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The Major Taylor Invitational National Ride

  • 17 Jun 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • 20 Jun 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Indianapolis, IN

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In the 42 years since the first Major Taylor Cycling club started in Columbus, Ohio, there has never been a national gathering of the Major Taylor Clubs. Major Taylor’s hometown, Indianapolis, Indiana, will host the first Major Taylor national event in June of 2022. The event is hosted by the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Central Indiana, a program of Bike Indianapolis.

Register at this link:

Special Downtown Hotel Rate Reservations

Visit the Major Taylor Weekend hotel site, or call 317-262-8191 and refer to the Major Taylor Weekend rate. Hotel questions can be directed to If you need to arrive earlier or leave later, please call or email.

Friday, June 17 Itinerary

Wheels down at 5:00 PM

  • Major Taylor Historic Ride including a stop at the Major Taylor Velodrome (20 Miles at conversational pace)
  • Major Taylor Velodrome hosts USAC Masters Track Nationals. You can stay for the races or continue the Historic Ride.
  • Meet & Greet (Packet Pickup)

Saturday, June 18 Itinerary

Wheels down at 8:00 AM

31, 50 and 62 mile routes

(optional unsupported century included on the 62 mile route)

  • Major Taylor Organizational Briefing
  • Vendor expo (family event)
  • Rhythm Discovery Center (family event)
  • Historic walking tour of Indiana Avenue (family event)
  • Bikeshare tour of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail (family event)
  • Indianapolis Children's Museum (family event)
  • Indianapolis Zoo (family event)
  • Private Reception at Indiana State Museum including the Major Taylor Exhibit (family event)

Sunday, June 19 Itinerary

Wheels down at 8:00 AM

Juneteenth Ride (Group A/B and C/D rides)

This event is Rain or Shine. There are no rain dates. Registration fees are nonrefundable.

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