Day Zero

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
UT Campus - LBJ Lawn



The day prior to the ATLAS Ride and the first day of the Summer Ride is officially referred to as “Day Zero.” The Texas 4000 team receives a first-class salute as they ride through Austin for the unofficial send-off before departing to Alaska. Dignitaries such as Austin’s Mayor, Chief of Police, civic leaders, philanthropists, media and volunteers join friends and family to participate and applaud the riders on this day. For more event info contact


12:00PM – Friends & Family arrive

12:15PM – Team arrives, team photo

12:30PM – Ride dedication circle

12:45PM – Lunch for riders sponsored by Raising Cane’s

1:00PM – Program beings

2:00PM – Riders depart for Cedar Park

Event Photos

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2016 Day Zero

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