WTCA Caprock Escarpment Tour
Date: May 9, 2015
Location: Crosbyton, TX
Details: The Caprock Escarpment will be held on Saturday, May 9th, at 09:00am starting from the Silver Falls Rest Area just east of Crosbyton. Silver Falls Rest Area is on highway 82 going east from loop 289. Just take the Idalou exit and follow Hwy 82 through Idalou, Ralls, Lorenzo, and Crosbyton to arrive at the rest area. The drive takes about 45 minutes from central Lubbock. The bicycle route continues east on hwy 82 until you arrive in Dickens. At Dickens, we will have a rest stop and then have you turn south to Spur. We'll refuel you in Spur and then send you northwesterly back to Hwy 82. We'll have a rest area at the top of the hill before you turn onto hwy 82. At hwy 82, you will turn left, west, and head back to Silver Falls. The total mileage is 58 and the cost for the ride is $5 per person. Tour promoter is Pat Gerdemann.
Third Thursday Time Trial Series Race 3
Date: May 21, 2015
Location: Lubbock, TX
Details: Chaparral Cycling Club, as a part of the West Texas Cycling Association, will be hosting the 2015 Third Thursday Time Trial series. We will be looking for a few volunteers to help at each event as the series can not happen without you. No experience necessary. Meet at the intersection of CR7300 & CR3600 (Horseshoe Bend) at 6:00pm. Race starts at 6:30pm. The course is an 11 mile counterclockwise circuit heading east on CR7300, then north on CR3860, then west on CR6950 and finally south on CR3700 back to the start.
Fort Davis Memorial Day Weekend Ride
Date: May 22, 2015 - May 25, 2015
Location: Fort Davis, TX
Details: It's a beautiful place to bike! Camp at Davis Mountains State Park. Group Ride on Saturday May 23, a 72 mile loop with plenty of climbing and scenic views. Ride or hike at your leisure on Sunday May 24. Balmorhea State Park, Alpine, and Marfa are all within biking distance—swim at Balmorhea, dine in Alpine, or tour the art scene in Marfa! There is so much to do! Or just stay in Fort Davis and tour the historical points of interest.