Atlas Ride

Saturday, June 4th, 2016
Location Varies




50 Mile & 70 Mile
Saturday, 6/4, 6a – 7:45a
Start: Stiles Middle School
3250 Barley Rd, Leander, TX 78641


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 barbecue, live music, a presentation by the Texas 4000 team and more! Don’t miss the ATLAS Kick-off Party either before the event.

Registration for this year’s ATLAS Ride on Saturday, June 4th is now open.

Pre-Ride Packet Pickup & Registration

Thursday, June 2nd, 4 – 7p
Friday, June 3rd, 11a – 7p
Location: Bicycle World
300 S Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704

Ride Day Packet Pickup & Registration

50 Mile & 70 Mile
Saturday, 6/4, 6a – 7:45a
Start: Stiles Middle School
3250 Barley Rd, Leander, TX 78641

25 Mile
Saturday, 6/4, 9a – 9:45a
Start: Pillar Bluff Vineyards
300 CR 111, Lampasas, TX 76550

Not a cyclist? Don’t worry! You can purchase a Food Pass (also called Partner Pass) for $20 and meet us at the finish line party! Food pass includes full plate of BBQ, 2 beer tickets, and 2 wine tickets. If you’re registered to ride, the food and beverages are included in your registration cost.





Registration Info
1. How do I register?

Click here to register for the 25, 50, or 70 mile ride. When registering, you can also purchase a bus pass back to Cedar Park, additional food passes for guests joining you at the finish line festival, Texas 4000 merchandise, and Mile of Silence signs.

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. In the case of an extreme weather event, all participants will be notified via email regarding any change in plans and we will update this section of the website. 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?

Pre-Ride Packet Pickup & Registration:

Location: Bicycle World 300 S Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704

Thursday, June 2nd: 4 – 7p

Friday, June 3rd: 11a – 7p 

Ride Day Packet Pickup & Registration:

50 Mile & 70 Mile:

Location: Start Line @ Stiles Middle School, 3250 Barley Rd, Leander, TX 78641 

Saturday, 6/4, 6a – 7:45a 

25 Mile:

Saturday, 6/4, 9a – 9:45a

Location: Start Line @ Pillar Bluff Vineyards 300 CR 111, Lampasas, TX 76550

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 at Stiles Middle School in Leander, TX. The 25-mile route starts in Lampasas, TX, at Pillar Bluff Vineyards (300 CR 111).

3. Where do they finish?

All routes finish at Pillar Bluff Vineyards, 300 CR 111, 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?

The map for the 50 & 70 mile routes can be viewed here. The 25 mile route map can be viewed here.

6. What will be available at rest stops?

 Rest stops will have water and Nuun 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 box truck and zip tied together. Additional padding/protection must be provided by the cyclist if desired. Buses will leave at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, & 4pm. Bus passes can be purchased here.

2. Is there a deadline to buy bus passes?

Online sales for bus passes will close at 5pm on 6/1. There are a limited number that can be bought day of ($20 each) at the information tent at the finish line, 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. If you would like to attend the festival and eat/drink, tickets can be purchased at the ATLAS finish line. Tickets may be purchased in advance 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 2016 Texas 4000 team leading up to the ATLAS Ride! After you register for the ride, you will be prompted to set a fundraising goal and to personalize your fundraising page. You can also create your personal fundraising page here. You can post your page to your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts as well as in emails to raise awareness and to help reach your goal!

All funds raised go toward the Texas 4000 mission and our fight against cancer. Fundraisers can earn incentives such as Texas 4000 merchandise, 2016 memorabilia, and tickets to the 2016 Tribute Gala! 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, as well as 2 tickets to the pre-ATLAS Kick-off party on Friday, June 3rd where you will receive special recognition for your efforts.

Super SAG ($2,500+)
Receive all Century Supporter incentives and 2 tickets to the Tribute Gala on Saturday, August 27th. The Tribute Gala is the welcome home event that celebrates the most recent group of riders to reach Alaska.

ATLAS Kick-off Party

Join the 2016 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


2016 ATLAS Committee

  • Kelley Ables
  • Courtney Becker
  • Carroll Cooper
  • Joe Corcoran
  • Barrett Criswell
  • Richelle Criswell
  • Kathryn Flowers
  • Deni Hui
  • Emmy Laursen
  • Jeff Mock
  • Kelli Nash
  • Alex Reynolds
  • Matt Welch

Thank you for your tireless work in planning ATLAS 2016!