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16th Annual Wear Yellow Ride, Run & Walk
May
11
7:00 AM07:00

16th Annual Wear Yellow Ride, Run & Walk

  • Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It’s our 16th Year! It will be amazing just like you, our supporters!

Wear Yellow Nebraska will be hosting the 16th Annual Wear Yellow Ride, Fun Run & Walk on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Ashland, Nebraska.

Costs:
We try to keep the cost of the event simple. From the opening of registration through March 31st, it’s only $35…that’s no April Fools! In the month of April, the price goes up $5 to $40. And On May 1st we go up $5 more to $45. You can register online until midnight on Sunday, May 5th. After that date you can register at any of the packet pick up events. So there’s some incentive to register early…like two Starbuck’s worth (in case it’s chilly on the day of the event!).

PROCEEDS
Your participation is making a difference. 100% of our proceeds support Wear Yellow Nebraska’s cancer fighting and cancer patient assistance programs. This event specifically supports the Wear Yellow Cab Ride Program.

Distances:
From a short cruise down the highway to a scenic loop over hills and countryside, you can experience the very best of springtime in rural Nebraska.

- For those craving roads, we offer 26, 32, 45 and 61 mile options.
- For those craving less formal roads, we’re excited to offer a new 27 mile beginners gravel option, and a 58 mile experienced gravel riders route.
- For those on two legs, we invite you to participate in the approximate 5K Run & Walk.

DEPARTURE TIMES & ROUTES
All routes depart from the Museum Durham Restoration Hangar.

7:00AM DEPARTURES

Ride & Run – Participants wishing to ride the 26 mile route and run/walk the Adventure 5K will depart at 7:00AM. You will need to complete the 26 mile ride by 9:50 AM to be ready to participate in the 5K Adventure Fun Run & Walk starting at 10:00AM.

61 Mile Route
A challenging route with rolling hills and plenty of scenery. Remember, it’s Nebraska and there will be a good headwind somewhere on this route. You earn a second set of pancakes for completing this route!
View the route here.

58 Mile Gravel Ride Route
For the adventure seekers that really want a workout. We’ve got gravel, minimum maintenance roads, hills, some trail and pavement, maybe a few farm dogs… but one heck of an adventure ride. Designed for riders who like their fat tire bikes, gravel and cross bikes, or their mountain bikes, this is the route for you. A semi-self supported route with one power stop through the farmlands of eastern Nebraska.
View the route here.

45 Mile Route
A good mid-length route for those who want to get a workout in, but not push it too far. Filled with rolling hills, and a few decent climbs that will make you work for those sweets at the power stop.
View the route here.

8:00AM DEPARTURES

32 Mile Route
The Perfect Route! A mix of everything, rolling hills, flats, a few good climbs, and great scenery through the Platte River Valley.
View the route here.

26 Mile Route
A good route to start the season with. If you took the winter off, and had to dust off your seat, this is a great route to start on.
View the route here.

27 Mile Beginners Gravel Ride Route
A good training ride. Filled with hills, decent climbs, a few Strava sprint areas, and a good distance.
View the route here.

10:00AM DEPARTURE

The Run & Walk
We don’t want the cyclists to have all the fun! No bike? No problem! Lace up your walking/jogging/running shoes to help fellow Nebraskans in the fight against cancer. The Run & Walk will start at the SAC museum hangar and follow an approximate 3.6 mile course through the wide open spaces of Mahoney State Park. While the majority of the route is paved, there is a short section between the SAC museum and Mahoney State Park that is grassy/gravel. A Power Stop will be included at the half-way point. New this year, we will have timing services provided by Be About. No Frills Timing Services. Fun prizes will be awarded for our top three male and female finishers. A Power stop will be included at the half way point.
View route here.

The event ends at 2:00PM. Courses and on course support, Expo Area, Power Stops and the Pancake Man will be closed at this time.

Please choose a route that you can complete by noon to take full advantage of the events at the start/finish.

VIRTUAL RIDERS
Maybe you don’t ride a bike, run, or like to go on adventure walks but know someone who does. Maybe you can’t participate this year but still want to support our cause. We’ve made that easy too! You can help support Wear Yellow Nebraska by registering as a Virtual Rider/Runner/Walker. You don’t have to actually ride, run, or walk, just support our organization and our event participants virtually.

The fee for Virtual Riders/Runners/Walkers is the same as an event participant. And just like our other participants, you will be making a difference. The fee for each virtual rider also supports one round trip cab ride through our Wear Yellow Cab Ride Program for a cancer patient who may not have adequate transportation to get to their treatments. Virtual Riders will also have the same fundraising opportunities as our event participants, including setting up your own fundraising team. You can register to become a Virtual Rider at any time up to the day of the event.

REGISTRATION DATES & PACKET PICK UP
Online Registration will open on January 1st, 2019.We will have a number of registration events at different locations around Omaha and Lincoln leading up to the event and open through the day of the event. Those who register AFTER May 1st are not guaranteed an event t-shirt. Additional quantities will be ordered, but sizes will vary.

You can also register in person at packet pickup.


Packet Pick Up
We have four packet pick up dates as well as picking it up the day of. We encourage you to pick your packet up early, as it makes for an even earlier morning on the day of the event. You can pick up your packet from 5:00-7:00 PM on:

- May 7 Packet Pick Up @ The Bike Rack Lincoln
- May 8 Packet Pick Up @ Trek Store
- May 9 Packet Pick Up @ The Bike Way
- May 10 Packet Pick Up @ The Bike Rack Omaha

We encourage you to pick up your packet at one of these times. This allows you to have more time to get yourself ready the morning of the ride. If you are unable to make it to one of these dates, you can pick up your packet the morning of the ride. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your roll out time. For safety of all participants, helmets must be worn at all times and no motorized or e-bikes will be allowed on the routes.

A special Thank You to CycleNebraska for sharing our Wear Yellow Nebraska cycling related events. They are a one stop shop calendar to see what cycling events are happening in Nebraska.

This is a rain or shine event and no refunds will be given.

We have limited volunteer spots available and spots are filled at the discretion of the Wear Yellow Nebraska Board of Directors.

RAFFLES
Everyone loves a raffle, and this year we’ve gone even bigger!

Bike Raffle - 12:15 PM
The 2019 Raffle Bike is the Matte Black 6 from State Bicycle Co. Advanced geometry, next-level design, and the flexibility to customize your bike from top to bottom have made our core line the most enduring choice for riders of all levels & styles. The quality is in the materials we select and components we trust including: 4130 grade Chromoly steel - *Now w/ Double-Butted Tubing! Wheelset: 40mm deep-v style wheels w/ Sealed Bearing-Hubs! Flip-Flop Hub: Easily ride fixed gear or single speed. Handlebars: Bullhorn. Weight: 20 lbs 12 oz (w/ 40mm deep-v style wheels) *weights taken with size 55 frame with no brakes or pedals. Brakes: Includes front & rear brakes. Pedals: Includes alloy Wellgo pedals Saddle: Includes synthetic leather saddle w/ steel rails Dropouts: *New Die-Cast Dropouts featuring Internal Chain-Tensioners!

Legendary Raffle - 12:00 PM
The Legendary Raffle gets its name from the legendary items that have been up for the taking over the past years. It will start at 12:00 PM. We encourage you to browse our collection of amazing raffle packages. Raffle tickets can be purchased and placed in the package bucket of your choosing. Purchase as many raffle tickets as you like to increase your chance of winning that package.

POST RIDE EVENT
Take your helmet off and stay awhile. Riders are encouraged to stick around after the ride for breakfast by the Pancake Man, our legendary raffle, and dozen of door prizes. Each paid registration will be granted free access to the museum following the event. If you have hungry family or friends who did not ride or run, they can purchase a breakfast from the Pancake Man for $5 each.

POWER-STOPS Until 1:00 PM
Need some food? Need some drink? Need some power? We’ve got you covered! All rides are on public roads and fully supported with water, Gatorade, and a variety of food at our Power-Stops. Check the course map for Power-Stop locations along your route.

ON-COURSE SUPPORT Until 1:00 PM
Your bike is in great hands. The Bike Way, Trek Store, Cycle Works and The Bike Rack are on board when you need support. They will be providing mechanical assistance to riders at various locations throughout the day as well as a couple of our great volunteers who will be riding and driving the courses to support you. This includes changing a tire and performing minor drive train adjustments to keep you rolling to the finish.

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Solistice Gravel Grinder
Jun
22
7:00 AM07:00

Solistice Gravel Grinder

  • 125 2nd Street Malcolm, NE 68402 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Solstice Gravel Grinder is in its third year as a premier, grassroots, Nebraska gravel grinder that starts and ends in Malcolm, Nebraska, on June 22, 2019. This ride will journey through the communities of Valparaiso, Loma, Brainard, Dwight, Bee, Garland, and Malcolm. The riders will experience all kinds of gravel roads from flat to hilly to super hilly. And just because we know you want adventure, we will even throw in a few MMRs.

The Solstice 100 field will be limited to 100 riders and will start at 7am. We will also feature a shorter option, a 50+ mile gravel grinder, called the Solar Fiddy. The fiddy will be limited to 50 riders and will start at 7:15am. It will follow many of the same roads as the southern half of the Solstice 100 route. There will be one checkpoint at the halfway point, with limited SAG support. 

The Solstice is a self-supportive ride, so plan to bring enough water and supplies to get you in between checkpoints, which are roughly 30-40 miles apart. We will have water, minimal SAG support, and a tire pump at the checkpoints. If you want, you can stop in the local convenience stores or bars and do your own thing. 


This is your ride, so you do what you have to do to make it to the end. You can’t cheat though. There will be checkpoints you must go through to be a Solstice 100 finisher and earn your finishers' patch! If you decide that you cannot continue? Well, this is your ride, so you will need to find a ride home.


We called this event the Solstice for a reason; it’s a day after the longest day of the year, so it’s gonna be HOT! Hot and you will be pedaling 50-100 miles on your own, so prepare yourself. We will release the routes the week before the event and will have an all-gravel backup route planned in case of muddy roads. Both routes will be available to down in both cue card and GPS file formats. It is your responsibility to print the routes as we will not be supplying them the day of the race.

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Cornhusker State Games - Gravel Grinder
Jul
27
6:30 AM06:30

Cornhusker State Games - Gravel Grinder

Compete in the Cornhusker State Games in the Gravel Grinder event!

Route options:

  • Gold Route: Approximately 100 miles. 12 hour time limit. Competitive, timed race.

    • Categories for Gold Route: Men Open, Men Masters (50+), Men Single Speed, Men Fat Bike*, Women Open, Women Masters (50+), Women Single Speed, Women Fat Bike*, Tandem Open

  • Silver Route: Approximately 50 miles. 6 hour time limit. Competitive, timed race.

    • Men Open & Womens Open

  • Bronze Route: Approximately 25 miles. Non-competitive ride

*Fat Bike is considered anything with more than 3.5” wide tires on 50mm or wider rims.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Nov
24
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Nov
17
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Nov
3
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Oct
27
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Oct
20
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Oct
13
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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Crystal Lake Time Trial - Double Points
Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Crystal Lake Time Trial - Double Points

  • Crystal Lake Recreation Area Ayr, NE USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event is the finale in the First Annual Nebraska Gravel Points Series and is worth double points! 

REGISTER HERE - https://legacy.usacycling.org/myusac/index.php?pagename=registration&eventid=1833&year=2018

Join the Nebraska Medicine Cycling Team at Crystal Lake for our first annual Gravel Time Trial! The race will consist of two laps on a 6.5 mile course featuring punchy climbs, fast and flat straights, and a minimum maintenance road. 


Gravel Time Trial Rules:

This race is a timed event with riders leaving in one minute intervals. Starting order is determined by points series ranking with the lowest ranking rider starting first. Riders with equal points will go in alphabetical order of last name. 
Time is taken by subtracting start time from finish time. Official time keepers will be at start finish. Rider release intervals my be changed on day of event. Lowest time on course determines placing. Ties will both receive the same points.

Ride takes place on open public roads. Riders must obey all traffic rules and laws. Crossing guards will be present at all crossings to alert riders of traffic. 

Wear a helmet. As with all races, an ANSI approved helmet is required at all time while you're on your bike.

Categories:
- Mens Open
- Mens Masters (50 and over as of 12-31-18)
- Women Open
- Women Masters (50 and over as of 12-31-18)
- Single speed Men
- Single speed Women
- Fat bike Men
- Fat bike Women
* Fat bike minimum tire width is 3.8". Single speed must complete entire course on one gear ratio. Open and masters classes can use any bike they choose. All bikes must solely use human power provided from the start to finish of ride. No storage of propulsive energy allowed (no e-bikes). 

Entry deadline 48hrs prior to event. NO DAY OF REGISTRATION.

As with all gravel rides don't be a jerk. This includes littering (yes gel packages full or empty are litter, banana peels are not), not obeying traffic signs/rules, trespassing, etc. No outside support allowed, period. 

For questions regarding the Nebraska Gravel Points Series, contact Josh Shear at joshbshear@gmail.com.

ABOUT THE NEBRASKA GRAVEL POINT SERIES:

This race is part of our new statewide gravel point series. The rider with the highest total points in each category will be the overall point series category champion. Points are taken from each rider's four highest event scores.

EVENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SERIES ARE:

The Nebraska Gravel Point Series is put on by the Nebraska Med Cycling Team. 

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MCA Gravel Ride
Oct
6
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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56/56 Ride
Sep
30
7:00 AM07:00

56/56 Ride

Forster’s 56/56 Birthday Ride
Like riding fast? Prefer to ride slow? Mopac Trail, Gravel or Pavement? This year’s route has it all and you can ride as fast or as slow as you want. 

Leaving the Walton Trailhead on Sunday, 30 Sept at 7am, ride to Eugene Mahoney State Park via the Mopac Trail, N 162nd St, Hwy 6, Hwy 66. Returning via Hwy 66, 310th St, Mopac to Walton. May stop in Eagle for refreshments as well

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MCA Gravel Ride
Sep
29
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Sep
22
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Sep
15
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Sep
8
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Sep
1
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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Heatstroke 100
Aug
26
7:30 AM07:30

Heatstroke 100

Hot and humid in August? You bet! But Nebraska cyclists have endured the heat and pedaled in scorching sun time and time again. What better way to beat the heat than to ride in the Heatstroke 100 — if you dare! (Just be sure to take advantage of the SAG stops along the way!)

The route will take cyclists through the communities of Sprague, Crete, Wilber, Dorchester and Milford. Route distances range from 38 miles to 102. An optional gravel route is being explored. 

Online early registration and purchase of a wicking t-shirt or combo t0shirt/cap for the Heatstroke 100 ends August 4. Early registration fees are Individual Member $20 & Family Member $40 and Individual Non-Member $25 and Family Non-Member $50. $20 Member pricing is only available if registering early online.

Online late registration ends August 20. Ride Day registrations are also welcomed. Late and Ride Day Registrations are Individual $30 or Family $60.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Aug
25
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Aug
18
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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Gravel Worlds 2018 presented by Lauf True Grit
Aug
18
6:00 AM06:00

Gravel Worlds 2018 presented by Lauf True Grit

  • Schillingbridge Cork and Tap House (map)
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Pirate Cycling League brings you the unparalleled grassroots gravel race. The 2018 Gravel Worlds promises a unique challenge for the gravel enthusiast. The pirates are charting a route of approximately 150 miles and near 10,000 ft of climbing – adventuring through the rural farmlands of Southeastern Nebraska. World Championship jerseys are up for grabs in the following categories: Open Men, Women Open, Master Men (50+), Master Women (40+), Single Speed Men, Single Speed Women, Tandem, Fatbike/Cargo Bike/Recumbent Men, Fatbike/Cargo Bike/Recumbent Women

Also back for 2018 is the Privateer Gravel Grinder. The Privateer is a non-competitive event of approximately 75 miles on some of the best gravel roads near Lincoln.

Get Registered! Spots Still Available
https://www.athlinks.com/event/142551

Gravel Worlds 2018 is Present By Lauf True Grit. 
The True Grit is a versatile gravel and endurance race horse, with nerves of carbon. Blast through gravel, sweep the singletracks, float on asphalt or open a beer. Fitted with the Lauf Grit SL gravel suspension fork and beefy gravel tires – just ride!

ABOUT THE NEBRASKA GRAVEL POINT SERIES:

This race is part of our new statewide gravel point series. The rider with the highest total points in each category will be the overall point series category champion. Points are taken from each rider's four highest event scores.

EVENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SERIES ARE:

The Nebraska Gravel Point Series is put on by the Nebraska Med Cycling Team.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Aug
11
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Aug
4
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Jul
28
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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2018 CSG Gravel Grinder
Jul
28
6:30 AM06:30

2018 CSG Gravel Grinder

Compete in this year's Cornhusker State Games!

Distances:
Gold - 100 Miles
Silver - 50 Miles
Bronze - 25 Miles
*All distances are approximate until routes are final

RULES: All riders are required to wear helmets, carry cell phones and enough water for 30 miles. Bikes must be equipped with a headlight, red tail light and a properly calibrated cycling computer. This is a self supported race meaning no outside help from a support crew is allowed. See complete rules sheet at CornhuskerStateGames.com

ROUTES: Routes will be held on county roads around Lincoln. Maps and downloadable GPS routes from Ride With GPS will be available at CornhuskerStateGames.com once routes are finalized, and will be provided to each rider on the week of the race.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$40 per rider until Feb. 15
$45 per rider until Mar. 29
$50 per rider until May 31
$55 per rider until June 21
$60 per rider until July 6

MULTI-EVENT CYCLING DISCOUNT: All Gravel Grinder participants who register for Mountain Bike, and/or Tour will receive a $7 discount per additional event by entering coupon code CYCLE at checkout. All registrations must take place on the same transaction to receive the discount.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; 2018 Nebraska Sports Council Yearbook (available at packet pickup); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

ABOUT THE NEBRASKA GRAVEL POINT SERIES:

This race is part of our new statewide gravel point series. The rider with the highest total points in each category will be the overall point series category champion. Points are taken from each rider's four highest event scores.

EVENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SERIES ARE:

The Nebraska Gravel Point Series is put on by the Nebraska Med Cycling Team. 

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MCA Gravel Ride
Jul
21
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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Bohemian Sto Mill
Jul
21
8:00 AM08:00

Bohemian Sto Mill

Join us for the version 2.0 of the Bohemian Sto Mil.

This area is affectionately known as the Bohemian Alps. It was settled in the 1870’s by Czech immigrants from Bohemia. Nearly 150 years later and the Czech heritage is still alive and well. The 100 mile courses traverses Saunders and Butler counties’ gorgeous gravel and dirt roads.

ABOUT THE NEBRASKA GRAVEL POINT SERIES:

This race is part of our new statewide gravel point series. The rider with the highest total points in each category will be the overall point series category champion. Points are taken from each rider's four highest event scores.

EVENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SERIES ARE:

The Nebraska Gravel Point Series is put on by the Nebraska Med Cycling Team. 

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MCA Gravel Ride
Jul
14
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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2018 GONG Ride
Jul
7
to Jul 8

2018 GONG Ride

  • 11221 Fairview Road Springfield, NE, 68059 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

GONG. Yeah, that's right. Ride bikes and bang a gong.

Meet at Dave's place at 7:00 p.m. and be ready to roll at 9:00 p.m. sharp (that's when the sun sets). The 40-ish mile ride has a lot of hilly gravel roads, and goes by the Good Times bar in Louisville. The 20-ish mile ride is about 1/2 MOPAC trail, but also has some gravel roads. It also goes by the Good Times bar.

Camping is available. Bring your own refreshments and food for a potluck cookout. Post your questions in the comments below.

Ride is at your own risk. Bring good lights, know your limits, and be ready with a backup plan.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Jul
7
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Jun
30
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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MCA Gravel Ride
Jun
23
8:30 AM08:30

MCA Gravel Ride

Meet at 8:00 AM for an 8:30 AM departure. Expect 2-3+ hours and 30-50 miles, but feel free to join and end early if you're schedule requires.

The goal of this ride is to explore our local gravel and MMR roads and trails around Lincoln at an average of 16-20 mph on the flats. Riders will benefit from having some previous group riding experience with the ability to ride efficiently, draft, and be comfortable riding 40+ miles. 

MCA Rides are not necessarily no-drop but generally stop to regroup from time to time. An all-road capable bike, helmet, and clipless pedals are required. TT bars are not allowed.

Please remember to bring flat changing tools, an extra tube, water, and riding snacks.

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Solstice 100 Gravel Race
Jun
23
7:00 AM07:00

Solstice 100 Gravel Race

The Solstice 100 Gravel Grinder is a newer midwest gravel grinder that starts and ends in Malcolm NE. This ride will journey through the communities of Raymond, Valparaiso, Loma, Brainard, Dwight, Bee, Garland and Malcolm. You will experience all kinds of gravel roads from flat to hilly and super hilly. And just because we know you want adventure, we will even throw in a few MMR's. Cross your fingers it doesn’t rain. The field will be limited to 100 riders.

And new this year, we will also be offering a shorter option, a 50+ mile gravel grinder, called the "Solar Fiddy" But, the field will be limited to 50 riders total for the Fiddy. It will follow alot of the same roads as the southern half of the Solstice route. There will be one checkpoint at the halfway point, with limited SAG support.

The Solstice is a self supportive ride, so plan on bringing enough water and supplies to get you in between checkpoints.... roughly 30-40 miles apart. We will have water and very minimal SAG support at the checkpoints and one basic tool: a tire pump. If you want, you can stop into the local convenience stores or bars and do your own thing. This is your ride, you do what you have to do to make it to the end. You can’t cheat though. There will be checkpoints you must go through to be a Solstice 100 Finisher and earn your finishers patch! And if you want to quit… well, this is your ride, so you will need to find a ride home.

We called this event the "Solstice" for a reason.....it’s two days after the longest day of the year, so it’s gonna be HOT! Hot AND you will be traveling 50-100 miles on your own, so prepare yourself.

EVENT SPONSORS, ORGANIZERS, PROMOTERS, STAFF, and anyone having anything to do with this event ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY OR WELL BEING. We cannot stress this strongly enough…YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOU!

Each participant is considered to be on a private excursion and remains solely responsible for any accidents in which he or she may be involved. No responsibility can be accepted for participants becoming lost, stranded, injured… or worse.

Be courteous and respectful at all times. Participants must obey all city, county, and state laws, and “Rules of the Road”. Each participant is required to have a clear front headlamp and a red tail light for the duration of the event. At race start and if continuing after dark participants are required to have a clear front headlamp capable of navigating in the dark (minimum 500 lumens) and a red tail light. Be careful and take care of yourself! Your safety is up to you. Bring plenty of food and hydration. Cellular service may not always be available but we highly recommend carrying a cell phone to contact someone in case of an emergency. Carry spare inner tubes and inflation system.

$45 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Entry into the Event
  • Custom Awards to the 1st Finishers in Each Category
  • Embroidered Solstice 100 Event Patch for all 100 mile Finishers
  • Finishers Award for all Solar Fiddy Finishers
  • Limited SAG Stops along the Route
  • Custom Solstice 100 Gravel Grinder T-Shirt (if registered by June 11th)
  • Free Food and Drink at Lippy's BBQ after Finish


Solstice 100 Gravel Grinder, June 23rd. RIDE ON!!

About the Nebraska Gravel Point Series:

This race is part of our new statewide gravel point series. The rider with the highest total points in each category will be the overall point series category champion. Points are taken from each rider's four highest event scores.

Events participating in the series are:

The Nebraska Gravel Point Series is put on by the Nebraska Med Cycling Team. 

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