We welcome you to the 23nd annual Vernon burnin' bike ride.You are invited to join other cyclists as they blaze the roads of Wilbarger County.The ride promises to be fun and challenging,for the novice as well as the expert.So bring your water bottles and come prepared for a hot time.
Bicycle Rodeo & Mighty Kids Ride...
Kids 8 & under.Ride takes place in the parking lot.All riders receive prizes.
Entry Fee...will be $25.00 per person if pre-registered .Please pre-register so enough supplies
will be available for everyone.After August 1st, all entry fees will be $30.00.Make checks payable to the Vernon Jaycees. Kids 14 & under receive a $5 discount.T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 100 preregistered riders.
Packet Pickup,Late Registration...
6.00pm-7.00pm Friday 17th at the King Physical Ed Center at Vernon College.
Starting at 6.00am the day of the ride at the King Physical Ed Center at Vernon College.
Packets will include a T-shirt guananteed to the first 100 pre-registered riders only and various other goodies.
Parking and Facilities...plenty of parking will be available at the college.Sorry, no parking will be permitted along highway 70.
12 Mile... for the novice,a good family ride for those with young children.
22 Mile... flat ,rural,with unpredictable winds.
38 Mile... rural and scenic with some hills and challenging winds.
62 Mile...(100k) - a scenic ride through the Waggoner Ranch and along the Pease River,challenging hills with lots of wind and lots of heat,a challenge for even the expert.
Detailed course maps and controlled intersections will be provided.All courses will be well marked.
Rest Stops... will be approximately every 10 miles and will be well stocked with water,ice,sports drink,fruit and cookies.There will also of fun and lots of encouragement!
Road Assistance...will be provided by Sag Wagons for riders who can no longer continue the event.Sags will not perform repairs or supply parts,so be sure to come prepared with flat-fixing equipment.
Rules....ANsi OR SNELI... approved helments are mandatory!Please obey all traffice rules unless law enforcement officers are present to direct you.Riders may ride no more than 2 abreast.Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Proceeds of the Ride...will benifit local communitl activities with an emphasis on bicycle safety and education programs for children.
Finish line festivities... awards will be presented to the 1st place finishers in the - 100k,38,22 and 12 mile tours.Spread your blanket on the beautiful lawn of VC campus and enjoy the celebration! Quench your thirst and appetite with refreshments that will be sponsored by local community organizations.
Sat August 18th, 2018.
Lineup area will be at the south parking lot entrance of Vernon College at highway 70