We look forward to seeing you on ride day! Our all-volunteer crew and sponsors are focused on providing a well-supported, fun and safe event. Below are important details for ride day. The ride will occur rain or shine. We have a no refund policy. However, if you have registered and will no longer be able to attend the event, you may transfer your registration to another rider. In the case of a severe weather threat, the ride will be cancelled and rescheduled at a later date.
Ride Day contacts:
Otto Arnoscht at 334-399-9115 for SAG/Mechanical Support or Ride Director Robert Traphan at 334-271-5465
or Ride Director Bonnie Traphan at 334-796-4243
Take EXIT 2 off the Interstate (Forest Avenue or Mulberry Street). Turn off I-85 away from Jackson Hospital onto Forest Avenue or Mulberry Street. Turn Right onto Fifth Street. You can take Pineleaf and park at the Start/Finish or Fifth Street will dead end into the parking lot in front of the Pre- & Post Ride Meal, Showers, and Massages. We have a designated bike route (marked in red) to and from the Acadome and Hornet Stadium that is only a block.
BREAKFAST - 5:00 AM - 9:30 AM
ASU Acadome Banquet Room
Packet Pick-up and Registration
ASU Acadome Concourse - 5:30 am - 9:30 am
ALL RIDERS MUST HAVE BIB NUMBERS VISIBLE ON BICYCLE OR CLOTHING FOR SAFETY PURPOSES. You will also need to wear your color coded wristband (with SAG, emergency numbers, and rest stop mileages), and safety tracking helmet sticker sponsored by Lewis, Feldman, and Lehane, LLC, AARP, and Montgomery Capital Cool.
Pre-Registered Riders who picked up packets on Thursday or Friday can go straight to breakfast or start line.
Pre-Registered Riders without Packets
Look for the sign where your last name would be to sign-in and pick-up your packet.
Changing Routes and Riders: If you decide to do a longer or shorter route than the one you registered for, just let us know when you check-in or at the next rest stop during your ride. We will provide you with the correct map & a different color wrist band to match the new color of your new course markings.
On-Site registration will be available from 5:30 to 9:30 AM. Register at one of our laptops or complete the registration the registration form near the on-site registration table. Then take your confirmation or form to the table for on-site registration. The worker will accept your payment (cash, check, or debit/credit card) and you will be given your rider packet.
Route maps, wristbands, and cue sheets are color coded for the six courses. Roads along the route will have colored arrows on them. PINK markings are for all riders. If you see PINK you are going the right way! Blue is the 7 & 13 mile courses; yellow is the 31 mile course; green is the 66 mile course; white is the 106 mile course; and red is the 129 mile course.
Sharing the Road
Arrival (6:30 AM to 8:45 AM)
Come enjoy our Themed Rest Stops!
Check-out/Finish Line Rest Area (10:30 to 6:30 PM):
ASU has kindly offered to let Glassner Challenge riders use their showers after the ride. So, showers are available ON-SITE THIS YEAR!