Thank You For Participating! 2022 info will be posted in January.

 

 

Cycling
Tour

 

Event Sponsors

General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 24, 2021

TIMES:
100, 50, 25 mile check-in begins: 6:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Ride begins:
7 a.m.

7.5 Mile check-in begins:
9 a.m.
Ride begins: 9:30 a.m.

*Check-in closes at 7:30 a.m. 100 mile Riders must start no later than 7 a.m.* 

Routes are posted below.

ROUTES:
7.5 Mile
25 Mile

50 Mile
100 Mile

Parking Map

STARTING POINT: Wheelie Good Bike Shop – 5633 S. 16th, Lincoln – View Map

FORMAT: The Tour is a NON-COMPETITIVE event. The 10K route is family friendly and will be heavily supported to encourage novice riders.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Two roving sags and mobile medical/safety teams along the route.

RULES: Tour riders are required to wear helmets. Riders are encouraged to carry extra water bottles.

AWARDS: All finishers will receive a Cornhusker State Games medal and will be eligible for other prizes.

B & R Stores KOM-QOM Challenge

NEW THIS YEAR: On each of the routes (25-50-100) there will be a KOM and QOM Challenge.   What is a KOM-QOM?  It is the fastest time a rider can ride up a designated hill (or mountain).  The fastest male is “King of the Mountain” and fastest female is “Queen of the Mountain”.  The rider with the fastest time up the designated hill – only on July 24, 2020 – will receive a $20 gift certificate for Russ’s Market or Super Saver stores.  How will everyone know which designated hill qualifies?  Just look for the KOM-QOM signs on the selected routes.  Once the ride is complete, we will check through all results on the Strava App and notify the winning riders.  If you don’t have a Strava account, it’s a free app that you can download to your device.

25 Mile KOM and QOM
50 Mile KOM and QOM
100 Mile KOM and QOM

Events

Event Name
7.5-Mile*
25-Mile
50-Mile
100-Mile

*The 7.5 mile route is family friendly and will be heavily supported to encourage novice riders.

B & R Stores KOM-QOM Challenge

NEW THIS YEAR: On each of the routes (25-50-100) there will be a KOM and QOM Challenge.   What is a KOM-QOM?  It is the fastest time a rider can ride up a designated hill (or mountain).  The fastest male is “King of the Mountain” and fastest female is “Queen of the Mountain”.  The rider with the fastest time up the designated hill – only on July 24, 2021 – will receive a $20 gift certificate for Russ’s Market or Super Saver stores.  How will everyone know which designated hill qualifies?  Just look for the KOM-QOM signs on the selected routes.  Once the ride is complete, we will check through all results on the Strava App and notify the winning riders.  If you don’t have a Strava account, it’s a free app that you can download to your device.

25 Mile KOM and QOM
50 Mile KOM and QOM
100 Mile KOM and QOM

B & R Stores “TT” Time Trial Challenge

New this year on the routes their will would be a “TT “Challenge.   What is a “TT” Challenge?  It is the fastest time a rider can ride over a dissonated short distance.  Who will have the fastest time over the approximately 1-mile section for male and female rider?  The rider with the fastest time – only on July 24, 2021 – will receive a $20.00 gift certificate for Russ’s Market or Super Saver stores.  How will everyone know which section is designated approximately 1-mile section is the qualify section?  The “TT “section will be marked with signs at the start and finish. The “TT” section will the same for all the different routes. We will only compare riders to riders of the same distance they have chosen to ride in this year’s Cycle Tour.  The “TT” will be early in the ride when you have fresh legs to challenge yourself.   Just look for the TT signs on the route. Riders can only win one of the two different Challenges on the routes.   Once the ride is complete, we will check through all results on the Strava app and notify the winning riders.  If you don’t have a Strava account, it’s a free app that you can download to your device. 

25 Mile Time Trial – Fastest Men and Women
50 Mile Time Trial – Fastest Men and Women
100 Mile Time Trial – Fastest Men and Women

Registration Fees & Deadlines

REGISTER BY THE FINAL DEADLINE:

25/50/100 Mile Ride
$39 per rider until July 18

10K Ride
$18 per rider until July 18

MULTI-EVENT CYCLING DISCOUNT: All Cycle Tour participants who register for Gravel Grinder 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 2021 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); 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.

Athlete Packets

ATHLETE PACKETS & TEAM BOXES

Athlete packets will be shipped directly to the athlete at no extra charge.  Packets will not be available for in-person pickup. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

JOIN US AT THE OPENING CEREMONIES ON JULY 16!
The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

Admission is FREE!

OPENING CEREMONIES PROGRAM
• Parade of Athletes
• Skydivers
• National Anthem
• Oath of Athletes
• Mascot Showcase
• Super Retriever Series Demo
• Mystery Torchlighter
• Fireworks

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Cycle Tour Director Chris Baum at cbaum@lps.org. 

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Contributors

Official Event Of:

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

Official Member of the

info@nebraskasportscouncil.com

Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504