Texas 250 2020

October 1-4

Join us for a three-day road ride across the Texas Hill Country, supporting the work of Living Water International. The course difficulty level is advanced. Riders need to have completed at least one 100-mile ride or have ridden the 2-day MS150 in the past. Be prepared for serious hill climbing. The event is limited to 22 riders. Last year, our secondTexas 250 was completed by 13 riders who raised over $30,000 for clean water projects! 

Watch this video recap from our 2018 ride.

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The Ride

Between 80 and 85 miles each day

Cycling with all take place on paved roads in a variety of condition

Roads will include rural highways and backroads, as well as riding through hill country towns 

Some roads will have a shoulder to ride on, others not


Sag Support

We will have a van behind the last rider and another ahead of the group 

There will also be a truck and motorcycle to provide support

The back vehicle will have flags and a notice to watch for riders ahead

The front vehicle will provide 3 rest stops per day: a morning rest stop, lunch, and late rest stop

We will have a bicycle stand and tool kit for you to work on your bike; There are bicycle shops in Kerrville and New Braunfels for more serious repairs

Kerrville – Hill Country Bicycle Works open until 6pm

New Braunfels – The Chain Link open until 6pm


Route

Thursday: Drive to Comfort; dinner at Camp Capers

Friday: Ride Leakey to Comfort (81 miles)

Saturday: Ride Comfort to Gruene (84 miles)

Sunday: Ride Gruene to Flatonia (81miles) then drive back to Houston

We will use RideWithGPS as our map and cue sheet; printed routes will also be available

We will set up a group text so that we can communicate with each other during the rides


Accommodation

Accommodation will be at Camp Capers and Gruene United Methodist Church

Accomodation will include air conditioning and showers

You will need to bring an air mattress, sheets, pillow and a bath towel


Food

All meals will be provided from dinner on Thursday through lunch on Sunday


Bicycle Transportation

Bicycles will be transported to and from the Hill Country in a U-Haul trailer

Bring a blanket to place over your bike to avoid scratching

Remove pedals from your bike for transportation


Cost

$200 will secure your spot on the ride

Registration includes transportation, sag support, accommodation, and food

You are responsible for your own bike and gear


Cause

We’ll be raising money for clean water! 

Every rider must raise at least $1,250 – this amount will provide water for one person for year for each mile you ride

Those who raise $2,500 will receive a Legacy Texas 250 jacket

You will have your own fundraising page for online donations and can also accept checks 

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Group Training Rides

Ride director will plan 4 Saturday morning training rides – July 13, August 10, August 24, September 7

You are welcome to invite other riders to join you on other rides through the summer

 

 Email Jeremiah at jcollins@water.cc for any questions about riding the Texas 250!

 

 

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PAYMENT METHOD

Please note that this payment is not tax deductible.

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