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Steamboat Trace Trail Gran Fondo

Steamboat Trace Trail Gran Fondo

October 14 2017
Nebraska City, Nebraska, USA
 
 
 

EVENT – The Gran Fondo and Steamboat Trace Celebration is NE150 Sesquicentennial Signature event! The Gran Fondo is a 100 KM ride that will begin and end at a Nebraska treasure, the Lied Lodge & Conference Center in Nebraska City. There will be one timed section (optional) at Brownville with prizes for the fastest times. Riders can make this a ride that matches their skill and experience while at the same time enjoying celebrations that will be happening in Nebraska City, Peru, and Brownville.
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ROUTE – The route will be an out-and-back beginning and ending at the Lied Lodge & Conference Center in Nebraska City. Riders will travel to the trailhead at the north end of the Steamboat Trace and will take the Steamboat Trace to Peru and into town. Riders will then travel on the Steamboat Trace to Brownville, along the spur trail through Brownville and then travel back to the Lied along the Steamboat Trace and through Nebraska City. Riders completing the entire route will receive a special medal commemorating the Sesquicentennial Gran Fondo 100KM.

SURFACE – The surface is primarily crushed limestone with paving in the towns. There is some hard gravel on the return route. Thin tire road bikes are not recommended.

COST - The cost for the Gran Fondo will be $50.00 ($80.00 if attending the banquet on the 13th). Registration includes T-shirt, Festival packet, and one complimentary pass for the buses.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION – Each town along the route will be hosting a celebration offering unique activities and food. For those who will not be riding bicycles (or only want to do a short ride), there will be three tour buses running between the various venues all day long - participants will be able to get on and off at their leisure. A $10 pass will allow the person to use the buses the entire day (routes and schedules will be provided). The buses will not accommodate bicycles.

QUESTIONS – Contact Jim Thurman at thurmansbikesports@windstream.net
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COME ENJOY A BEAUTIFUL RIDE AND WONDERFUL CELEBRATION IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA!

Steamboat Trace Trail Gran Fondo

 
Routes: 62 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Time Zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
 
Costs

The cost for the Gran Fondo will be $50.00 ($80.00 if attending the banquet on the 13th). 

What's Included?

Registration includes T-shirt, Festival packet, and one complimentary pass for the buses.

Start Address: Lied Lodge & Conference Center, Nebraska City
 
 
 
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