Rally Information

Check-In: April 16th, 2020
Ride Dates: April 17th, 18th, 19th, 2020
Fee: $250/Tandem Team

Location: Kerrville, TX

Join us in beautiful Kerrville, TX, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Kerrville is convenient to both San Antonio (65 miles) and Austin (108 miles). It is also only 22 miles SW of Fredericksburg, a charming town of German heritage and headquarters of the Texas wine region.

Lodging

Y.O. Ranch Hotel and Conference Center

(Host Hotel and Rally Headquarters)

RV Parks and Campgrounds

Your rally registration fee of $250 per tandem team includes three days of riding with SAG provided by House of Tandems, lunch near the end of the ride on Saturday, and a social hour/banquet on Saturday night. For details, see the Time Line of Events which will be updated as the rally date approaches.

Routes all start and end from the Y.O. Ranch Hotel. Businesses on the route that sell liquids, snacks and have toilets will be noted and rest stops will be provided where there are no services available. Here is an overview of the latest route plan:

  • April 17th, 2020 (Friday):
    • 45 mile route (~1507′ total gain, steepest climb of 7.1% for 0.25m)
    • 70 mile route (~2826′ total gain, steepest climb of 7.1% for 0.75m)
  • April 18th, 2020 (Saturday):
    • 37 mile route (~1555′ total gain, steepest climb of 7% max for 0.5m)
    • 53 mile route (~2533′ total gain, steepest climb of 7% max for 0.5m)
    • 73 mile route (~3435′ total gain, steepest climb of 9% max for <0.25m)
  • April 19th, 2020 (Sunday):
    • 38 mile route (~1388′ total gain, steepest climb of 5.6%, average of 2.8%)

As routes are subject to change due to construction or changing road conditions, GPS routes with cue sheets will be downloadable about one week before the rally begins (April 9th).

Jerseys and Kits

This year’s SWTR jersey and gear store is open now until March 1st.

Restaurants

There are many excellent restaurants in Kerrville. We will be updating this section as the rally date approaches.

Points of Interest