Cycling

The IMGA doesn't allow building new venues and encourages the host cities to use existing facilities to keep the costs lower.
Therefore, the following information is subject to changes depending on the venues available.

Age categories
Men: M1: 30-34, M2: 35-39, M3: 40-44, M4: 45-49, M5: 50-54, M6: 55-59, M7: 60-64, M8: 65-69, M9: 70-74, M10: 75-79, M11: 80-84, M12: 85-89, M13: 90-94, M14: 95+

Women: W1: 30-34, W2: 35-39, W3: 40-44, W4: 45-49, W5: 50-54, W6: 55-59, W7: 60-64, W8: 65-69, W9: 70-74, W10: 75-79, W11: 80-84, W12: 85+

Track (Team Sprint): Men and Women: <135, >135

The age category you will compete in for Cycling will be determined as at 31 December of the year of the event.

For example, if you are 39 during Games time but have turned 40 by 31 December, you would compete in the 40-44 age category.

Possible events and disciplines
Criterium
Mountain Biking
Time Trial
Track
Road Race

One-day race
The maximum distance is determined as follows:
MM 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49: 120 - 160 km

MM 50-54 55-59 60-64: 80 - 100 km

MM 65-69 70+:  40 - 80 km

WM 30-34 35-39: 80 - 120 km

WM 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70+: 40 - 80 km

Individual time trial
The maximum distance is determined as follows:
MM 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49: 40 km

MM 50-54 55-59: 30 km

MM 60-64 65-69 70+: 20 km

WM 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49: 30 km

WM 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70+: 20 km

Track Cycling

M5 through M14; W1 through W12 : 500m Individual Time Trail

M3 and M4 : 750m Individual Time Trail

M1 and M2 : 1000m Individual Time Trail

 

M5 through M14; W1 through W12 : 2000m Individual Pursuit

M1 through M4 : 3000m Individual Pursuit

 

M4 through M14; W1 through W12 : 5km Scratch

M1 through M3 : 10km Scratch

 

M7 through M4; W4 through W12 : 10km Points Race

W3 : 12.5km Points Race

M5 and M6; W1 and W2 : 15km Points Race

M3 and M4 : 20km Points Race

M1 and M2 : 30km Points Race

 

Men’s/Women’s : All age categories: Sprint (3 laps)

Men’s/Women’s : <135 years and >135 years: Team Sprint (3 riders)

Mountain Bike 
Mountain Bike Cross Country 20km-30km : M5 and older; W5 and older
Mountain Bike Cross Country 25km-35km : M3 and M4; W3 and W4
Mountain Bike Cross Country 40km-50km : M1 and M2; W1 and W2