- Great Educational Stops like the Amache Japanese American Internment Camp; Syracuse Dairy; Santa Fe Trail Association; and the Art of a Cowboy Poet
- Crossing into Kansas and visiting Cousin Eddie’s (yes, from National Lampoon’s Vacation!)
- Friday Night Lights
- Locally sourced food on and off the route
The Denver Post Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tour is produced in partnership with the Governor’s Office and the State of Colorado. This one-of-a-kind annual cycling event began in 2012 and celebrates the agricultural roots and frontier heritage of Colorado’s eastern plains. Pedal The Plains seeks to engage riders of all abilities, from seasoned cyclists to first-time riders in an educational and recreational experience.