The bike ride of the season you do not want to miss!
Date: September 23, 2017
The ride: Fahrrad begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Firetrucker Brewery in Ankeny (716 SW 3rd Street) and follows the High Trestle Trail to the Flat Tire Lounge in Madrid (304 S Madison Street), for entertainment and then back to Firetrucker for an Oktoberfest celebration.
Grab your cycling team, friends, family and co-workers and REGISTER TODAY! A Traveling Trophy will be presented to the largest team registered. Bragging rights and a team picture will be showcased on the wall at the Flat Tire Lounge.
Registration: $50 minimum donation per person to participate in the ride and receive a dry-fit t-shirt; $30 for children 15 and under. Register online now.
Packet pick up is Friday, September 22 from 4-6 p.m. at Firetrucker Brewery in Ankeny (716 SW 3rd Street). Pick up your Fahrrad dry-fit t-shirt and ride packet. Firetrucker is offering $1 off a pint of beer during packet pick-up. If you can’t make it Friday, we’ll have your packet and dry-fit shirt available the day of the ride.
Fahrrad Parking September 23
Fahrrad begins at Firetrucker Brewery in Ankeny, 716 SW 3rd Street. There is limited parking at Firetrucker Brewery due to the Ankeny Farmer’s Market. Park at the DART Park ‘N Ride by the Ankeny Fire Station or at Ankeny City Hall. Check out the parking and event map.
8:30-9:00 a.m. Meet at Firetrucker Brewery
9-9:30 a.m. Individual and team photos at Firetrucker Brewery and Fahrrad Group Photo
9:30 a.m. Start the ride! Take the High Trestle Trail (see parking and event map) to the Flat Fire Lounge in Madrid.
40 miles round trip
First Stop (13 miles): Stop at Nite Hawk in Slater
Second Stop (7 miles): Flat Tire Lounge in Madrid.
4 p.m. We anticipate riders will arrive back at Firetrucker Brewery around 4 p.m.
Safety and Weather Information
Remember your helmet. In the event of rain, the ride and festivities will still take place. If there is inclement weather, the events at Flat Tire Lounge and Firetrucker Brewery will still take place.