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Buffalo Birthday Bash
Celebrate 5 years of Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort by joining us for a morning ride with cash prizes, live music, and more!
We are having an all day Buffalo Birthday Bash to celebrate 5 years of being in business! We will kick off the day with an awesome bicycle ride! The ride and Sofa Killers concert are both fundraisers for renovating our 100 year old property. Attend one or the other or do both. Sofa Killers Concert is included with ride registration or the concert is also available on its own.
The ride kicks off at 7:30 a.m. The full route is approximately 40 miles and 4,000 feet of climbing. You may ride any or all of the sections of the ride.
At 8:30 a.m. We will also lead a shorter guided ride up to Gold Camp Road and back with Torie.
The full route includes the option to participate in 3 Strava Hill Climb Challenges. There are cash prizes of $200/$100/$50 for top times for male and female riders.
- The Route: https://www.strava.com/activities/5379055250
- Strava Challenges: sponsored by Team Neo Bike Ms
- Buffalo Go for the Gold – https://strava.app.link/0c3aDwc4Sgb
- Ridge Road Rush – https://strava.app.link/gnVx7cn4Sgb
- Centennial Charge – https://strava.app.link/kkd33pp4Sgb
Participants will be entered to win a jersey or stay at the Buffalo beer glass and drink tokens. There will also be a costume contest for the Spirit of the Buffalo wins Buffalo Lodge Prize Pack including an overnight stay, jersey, beer glass and drink tokens.
$5 Waffle Breakfast and Coffee will be available as an add-on in the lodge from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. You may choose this option in Eventbrite when you register for the ride.
We will also have free Live Music all day on the front lawn:
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Tim Bergsten
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Spur -Travis Duncan and Jerry Cordova play a unique blend of Americana folk.
2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mary and the Pharaoh -a collaboration between guitarist J.J. Murphy and violinist/vocalist Deirdre McCarthy from Woodshed Red
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Buffalo Birthday Bash Sofa Killers Concert in the Backyard
Our Headliners the Sofa Killers are the most versatile cover band in Southern Colorado. Voted #1 Best Local Band! Based out of Colorado Springs, the band plays high energy pop, rock, country, southern rock, classic rock and funk from the 70’s to current. At any given gig you can hear songs from your favorite artists, such as Journey, Def Leppard, Queen, Brooks & Dunn, Earth Wind and Fire, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars and many, many more.
Smokin’ J’s BBQ Food Truck will be on site from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Justin Ware has been the proud owner of the big red BBQ trailer since April 2014. Everything is made from scratch and smoked on applewood. I’m positive his food will not disappoint!
Countdown to the Buffalo Stampede – celebrating our 5-year anniversary! Live music – 40-mile ride with timed Strava challenges with CASH prizes for top 3 male/female riders – CASH prizes for Spirit of the Buffalo (what is it, is it you?) – LIVE music starting at 11 and going all day! Ride/Concert tickets $25/Concert-only $20
2 El Paso Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80904