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Cottonwood 200 Bike Tour

May 23 - May 25 2020
Topeka, Kansas, USA

In 1976, a hearty group of cyclists searched for a way to celebrate the nation's 200th birthday. Looking at their maps, they realized a round trip from Topeka to Cottonwood Falls, Kansas would be 200 miles, and cover some of the best cycling terrain in the state.

Thus began the Cottonwood 200, now in its historic 40th year. Join us for a three day tour and go back in time as you travel the same paths used by Native Americans, settlers, and cattle drives.

The ride covers 200 miles (75 miles day one; 50 miles day two; 75 miles day three) over the Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30, 2016.  Days one and three will include extended route options for those interested in extra miles.  Well stocked sag stops on each day's route, with roving sag support for any rider experiencing difficulty.  Breakfast, Lunch  and Dinner provided on Sunday, May 29.

Tour Summary: 3 days, 75,50,75 miles
Entry Limit: 300
What's Included?

Registration includes sag stops each 10-15 miles with bountiful food and water; overnight air-conditioned accomodations at Council Grove High School, Sunday breakfast, lunch and dinner, transportation of luggage, sweep vehicles providing emergency transportation, mechanic help available each evening.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
SAG Wagon
Roving Mechanical Support
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
Start Address: 2000 SW MacVicar Ave, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas 66621
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May 23 2020 - EVENT: Cottonwood 200 Bike Tour