Route Support

Pedal The Plains is a fully supported Tour.

Rider credentials, wristband/rider bib, bike tag and luggage tag (if applicable) are your pass to the services provided by Pedal The Plains.

On-route benefits include:

Medical Support

Pedal The Plains has gone to great lengths to assure your safety on this Tour. Stadium Medical will provide two ambulances for emergency medical support on the route each day. Radio-equipped staff members will patrol the route. A volunteer staff of riding medics will also be present. In the event of an emergency, you can identify these individuals by their helmets, fanny packs and arm bands. Riding Medics are MD’s, RN’s or EMT’s and carry most medical supplies provided by St. Anthony Hospital to assist injured riders. St. Anthony Hospital will provide a medical station in each overnight town to assist with ride-related medical problems. Automatic external defibrillators for use both on the Tour route and in host communities are supplied by Zoll.

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be located on the Tour route approximately every 15 to 20 miles. Fruit, water, Skratch Labs endurance drink, light snacks, first aid supplies, toilets and hand sanitizers are provided at aid stations at no charge. Route vendors and local nonprofits have been invited to provide more hearty snacks/meals of substance at a charge. Please carry cash.

On-route Lunch Stops

As a part of your registration, lunch will be provide each day of the Tour at designated locations on the route. Lunches will feature Colorado products and will be prepared and served by local Colorado FFA Foundation chapters.

Bike Techs

Wrench-hands located at aid stations will be available to assist you if you have mechanical difficulties on the route. Each rider must carry and know how to use equipment to patch and change tires. Technicians will also assist with bike assembly in Kersey.

“SAG” (Support & Gear) vehicles

If you are unable to ride, SAG vehicles will be available to transport you and your bicycle. Please do not misuse this important support service as they are there to help riders in need.

Additional Support

  • Route safety marshals
  • Colorado State Patrol support
  • Route marking and signage

Support services will be available during the following times:

*times subject to change

3-Day Tour

September 15: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
September 16: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
September 17: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Century-PLUS Ride
September 16: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Family Fun Ride

September 16: 11:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.