In-Person Ride Details

For the 2022 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. 

No day-of registration will be available.

Ride Start/Finish

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 mailed to you in your rider packet). 

Start Times
60-Mile Ride: 7:00AM CST
20-Mile Ride: 10:00AM CST

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Parking Information

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.

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What to Expect

  • Your own bicycle, tuned up and in safe, working order
  • Helmet
  • Rider number, pinned to your jersey or shirt
  • Wristband
  • Water bottle(s)
  • Spare tube(s)
  • Sunscreen/Sunglasses
  • 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.

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 EMS personnel available. There will be one rest stop for the 20-mile ride and three stops for the 60-mile ride. All riders must have on their rider number and wristband for entry into the rest stops.

60-mile ride
Rest Stop at Mile 14 — Cut-off is 8:30am
Rest Stop at Mile 34 — Cut-off is 10:45am
Rest Stop at Mile 51 — Cut-off is 12:30pm

20-mile ride
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.

All riders and Bo Bikes Bama staff and volunteers are subject to abide by Auburn University’s COVID-19 protocols which can be found here as well as any current state and federal guidelines in place at the time of the ride.

For those attending the Friday reception, all attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken with 72 hours of the event.

Other Important Information

  • Safety | Please review all pertinent safety information in advance of the ride.

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2022 registration is open

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