2018 Routes

This is an urban ride, that means there are roads that may have heavy traffic and big intersections. Our number one concern is rider safety. Each course is mapped out with the safest possible route between each rest stop. All riders must follow standard traffic laws and regulations. All riders must wear a helmet. No helmet = no riding.

Each rider will receive a color wrist band that reflects the course he/she registered for. All riders must wear their wrist band to receive FREE BBQ and experience the post-ride festivities. Each route is marked by cones and biodegradable route arrows. Cones will be placed on the route before every decision point and after every decision point (example – if you are approaching a turn you will see a cone right before the turn and then right after the turn). You will also be given cue cards at packet pickup.


View Routes

View the 62 Mile Full Slab Route (Red Route)

View the 35 Mile Long Stack Route (Yellow Route)

View the 12 Mile Short Stack Route (Green Route)

Pre Rider Checklist


Extra Bike Tubes

Bike Patch Kit

Bike Pump

Route Cue Cards - Given to you at packet picku

Cell Phone - REQUIRED

Water Bottle

Special Nutritional Requirements

Rider items can be purchased at SCHEELS, our Packet Pickup Sponsor:

If you have an emergency, please call 573-340-8629
The Tour de BBQ rider hotline

Short Stack Stops

Long Stack Stops

Full Slab Stops

Current Weather

Kansas City
76° F
humidity: 78%
wind: 6.93 mph S
dew point: 69.16°
visibility: 10 miles

SAG Support McCarthy Auto Group

Bike Maintenance

Local bike shops will be at selected Rest Stops to provide minor bike maintenance. Please come prepared and bring along tools, and extra tubes, and tube patch kits just to make sure you can help yourself in case of a flat on any ride. Big thank you to Family Bicycles, Trek Kansas City, Bike Stop, and Bicycle Shack for providing bike maintenance