Join beginners and experienced riders alike on this two-day, 100-mile ride that crosses the beautiful countryside in Northeast Nebraska! Registration includes SAG stops every 10-15 miles, covered transport of gear, Friday night pasta feed, all meals from Saturdaybreakfast through Sunday lunch, and a t-shirt. Proceeds from the ride support area biking and trail opportunities, area community projects, and local student scholarships.
Come enjoy some 'Pickin' & Pedalin' on the Wabash Trace!
We are going to build off of last year's first-ever-organized Rooster Tail Ride and have already picked our date! Named after the iconic 'rooster tail' you may find on your backside after an extended ride on our trail's crushed limestone surface, this 2-day ride from Mineola to Shenandoah will have musical stops in Silver City, Malvern, and Imogene on Saturday, with the headliner celebration in Shenandoah Saturday evening.
Camping & showers in Shenandoah, gear transport, emergency SAG support, and admission to music gardens in all towns is included with your registration fee! The party rolls back from Shenandoah to Mineola on Sunday!
Don't miss the pre-party in Mineola on Friday Night - Camping available for those early birds! A full schedule of music & times will be available in the Spring of 2018!
Bike MS: Nebraska Ride will take you farther than you've gone before. Enjoy a 1-day or 2-day cycling adventure and ride from Omaha to Lincoln where a celebration awaits you at the finish. You'll find an unforgettable experience, complete with food, beer, entertainment, and more.
On Saturday, take your pick of 25-, 60- or 100-mile route options and, on Sunday, 50 miles, all cheered on by the most spirited volunteers around. You can ride both days or either day! There will be a bus back to Omaha on Saturday night leaving Lincoln at approximately 6 pm that you can use for a small $10 fee.
To make your ride a safe and memorable one, the routes feature well-stocked rest stops every 8-12 miles and are monitored by a route support team consisting of HAM radio operators, support vans, motorcycle patrol, law enforcement, EMTs, and mechanics from our partner bike shops.
In addition, you will experience an incredible level of camaraderie as you embark on a journey filled with laughter, excitement, support, and a profound sense of accomplishment. Your participation drives us closer to a world free of MS by funding critical research and services that change the lives of people affected by MS.
Tour de Nebraska is a fully sagged 5-day annual bicycle tour of beautiful rural Nebraska. Founded in 1988, Tour de Nebraska provides a fun way for cyclists to experience the beauty and friendliness of rural Nebraska. People of all ages from nearly every part of the world have ridden Tour de Nebraska, and call it the most memorable adventure of their lives!
Tour de Nebraska sags your gear, plots the most gorgeous route possible and takes care of meal and camping arrangements. You are truly on your own—no schedules, no deadlines, and no kids (unless you want to bring them)! All you have to do is pedal and enjoy the amazing scenery available only in Nebraska.
This is the 38th annual Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska, raising scholarship money for Nebraska high school seniors to attend a Nebraska trade school, college or university. We award $30,000 annually through our host communities and by application. We have no on-road paid staff money and all proceeds go directly to students, after expenses.
This year’s Kandango features two rides - a road and a gravel. The original road ride features some of the best secondary blacktop in the state. The gravel ride takes riders on some of the most beautiful back roads in the Flint Hills.
Both rides come together each day at stops along the way. The road riders and gravel grinders converge at St. Joseph's Historic Church on Frday, Olsburg on Saturday and Volland on Sunday,
And the K2R BBQ Extravaganza returns on Saturday night. Don't miss the LIttle Grill on Thursday!
More info is available on the Kandango website:
It's time to roll up our sleeves: the journey up from 50th place for state bicycle friendliness begins now.
The first stop of the Nebraska Bike/Walk Summit Road Show will be in Beatrice! We want to hear from YOU about what issues, barriers and opportunities you see for bicycling in your area, whether you ride with your kids to school or hit the road for a century ride every weekend. Coffee and donuts await. Check in at the Welcome Center to find our room. All are welcome - bring a friend!
Twenty-Second Annual Circle Bicycle Tour of Nebraska
Host communities this year are:
- June 24th - Wisner - Optional Day Ride
- June 25th - Wisner to Albion | Approx. 79 miles
- June 26th - Albion to Plainview | Approx. 51 miles
- June 27th - Plainview to Ponca | Approx. 64 miles
- June 28th - Ponca - Wisner | Approx. 58 miles
NUMB 2017 In its 22nd year of fighting hunger, the Nebraska United Methodist Bike Ride for Hunger (NUMB) has given over $854,000 around the world for those in need. We are calling NUMB 2017 the “Saddle Up” tour as the ride will pass by many acres of cattle being finished for market. We ask you to Saddle Up your bike and start this ride in Wisner, Nebraska, home of very large cattle feedlots and journey to Albion. The next day we head north to Plainview and then east to Ponca, home base of the Froggys. From Ponca we turn south and return to where we started in Wisner.
The official start of NUMB 2017 is the Saturday evening Rider’s Meeting on June 24th, but for those arriving early to Wisner there will be an optional pre-NUMB loop ride on Saturday morning, This will be a short warm up ride in the area before the actual NUMB ride starts on Sunday morning. Camping will be available in Wisner both Friday and Saturday evening.
NUMB is sponsored by the Great Plains United Methodist Conference Risk Taking Mission and Justice Team.
NUMB is open to all interested cyclists. You do not have to be United Methodist to participate in NUMB. The ride will be limited to the first 150 riders. Riders in the past have come from all across the nation as well as Nebraska to be a part of this ride. Riders 18 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian. NUMB will be challenging and riders must be in excellent riding condition and using quality biking equipment. Helmets are required. Participants must pay $55 for registration (after April 14th ‑ $60) and secure a minimum of $100 pledged to United Methodist Hunger programs. Registrants will receive pledge sheets and information about United Methodist Hunger projects upon registering.
Cyclists need to provide their own tents, multi-speed bike and gear needed for the trip. Helmets are mandatory. Following registration you will receive additional information including helpful hints on training and equipment. The route is SAG supported. Nebraska Cycling & Fitnesss of Columbus will be on hand for repairs and parts. Designated camping sites are provided in each host community. Our NUMB Semi will transport your tents and luggage. Riders will park their vehicles in Wisner on arrival and pick them up again when our tour concludes. If you elect to stay in a motel on the tour, it is your responsibility to get to the motel with your gear and back to the campground.