With the increasing proliferation and attainability of especially lightweight bikes, GBRA would like the remind Georgia racers that USA Cycling races ARE goverend by the UCI's rules regarding rider equipment. The UCI currently sets the minimum bike weight limit at 6.8kg (14.99lbs) and riders' equipment is subject to inspection at amateur racing events. There are in fact a number of rules set by the UCI to promote safety and fairness with regard to rider equipment; an informative presentaiton regarding these regulations can be found here. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to GBRA at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you on the road!