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Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tour (PTP)

  • 09/15/2017
  • 11:00
  • 09/17/2017
  • 16:00
  • Kersey, Colorado

This is not a FCCC event. 

 (The Denver Post) Pedal The Plains 

 Saddle up! It's going to be a wild ride! Registration is now open! 

 Kersey will play host to an Ultimate Frisbee pick-up game, Thursday, September 14th, 5:50_pm to 6:30_pm, Centennial Park. That event is free. Feel free to stop-by, and meet your fellow PTP participants! 

 The sixth annual Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tour features the open range and star-filled nights of eastern Colorado, a region steeped in history and bound together by its hometown values. 

 Join us this September as we roam vast beautiful grasslands.  

 A celebration of cycling culture: this landmark event combines great rides, delicious eats, and friends.


Routes


 The 3-Day Tour will take participants on a 177-or 233-mile adventure, as they cycle through countryside woven together like a quilt stitched with golden, chocolate, and emerald patches. 

 

2017 PTP: Kersey, Keenesburg and Brush!.  This year's tour will take participants on a 177-mile adventure: visiting local farms and ranches; and, a free entry to The Wild Animal Sanctuary


 Registration fee includes: camping space; showers; transportation of one bag (up to 70 lbs); shuttle services; admission to The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keenesburg; entertainment in host towns; aid stations; bike techs; SAG vehicles; medical support; a PTP jersey and water bottle; on-route lunch; rider’s map book; and, finisher medal. Three-day cyclists may also elect to ride the “Century-PLUS Ride," Saturday, free of charge.

 Price
Regular – $280; or,
Walk-On – $295.

*Online registration closes at midnight,
Sunday, September 3rd.

 Packet Pick-up
 Centennial Park Pavilion, 301 1st St., Kersey, Friday, September 15th, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


 Map with side-trip to Wild Animal Sanctuary

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20407379 180-miler with 3166-vertical-feet. 


 Map with side-trip to Wild Animal Sanctuary; and, second-day-(115-mile) century:

 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20465812 233-miler with 4545-vertical-feetan extension on Day-2.;

or,

 The Century-PLUS is a one-day experience giving you a taste of Pedal The Plains that will leave you wishing you had signed-up for the 3-Day Tour

 It may be starting in Keenesburg; and ending in Brush!(?) 

 Price

Regular – $105
Walk -On – $120
*Online registration closes Sunday, September 3rd, 11:59 p.m. MST.

 Packet Pick-up

 Hoff Elementary School, 7558 WCR 59, Keenesburg, CO (at the PTP Information Tent), Friday, September 15th, 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; & Saturday, September 17th, 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m..

 A map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20466801 ;

or,
 Family Fun RideFor those who prefer a cowboy costume over spandex; a cruiser bike over a road bike; or, hot cider over Skratch Mix; this is for you!


 Price

Adult – $30;
Child (17 and under) – $20;
Walk On – Same rates apply
.
*Online registration closes at midnight,
Sunday, September 3rd.

 Packet Pick-up
Where: Centennial Park Pavilion, 301 1st St., Kersey, CO (during 3-Day Tour registration)
When: Friday, September 15
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

or

Where: Brush Memorial Park (at the PTP Information Tent)
When: Saturday, September 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


 Proceeds from the event will benefit The Denver Post Community Foundation in support of the Colorado FFA Foundation, and Colorado 4-H


Pedal The Plains

101 W. Colfax
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303.954.6701 

FCCC - Fort Collins Cycling Club

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