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Written by Jonathan Spicker   
Saturday, 05 September 2009


The Team QCW program is open to all QCW members, yet in no way should be construed as a requirement for general club membership.  Its purpose is to further encourage active member participation in the world of competitive cycling as per the Queen City Wheels Mission Statement:

“The QCW’s mission is to promote the sport of bicycle racing in Greater Cincinnati, OH, to develop, train, coach and select amateur cyclists to compete in such events sponsored and/or sanctioned by USA Cycling, and to promote the sport of cycling primarily for educational purposes.”

Team QCW Members earn Benefit Points by either competing in cycling events (while wearing the current Team QCW kit) or volunteering at QCW sponsored events.  These points accrue by calendar year which can then be applied toward team clothing and/or race fee reimbursements.

Regardless of whether you qualify for a free Team QCW kit, membership on the team remains open year round to anyone who races in the Team QCW kit, purchases a QCW Membership, and lists Queen City Wheels on their USA Cycling racing license.  (Purchase of a USAC License is NOT required in order to qualify for Team Benefits.)

Riders purchasing their own kit and not seeking Benefit Points Awards do not need to complete the
Rider Agreement but they will still qualify for other Team QCW Rider Benefits.  Riders competing in non-USAC sanctioned events such as triathlons are not required to wear the Team QCW kit in those events and may belong to other non-USAC affiliated teams.

The above information applies generally to those riders aged 23+.  Please see the Rider Benefits section below for information specific to riders under age 23.
Benefit Points Awards


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