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The Tejas 500 mile time trial race is a RAAM Qualifier. This is our longest event and it will have (3) different start times. The 48-Hour start, takes off on Thursday 6:00 pm, then ... morea 42-hour start (6 hours later) at Midnight and also a 36-hour start at 6:00 am Friday. The object is to have all the riders and teams finish about the same time for dinner and the Awards Bash Saturday evening.
The staggered start times make for an exciting event injecting new riders onto the course. This introduction of new riders to the course adds to the excitement of each event and will work to keep riders already out on the course fired-up. All events will end in time for the Awards Ceremony. The Awards Ceremony is a fun place to meet other riders, eat and pick up trophies. With riders from most of the states in the USA and from other countries, the Awards Bash was also an unbelievable reunion (see past rider list on website) of old and new friends.
The course is a scenic and challenging 26.5 mile loop. Crews can “hand off” to their riders from the start-finish area, each lap. This venue also allows riders to “crew themselves” from the trunk of their own car, negating the need for an expensive “follow entourage”. The start-finish is a fun place for your crew and/or resting team riders to congregate and allows for a pleasant social atmosphere. Bring the family for a fun-filled day at the races! Riders, crews and teams are encouraged to pitch tents in the park under the large trees creating a tent city with a personality all its own.
If 500 miles sounds too challenging, try a four-person team. Team riders seem to make a party out of this event every year! The Texas Time Trials has become more than just a great internationally-known event; it’s a fun-filled ride, a reunion that brings RAAM legends, newbies, randonneurs and world-class Ultra racers together in a social setting to celebrate our ability to ride. This is a great event for the seasoned racer or someone wanting to try their first race.
The sale price shown is valid until August 15, the regular price goes into effect after that.
Per person late fees go into effect on August 15($25), Sept 1($50) and on race day($85).
Wednesday, 29 Mar, 2017Weekly on Wednesday
Let’s Ride! Join us for the 8th Annual Texas Mamma Jamma Bike Ride to be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in charming historic Martindale. Your participation provides care and ... moresupport for those facing breast cancer in our Central Texas community.
Who: New riders, seasoned cyclists and everything in between! With routes from 15 miles on up to 100, there’s something for EVERYONE at the Mamma Jamma Ride.
The Texas Mamma Jamma Ride is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping people facing breast cancer get the care and support they need. Our amazing community of cyclists, volunteers, sponsors, and beneficiary organizations come together each year to host one of the best supported and most fun bike rides in Texas. Together we have raised more than 2.6 Million dollars to make a difference. Join us!
Register for a nominal $25 fee then fundraise the rest of your entry to help those with breast cancer. Riders must raise $300, adult students $200, and children register for $50 (fundraising optional) with a participating parent. Each INDIVIDUAL rider must meet their fundraising minimum in order to participate in the ride.
Registration fees help cover the cost of our training program and the money you raise helps those with breast cancer get the care and support they need. Plus, the more money you raise, the more perks get!
Friday, 31 Mar, 2017Weekly on Friday
Starting and ending on the famed LBJ Ranch, the routes take riders under majestic live oaks, past historical landmarks that figured prominently not only in the Johnson family history, ... morebut also in U.S. presidential history. See the descendants of President Johnson's famed Hereford cattle herd as you exit the Ranch. Thereafter, it's on to spectacular Hill Country cycling – on smooth-surfaced ranch-market roads and bucolic, wildflower accented country lanes that will take you back in time. Visit rural, historic Gillespie County schools that do duty as rest stops on this scenic tour. This is truly a "Ride to Preserve History."
Our 36th President loved his ranch. He often conducted presidential business under the spreading oak trees, and he sought solace here from the rigors of the presidency.
As President Johnson told visitors to his beloved Hill Country ranch, "All the world is welcome here!" We want riders in the LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour to feel the same warm welcome and sense of Presidential history as those who came before them.
The LBJ 100 is sponsored by the Friends of the LBJ National Historical Park, a non-profit organization devoted to raising money to support Park activities. All net proceeds from the LBJ 100 are used to support the Park.
Saturday, 1 Apr, 2017
Bike Out Hunger – Texas is set for May 8-13, 2017 in Fredericksburg I love improving things and this year’s ride, we are changing to stay in Fredericksburg the full time, ... morewithout traveling to other cities and hotels. #unpackonce. The routes will be different each day and will have a shorter (40+/-) or longer (90+/-) daily distance option. Staying in one place makes it easier to participate in all or some days and allows time for work (if you have to) and more relaxation.
Some perks with staying in Fredericksburg the full time.
-Wonderful, scenic routes.
-One great hotel for the week (Fredericksburg Inn & Suites).
-Cookout and catered suppers at the hotel around the pool.
-Ability to come and go through the week or ride all week.
-Saturday “Bike Out Hunger – Fredericksburg” possible event bringing in more riders.
-A few “house concerts” on the hotel grounds by the pool and fireplace.
Things included in the ride.
-Stocked stretch points on the routes
-Breakfast at host hotel, if staying at host hotel (Fredericksburg Inn & Suites) which I strongly recommend
-Suppers on the hotel grounds (some catered, some I’ll grill out there for you)
-Discounted massage rates
-Highly sought after Bike Out Hunger 2017 jersey if register by Feb. 28, 2017 free for riders participating in three or more days. For single-day riders, you can earn a jersey for $100…
Detailed routes coming soon but we’ll travel a different route each day. Some hints of places we’ll ride to/through: Kerrville, Luckenbach, Crabapple, Willow City, Enchanted Rock, Horseshoe Bay, Wimberley, Bee Cave.
The daily ride fee is $65 and includes all the goodies and activities above.
In addition to the daily riding fee, each person is asked to raise $100 (more is more kids getting food) per day of riding. Don’t worry, we make it easy to share what you’re doing for feeding kids.
Hotel (another change this year)
To better accommodate the number of riders coming in and out of the event, each person needs to book their hotel room (single or double – your choice) with Fredericksburg Inn & Suites. The room block is under Bike Out Hunger and we have a special rate ($109 Sun-Thurs and $169 Fri-Sat), call them at 830-997-0202. The room rates are limited and will expire April 15.
Monday – 11 am start for those opting to not arrive Sunday evening (shorter route day)
Tuesday – Saturday we will start both ride distances at 8 am
Courses close at 5pm
Suppers are at 6-ish pm
Evenings with house concerts will start around 7:30-ish pm
All start/stop points are the Fredericksburg Inn & Suites.
Monday, 8 May, 2017Daily, starting May 8, 2017, until May 13, 2017
The Texas 4000 ATLAS Ride is a 700+ person cycling event from Cedar Park to Lampasas where supporters can ride the first 25, 50 or 70 miles with the Texas 4000 team as they start their ... more70-day journey. Enjoy beautiful views, rolling hills and the wildlife of the Texas Hill Country. A post-ride festival will happen at the finish line; festival activities include a barbecue, live music, a presentation by the Texas 4000 team and more! Don’t miss the ATLAS Kick-off Party either before the event.
Online registration is now open for the 2017 ATLAS Ride on Saturday, June 3rd!
Not a cyclist? Don’t worry! You can purchase a Food Pass for the Finish Line Festival for $20! Food pass includes a full plate of BBQ and 2 beer tickets. If you’re registered to ride, the food and beverages are included in your registration cost. Please buy your food pass before the event as we only have a very limited supply to sell the day of the event.
*** If you are riding on the 25 mile route, you will start at the Turner Field Complex, located at 751 Campbell St., Lampasas, TX 76550 and will start at 10am. The 50 and 70 mile routes will start at 8am.
Saturday, 3 Jun, 2017
Gravelthon! Dallas is a collaborative effort by several key affiliates to promote cycling adventures within the urban sprawl of Dallas. This is a unique event which is accessible to ... morealmost anyone who can ride a bicycle while still providing a challenge even to elite athletes. Gravelthon! offers a safe enviroment away from the hustle and bustle of traffic and "civilization" while still being within site of the Dallas skyline.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Pedal Against PTSD and the Trinity Commons Foundation.
Saturday, 5 Mar, 2016
Come out and join us for The Center SpringFest! The Center Foundation, with the support of Judy Tuttle-Wurth from Urban Bicycle Gallery, has successfully secured Sunday, March 6, 2016 ... moreas a recommended ride for the BP MS150. Our ride date puts The Center SpringFest event exactly five (5) weeks prior to the much anticipated BP MS150. We are so excited about revitalizing this event to raise awareness of The Center, Willow River Farms and the people we serve. We anticipate doubling the riders and sponsors of the event to provide increased support to our programs and services.
The Center Foundation invites you and your family to participate in the fully-supported The Center SpringFest Metric Century 2016, scenic bicycle tour winding through the countryside of Waller County. The 28, 48 and 64 mile routes all begin and end at Willow River Farms allowing you plenty of time to participate in the festivities of SpringFest or purchase one-of-a-kind items made by residents of the Farm. Individual riders, families, and bike clubs are encouraged to join the fun. First 1000 riders will receive a SpringFest Metric Century T-shirt and grilled smoked burger lunch following the ride (included with registration.)
Ride start at 8 am at Willow River Farms:
28, 48 and 64 mile routes ♦ FREE Metric Century T-shirt ♦ Texas burger included in registration
Course will be closed at 2 pm.
Directions to Willow River Farms – Drive west from Houston on Interstate 10 approximately 45 miles to the San Felipe-Frydek exit. Proceed north on FM 1458 through the town of San Felipe for 2.7 miles. Turn left immediately after the bridge over the Brazos River onto FM 3318 and continue 2 miles to Willow River Farms (on your left)
The Urban Bicycle Gallery
4814 Nett St., Houston, Texas 77007
12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 4th
11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Saturday, March 5th
Welcome to B-geO Magnolia Miles 2016
No cyclists will be allowed to leave after 9:30 a.m.
We are extremely excited to announce that we have partnered with the Texas Renaissance Festival ... morefor 2016.
Each paid registered rider will receive a free pass to the
2016 Texas Renaissance Festival.
The pass will be good for OPENING weekend day in Oct 2016.
Packet Pickup Information
Thursday, March 10 from 10:00a to 6:00p
17458 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77040
Friday, March 11 from 10:00a to 6:00p
17937 Interstate 45 South (in Sam Moons Shopping mall)
Shenandoah, TX 77385
Saturday, 12 Mar, 2016
Welcome to the Pedal Thru The Pines!
The Family Crisis Center invites you to our 14th Annual Pedal Thru The Pines for a fun-filled cycling event that directly supports the programs ... moreand service offered by the Center. This year cyclists will enjoy riding the country roads of Bastrop, Fayette and Lee Counties that are close to the parks. The routes provide a unique experience for cyclists of every level. Well stocked rest stops, friendly volunteers and a top notch veteran SAG Team add to the success of this event.
Distances of 24, 40, 70 miles (on paved roads).
All routes have SAG support, rest stops with restrooms and refreshments.
BP MS 150 Recommended Ride.
Mechanical support at the start and at all rest stops.
Ride Tips and FAQ - This can be a challenging ride for some, please read our Ride Tips and FAQ page describing the route and tips on riding and training.
Early Packet Pick Up
Early in Austin: Nelo's Cycles (website) at 8108 Mesa Dr Austin Texas 512-338-0505 on Thursday March 10, 2016 from 11:00 AM until 5:30 PM
For those coming to packet pickup at Nelo's you will be eligible for 15% anything in stock, excluding bikes.
Day of Ride in Bastrop: Vernon L. Richards Riverbend Park at 107 Hwy 71W, Smithville, TX 78957 starting at 6:30AM until the start of the ride at 9 AM, Saturday, March 12th, 2016.
Larry's Smokehouse BBQ available for Breakfast and Lunch
Larry's Smokehouse BBQ will be serving breakfast and lunch at the start/finish area. The following payment forms accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Bank debit/credit cards & cash.
Breakfast Items: Breakfast Tacos - assorted, Coffee, juice, donuts, and sweet rolls.
Lunch Menu: Loaded Baked Potato with Chopped Beef, Chopped Beef Sandwich, Sliced Beef Sandwich, Sausage Wraps, Chicken, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw and Beans.
Each year, the Center orders t-shirts for cyclists riding in Pedal Thru The Pines. A t-shirt will be available for cyclists who pre-register for the event. T-shirts and packets can be picked up by pre-registered cyclists the day of the event beginning at 6:30 AM. T-shirts for cyclists who register the day of the event will be distributed, based on availability, after the ride. For cyclists registering on the day of the event, it is not possible for us to guarantee a shirt, or shirt of your desired size.
We only guarantee a t-shirt to the first 800 cyclists.
City of Bastrop
Additional Thank you's to:
Bastrop County Sheriff Department
Bastrop Police Department
Smithville Police Department
Texas Parks & Wildlife-Bastrop State Park & Buescher State Park
RE/MAX Bastrop Area
Greater Texas Federal Credit Union (website)
Bastrop Back & Neck Clinic
Cedar's Mediterranean Grill
Stanberry & Associates
In Kind Donors
Austin Cycling Association
Sun & Ski Sports
Bicycle Sport Shop
Ben E. Keith
Saturday, 12 Mar, 2016
The 27th annual Bluebonnet Express will start from Waller ISD Stadium in Waller, Texas, 45 miles northwest of Houston. This fully supported ride is one of the Houston area’s ... moreoldest rides and is presented by Northwest Cycling Club.
Six different distances/routes will be offered, traversing both south and north of Hempstead, mostly on country roads. Cyclists will encounter both flat sections and gentle rollers. This BP MS 150 recommended ride is only a few weeks before the MS 150 which makes this an excellent training opportunity.
Schedule of Events
6:30 am Registration and Packet Pick up at Waller Stadium opens
8:00 am Long routes leave (open start)
8:30 am Registration and Packet Pick up closes
8:30 am Shorter routes leave (open start)
"Open start" means that you can leave the start line when you are ready. No “mass start”.
11:00 am Lunch will be served in the Waller High School cafeteria
2:00 pm Lunch closes
3:00 pm Course closes. All riders must be off the course.
We recommend you pick up your packet early to avoid the crowd on the morning of the ride!
You may pick up multiple packets - you just need a list of names.
17458 Northwest Frwy at Jones Rd
Friday March 11, noon to 6:30
Saturday March 12, 11:30 am to 4:30
Waller ISD Football Stadium
20735 Stokes Rd
Sunday, March 13, 6:30 am to 8:30 am
Sunday, 13 Mar, 2016
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