Atlas Ride

Saturday, May 30th, 2015
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8am
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Location Varies

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Overview

The Texas 4000 ATLAS Ride is a 700+ person cycling event from Cedar Park to Lampasas where supporters can ride the first 25, 50 or 70 miles with the Texas 4000 team as they start their 70-day journey. Enjoy beautiful views, rolling hills and the wildlife of the Texas Hill Country. A post-ride festival will happen at the finish line; festival activities include a barbeque, live music, a presentation by the Texas 4000 team and more! Don’t miss the ATLAS Kick-off Party either before the event (more info in spring of 2015).

Registration will open in late September 2014 for next year’s ATLAS Ride happening on Saturday, May 30st. Tickets are $60 through May 27th and will go up to $70 on May 28th. Not a cyclist? Don’t worry! You can purchase a Partner Pass for $20 and meet us at the finish line party!


ATLAS FAQ

Registration Info
1. How do I register?

Registration for next year’s ride will open in late September 2014.

2. Can I sign up the day of the ride?

Riders can sign up day of for all three routes. Day of registration is $70. We recommend arriving early to give yourself time to register – we will open registration 2 hours before ride start and close registration 15 minutes before the ride starts for all distances.

3. What happens in case of inclement weather?

The ride goes on rain or shine. Refunds will not be issued in cases of inclement weather.

4. Is there an age limit for participating in the ride?

No, but riders 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult on both the ride and the bus.

Packet Pick-Up Info
1. How and when do I pick up my packet for the ride?

Packet pick-up will be scheduled in the spring of 2015.

Ride Info
1. What are the distances?

There are three options – 25, 50, and 70 miles.

2. Where do they start?

The 50 and 70-mile routes start in Cedar Park, TX, at Running Brushy Middle School (2303 N. Lakeline Blvd). The 25-mile route starts in Lampasas, TX, at Texas Legato Winery (2935 FM 1478).

3. Where do they finish?

All routes finish at Texas Legato Winery (2935 FM 1478) in Lampasas, TX.

4. What time does the ride start?

The 50 and 70-mile routes start at 8a. The 25-mile route starts at 10a.

5. Can I see a map?
6. What will be available at rest stops?

 Rest stops will have water and fluid replacement drink as well as snack foods including fruit and PB&J’s.

Post-Ride & Festival Info
1. Is there transportation back to Cedar Park from the finish line in Lampasas?

Transportation by bus will be available for $20 back to Cedar Park from the finish line. Bikes will be transported by truck. Buses leave at regular intervals throughout the day. Bus passes can be purchased here.

2. Is there a deadline to buy bus passes?

You can purchase the partner passes (bus version) up until 5/29 for the normal $20 fee. We recommend purchasing online ahead of time. There are a limited number that can be bought day of, but they run out quickly.

3. What kind of food will you have at the finish? Is there a vegetarian option?

The food at the finish line is a traditional Texas BBQ plate with sides. Vegetarian plates will be available. 4 drink tickets will be included for those over 21 – 2 wine and 2 beer.

4. What is the finish line festival?

The finish line festival will include a number of booths and vendors at the finish line to promote a fun, family-friendly atmosphere and give attendees more things to do and enjoy at the race!

5. Can I buy festival or food only tickets for family or friends?

Attending the festival is free, but requires a ticket reserved in advance here. If you would like to attend the festival and eat/drink, tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 here.

6. Will there be a bag drop so I can change clothes after the ride?

Arrangements will be made to transport one small soft-sided bag with clothing for each participant from the start to the finish.


Fundraise With Us!

Join the fight by signing up to fundraise alongside the 2015 Texas 4000 team leading up to the ATLAS Ride! Start your fundraising by creating your very own Texas 4000 fundraising page as a member of our Support Team. You can use our system to customize fundraising emails to send to your friends and family or select emails from our completed templates. You can also post your fundraising page to your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts to raise awareness and help with your fundraising!

All funds raised go toward the fight against cancer and fundraisers can earn incentives such as Texas 4000 merchandise, 2015 memorabilia, and opportunities to ride with the team! See below for a complete lists of incentives:

Pedal Pal ($250 – $499)
Receive an official Texas 4000 T-Shirt and hat

Paceline Partner ($500 – $999)
Receive all Pedal Pal incentives and an official Texas 4000 team jersey

Century Supporter ($1,000 – $2,499)
Receive all Paceline Partner incentives, an official Texas 4000 team jersey signed by the 2015 team as well as 2 tickets to the 2015 Tribute Gala, the welcome home event that celebrates the most recent group of riders to reach Alaska. Tribute will likely be held on August 23rd, 2015.

Super SAG ($2,500+)
Receive all Century Supporter incentives and the opportunity to ride Day 2 with the team (Includes transportation back to Cedar Park at the completion of Day 2 and a one night hotel stay)


ATLAS Kick-off Party

Join the 2015 Texas 4000 team as the riders gear up for Day One of their 70-day journey from Texas to Alaska.  The ATLAS Kick-off Party will feature dinner, drinks and live music. For friends, family, ATLAS Riders and the extended Texas 4000 community, $20 gets you into this party to get pumped up for ATLAS!


Event Photos

View Past Years' ATLAS Ride Photos
2012

 

2014 ATLAS Committee

  • Alex Reynolds
  • Barrett Criswell
  • Carroll Cooper
  • Greg Gotimer
  • Jeff Mock
  • Jim Vasek
  • Kate Simpson
  • Kathryn Flowers
  • Kelley Ables
  • Kerey Tassin
  • Lance Pyburn
  • Melissa Morman
  • Mercedes Frost
  • Mike Thompson
  • Richelle Criswell
  • Sandy Ferguson
  • Sarah Coyle
  • Tyler Shaw
  • Val Hope

Thank you for your tireless work in planning ATLAS 2014!!