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To race in the ECCC you must be a full-time student at a degree granting college or university.
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To race in the ECCC you must be a full-time student at a degree granting college or university, or be a full-time student in a public or private high school or prep school.
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* An annual USA Cycling Collegiate license is $30, or a free addition to a non-collegiate USAC license.
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* An annual USA Cycling Collegiate license is $35, or a free addition to a non-collegiate USAC license.
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* Beginner racers can also purchase 1-day licenses at every race for $10 per day.
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* Beginner racers can also purchase 1-day licenses at every race for $15 per day.
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* '''[[Stuff.Stuff | ECCC Stuff]]'''\\
Conference surveys ''(not the serious kind!)'', wallpaper, and other stuff to keep you motivated all the long winter.
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship just two days after giving her PhD dissertation in climate science. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship just two days after giving her PhD dissertation in climate science. (:by Kenneth Cheung:)
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship, just two days after giving her PhD dissertation in climate science. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship just two days after giving her PhD dissertation in climate science. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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The following are resources to get you started:
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The following are resources to get you started:
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The ECCC is what you make of it, so get out there and make it happen!
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!! Get Started!
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!! Get Started!
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Some of the big and small ways you can do your part to keep the ECCC awesome
and growing.
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Some of the big and small ways you can do your part to keep the ECCC awesome and growing.
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!! Get More Involved

If you just can't get enough of the ECCC, here are a few ways to get more engaged.

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(:news-network:)

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!!! Media and Social Networks

* '''[[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]]'''\\
If you can't make it to the races, the [[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]] is ''the'' place to get race reports and other news about your favorite teams and riders.

* '''[[http://usacycling.org/collegiate | USAC Collegiate]]'''\\
USAC Collegiate also runs a series of Weekly Collegiate Cycling Wraps throughout each season, capturing race highlights reported from the ECCC and across the nation.

* '''[[http://ecccblogs.blogspot.com/ | ECCC Blogosphere]]'''\\
Look through the ECCC Blogosphere list for blogs from your team or riders on it, keeping you up to date on their activities and plans.

* '''[[http://twitter.com/ECCCNews | ECCC Twitter]]'''\\
Updates on conference activities, all in 140 characters or less.

!!! Volunteer

The conference itself as well as all of the teams rely almost entirely on volunteer people power to keep operating. This list is just a few of the ways, big and small, to contribute back.

* '''Intro Coach'''\\
Veteran racers are always needed to help coach our [[Racers.Intro | Intro clinics and races]]. Coaches need not be the fastest racers, they simply need to be competent, patient, and interested in teaching new riders. To get involved, talk to the [[ECCC.Contact | Intro Coordinator]] at any race.

* '''Writing and Photography'''\\
Sites like the [[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]] and [[http://www.usacycling.org/collegiate/ | USAC Collegiate Weekly Wrap]] are always in need of writers to contribute race reports and other material. Similarly, this site as well as the news services are always in need of new high quality photographs to stay fresh. If you like writing or photography, talk to [[mailto:ian.sullivan.1986@gmail.com,jhansen@usacycling.org,tjkopena@gmail.com | Ian Sullivan, Jeffrey Hansen, and/or Joe Kopena]] to start contributing.

* '''[[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | Club Officer]]'''\\
Every club relies on its student leaders to keep racing and growing. Consider getting more involved in your team to keep it going or to develop even further. The [[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | Club Officers' Guide]] outlines some of the typical responsibliities involved.


Race promoter
Board of Trustees
ECCC coordinator
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An overview of the different types of racing and races in collegiate cycling.
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An overview of the different types of racing in collegiate cycling.
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* '''[[Racers.Rules | Races and Rules]]'''
* More detailed information about the different kinds of racing and their rules.

* '''[[Racers.RacingAndTraining | Racing, Training, and Traveling]]'''
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* '''[[Racers.Rules | Races and Rules]]'''\\
More
detailed information about the different kinds of racing and their rules.

* '''[[Racers.RacingAndTraining | Racing, Training, and Traveling]]'''\\
Some guides for your first race, and introductions to real training.

* '''[[Racers.SocialMedia | Social Media, News, and Community Sites]]'''\\
Blogs, news sites, and forums to hang out and stay connected all year round.

* '''[[ECCC.Volunteer | Volunteer]]'''\\
Some of the big and small ways you can do your part to keep the ECCC awesome
and growing.
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!!! ECCC Stuff

Just to keep the buzz going year round...

* '''[[Stuff.Wallpapers | ECCC Wallpaper]]'''\\
Awesome photos for your desktop to keep you motivated all winter long.

* '''ECCC Bumper Stickers'''\\
Need to make sure the whole Interstate Highway system knows you race in the ECCC? Talk to Joe Kopena at the next race or meeting and he'll hook you up.

* '''ECCC T-Shirts'''\\
Follow the [[ECCC.MailingList | mailing list]] and check the website in-season to get the latest and greatest ECCC t-shirts!
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* '''[[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=6564 | Collegiate Cycling Races]]'''\\
An overview of the different types of racing and races in collegiate cycling.
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!!! Races and Rules

* '''[[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=6564 | Collegiate Cycling Races]]'''\\
An overview of the different types of racing and races in collegiate cycling.

* '''[[Racers.Spectating | Spectating Notes]]'''\\
A rough guide to which types of races are generally good to watch and which are not.

* [[Attach:2009-collegiate-road-rules-basics.pdf | '''Collegiate Road Rules Basics''']] (PDF)\\
A quick overview of road racing, covering the different events and their basic rules. Some of the rules references may be out of date, but all of the content still applies.

* '''[[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=6566 | USAC Collegiate Rules]]'''\\
The national collegiate cycling rulebook.

* [[Attach:2011-eccc-road-rules-summary.pdf | '''2011 ECCC Road Rules Summary''']] (PDF)\\
Assuming some familiarity with racing, as outlined in the [[Attach:2009-collegiate-road-rules-basics.pdf | Collegiate Road Rules Basics]], this captures more details about collegiate and ECCC road racing.

* [[http://collegiatecycling.org/eccc/wiki/uploads/Policy/2010-eccc-aero-gear-overview.pdf | '''2010 Aero Restriction Summary''']] (PDF)\\
Though the restrictions on aero equipment have expanded to all categories this year, this is still a useful guide to what those restrictions are and, most importantly, what wheels are actually permitted.
** The most recent list of permitted wheels is available from the [[http://www.uci.ch/includes/asp/getTarget.asp?type=FILE&id=NjQxNjY | UCI]].

!!! Racing, Training, and Traveling

* '''Dartmouth New Racers' Guide'''\\
Awesome, extensive notes from Ben Grass (Dartmouth) covering everything you need to know and bring for your first race.
** [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-guide.pdf | Dartmouth New Racer Guide]] (PDF)
** [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-packing-list.pdf | Dartmouth Race Weekend Packing List]] (PDF)

* '''Drexel New Racers' Guide'''\\
Super thorough outline from Tim Manzella (Drexel) going over training and racing basics, race and weekend notes, and a packing list.
** [[Attach:2008-drexel-new-racer-guide.pdf | Drexel New Racers' Guide]] (PDF)
** [[Attach:2010-drexel-training-presentation.pdf | Drexel Basic Training Guide]] (PDF)
** [[Attach:2008-drexel-basic-training-template.xls | Drexel Basic Training Plan Template]] (XLS)
*** Note that there are multiple sheets within the workbook with instructions and notes.

* '''[[Attach:2010-philly-advanced-training-guide.pdf | UPenn/Drexel/Temple Power Training and Racing Guide]]''' (PDF)\\
Introduction to power training concepts and racing notes from Matt Furlow (UPenn), Tim Manzella (Drexel), Ross Marklein (UPenn), and Charlie Zamastil (Temple).

* [[Attach:2011-intro-workshop-tips.pdf | '''Intro Curriculum/Tips''']] (PDF)\\
Notes from Ian Sullivan (UVM/Vermont Law) as a reader for beginning racers or guide to skills and lessons to cover in clinics.

* [[http://eccc-info.com/faqs.aspx | '''ECCC FAQs''']]\\
There are still very valid notes in the FAQ section of the old ECCC website which haven't been migrated over yet. The [[http://eccc-info.com/ask_a_pro.aspx | Ask a Pro]] series also has a lot of good information.
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* '''[[Racers.Rules | Races and Rules]]'''
* More detailed information about the different kinds of racing and their rules.

* '''[[Racers.RacingAndTraining | Racing, Training, and Traveling]]'''
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* '''[[ClubOfficer.ClubOfficer | Club Officer]]'''\\
Every club relies on its student leaders to keep racing and growing. Consider getting more involved in your team to keep it going or to develop even further. The [[ClubOfficer.ClubOfficer | Club Officers' Guide]] outlines some of the typical responsibliities involved.
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* '''[[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | Club Officer]]'''\\
Every club relies on its student leaders to keep racing and growing. Consider getting more involved in your team to keep it going or to develop even further. The [[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | Club Officers' Guide]] outlines some of the typical responsibliities involved.
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Veteran racers are always needed to help coach our [[Racers.Intro | Intro clinics and races]].

* '''Writing and Photographs'''\\
Sites like
the [[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]] and [[http://www.usacycling.org/collegiate/ | USAC Collegiate Weekly Wrap]] are always in need of writers to contribute race reports. Similar, this site as well as the news services are always in need of high quality, fresh new photographs from all the ECCC action going on. If you like writing or photography, talk to [[mailto:ian.sullivan.1986@gmail.com,jhansen@usacycling.org,tjkopena@gmail.com | Ian Sullivan, Jeffrey Hansen, and/or Joe Kopena]] to start contributing.

Club officer
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Veteran racers are always needed to help coach our [[Racers.Intro | Intro clinics and races]]. Coaches need not be the fastest racers, they simply need to be competent, patient, and interested in teaching new riders. To get involved, talk to the [[ECCC.Contact | Intro Coordinator]] at any race.

* '''Writing and Photography'''\\
Sites like the [[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]] and [[http://www.usacycling.org/collegiate/ | USAC Collegiate Weekly Wrap]] are always in need of writers to contribute race reports and other material
. Similarly, this site as well as the news services are always in need of new high quality photographs to stay fresh. If you like writing or photography, talk to [[mailto:ian.sullivan.1986@gmail.com,jhansen@usacycling.org,tjkopena@gmail.com | Ian Sullivan, Jeffrey Hansen, and/or Joe Kopena]] to start contributing.

* '''[[ClubOfficer.ClubOfficer | Club Officer]]'''\\
Every club relies on its student leaders to keep racing and growing. Consider getting more involved in your team to keep it going or to develop even further. The [[ClubOfficer.ClubOfficer | Club Officers' Guide]] outlines some of the typical responsibliities involved.
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Follow the [[ECCC.MailingList | mailing list]] and check back here for the next round of ECCC t-shirts!
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Follow the [[ECCC.MailingList | mailing list]] and check the website in-season to get the latest and greatest ECCC t-shirts!
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The conference itself as well as all of the teams rely entirely on volunteer people power to keep operating.

Photos and writing
Intro coach
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The conference itself as well as all of the teams rely almost entirely on volunteer people power to keep operating. This list is just a few of the ways, big and small, to contribute back.

* '''Intro Coach'''\\
Veteran racers are always needed to help coach our [[Racers.Intro | Intro clinics and races]].

* '''Writing and Photographs'''\\
Sites like the [[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]] and [[http://www.usacycling.org/collegiate/ | USAC Collegiate Weekly Wrap]] are always in need of writers to contribute race reports. Similar, this site as well as the news services are always in need of high quality, fresh new photographs from all the ECCC action going on. If you like writing or photography, talk to [[mailto:ian.sullivan.1986@gmail.com,jhansen@usacycling.org,tjkopena@gmail.com | Ian Sullivan, Jeffrey Hansen, and/or Joe Kopena]] to start contributing.
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* '''[[Attach:2010-philly-advanced-training-guide.pdf | UPenn/Drexel/Temple Advanced Training Guide]]''' (PDF)\\
Introduction to more advanced training concepts
from Matt Furlow (UPenn), Tim Manzella (Drexel), Ross Marklein (UPenn), and Charlie Zamastil (Temple).
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*** Note that there are multiple sheets within the workbook with instructions and notes.

* '''[[Attach:2010-philly-advanced-training-guide.pdf | UPenn/Drexel/Temple Power Training and Racing Guide]]''' (PDF)\\
Introduction to power training concepts and racing notes
from Matt Furlow (UPenn), Tim Manzella (Drexel), Ross Marklein (UPenn), and Charlie Zamastil (Temple).
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Notes from Ian Sullivan (UVM/Vermont Law) useful as a reader for beginning racers or guide to skills and lessons to cover in clinics.
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Notes from Ian Sullivan (UVM/Vermont Law) as a reader for beginning racers or guide to skills and lessons to cover in clinics.
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* '''[[2010-philly-advanced-training-guide.pdf | UPenn/Drexel/Temple Advanced Training Guide]]''' (PDF)\\
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* '''[[Attach:2010-philly-advanced-training-guide.pdf | UPenn/Drexel/Temple Advanced Training Guide]]''' (PDF)\\
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** [[Attach:2008-drexel-basic-training-template.xls | Drexel Basic Training Plan Template]] (XLS)
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** [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-guide.pdf | Dartmouth New Racer Guide]] (PDF)\\
* [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-packing-list.pdf | Dartmouth Race Weekend Packing List]] (PDF)\\
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** [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-guide.pdf | Dartmouth New Racer Guide]] (PDF)
** [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-packing-list.pdf | Dartmouth Race Weekend Packing List]] (PDF)
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* [[2010-drexel-new-racer-guide.pdf | Drexel New Racers' Guide]] (PDF)
* [[2010-drexel-training-presentation.pdf | Drexel Basic Training Guide]] (PDF)
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** [[Attach:2008-drexel-new-racer-guide.pdf | Drexel New Racers' Guide]] (PDF)
** [[Attach:2010-drexel-training-presentation.pdf | Drexel Basic Training Guide]] (PDF)
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!!! Racing and Travel

* [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-guide.pdf | '''Dartmouth New Racer Guide''']] (PDF)\\
Awesome, extensive notes from Ben Grass (Dartmouth) covering everything you need to know for your first race.

* [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-packing-list.pdf | '''Dartmouth Race Weekend Packing List''']] (PDF)\\
A list from Ben Grass (Dartmouth) itemizing everything you want to make sure you have with you for a race weekend.
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!!! Racing, Training, and Traveling

* '''Dartmouth New Racers' Guide'''\\
Awesome, extensive notes from Ben Grass (Dartmouth) covering everything you need to know and bring for your first race.
** [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-guide.pdf | Dartmouth New Racer Guide]] (PDF)\\
* [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-packing-list.pdf | Dartmouth Race Weekend Packing List]] (PDF)\\

* '''Drexel New Racers' Guide'''\\
Super thorough outline from Tim Manzella (Drexel) going over training and racing basics, race and
weekend notes, and a packing list.
* [[2010-drexel-new-racer-guide.pdf | Drexel New Racers' Guide]] (PDF)
* [[2010-drexel-training-presentation.pdf | Drexel Basic Training Guide]] (PDF)

* '''[[2010-philly-advanced-training-guide.pdf | UPenn/Drexel/Temple Advanced Training Guide]]''' (PDF)\\
Introduction to more advanced training concepts from Matt Furlow (UPenn), Tim Manzella (Drexel), Ross Marklein (UPenn), and Charlie Zamastil (Temple)
.
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Notes from Ian Sullivan useful as a reader for beginning racers or guide to skills and lessons to cover in clinics.
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Notes from Ian Sullivan (UVM/Vermont Law) useful as a reader for beginning racers or guide to skills and lessons to cover in clinics.
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The ECCC races year-round, with four separate seasons: Road, Mountain, Track, and Cyclocross.
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The ECCC races year-round, with [[Calendar.Current | four separate seasons]]: Road, Mountain, Track, and Cyclocross.
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* Top riders also compete to qualify as a team or individuals for the national championships.
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* Top riders also compete to qualify as a team or individuals for the [[Racers.Nationals | national championships]].
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Need to make sure the whole Interstate system knows you race in the ECCC? Talk to Joe Kopena at the next race or meeting and he'll hook you up.
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Need to make sure the whole Interstate Highway system knows you race in the ECCC? Talk to Joe Kopena at the next race or meeting and he'll hook you up.
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Notes from Ian Sullivan useful either as a reader for beginning racers, or as suggestions for skills and lessons to cover in clinics.
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Notes from Ian Sullivan useful as a reader for beginning racers or guide to skills and lessons to cover in clinics.
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!!! ECCC Stuff

Just to keep the buzz going year round...

* '''[[Stuff.Wallpapers | ECCC Wallpaper]]'''\\
Awesome photos for your desktop to keep you motivated all winter long.

* '''ECCC Bumper Stickers'''\\
Need to make sure the whole Interstate system knows you race in the ECCC? Talk to Joe Kopena at the next race or meeting and he'll hook you up.

* '''ECCC T-Shirts'''\\
Follow the [[ECCC.MailingList | mailing list]] and check back here for the next round of ECCC t-shirts!
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* '''[[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=6566 | USAC Collegiate Rules]]'''\\
The national collegiate cycling rulebook.
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* [[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=6566 | USAC Collegiate Rules]]\\
The national collegiate cycling rulebook.
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Photos and writing
Intro coach
Club officer
Race promoter
Board of Trustees
ECCC coordinator
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!!! Media and Social Networks
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!!! Media and Social Networks
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!!! Volunteer

The conference itself as well as all of the teams rely entirely on volunteer people power to keep operating.
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∗ Event and discipline specifics, e.g.:
· Team Time Trial squad sizes and aerodynamic equipment restrictions.
· Mass start bicycle requirements.
· Gravity armor requirements.
– Look up teams for prospective schools, e.g., in high school, transfer, and graduate applications.
– Connect to other racers throughout the conference.
– Receive information on becoming an official.
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Once you've gotten going, the following are some additional resources to learn more about bicycle racing---ECCC, collegiate, and otherwise.
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Once you've started, the following are some resources to learn more about bicycle racing---ECCC, collegiate, and otherwise.
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* '''[[http://twitter.com/ECCCNews | ECCC Twitter]]'''\\
Updates on conference activities, all in 140 characters or less.

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** '''[[[Racers.RaceTypes | Race Types]]'''\\
A short summary of the different types of races.
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Social media
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If you just can't get enough of the ECCC, here are a few ways to get more engaged.

!!! Media and Social Networks

* '''[[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]]'''\\
If you can't make it to the races, the [[http://ecccnews.wordpress.com/ | ECCC News Network]] is ''the'' place to get race reports and other news about your favorite teams and riders.

* '''[[http://usacycling.org/collegiate | USAC Collegiate]]'''\\
USAC Collegiate also runs a series of Weekly Collegiate Cycling Wraps throughout each season, capturing race highlights reported from the ECCC and across the nation.

* '''[[http://ecccblogs.blogspot.com/ | ECCC Blogosphere]]'''\\
Look through the ECCC Blogosphere list for blogs from your team or riders on it, keeping you up to date on their activities and plans.
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* '''[[Racers.Spectating | Spectating Notes]]'''\\\
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* '''[[Racers.Spectating | Spectating Notes]]'''\\
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* '''[[Racers.Spectating | Spectating Notes]]'''\\\
A rough guide to which types of races are generally good to watch and which are not.
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Once you've gotten going, the following are some additional resources to learn more about bicycle racing---ECCC, collegiate, and otherwise.

!!! Races and Rules

* '''[[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=6564 | Collegiate Cycling Races]]'''\\
An overview of the different types of racing and races in collegiate cycling.

* [[Attach:2009-collegiate-road-rules-basics.pdf | '''Collegiate Road Rules Basics''']] (PDF)\\
A quick overview of road racing, covering the different events and their basic rules. Some of the rules references may be out of date, but all of the content still applies.

* [[Attach:2011-eccc-road-rules-summary.pdf | '''2011 ECCC Road Rules Summary''']] (PDF)\\
Assuming some familiarity with racing, as outlined in the [[Attach:2009-collegiate-road-rules-basics.pdf | Collegiate Road Rules Basics]], this captures more details about collegiate and ECCC road racing.

* [[http://collegiatecycling.org/eccc/wiki/uploads/Policy/2010-eccc-aero-gear-overview.pdf | '''2010 Aero Restriction Summary''']] (PDF)\\
Though the restrictions on aero equipment have expanded to all categories this year, this is still a useful guide to what those restrictions are and, most importantly, what wheels are actually permitted.
** The most recent list of permitted wheels is available from the [[http://www.uci.ch/includes/asp/getTarget.asp?type=FILE&id=NjQxNjY | UCI]].

* [[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=6566 | USAC Collegiate Rules]]\\
The national collegiate cycling rulebook.

!!! Racing and Travel

* [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-guide.pdf | '''Dartmouth New Racer Guide''']] (PDF)\\
Awesome, extensive notes from Ben Grass (Dartmouth) covering everything you need to know for your first race.

* [[Attach:2011-dartmouth-new-racer-packing-list.pdf | '''Dartmouth Race Weekend Packing List''']] (PDF)\\
A list from Ben Grass (Dartmouth) itemizing everything you want to make sure you have with you for a race weekend.

* [[Attach:2011-intro-workshop-tips.pdf | '''Intro Curriculum/Tips''']] (PDF)\\
Notes from Ian Sullivan useful either as a reader for beginning racers, or as suggestions for skills and lessons to cover in clinics.

* [[http://eccc-info.com/faqs.aspx | '''ECCC FAQs''']]\\
There are still very valid notes in the FAQ section of the old ECCC website which haven't been migrated over yet. The [[http://eccc-info.com/ask_a_pro.aspx | Ask a Pro]] series also has a lot of good information.
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Bicycle racing---the greatest, toughest, most beautiful sport! The Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference puts on a full schedule of year-round cycling action for student athletes, and this page will tell you what you need to know to get involved.
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Bicycle racing---the greatest, toughest, most beautiful sport! The [[http://collegiatecycling.org/eccc | Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference]] puts on a full schedule of year-round cycling action for student athletes, and this page will tell you what you need to know to get involved.
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The USAC Collegiate website has a large amount of very useful information and guides to getting started in collegiate cycling.
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The [[http://usacycling.org/collegiate | USAC Collegiate]] website has a large amount of very useful information and guides to [[http://usacycling.org/collegiate | getting started in collegiate cycling]].
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There are also resources specifically for women getting started in the ECCC in the [[Women.Women | ECCC Women's section]].
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There are also resources specifically for women getting started in the ECCC in the [[Women.Women | ECCC Women's]] section.
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* '''[[http://usacycling.org/collegiate | USAC Collegiate]]'''\\
The USAC Collegiate website has a large amount of very useful information and guides to getting started in collegiate cycling
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* '''[[Women.Women | ECCC Women's Cycling]]'''\\
There are also resources specifically for women getting started in the ECCC in the [[Women.Women | ECCC Women's section]].
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More information on getting the required USAC Collegiate license.
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An overview of the different categories offered at ECCC races, and how to upgrade through them.
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An overview of the different [[Racers.Categories | categories]] offered at ECCC races, and how to [[Racers.Upgrades | upgrade]] through them.
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Details on our awesome, coached [[Racers.Intro | Introduction to Bicycle Racing]] clinics and races for new racers.
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How to [[Racers.Registration | register]] for events and get [[Racers.Registration | checked in]] when you get there.
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Information for top riders on eligibility and qualifying for the [[Racers.Nationals | national championships]].
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!! Learn More

** '''[[[Racers.RaceTypes | Race Types]]'''\\
A short summary of the different types of races.
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* '''Racing'''\\
Some notes on what to do and what to expect:
** '''[[[Racers.Registration | Registration]]'''\\
How to register for events and get checked in when you get there.
** '''[[[Racers.RaceTypes | Race Types]]'''\\
A short summary of the different types of races.
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship, just two days after finishing her PhD thesis in climate science. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship, just two days after giving her PhD dissertation in climate science. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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Watching Dual Slalom at NU Easterns @ Sunday River, 2008.
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship just two days after finishing her PhD thesis. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship, just two days after finishing her PhD thesis in climate science. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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Martha Buckley (MIT), repeat Track and Road national championship podium finisher, ECCC season omnium winner, and winner of the 2011 USAC Collegiate Division 2 National Road Race Championship just two days after finishing her PhD thesis. (:by Kenneth Cheung (MIT):)
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Get information on obtaining a racing license.
– Get information on upgrading their racing category.
– Prepare individual release packets.
– Check the ECCC race schedule.
– Get flyers for races they are interested in.
– Get results for races they have participated in.
– Get season team and individual standings.
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!! Get Started!
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!! What's the Story?
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!! Racing

Registration

[[Racers.Licenses | Licenses]]

[[Racers.Categories | Categories]]
[[Racers.Upgrades | Upgrades]]

[[Racers.Intro | Intro Racing
]]

Schedule and Results


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!! Get Started!

The following are resources to get you started:

* '''[[Racers.Licenses | Licenses
]]'''\\
More information on getting a USAC Collegiate License, required for all racers.

* '''[[Racers.Categories | Categories
]] and [[Racers.Upgrades | Upgrades]]'''\\
An overview of the different categories offered at ECCC races, and how to upgrade through them.

* '''[[Racers.Intro | Intro Racing]]'''\\
Details on the ECCC's awesome Introduction to Bicycle Racing clinics and races.

* '''Registration'''\\
Some notes on registering for events and coming out for your first race.

* '''[[Calendar.Current | Schedule and Results]]'''\\
All season schedule and race flyer details are posted to the (:calendar:), as are results and season standings immediately after each race.

* '''[[Racers.Nationals | Nationals]]'''\\
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– Get ECCC National Championship qualifying lists.
– Look up ECCC and National policy and rules, including:
∗ National Championship eligibility requirements.
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Upgrades]]
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All race weekends feature a number of categories for riders of all levels.
* Our coached Introduction to Bicycle Racing clinics and races are perfect for absolute beginners.
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All race weekends feature a number of [[Racers.Categories | categories for riders of all levels]].
* Our coached [[Racers.Intro | Introduction to Bicycle Racing]] clinics and races are perfect for absolute beginners.
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[[Racers.Categories | Categories & Upgrades]]

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We've got a place for everybody, so join or [[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | start]] your team, [[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=579 | buy]] a license, check out the [[Calendar.Current | schedule]], and come out racing!
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We've got a place for everybody, so join or [[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | start]] your team, [[Racers.Licenses | buy]] a license, check out the [[Calendar.Current | schedule]], and come out racing!
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!! Get Started!
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** Annual licenses can be purchased at races or online via [[http://usacycling.org | USAC's website]].
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We've got a place for everybody, so join or [[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | start]] your team, [[http://usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=579 | buy]] a license, check out the [[Calendar.Current | schedule]], and come out racing!
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The ECCC races year-round, with four separate seasons: Road, Mountain, Track, and Cyclocross
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Riders and teams compete to earn points toward individual and team season standings.
* Top riders also compete to qualify for national championships.
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Every racer must have a USA Cycling license, and be a member of a licensed school team.
* An annual USA Cycling Collegiate license is $30, or a free addition to a non-collegiate USAC license.
** Annual licenses can be purchased at races or online via [[http://usacycling.org | USAC's website]].
* Beginner racers can also purchase 1-day licenses at every race for $10 per day.
* Starting and licensing a team is [[ClubOfficers.ClubOfficers | simple and easy]].

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Schedule and Results


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* "Full-time" means that your school's registrar considers you full-time, regardless of credits, internships/co-ops, or other factor.
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* "Full-time" means that your school's registrar considers you full-time, regardless of credits, internships/co-ops, etc..
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Here's the core basics:
* To race in the ECCC you must be
a full-time student
** Though many of our races also have alumni and general non-collegiate categories.
* We race year
-round, with four separate seasons.
** Road Racing happens in March and April;
** Mountain Biking in September and October;
** Track in August and September;
** Cyclocross in November and December
.
* All race weekends feature a number of categories for riders of all levels.
** Our coached Introduction to Bicycle Racing clinics and races are perfect for absolute beginners.
*** Non-student, new women racers are welcome to participate in all of our Women's Intro events!
**
A number of pro and semi-pro riders regularly compete in our Men's and Women's A categories.
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To race in the ECCC you must be a full-time student at a degree granting college or university.
* Though many of our races also have alumni and general non
-collegiate categories.
* "Full-time" means that your school's registrar considers you full-time; beyond that whether you're taking classes, doing an internship, etc., does not matter to us
.
* Both graduate and undergraduate full-time students are welcome.

We race year-round, with four separate seasons
.
* Road Racing happens in March and April;
* Mountain Biking in September and October;
* Track in August and September;
* Cyclocross in November and December.

All race weekends feature a number of categories for riders of all levels.
* Our coached Introduction to Bicycle Racing clinics and races are perfect for absolute beginners.
** Non-student, new women racers are welcome to participate in all of our Women's Intro events!

* A number of pro and semi-pro riders regularly compete in our Men's and Women's A categories.
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* To race in the ECCC you must be a full-time student (though many of our races also have alumni and general non-collegiate categories).
* Road racing happens in March and April, Mountain Biking in September and October, Track in August and September, and Cyclocross in November and December.
* All race weekends feature a number of categories, from the newest beginners in our coached Introduction to Bicycle Racing categories, to hardened pros and semi-pros.

* The ECCC runs four seasons of bicycle
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* To race in the ECCC you must be a full-time student
** Though many of our races also have alumni and general non-collegiate categories.
* We race year-round, with four separate seasons.
** Road Racing happens
in March and April;
** Mountain Biking
in September and October;
** Track
in August and September;
** Cyclocross in November and December.
* All race weekends feature a number of categories for riders of all levels.
** Our coached Introduction
to Bicycle Racing clinics and races are perfect for absolute beginners.
** A number of pro and semi-pro riders regularly compete in our Men's and Women's A categories.
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Here's the core basics:
* To race in the ECCC you must be a full-time student (though many of our races also have alumni and general non-collegiate categories).
* Road racing happens in March and April, Mountain Biking in September and October, Track in August and September, and Cyclocross in November and December.
* All race weekends feature a number of categories, from the newest beginners in our coached Introduction to Bicycle Racing categories, to hardened pros and semi-pros.

* The ECCC runs four seasons of bicycle
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!! Get Started

'''What's the story?'''

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! ECCC Racers

Bicycle
racing---the greatest, toughest, most beautiful sport! The Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference puts on a full schedule of year-round cycling action, and this page will tell you what you need to know to get involved.
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! ECCC Racers' Guide

Bicycle
racing---the greatest, toughest, most beautiful sport! The Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference puts on a full schedule of year-round cycling action for student athletes, and this page will tell you what you need to know to get involved.
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Bicycle racing---the greatest, toughest, most beautiful sport! The Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference puts on a full schedule of year-round cycling action, and this page will tell you what you need to know to get involved.
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! ECCC Racers


Get information on obtaining a racing license.
– Get information on upgrading their racing category.
– Prepare individual release packets.
– Check the ECCC race schedule.
– Get flyers for races they are interested in.
– Get results for races they have participated in.
– Get season team and individual standings.
– Get ECCC National Championship qualifying lists.
– Look up ECCC and National policy and rules, including:
∗ National Championship eligibility requirements.
∗ Scoring algorithms, rules, and points tables.
∗ Event and discipline specifics, e.g.:
· Team Time Trial squad sizes and aerodynamic equipment restrictions.
· Mass start bicycle requirements.
· Gravity armor requirements.
– Look up teams for prospective schools, e.g., in high school, transfer, and graduate applications.
– Connect to other racers throughout the conference.
– Receive information on becoming an official.
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