Omaha Connect Ride (402) 680-8421

2021 Ride

About the 2021 Ride

Rick Sanders – 2021 OCR Speaker

Rick Sanders

He is founder and owner of Richmont Senior Living Center in Bellevue. He also is the owner and president of SARCO Inc. real estate development and management company.

Rick grew up in Kansas and is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law.

His passions include cycling, backpacking, rock climbing, paddling, martial arts and golf.

He is a member and past president of the Bellevue Bicycle Club. His other cycling memberships include; Dundee Chain Gang cycling club, Ironhawk Endurance Club, and the Adventure Cycling Association.

His list of Cycling endeavors may comprise a bucket list for some, but he has accomplished the following:

  • 2020 Bike US Non-stop Ride, 3600 mi.
  • 2019 Trans Am Bike Race 4200 mi. (On a Tandem bike)
  • 2017 Great Divide Mtn. Bike Ride, 2600 mi.
  • Leadville Trail 100 Mtn. Bike Race
  • LOTOJA Bike Race
  • ETAPE du Tour Bike Race
  • RAGBRAI- 23 times
  • BRAN- 13 times

Rick is married to Rita Sanders former mayor of Bellevue and current Nebraska State Senator for district 45. He has three children and is a Lay Eucharistic Minister at Holy Spirit Episcopal church in Bellevue.

The ride will take place on August 28, 2021.

New this year are three new routes:

  • 10 miles
  • Half Century that is 50 miles
  • Metric Century that is 62+ miles.

The Quarter Century Ride remains the same.


With Your $55 registration:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Hear a great speaker
  • SAG supported rides
  • SAG stops on all rides
  • Free T-shirt
  • Purchase an optional Long Sleeve T ($15)
  • Pancake Man after Ride carb reload.


Register by August 10 and your shirt order will be avaialbe at check-in. All others will be available for pickup at (???)

Riders must be 14 or older and if under 18 must be accompanied by an adult or parent.

All riders must wear a helmet.

Read our waiver, which you must read and agree to at the time of registration.

The four routes will start at Relevant Church off of Maple Street, north of Elkhorn.

Your support helps the ministries of the CBMC in the Heartland.


6:15 am to 7:00 am / check in & continental breakfast
7:00 am to 7:20 am / speaker—Rick Sanders
7:30 am / stagger start (every 3 minutes) for all routes

Lunch by the Pancake Man after your Ride

Ride Shirt 2021 Information

This year’s ride with feature a short sleeve 50/50 (Cotton/Polyester blend) T-Shirt.



Small Medium Large XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Chest  32-36 38-40 42-44 46-48 50-52 54-56 58-60 62-64





Long Sleeve T-Shirt (purchase for $15 optional)

You can also purchase the long sleeve Dry-T (like the ones from 2020 Ride) for $15.  Same colors as last year.

Chest 32-34 35-37 38-40 41-43 44-46 47-49 50-53 54-57
sleeve Length 33.25 34 34.25 35.5 36.25 37 37.75 .8.5
Body Length at back 27 28 29 30 31 32 32.5 33
Neo Yellow long Sleeve Dry-T | Omaha Connect Ride cycling event
White technical DRY T | Omaha Connect Ride Cycling Events
Shock Lime Green long sleeve dryT | Omaha Connect Ride cycling event

Many Thanks to Our 2021 Sponsors

Route Information

The three routes below.

Route maps

Click the map to see Ride with GPS details. Links for Ride wiht GPS, Strava and TCX file for importing into your favorite app.

10 mile route links



DOWNLOAD the 10 Mile Route TCX file


25 mile route links



DOWNLOAD the 25 Mile Route TCX file


50 mile route links



DOWNLOAD the 25 Mile Route TCX file


62 mile route links



DOWNLOAD the 62 Mile Route TCX file