Oklahoma Freewheel 2012 Route Announced

Tonight in Tulsa, this year’s Oklahoma Freewheel route was announced and what an exciting route it looks like it will be. The route will start in the southwest quadrant of the state, and finish in the Northeast quadrant just across the border in Kansas. The ride will take place on June 9th through the 16th. Mileage pretty consistent but there are some long days, plus there are two bonus rides including a century ride and a ride to the top of Mount Scott. [Read More]

Freewheel 2011 Route Announced

View Larger Map The route for the 32nd Oklahoma Freewheel has been announced and will go through the East Central part of the state this year, which will mean some longer legs but probably a few less hills than last year. The itinerary is as follows: Day 0, 6/11 – 40 Miles, Durant to Red River and back Day 1, 6/12 – 66 Miles, Durant to Coalgate Day 2, 6/13 – 60 Miles, Colgate to Wewoka Day 3, 6/14 – 75 miles, Wewoka to Checotah Day 4, 6/15 – 74 miles, Checotah to Bristow Day 5, 6/16 – 85 miles, Bristow to Pawnee Day 6, 6/17 – 52 miles, Pawnee to Tonkawa Day 7, 6/18 – 40 miles, Tonkawa to Caldwell, KS The cost for this year’s ride has not yet been announced, but will be available in mid-February when early registration begins. [Read More]

OU Student Bikes Across Country Building Houses

Here’s a nice story about a college student who spent the summer crossing the country on a bicycle and helped in the building of houses along the way: She hadn’t spent much time on a bicycle, but when Oklahoma Bible Academy graduate Kathryn Vculek heard about Bike and Build, she just had to join the mission. Bike and Build is an organization that recruits team members to pedal across the nation, building affordable housing along the way. [Read More]

Tour of the Wichitas Announced

For those who love hills, the Tour of the Wichitas has been scheduled for May 2nd. From the website: A beautiful ride through Ft. Sill and the Wichita Mountains. You will be leaving the Museum of the Great Plains at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and riding either 2,10, 40, 50 or 60 miles through some of the most beautiful scenery in Oklahoma. We will also have a historic route by the Ft. [Read More]

2009 Freewheel Route Announced

View Larger Map The route for Freewheel crosses the western side of the state this year. The itinerary is as follows: Saturday, June 6th - Duncan Sunday, June 7th – Anadarko Monday, June 8th – Cordell Tuesday, June 9th – Cheyenne Wednesday, June 10th – Thomas Thursday, June 11th – Fairview Friday, June 12th – Alva Saturday, June 13th – Kiowa, KS Registration begins the second week of February and will be $110 for the full week. [Read More]