Race Reimbursement

PVC Ride and Race Reimbursement Program

The purpose of the Portland Velo Club Ride and Race Reimbursement Program is to encourage PVC club member participation in races and rides and to maximize positive club and sponsor exposure.

  • Money is available for distribution throughout the season
    • Early season: January –June
    • Summer season: July-September
    • Fall season: October-December
  • Members earn a point for each race or qualifying ride when wearing a PVC cycling kit
  • Races include Northeast Road Races, TTs, Triathlons, Cyclocross, MTBs
  • Examples of qualifying rides include:
    • BCM Maine Women’s Ride
    • Tour de Cure
    • Trek Across ME
    • BCM Lobster Ride & Roll
    • Bike MS: Great Maine Getaway
    • BikeMaine
    • Dempsey Challenge
  • Submit reimbursement requests online within 20-days of the end of each season period
  • Program administrator will tally all points at end of each submission period, and distribute reimbursements on a prorated basis
  • Reimbursement not to exceed $20 per race/ride day
  • Excess reimbursement funds will be rolled over to the next season period