Due to the heavy rain forecast Ride for Rox is now rescheduled to Saturday, May 20th. The ride will coincide with the Bike Safety Festival at Parc Sans Souci.

Bike Safety Festival

NEW & FREE!!! 4 mile family ride escorted by Lafayette Sheriff Office.

Long ride includes options of: 30, 40, 53, 62 and 78 miles


ride benefits:  
Jdrf (diabetes foundation)
and trail (transportation recreation alternatives in louisiana)

 

Thank you to our supporters....

Terry Romero Wofford Ins Agcy

Terry Romero Wofford Ins Agcy


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Tuesday 5/16:

Registration and Early Packet Pickup at Acadiana Bicycle Company: (4617 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503). 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  Get your SWAG, get your maps, shop for merchandise.

Friday 5/19:

Registration and Early Packet Pickup at Olde Tyme Grocery: (218 W St Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506).10:30 am - 6:00 pm  Get your SWAG, get your maps, shop for merchandise, eat a poor boy.  

Saturday 5/20:

6:30a until: Packet pickup, Onsite Registration & Bike Mechanics from Acadiana Bicycle Company

 8:00 am: Start time for all rides over 30 miles (you are welcome to start earlier on your own)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Bicycle Safety Fest

10:30 am: Family Ride start time. The ride will be escorted so please be on time.

Post Ride Feeding & Rehydration:  10:30 am - 12:00 plenty of jambalya from Cafe 20.3, Coca-Cola products, Powerade and adult beverages from Schilling Distributing.

NOTE:  Registration SWAG will include an official Friend of Festival pin from Festival International. These pins are one of the ways which helps Festival International to raise money and keep the festival free. Ride for Rox t-shirt and other merchandise from TRAIL is available for purchase.

ROUTE DETAILS

Free turn by turn direction through TRAIL's RideWithGPS.com club account.  Click here to join the club, you will need to create a free account "STARTER" with RideWithGPS.com.

GENERAL RULES:

  • Helmets are required.
  • Communicate you intentions to "STOP" or "TURNING" to your fellow riders
  • Call out road hazards to warn your fellow riders
  • Follow traffic laws, almost all the routes are on open roads.
  • Save the SAG team phone numbers in case of an emergency.  Scott 337-781-9416 or Matt 

Ride for Rox Family Ride 4 miles, with a SAG/Water Station at mile 1.5 and 2.5.  Starts at 10:30 am beginning and ending at Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette. The ride will be on open roads, roads with bike lanes and dedicated multi-purpose bike paths. Bike trailers, bike seats and kids bikes are welcome.  If you have a child riding their own bike be sure they can average at least 8 mph for 4 miles.  

If you want to ride the 4 mile loop multiple times please do so.  The Sheriff escort will only roll for a single loop.  

TRAIL has bikes and trailers for rent on our website. 

Ride for Rox Distance Rides:  The roads are painted with orange arrows with an "R" on the tail.  We will have rolling SAGs plus a stationary SAG 2 for the 30 mile ride, 3 for the 40 mile route, 5 for the 53 and 60 mile rides and 6 for the 78 mile ride.  

 

Family Ride Route Map (above)

Family Ride Route Map (above)

All Long Routes (above)

All Long Routes (above)

RidewithGPS.com (click map to be taken to routes)

RidewithGPS.com (click map to be taken to routes)