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Gear Restrictions

Gear restrictions apply to all junior cyclists in events conducted under Cycling Australia regulations on the road and track. The restrictions referred to is the distance one revolution of the crank arm will propel the bicycle, this is known as the 'roll out'.

The gear restrictions apply to each of the following member categories:

Junior Under 19 = 7.93 metres

Junior Under 17 = 7.0 metres

Junior Under 15 = 6.00 metres

Junior Under 13 = 5.50 metres

Junior Under 11 = 5.50 metres

To view the gear chart (Excel format) click here and you will be given a range of chain wheels and cogs relevant to your wheel diameter. All competitors are required to satisfy a roll out for all junior events.

A junior rollout calculator Excel spreadsheet is available for download from Cycling Australia.