LIONS Club of Sikeston


Charity Bicycle Ride


SAG drivers will pick you up and return you to the start/finish area.

Will there be a post-ride meal offered?

What if I have a flat or breakdown?

Frequently Asked Questions

YES!  Lions will be cooking burgers and hot dogs with "all the 'fixin's" PLUS pasta right near the start/finish area.  Stick around until 2 PM, and you can partake of the crawfish boil sponsored by the Sikeston Jaycees. Show your rider number and get $5 off your entry fee!  Below is a map of the south end of the sports complex showing where everything will be located.

The Holiday Inn Express on U.S. 60 at U.S. 61/South Main St. is the official motel of Sprockets in Spring.  Call the motel direct @ 573.481.9500 and mention the Sprockets in Spring bike ride for a special rate!  Call early as they will fill up.

Will there be water and rest stops on the routes?

YES!  The YMCA of Southeast Missouri, 510 Taylor St., has graciously offered the use of its showers until they close at 4 PM.  You'll need to bring you own towel.  Below is a map showing where the "Y" is located.

What if I can't finish the course?

Start/finish is now located in the Sikeston sports & recreation complex west of the airport.  Plug 501 Campanella Drive into your GPS!  There will be ample parking when you arrive, and lots to do when you return.  If arriving on Interstate 55, take exit 67, turn left at the bottom of the ramp, and drive west on Malone Avenue for approximately 2 miles.  Turn right at Selma St. intersection and follow the signs.  Here's a map!

The online registration and credit card processing service adds a fee of 6% plus $1.75 to the total of each online registration.

LOTS!  The Sikeston Chamber of Commerce "Crawfish Crawl" 5K and 10K runs will be held at the sports complex at 10 AM.  At 2 PM, the annual Sikeston Jaycee Crawfish Boil and music festival will begin just north of the sports complex.  Show them your rider number and get a discount!  The Depot Museum downtown has fascinating exhibits about the history of the area. The River House and River Ridge wineries will be open after the ride with locally made wines and locally made music.  Ask for directions!

YES.  The YMCA of Southeast Missouri has graciously volunteered the use of their shower facilities for SiS participants.  You will need to bring your own towel.  Here's a map showing where the YMCA is located.  It's less than a mile west of the start/finish area! 

Other questions?  Contact us by e-mail: sikestonlions@gmail.com

Where is the start/finish location?

What are the fees for registering online?

The "SiS" ride

Yes, approximately every 7-12 miles on the shorter routes, every 15-25 miles on the century route.  All stops

will offer water, Gatorade, and snacks, and most will have restroom facilities.

Will post-ride showers be available?

We're thinking of arriving Friday night so we can be fresh to start the ride Saturday morning.  What motel accommodations are available?

What is there to do in Sikeston after we are finished cycling?

There will be mechanics from local bike shops on the course to fix problems you can't handle yourself.