Now offering transportation from Minot and Bismarck airports

Buses will pick up any riders that need transportation to and from Velva.

A bus will leave the Bismarck Airport at 3 p.m. on August 4 to transport any cyclists to Velva.The fee for a round trip will be $50. Buses will leave at 1 p.m. from Velva on August 11. 

We will also have a bus leaving the Minot Airport at 4 p.m. Fee for a round trip will be $25/ Buses will leave from Velva at 1 p.m. on August 11. 


Pre-Ride Information

Check in

Check in will begin Saturday, August 4 at 4 p.m. in the Velva Park. The ride will begin Sunday morning. Riders will be allowed to start their ride at sunrise. 

Evening Meal

Evening meal will be sponsored by the Velva Wrestling Club. Riders who have purchased meal plans will be served first until 7p.m. Any other riders can purchase the meal after this time. 

Pre-Ride Meeting

This meeting will be held at the Velva High School Gym at 8 p.m. This meeting is REQUIRED for all new riders to the tour. We recommend all riders & support vehicle attend this meeting. Very important!!

Bike Shipping

If you choose to ship your bike to North Dakota, NO PROBLEM! Val's Cyclery in Minot will accept your shipment and we will transport them to Velva for you! Have your bikes shipped to 

Val's Cyclery

222 East Central Avenue

Minot, ND 58701

Map for CaNDak 2018 (subject to change)

Get Your Registration Form Here

The Towns Are Set!

We have set the host communities in which the riders will be camping each night. Check back on this site for any updates. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us using the link. 

437 Miles Total

Host Communities:

August 5: Velva- Burlington. 66 miles

August 6: Burlington- Mohall. 58 miles

August 7: Mohall- Bottineau. 70 miles

August 8: Bottineau- Rugby. 47 miles

August 9: Rugby- Harvey. 82 miles

August 10: Harvey- Benedict. 91.5 miles

August 11: Benedict- Velva. 22.5 miles