USA Cycling Race Mechanics Code of Conduct


Mechanics shall conduct themselves in a professional manner.

Mechanics are to:

  1. Place the physical welfare of participants and spectators above all else;

  2. Uphold the highest standards of honesty, fairness and integrity;

  3. Model appropriate conduct for cyclists both within and beyond the sport setting;

  4. Respect confidentiality among coaches, teams, riders and journalists;

  5. Remain neutral and fair and avoid favoritism to all members of the team; (Special attention to athletes as instructed by the coach/manager for the benefit of the team is not favoritism.)

  6. Return items borrowed;

  7. Provide a clear, written account of items missing or consumed;

  8. Report thefts to the proper authorities;

  9. Acquire and apply the most current and effective mechanical techniques;

  10. Share helpful information with other mechanics; and,

  11. Promote the goals of the sponsoring organizations — e.g. USA Cycling, USA Triathlon, NCL, NBL and ABA — and other organizations that make events and participation possible.

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