Antelope by Moonlight Ride will be held on July 3, 2015 – Ride Preview

The Antelope by Moonlight Ride will be held on July 3, 2015. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography
The Antelope by Moonlight Ride will be held on July 3, 2015. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography

June 11, 2015 – The 22nd Annual Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride will take place this year on July 3rd at 10 pm on Antelope Island, Utah near Syracuse, Utah.

The ride takes place under the full moon and will start at the Event Field at White Rock Bay. It’s a family friendly ride that is fun for all ages. Participants are encouraged to dress in costume or dress their bikes up in costume and enter the contest for prizes. The band, Mid-Life Crisis will also play at the start from 7:30 to 9 pm.

The Antelope by Moonlight Ride will travel 24 miles under the full moon. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography
The Antelope by Moonlight Ride will travel 24 miles under the full moon. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography

The 24 mile ride starts and finishes at White Rock Bay on Antelope Island and travels to Fielding Garr Ranch and back. The ride is non-competitive, and will raise money for Antelope Island projects.

Helmets, headlamps and taillights are mandatory and will be sold at the start in case a rider does not have them.

Registration is currently open at http://antelopebymoonlight.com and includes a t-shirt, park entry, the ride, and refreshments. The ride starts at 10 pm, but check-in starts at 7:30.

 

The Antelope by Moonlight Ride will have a band at the start and refreshments at the halfway point. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography
The Antelope by Moonlight Ride will have a band at the start and refreshments at the halfway point. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography

Ride details:

July 3 — 22nd Annual Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride|, Antelope Island, UT, 10pm. Open to participants of all ages and starts at the Antelope Island’s White Rock Bay. The half way point is the historic Fielding Garr Ranch where refreshments are served. The entire route is 24 miles on an asphalt road. , Neka Roundy, 801-451-3286, [email protected], daviscountyutah.gov, http://antelopebymoonlight.com

Course Map: http://daviscountyutah.gov/go/moonlight/pdf/moonlight_map.pdf

The Antelope by Moonlight Ride includes a costume contest. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography
The Antelope by Moonlight Ride includes a costume contest. Photo by Tom Hanson Photography
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