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YO! Just lettin' ya know that this event occurred in the past. So don't go planning your day around this one.

WHEN

Sat May 08 2010 noon - 6 pm

WHERE


Des Moines, IA

WHO

el Bait Shop

Recap/Results

So Who won the New Belgium Fat Tire Cruiser?
A big round of congratulatory applause to Jeff Bos! He is the new owner of the Fat Tired Beauty!

Wind and colder than normal temps did not stop 150-200 cyclists from participating in the May Fat Tire Fun Ride.

BIKEIOWA was on hand giving out reflective stickers and selling last minute raffle tickets and T-shirts

In addition to the Fat Tire Cruiser, two Commuter garment bags, a pair of Oakleys and Oakley t-shirts, a Q7 jersey, and several BIKEIOWA shirts were raffled off to folks that were present for the ride.

THANKS to everyone who participated in the Fat Tire Fun Ride and the BIKEIOWA Blitz!!!

Here are a few photos

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more photos on Facebook by Julie G

Description

Just Plain Fun

Distance - About 30 miles

The ride is sponsored by New Belgium Brewing the makers of FAT TIRE BEER and el Bait Shop.

SPECIAL FOR BIKEIOWA.com May 8th BLITZ Ride: A New Belgium Fat Tire Cruiser Raffled off at 1:05 pm!!!.

You can purchase tickets online or the day of the ride. you do NOT need to be present to win.
New Belgium will be raffling off one of their signature bicycles at the end of the ride series in October. You must be on one of the rides and buy an entry beer to enter the raffle. TO WIN THE FAT TIRE CRUISER YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT THE OCTOBER RIDE AND SORRY THE PREVIOUS YEAR'S WINNER IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN. New Belgium will be giving away FREE BEER and a bunch of prizes straight from the brewery in Fort Collins, CO. during each ride. Each ride will have a different route with different bars and entertainment.

Route

  • noon - 1:00 pm primers and bike talk at el Bait Shop (Be sure to buy raffle tickets and an 'I Love BIKEIOWA' shirt)
  • 1:05 pm - New Belgium Fat Tire Cruiser Raffled off - This bike needs a new home! (We'll have a few other giveaways too)
  • 1:30 pm Bike Iowa Blitz to the Cumming Tap ride Leaves - headed for New Belgium Tunnel Party - 1st come - 1st serve - limited amounts. (arrive at tunnel sometime between 2:00 and 2:30)
  • 3:00 pm Cumming Tap
  • What's up after Cumming? You are on your own after that. Stay at Cumming, Ride onward to Martensdale, Ride to the lean-to, have another tunnel party, stop at Orlandos or go back the Bait Shop. Just ride your bike!
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Venue

200 SW 2nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Links

Registration

Be down to el Bait Shop before noon for a registration beer. The ride should start some time there after. ...Click to enlarge

Contact

jlbruning@yahoo.com

Who Posted

  • Posted Apr 16, 2010 by Bruno
  • Modified May 9, 2010 by BIKEIOWA GUY
  • Recap Posted May 8, 2010

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