There are Three Ways to Pedal The Plains

3-Day Tour

Day 1 – Kersey to Keenesburg – 50 miles

Friday, September 15
Opening Ceremony: 10:00AM
Rolling Start: 10:30AM to 2:30PM
Course Open: 10:30AM – 6:00PM
50 Miles / 1104′ Elv. Gain
Highlights (subject to change):

  • The Wild Animal Sanctuary
  • Timmerman Cattle Company
  • Platte Valley Ditch
  • NGL Energy
  • Ch2E Recycling Center
  • +more coming soon!

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Day 2 – Keenesburg to Brush – 62 miles

Saturday, September 16
Rolling Start: 7:00AM – 9:00AM
Course Open: 7:00AM – 5:00PM
62 Miles / 418′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Prospect Valley and Fort Morgan

Highlights (subject to change):

  • Auer Bird Valley- Hunting Area
  • Cooksey Farms
  • Roggen Telephone company office
  • Old Prospect school
  • Top Gun Hydro seeding-seed supplier
  • Roggen Farm Association Elevator
  • Brushco Farms

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Day 3 – Brush to Kersey – 65 miles

Sunday, September 17
Rolling Start: 7:00AM – 9:00AM
Course Open: 7:00AM – 3:00PM
Closing Ceremony: 3:00PM (tentative)
65 Miles / 767′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Log Lane Village, Weldona and Orchard

Highlights (subject to change):

  • Texas Montana Cattle Ranch
  • 70 Ranch
  • Subsurface Irrigation Efficiency Project
  • Western Sugar
  • Chapin Dairy Farm
  • Jackson Reservoir
  • Guttersen’s Ranch

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1-Day Century-PLUS Ride – Keenesburg to Brush!

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This one day experience is an extension of day 2, giving you a taste of Pedal The Plains and will leave you wishing you had signed up for the 3-Day Tour! The sun-drenched route will meander through delightful views over rolling countryside.

Saturday, September 16
Rolling Start – 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Course Open – 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
114.5 Miles / 1709′ Elv. Gain
Pass Through Towns – Fort Morgan, Stoneham and Snyder
Highlights
• Auer Bird Valley- Hunting Area
• Cooksey Farms
• Roggen Telephone company office
• Old Prospect school
• Lord Reservoir
• Top Gun Hydro seeding-seed supplier
• Roggen Farm Association Elevator
• Plus more!

Family Fun Ride – Brush!, CO

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For those who prefer a cowboy costume over spandex, a cruiser bike over a road bike, or hot cider over Skratch Mix, the 5th annual Family Fun Ride is for you! The 5-6 mile bicycle ride is fit for all ages and takes participants on a scenic, leisurely journey showcasing the city of Brush. The ride usually kicks-off from the center of the town. The aid station falls in the middle of the ride typically at a nearby farm where the Best Costume Contest and Best Decorated Bike Contest take place.

Saturday, September 16
Ride Start – 11:00 a.m.
Ride End – 2:00 p.m.
6 Miles / 40′ Elv. Gain
Highlights
• Beaver Valley Elementary School
• Golf Course and Petteys Park
• Library
• Historic churches
• Downtown
• Bobbing for Apples
• Face Painting
• Hot Apple Cider
• Egg Toss
• Rocket Launch(tentative)
• Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest