About the 2021 Ride
Rick Sanders – 2021 OCR Speaker
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.