Professional cyclists don’t stress, they use a list every time. Make this list a part of your pre-race ritual.

  • League Number Plate (given at racer’s first race)
  • 3-4 zip-ties or twist ties so you can attach your number
  • Cash
  • Clean bike with a lubed chain in good working order
  • Spare tube and tube change kit (C02/pump, tire levers)
  • Multi-tool, including a chain tool
  • Water bottles (2-­‐3) or hydration pack o Energy snacks for before, during and after the race
  • ANSI approved helmet
  • Cycling shoes or appropriate closed toe athletic shoes
  • Cycling gloves
  • Clean uniform with arm and leg warmers
  • Eyewear
  • Light weight jacket
  • Cycling socks (2) pair
  • Second set of cycling clothes for pre-­‐ride
  • Clean change of clothes for the ride home o Plastic garbage bag for muddy clothes
  • Identification and proof of registration
  • Towel
  • Winter coat
  • Post race clothing includes Hat, jacket