The 28th Annual Collin Classic Bike Rally is the premier cycling event in North Texas designed for the professional to the weekend rider. Join us for one of the most beautiful rides you’ll have as we begin at Oak Point Park to an exclusive ride over the Lake Lavon Dam- normally closed to the public. This bike rally has options for riders of all experience levels and provides a welcoming atmosphere for first time as well as seasoned cyclists.
NEW THIS YEAR
For 2019, our riders will see improved routes. This year will also bring major upgrades to the Riders Village where they can comfortably enjoy live entertainment, free food, and free beer. Come join us on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
The Collin Classic team is excited to launch our fundraising opportunity in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County you can help raise funds for youth in Collin County by:
- Create or Join a Team
- Teams of 10+ has access to VIP Tent
- Largest 3 teams get on-stage recognition, social and BGCCC newsletter recognition, and team banner.
- Supporting Collin Classic Crowdrise Page - COMING SOON!
VIP Package $100:
- Includes: VIP parking and access to exclusive VIP Tent.
Did you know that when you purchase a jersey, you’re helping a child?
That’s right! A portion of the proceeds from jersey sales goes to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County. When you order one of our sleek, redesigned jerseys, in either club or race fit, it will be shipped directly to your home. Make sure you get yours in time for the ride! Order by February 5, 2019 for delivery Mid-March or by April 5, 2019 for delivery Mid-May. Order yours today at https://squareup.com/store/collin-classic/
The best part of the ride is the cause it funds, as 100% of the proceeds benefit BGCCC. With growth of over 20% this past year, this event helps the BGCCC to support more children with programs that help make life changing decisions. BGCCC has over 3,000 children in our after school and summer programs and with outreach programs, we impact the lives of over 9,300 annually. Our clubs concentrate on three core areas of academic and career programs, development of character and leadership skills and health and life skills.
About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County:
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) has been meeting the needs of children in Collin County since 1968. The BGCCC's mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The organization currently serves over 9,300 children through its after-school, summer and outreach programs. BGCCC currently provides transportation from 69 Collin County schools and 6 community locations to its branches in McKinney, Frisco and Plano as well as an extension site at Shepton High School in West Plano.
Event details and schedule
The 2018 Collin Classic offers open-road routes from 17, 30, 41, 50, and 65 miles in length. Throughout each route, riders enjoyed fully-stocked rest stops and a variety of cyclist support services including law enforcement, professional medical services, SAG vehicles, roving bike mechanics, and ride guides. Routes to be published in late winter!
Your Registration Fee gives you so much more than just a bike ride:
- Race Entry and Race Bib
- 2019 Collin Classic Bike Rally T-Shirt (1st 1,500 riders are guaranteed)
- Snacks and Drinks at multiple rest stops
- Complimentary parking is available for all riders, but you can also upgrade to VIP Parking and VIP Tent at Riders Village for just $100.
- A post-ride concert, playing fantastic music you can sit back and relax after the ride.
- Complimentary food and beer for all riders. Water and other select beverages will also be on hand.
- 100% of the proceeds from the Collin Classic go to help Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County
- All routes start and finish at Oak Point Park, Spring Creek Road near Jupiter Road in Plano. Routes travel across the Lake Lavon Dam and up to Farmersville before returning to the amphitheater.
- We are proud to have medical staff at Rider’s Village and every Rest Stop and HAM operators on the course connected to a Mobile Incident Command Post ensuring we can provide our riders with a safe ride and fast assistance when needed.
- SAG vehicles will be patrolling the routes. If you need a SAG ride to the next break point or to the finish, get off your bike and get off the roadway, call the number on the map to request the SAG and give them your location. Take off your helmet and hold it up in the air when the vehicle approaches.
- Bike mechanics will be patrolling the routes. If you have a breakdown, call the number on the map and indicate your location. This service is provided by our local bike shops. Please show your appreciation for their services.
- Ride Guides will be riding their bicycles in support of the cyclists. They can help you fix a flat tire, make minor adjustments to your bike, and help you get SAG and mechanical help. Please follow their instructions for riding safely and courteously.
- Key intersections and corners will have Plano or Wylie Police, County Sheriffs or Corner Marshals stationed to help you across busy intersections and to stay on course. Please watch for their directional signals and listen for their command.
- Packet pick-up and parking information available soon.
“ACTIVE offers registration protection through Booking Protect in case of injury, illness, etc. If you purchased Booking Protect and need to file a claim, login to https://bookingprotect.com/refund/ with the email and password you used to register for the event. If you accidentally purchased Booking Protect within the past 14 days and would like to cancel your coverage, visit https://bookingprotect.com/contact-us/ to do so.”