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The bike ride of the season you do not want to miss!

Date: September 6, 2014

The ride: Fahrrad begins at the Ankeny Fire Station (120 NW Ash Drive). Riders can begin anytime between 10 and 11 a.m. The ride follows the High Trestle Trail to the Flat Tire Lounge in Madrid (304 S Madison Street) and  is 50 miles round trip.  Park at the DART Park and Ride west of the fire station.

Registration: Your $50 registration fee includes a dri fit t-shirt. Register online now.

Raffle: $10/ticket. Purchase with registration now or at the event. Tickets can also be purchased by contacting Allison Piazza at 515-309-9774 or apiazza@eastersealsia.org. Grand prize is a BMW bicycle and kit provided by European Motorcars.

Entertainment: Live music by Jason Walsmith of the Nadas at the Flat Tire Lounge beginning at 1 p.m. Photo op with the dirndl-clad Hessen Haus bier maidens at the bridge between  11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Food: German food and beverage will be available to purchase at the Flat Tire Lounge, provided by The Radish.  Stop at the Nite Hawk in Slater on the ride and enjoy a free drink from Hair of the Dawg. The Radish menu includes: Brats- $5; Jumbo Frank’s w/ sauerkraut- $5; German Meatball Sandwich- $8; Hot German Potato Salad- $2; Red Apple Slaw- $2 and German Chocolate Cake- $3

Packet Pick Up: Pick up rider packets at Hessen Haus (101 4th Street in Des Moines) from 5-7 p.m. September 5; one free draft beer will be provided. Packets can also be picked up at the Ankeny Fire Station the morning of the event.

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