This form calculates the opening and closing times for RUSA-sanctioned permanents. The minimum and maximum speeds for permanents are constant for the duration of the ride. These are defined by the following table:

Event Distance (km) Minimum speed Maximum speed
100 - 69915 km/hr30 km/hr
700 - 129913.3 km/hr
1300 - 189912 km/hr
1900 - 249910 km/hr
2500 and up200 km/day

STEP 1: Indicate the permanent distance, starting date, and starting time.

If you are submitting a permanent route for approval, check this box and omit the Starting Date and Starting Time below. This will generate a generic schedule in days, hours, and minutes of elasped time.

Permanent distance: km
Starting Date (YYYY/MM/DD):
Starting Time (24 Hour Format, HH:MM):

STEP 2: Choose units and output style.

Input distances are in: miles km
Display output distances in: miles km both
Display output dates as: MM/DD DD/MM

STEP 3: Enter the actual distance to each checkpoint. The location field is optional; if entered, it will appear in the table generated.

Checkpoint No. Distance Location (Optional)
1 0 (Start)
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

STEP 4: Submit the form.


Notes:
  • If preparing a sample control card for approval, times are shown as Dd,Hh,Mm, where D, H, and M are the number of days, hours, and minutes of elapsed time from the start. Otherwise, times are shown in a 24-hour format; for example, 2:00 AM is shown as 02:00 and 5:45 PM is shown as 17:45.
  • It is assumed that all checkpoints are located within the same time zone.
  • The output is displayed as simple text for easy cutting and pasting.
  • After generating the table, use your browser's Back or Previous button to return to this form.