In-Person Ride Details
For the 2023 ride, participating riders can choose either a 60-mile or 20-mile route. Both routes will take riders through the campus of Auburn University, while the 60-mile route will also carry riders through Tuskegee and neighboring Macon County.
Online registration is open now. No day-of registration will be available.
You must register online in advance of the ride. Rider packets, including any purchased items, will be mailed in advance of the ride and you will NOT need to check in the day of the ride. Please bring the contents of your rider packet with you to the ride.
Arrive in time to be completely ready and lined up at the start line fifteen minutes before your start time.
In order to participate in the ride, all riders must wear your Rider Number on your shirt or jersey, and your wristband (both items will be mailed to you in your rider packet).
60-Mile Ride: 7:00AM CST
20-Mile Ride: 9:45AM CST
Directions to Auburn Arena | Get Google Maps directions to Auburn Arena at 250 Beard-Eaves Court, Auburn, AL 36849Directions
Explore this year’s routes and download tracking files for your GPS-enabled device.Explore Routes
Parking volunteers will be present to direct you to the correct place to park once you arrive at the arena. Please carpool or ride from your hotel if at all possible.
Site Map | Locate parking, restrooms, and other key areas.View Site Map
What to Expect
- Your own bicycle, tuned up and in safe, working order
- Rider number, pinned to your jersey or shirt
- Water bottle(s)
- Spare tube(s)
- Optional: Garmin or other tracking device with the appropriate route downloaded
Mechanical support will be on-hand at the start and at each rest stop. These mechanics can help with flat fixes and other minor repairs, but please note that major repairs cannot be addressed during the ride, so please make sure your bike is road-worthy before the event.
Please arrive in time to be completely ready and lined up at the start line 15 minutes prior to your ride start.
Restrooms and water will be available at the Arena prior to the ride start.
Bo Bikes Bama merchandise will be available for sale prior to the ride.
All riders will be released in waves when the rides start. Please do not ride with anyone who is faster than your riding ability will allow. We recommend lining up according to your ride ability with more experienced riders towards the front and less experienced riders towards the back.
The rides will take place on operational roads with normal vehicle traffic, and will be supported by local law enforcement. All rules of the road will be enforced. Please do not ride in packs as the roads will NOT be closed.
This is a RIDE, not a race. Do not ride with anyone who is faster than your riding ability will allow.
We will have Support and Gear (SAG) vehicles sweeping the course checking for any issues that may arise. All riders should be prepared to ride the full distance of your selected route.
The course will be marked and volunteers will be stationed throughout the course to direct riders.
Click here to review all safety information in advance of the ride.
In the event of an emergency, please call 911.
On the day of the ride, you can expect rest stops with water, sports drink, and snacks every 10 to 20 miles. Additionally, rest stops will have light mechanical support and medical personnel available. There will be one rest stop for the 20-mile ride and three stops for the 60-mile ride. All riders must wear their rider number and wristband for entry into the rest stops.
Rest Stop at Mile 14 — Cut-off is 8:45am
Rest Stop at Mile 34 — Cut-off is 10:45am
Rest Stop at Mile 51 — Cut-off is 12:30pm
Rest Stop at Mile 10.5 — Cut-off is 11:30am
Following the ride you are invited to join us for a post-ride meal, served on the Wallace Center Lawn, adjacent to the Arena parking lot (see “Lunch Tent” on site map). Wristbands and rider numbers are required to be worn in order to receive the post-ride meal.
Family and friends are invited to join you after the ride. Please note: Lunches will not be available for purchase for non-riders.
Additional Bo Bikes Bama merchandise will be available for sale. Bo will be available for a limited number of photos and autographs on Bo Bikes Bama merchandise.
Other Important Information
Safety | Please review all pertinent safety information in advance of the ride.View Safety Information
FAQs | Review additional frequently asked questions.View FAQs
Explore the Routes | Review turn-by-turn directions or download navigation files if you are using a GPS device.View Routes