Bridging the Gap Ride

Sugar Land, TX, USA
23 Sep, 2023 (Sat)

Cycling

35 mi, 64 mi

About the event

Maps, SAG, and Rest Stops

https://motherlandcycling.org/btg_ride_info/

Locations are subject to change, so please check back before the ride.   Great news!!!  We are happy to announce that BTG4 will have a special guest rider, Neilson Powless of Team EF Education-Easy Post!!!

 

Bridging the Gap Ride is an annual cycling event hosted by Motherland Cycling Club (MCC), that aims to bring cyclists of diverse backgrounds and persuasions together for a fun and entertaining ride where participants get to experience different cultures, eat, laugh and dance afterwards--all while also supporting a local charity - Doing Our Part whose vision is to eradicate childhood hunger by school-aged students with adequate knowledge and resources to provide quality meals for their families. Check out their website: https://dopnow.org/ for more details.

After ride entertainment will feature a DJ, food and games.

Bridging the Gap Ride #4 promises to be even more fun and exciting. We have added a complimentary second day of riding that is open to all registered participants for free! Please register early and share the word. 

Event Give Away - All participants will receive a meal and drink ticket as well as a raffle ticket. A few lucky participants will win several nice gifts. Details will be provided subsequently. Some of the prizes that some lucky participants won last year include: a brand new SCOTT Speedster Road bike; a set of Bontrager Aeolus Elite aero wheelset;  and much more!!  Must be present to win.  All participants who register before July 30, 2023, will receive a T-Shirt in their size. Participants may also buy additional raffle tickets to improve their odds.

Check out the Store for a current list of Raffle items including GIANT CONTEND AR 3 Road Bike, HammerHead Bike Computer, Bontrager Carbon Wheels, Shokz Headphones and so much more...

Routes - 64 Miles,  50 miles and 35 miles. Additional route details can be found at https://motherlandcycling.org/btg_ride_info/ 

Recommended Hotel - for those needing hotel accommodations, please consider the Hyatt Place Sugar Land.  Reserve today.  The MCC block is filling up quickly.

We look forward to seeing you. Please spread the word and let's bridge the gap!!

Special thanks to our sponsors: Fort Bend Kia, Texas Air Systems, Udipi Cafe, Distribaire, Ferguson, St. Luke's Health, Trek Sugarland, State Farm - Felicia Olowu, United Rentals, Coors Light, Pickle Juice, Handlebar Cyclery, GU, Infinit, Sherwin-williams, Gear Monkey. If you are interested in being a sponsor or vendor, please contact - [email protected]

Please visit this site for event updates!

Packet Pick Up Info and Locations: 

Tuesday, September 19th - 4:30pm - 6pm

O' Quinn Medical Tower 1919 Old Spanish Trl
Houston, TX 77054   

Wednesday, September 20th - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Handlebar Cyclery 24948 FM 1093
Suite 220
Katy, TX 77494   

Thursday, September 21st - 4pm - 6pm

Gear Monkey 1910 Country Pl Pkwy 158
Pearland, TX 77584  

Friday, September 22nd - 4pm - 7pm

Trek Bicycle Sugar Land 13425 University Blvd 100
Sugar Land, TX 77479 

 

Ride Policy

There is no rain date; we ride rain or shine - In case of severe weather or restriction mandated by local, state or federal government agencies, MCC reserves the right to cancel/alter/modify the ride for safety concerns.

In any case, we do not refund entry fees. Please review the waiver - YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY AND ACCEPT THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT.

Safety Rules and Protocols

Please obey all traffic laws. Helmets are required, no headphones. Please ensure your bike is in good working condition. Additional safety instructions will be provided on event day. Please carry your cell phone in waterproof cover and call 911 in case of emergency. Additionally, you may call SAG Support Command Center @ 281.335.6359 on Ride Day for assistance.

Parking

Brazos River park has plenty of parking spaces available. Please plan to arrive early.

Rest Stops - Are located approximately every 15 miles for each route. Please plan accordingly.

Rest Stop 1 (35, 50, & 63): 3708 Texas Pkwy Missouri City, TX 77489    Rest Stop 2 and 3 (50 & 63): Pearland Bicycles 2819 Cullen Pkwy Ste 112 Pearland, TX 77584    Rest Stop 4 (35, 50, & 63): REPS 410 McKeever Road Arcola, TX 77583

*Bike technicians will be stationed at each rest stop for both routes.

Races offered by this event

64 Mile Route

23 Sep, 2023 (Sat) - 07:00
Cycling
64 mi
Solo
On site
Road

35 Mile Route

23 Sep, 2023 (Sat) - 07:00
Cycling
35 mi
Solo
On site
Road
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