. Jersey and trophy award.

Climb Competition 

There are Climbing Red flags denoting the start and finish of the climb. Points are awarded for the top 5 riders on each climb: 1st 10, 2nd 8, 3rd 6, 4th 4, 5th 2.

Cycling Plus Men’s Climbers Jersey – the best male climber based on total climbing points. Jersey and trophy award.
Cycling Plus 
Women’s Climbers Jersey – the best female climber based on total climbing points. Jersey and trophy award.
Cycling Plus U23 Climbers Jersey – the best U23 climber based on total climbing points. Jersey and trophy award.

Age Category Awards 

Participants can ride in any of the speed groups to qualify for the Age Category Awards:

Master Male – best GC time for male in 40-49 years age group. Trophy award.
Master Female – best GC time for female 40-49 years age group. Trophy award.

Grand Master Male – best GC time for male in 50-59 years age group. Trophy award.
Grand Master Female – best GC time for female 50-59 years age group. Trophy award.

Grand Grand Master Male- best GC time for male in 60+ years age group. Trophy award.
Grand Grand Master Female – best GC time for female 60+ years age group. Trophy award.

Best Team Competition

An Official Team is made up of 4 riders. The times of the fastest 3 team members in the timed GC sections are recorded. The aggregate times of the fastest 3 riders across the GC Stages are then added to form the final results. All 4 riders must ride in Groups 1 or 2 for the duration of the ride to qualify for the Best Team Award.