When the weather looks suspicious, San Jose is notorious for sudden changes to the forecasts. Be sure to check the Club yahoo group email list before heading to the event. All events typically go on when it rains with the exception of the criteriums.
All events are conducted on open courses with vehicle traffic. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST OBEY THE CALIFORNIA VEHICLE CODE AT ALL TIMES.
Helmets are required anytime you are on the roadway before, during and after the event.
In accordance with California Vehicle Code, ear buds and headphones are not allowed. If you are seen wearing them by either the Winter Series staff or volunteers, you will be disqualified for that day's event and no points will be awarded.
A FALSE START will result in a 10 second penalty plus the number of seconds the rider false starts, so if a rider goes off two seconds early, they can expect a 12 second penalty.