Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the Tim Wangsgaard Memorial Ride for Education?
The Tim Wangsgaard Memorial Ride for Education is an annual ride held in Kaysville, UT. It is a scenic comfortable metric century ride through Weber and Davis County. Riders of all levels are encouraged to participate as the route is an exciting mixture of plains and hills throughout Northern Utah. The Ride is fully supported and lunch is provided. The proceeds of all registrations and donations go to the USEA Scholarship Fund which supports Utah students struggling to finance their post High School education.
Where is the Ride for Education held?
The Ride for Education is held at Snow Horse Elementary. 1095 Smith Ln, Kaysville, UT 84037.
Is there parking at the venue?
Yes! There are parking lots on the north and south sides of the school as well as street parking.
When does the Ride for Education Start?
The Ride for Education starts at 7:00 A.M sharp! However, snacks will be provided before the ride starting at 6:30 A.M.
Is the Ride for Education competitive?
The Ride for Education is a non-competitive event. That said, many riders treat the Ride for Education as an avenue to improve their times or train for another event. All riders of varying competitiveness are encouraged to participate.
Is there same day registration?
Yes! We have same day registration for $65. A table and sign will be present before the Ride starts where you can register. Unfortunately you do not get a ride shirt for same day registration.
Do I have to sign a waiver for participating in the Ride for Education?
Yes! All participants must sign a waiver to participate. You can sign this waiver either when registering online
or during same day registration.
Do participants under the age of 17 have to sign a consent form?
Yes any rider under the age of 17 must have a parent or guardian sign a consent form either when they register online or the day of the ride. All riders under 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If the rider is 17 they can participate without being accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Do you have a packet for the Ride for Education?
Yes we do! All participants who register online will be provided a packet. This packet contains the rider’s shirt, route maps, and number. For same day registrations the number and route maps will be provided.
Where and when can I pick up my packet?
Packet pickup takes place the day before the Ride for Education at Biker’s Edge in Kaysville, UT. Participants who have registered online should check their e-mail and the ride Facebook page for updates on packet pickup.
What types of services are available at the Ride for Education?
We provide rest stops along the ride route with refreshments and snacks. We also have staff and volunteers patrolling the route to provide assistance if necessary. Water, refreshments, a small breakfast, and lunch are also provided at the start/stop location.
Does the Ride for Education have bike repair services?
Yes! One of our business sponsors will provide a repair van to patrol the route. They will help you with any repair needs at no extra cost.
How much does it cost to register?
The cost to register changes throughout the year.
May 28, 2018-January 31, 2019 is $20 per rider.
February 1, 2019-February 28, 2019 is $25 per rider.
March 1, 2019-March 31, 2019 is $35 per rider.
April 1, 2019-May 14, 2018 is $65 per rider.
Same Day registration is also $65 per rider.
Do you get a ride shirt for registering?
Yes, but we offer ride shirts for online registrations only! These are offered from various sizes to Child Small to Double XL. You can purchase a ride shirt after the event for $10.
What happens if I register but don’t show up to the Ride?
If you register but don’t show up to the ride your ride shirt will be mailed to the address we have on file from your online registration form.
Do I get my money back if I cancel my registration?
Unfortunately no. All registration fees are final.
Do I get my money back if the ride is rained out or cancelled last minute?
Unfortunately no. If the ride is cancelled due to weather your registration fee is not reimbursed.
Do I have to wear a helmet?
Yes. All riders must wear a helmet during the event. This is required to comply will our responsibilities and is part of our event insurance.
Do I get a route map?
Yes! A route map is included with your event packet. There are two route maps. One is for the 62 mile ride and the other is for the 30 mile ride.
Is it possible to volunteer for the Ride?
Absolutely! You can volunteer for the Ride using the registration link. We will begin to inform volunteers of their jobs and locations a month before the Ride. You can also show up the day of the Ride to be a volunteer and will be assigned a job and location.
Do you have customer service?
Of course! Please call the USEA main office at (801)269-9320 or e-mail the Ride for Education Staff Organizer Jeremiah Sniffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.