Ride Rules

Safety of all riders is the highest concern for the organizers of the Bergsteiger Century ride. We want all riders to enjoy the Bergsteiger Century experience at each of their own riding abilities and comfort levels. Please be respectful to each other on the roads and make this ride positive and enjoyable for all. To this end, participants are asked to obey the following rules:

FOLLOW THE RULES OF THE ROAD

The course routes for the Bergsteiger Century are on public roads which remain open to motorists during the event. All riders are expected to follow the rules of the road. This includes recognizing that motorists have the right of way. Riders must stay on the right shoulder of the road and as much as possible and ride single file especially when motorists are present. Crossing the center line of the road is strictly prohibited and you could be cited by law enforcement.

HELMETS REQUIRED

All participants must wear a ANSI approved bike helmet at all times while on the course route. Riders will not be allowed on course without a helmet. Violation of this rule will result in future ineligibility to participate.

WATCH YOUR SPEED

Riders are free to ride at whatever pace they desire but are urged to exercise caution during the downhill descents. , a lot of accidents can occur with excessive speed on descents. Ride within your abilities and slow down on the descents.

TRAFFIC SIGNALS AND INTERSECTIONS

Because course routes use streets which are open to typical traffic, all traffic rules apply. This includes stopping completely at all stop signs and signals. The majority of the route will be on rural roads with minimal traffic, however there are sections on county highways where extra caution should be used.

Saturday June 12, 2021


Doors open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. for registration, and the Mid-West Frame Builders Gathering.

Food trucks, and a beer trailer will be ready to serve up some awesomeness.
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View the Boyd Cycling builder wheel offer

 

Sunday June 13, 2021

Ride start 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Dinner at noon-6 pm. 

 

Sponsors:

morries-automotive-group

beer by bike brigade

Maple Grove Venues

Boyd Cycling

blue steel bike

bikes limited

evolution trail services

River Trail Cycles

coulee bicycle co

mid america banklease

blue dog cycles

Smiths Bike Shop

Coulee RV

SB State Bank Financial

rock & ride

napa west salem

Festival Foods

feed back sports

turtle stack brewery

Pearl Street Brewery

River Town Dental