About The Event

We invite people of all ages and biking abilities to join us on a lively, spring bike ride.  We offer options for everyone.  Choose from three different bike routes ranging from 30 miles to 62 miles.

There will be multiple rest stops with attendants, beverages, health bars, and wraps.

Relax with refreshments after the ride at the velodrome. Everyone is welcome to join us for a post picnic party.

We accommodate different biking abilities, and experience within a spectrum of routes.  All routes are clearly marked with road paint.  Bikers will be provided with cue sheets and emergency contact numbers for support volunteers.

Starting Times

Please be at the event by 8:00 am.

Choose Your Ride

Traditional - 30 miles

Starting at 8:30am; this is our traditional ride. This route boasts of relatively flat scenic country roads where you are more likely to see a horse and buggy than an automobile. There is a rest stop at mile 15, where you will not only get water, gatorade, snacks, and pizza, but also a complimentary beer at the Bowers Hotel.

See the bike course on ridewithgps.com

Be in the parking lot of the Valley Preferred Cycling Center - Velodrome by 8:00 am.  The race begins at 8:30 am sharp.  

Leaser lake - 56 miles

Ideal for intermediate to experienced riders who wish to bike through the most scenic areas, but who aren't comfortable with the full Hawk Mountain Ride.  This ride has 3400 feet of gain that will challenge you with scenic quiet country roads.

Rest stops at miles 15, 30, and 45
See the bike course on ridewithgps.com

Be in the parking lot of the Valley Preferred Cycling Center - Velodrome by 8:00 am.  The race begins at 8:30 am sharp.  

Hawk Mountain - 62 miles

This ride boasts of beautiful country roads that take you out of the valley and into the hills. There will be three rest stops, miles 15, 30 and 45. This ride has 4300 feet of gain that will challenge you with scenic quiet country roads.

Rest stops at miles 15, 30, and 45
See the bike course on ridewithgps.com

Be in the parking lot of the Valley Preferred Cycling Center - Velodrome by 8:00 am.  The race begins at 8:30 am sharp.  

Rest Stops

There will be rest stops for bikers to get water, Gatorade, powerbars, and wraps.  Please see your bike course for where the rest stop milage.

What to Bring

Please bring your bike, spare inner tubes, a bike helmet, and a charged cell phone.  The route is intended to have little automobile traffic, however there are a few places where the automobile traffic is heavy.  Note: Helmets are required!