The ride is here – we made it! Now it’s time to make sure you’re ready…
Here’s the important info you need in order to have a great weekend:
TEAM FUNDRAISING UPDATE:
We’ve raised $79,613 and are currently the number 3 fundraising team! Great work, let’s keep it up!!
PLEASE KEEP FUNDRAISING BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT!!!
FAQ: What if I don’t meet the $300 minimum before the ride?
The required $300 minimum fundraising must be raised prior to picking up your Rider Packet. If you anticipate not being able to meet the minimum fundraising requirement of $300 for the Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River 2016, please contact the Fundraising Support Center at once by email at FundraisingSupport@nmss.org or by phone at 855-372-1331 to discuss your options.
JERSEY & BIB PICK-UPS:
Thursday 9/29 at San Antonio Flying Saucer
6:30pm – 8:30pm
11255 Huebner Rd #212, San Antonio, TX 78230
Pick up your TLH jersey and your BIBS (if you ordered them)
Pick up your MS Society packet
Grab goodies from some of our sponsors including , Justin’s & Nuun Allegro
Enjoy some free apps (provided by our sponsor and have a Left Hand pint Flying Saucer)
Pick up a 2016 Team Left Hand shirt – $20 CASH (proceeds go to the NMSS)
Bond with your teammates
Ask last minute questions about the weekend
Friday 9/30 at the Bike MS Expo at the Omni Hotel in the
4:00pm – 8:00pm
Go see Ilene Kramer at the Expo, or call her at 210-325-0036 to make other arrangements to pick up before 3pm on Friday.
Any unclaimed jerseys can be picked up with Sara at the Team Tent on Saturday
MS PACKET PICK UP:
Thursday 9/29 at San Antonio Flying Saucer from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Friday 9/20 at the Omni Hotel in the Colonnade from 4:00pm – 8:00pm
NOTE – THERE IS NO PACKET PICK UP SATURDAY MORNING – Please DO NOT expect to ride if you do not pick up your packet.
WHAT TO BRING:
Make sure you bring everything you need to have a safe, comfortable ride… don’t forget your:
Amazing 2016 TLH jersey
Helmet (you aren’t allowed to ride without one!)
ID (for drinking beer at the finish line)
Spare tires/fix a flat kit
CASH to tip our volunteer masseuses handsomely & to buy your 2016 TLH shirt in our tent
Check out the Route options for Day 1 & Day 2 – maps & turn by turn directions are available . HERE
Ride starts at 8:00am – Team Lineup at 7:30am
Look for the sea of TLH jerseys
We are in the top ten so we’ll be close to the front!
Breakfast served 6:00am – 7:30am
GIVE YOURSELF EXTRA TIME TO GET IN, GET PARKED AND GET READY!
The starting line is a busy place, so we suggest you arrive no later than 7:00am
Steve & Ilene will be on site at 6:30am
SATURDAY TEAM VILLAGE:
Our amazing volunteers & sponsors have worked hard to make our Team Tent
amazing right from the start! After you finish riding, plan to hang out and enjoy…
KEG FOOTH BATHS!
COLD LEFT HAND BEER!
PRIVATE TEAM MASSEUSES!
GOOD TIMES AND LAUGHS WITH OUR TEAM!
DELICIOUS BBQ for all TLH riders & volunteers thanks to Mike & his crew from Highlander Bar & Grill
Snacks galore from our other amazing sponsors
All riders receive 3 pints (except TLH… we don’t count for you *shhhhh*)
We’ll have 6 brews from Left Hand, plus our collaboration Busted Sandal On Your Left Hefe (available for our riders only)
We’ve got a team of amazing volunteer masseuses from ready to help you recover after the ride! Elements Massage
Reserve a spot now by clicking
and making a donation HERE
$20 for 20 minutes + tip
All proceeds go to YOU, our team riders!
Please remember that our massage therapist’s are donating their time & skills and TIP GENEROUSLY!
Plan to be at our team tent at 4:00pm (with a beer in hand) for our official team photo
Click for a site map of Team Tent Village HERE
We’re tent number 29
Run continuously from the fairgrounds to event hotels from 1:00pm – 7:00pm
Run continuously from event hotels to the fairgrounds from 5:30am – 7:30am
Course opens at 7:30am, so gather your friends and ride when you’re ready!
We’d love to see your photos from the weekend! Make sure to tag Left Hand Brewing & Team Left Hand on Facebook & Twitter and use hashtags and #crushMS #TeamLeftHand.
And here they are..
keep these 2016 TEAM AWARDS in mind throughout the weekend…
Best Looking in Spandex
Foot Bath Hog
Gut It Out
Most Inspirational Rider
Wake Up Dead on Sunday
**NEW** BEST SELFIE!!
We’re really excited about this one… use the hashtags AND #crushMS and post your best selfies to social media! We’ll choose the winner at out year end party! #TeamLeftHand
WEEKEND WEATHER UPDATES:
Mostly clear with a high in the low to mid 80s & a low just under 60
No chance of rain – WOOHOO!
Northeasterly winds around 4mph
Mostly clear with a high in the mid 80s
No chance of rain – DOUBLE WOOHOO!
Southerly winds around 4mph
Thanks so much for offering your time! We couldn’t do it without you!
Click HERE a parking pass and instructions
Call Sara Barfoot at 720-849-9478 with any questions or issues
Left Hand Brewing Co. is a PROUD National Sponsor for Bike MS