Ride for Rox is an annual bike ride in celebration of the life of Roxanne Richard. This year, the ride will coincide with the Bicycle Safety Festival taking place at the beginning of June 2019. Routes start and finish in downtown Lafayette. Please note the information below is from 2018. 2019 information will be posted at a later date.
Mileage Options: 70.4 miles, 64 miles, 59.7 miles, 52 miles, 39 miles, & 31 miles.
Need a Bike?
- TRAIL has bikes and trailers for rent on our website. Check them out here.
- Electric bike rentals are available form Bike Bud in Lafayette as well.
2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Packet Pickup and Registration:
Friday, April 27, 2018
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Olde Tyme Grocery
218 W St. Mary Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70506
Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration: 6:30 AM
Start/Finish Location: 308 E. Polk Street
(Across from Chase Tower - between Pamplona Tapas Bar and the Gordon Building)
8:00 AM for routes over 50 miles (70.4, 64, 59.7, and 52 miles)
8:45 AM for 39 & 31 mile routes.
*If you want to start earlier, especially if you are doing the longer routes please feel free to do so! If you are riding the 39 or 31 mile route and want to start at 8:00 AM, please do so!
Post Ride Food & Hydration: Plenty of Jambalaya 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 for Festival International to raise money and keep the festival free. Ride for Rox t-shirts and other merchandise from TRAIL is available for purchase.
Check out our awesome Ride for Rox Routes, Cues, and Ride Notes here! It has each Route Map and Cue sheet and lots of other great information!
- 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 Destiny 480-415-1477.
Ride for Rox Route Markings and SAG Stops:
The roads are painted with orange arrows with an "R" on the tail. We will have rolling SAGs plus stationary SAGs: 2 stations for the 31 and 39 mile rides and 4 for the 52+ mile routes.