Timmerman 16 Mile Gravel Ride

Named in honor of Emporia and medal of honor recipient Grant Timmerman,  this ride is for everyone!   This is not a race but a ride through the South Lyon County countryside!  Route is over the gravel and dirt-packed roads on the leading edge of the Flint Hills.

16 Mile Route Map

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Eisenhower 40 Mile Gravel Ride

For the rider needing a greater length and challenge, this ride explores more of the Flint Hills in South Lyon County.  Named after former President, General and citizen of Kansas Dwight D. Eisenhower.

40 Mile Route Map

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Veterans Memorials-Lyon County History Center Training Rides

Here is a great way to prepare for your Freedom Fest or Spur Challenge - tour Lyon County and Emporia with our four-ride Lyon County History Center Veterans Memorial Rides.  There are four rides total and you can do them in any order and at anytime!.  A special thanks to Lelan Dains at Lifetime for creating and hosting these routes. 


Select the link below for each ride to discover the routes and some of the Memorials you can visit:

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