Individuals can also register as members of a team to take part in the GFNY Team Competition.
- The four timed climbs are added together to determine a total time and overall ranking.
- The age groups are:
- 18-39 male/female
- 40-44 m/f
- 45-49 m/f
- 50-54 m/f
- 55-59 m/f
- 60-64 m/f
- 65+ f
- 65-69 m
- 70-74 m
- 75+ m
Individuals can register as members of a team to take part in the GFNY Team Competition.
- The four fastest times from a team will be added and ranked to determine the fastest team.
- All team member splits are totaled and ranked.
- The podium 4-person teams will be awarded prizes.
- All members of a Cycling Team are eligible for individual age group prizes.
A female and male rider have to start and finish each of the four climbs within thirty seconds of each other.
- Because it’s tough to find two riders of the same ability and fitness, pushing, pulling, dragging, encouraging, screaming, shouting and any other means of working together is allowed.
- The Him+Her team competion consists of two age categories: sub-90 and 90+ years old combined.
- Members of a Him+Her team are not eligible for individual age group prizes because rider assistance among team members in this category is permitted.
Competition and raffle prizes valued at more than $100,000
- Winners of all categories will receive special winners’ jerseys.
- The King and Queen of Mountain will ride home on their new PINARELLO road bikes.
- MAVIC racing and training wheels for both Him&Her categories and raffle
- Campagnolo Chorus groupsets
- 45 pair of DIADORA racing shoes
- 48 LIMAR Ultralight helmets
- 48 LIMAR shades
- 50 SELLE SAN MARCO saddles
- 115 VITTORIA tires
- 50 buckets of FINISH LINE bike maintenance products
- 200 HIBROS body maintenance products
- 45 Technogel pillows
- The fastest New Yorker Team outside the overall podium enjoys a Blue Ribbon pub and restaurant crawl.
- Anyone who beats the pre-existing Strava record on any of the timed climbs is invited to the Strava booth at the finish to upload their ride and receive a prize.
Distribution of prizes is at the sole discretion of the organizer. Please check back for updates on prizes. Raffle prizes will be given out during the awards ceremony among particicpants. How? Just be there!