Everyone is a winner at Viva Bike Vegas!
All finishers earn special medallion. There are also awards for volunteers, for fundraising, and more.
Your finish time will tell which medallion you earned. Medallions are given at the Finish Line:
101-Mile Event Men Women
Platinum under 5:30hrs 6:00hrs
Gold under 6:00hrs 6:30hrs
Silver under 8:00hrs 8:00hrs
Bronze under 10:00hrs 10:00hrs
60-mile event: all finishers receive a Gold medallion
25-mile event: all finishers receive a Gold medallion
Bike Patrol: all patrollers receive a special Bike Patrol medallion
The most prestigious symbol of the tour is the Conquistador Trophy. This award can be earned through raising funds for the beneficiaries or the traditional way of finishing on the podium in your event. Some trophies are awarded on ride day, others are presented after the event.
1st –3rd Place Male and Female: 101, 60 and 25-mile events
Each receives a Conquistador Trophy awarded on ride day.
1st Place Tandem: 101-mile event Male, Female and Mixed receive a Conquistador Trophy awarded on ride day
The person who raises the most contributions for the tour’s primary beneficiary will earn the Treasure Chest. To be eligible, a minimum of $3,000 must be turned in to Perimeter Bicycling before the end of Expo the day before the event. May be awarded on ride day.
Desert Tortoise Award: 101-mile event
The last official finisher in the 101-mile event receives a Conquistador Trophy. Awarded on ride day.
The youngest (14 & under) male and female in the 101 mile event receive a Conquistador Trophy. The youngest in the 60 & 25- mile events receive a speical certificate of accomplishment. Not awarded on ride day.
Most Distinguished Award
The oldest male and female (65 & older) to finish the 101 mile event receive a Conquistador Trophy. The oldest male and female in the 60 & 25 mile events receive a special certificate of accomplishment. Not awarded on ride day.
Outstanding Bike Patrol
Bike Patrol rides the event with you and provides minor mechanical repair, first aid and moral support when you need it. If you are helped by Bike Patrol during the event, write to bikepatrol@perimeterbicycling to tell us about it. The outstanding Bike Patrol for the event is given a Conquistador Trophy. Not awarded on ride day.
A Conquistador Trophy goes to the volunteer who has shown tremendous dedication to the development and success of the event. Not awarded on ride day.
Outstanding Aid Station
Aid stations along the route assist cyclists with water, snacks, moral support and TLC. A Conquistador Trophy is awarded to the station with the most enthusiasm, creativity and support for cyclists. Not awarded on ride day.
Outstanding Support Group
Many volunteer groups assist with the event in many capacities. A Conquistador Trophy is awarded to the volunteer group that has shown exceptional support towards the success of the event. Not awarded on ride day.
CROWN AWARDS – in 2014 – the QUAD Crown returned!
Perimeter Bicycling recognizes the accomplishment of cycling “perimeters” of geographical features such as mountains, cities, lakes, etc. The minimum distance must be 50 miles and the start and finish must be the same place. Each of Perimeter’s events includes at least one distance with a qualifying perimeter. Completing two of those distances earns a cyclist a Double Crown Award. Completing three earns a Triple Crown Award. In 2014 with the addition of Viva Bike Vegas, a QUAD Crown is possible!
Qualifying events/distances are:
El Tour de Mesa:
72-mile event, the perimeter of Red Mountain, AZ
Viva Bike Vegas:
101-mile event, the perimeter of the Las Vegas Valley, NV
Cochise County Cycling Classic:
165-mile event, the perimeter of the Dragoon Mountains, AZ
95-mile event, the perimeter of Potter Mountain, AZ
El Tour de Tucson:
104-mile event, the perimeter of Tucson, AZ
If you like bicycling perimeters, consider joining Perimeter Bicycling – you’ll be acknowledged for your accomplishments and receive discounts to our events!
Questions? Write to firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (520) 745-2033, ask for Barbara