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Pedaling the Prairie

February 26 2022
Hempstead, Texas, USA

Pedaling the Prairie is a non-competitive bike ride held annually around the rice fields and prairie between Bellville and Katy, Texas.  This is a BPMS150 Recommended Ride.

Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. and the ride begins at 9:00 a.m.  Enjoy coffee from Community Coffee and a continental breakfast before the ride curtesy of Kroger.  Then, ride in comfort knowing that there will be breakpoints every 10 – 15 miles.  Refreshments will be provided at all breakpoints to keep you hydrated and energized.  Your safety and well-being is our major concern, as we will have well planned routes, police escorts through major intersections, and mechanical and medical support at the rest stops.  SAG vehicles and Ride Marshall support also will be included.

The ride travels along several courses ranging from a 24-mile beginner ride to a 71-mile endurance ride. The various routes take you around the Monaville, Pattison, and Bellville areas. You can expect to experience the prairie, rolling meadows, rural flatlands, and some hills close to Bellville.

When you get back to the Fairgrounds after your ride, you can enjoy a pulled pork sandwich before heading home.

Routes: 24, 45, 55, 71 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: B - Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
What's Included?

Free Race Day shirt for the first 500 race registrants

Breakpoints with refreshments, as well as mechanical and medical support, located every 10-15 miles.

Police Escorts at major intersections, SAG vehicles and Ride Marshal support

Pre race breakfast and post race lunch/after party.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: Waller County Fairgrounds, 22000 Fairground Road, Hempstead, Texas 77445
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Feb 26 2022 - EVENT: Pedaling the Prairie