Join bicycle riders of all ages and skill levels riding side by side on vehicle restricted streets and trails in and around South Bend, IN. Discover or rediscover the community and the fun of a bike ride. The route stretches from St. Patrick’s County Park in St. Joseph County to Merrifield Park in Mishawaka, IN and winds along the St. Joseph River taking in parks, attractions, and historic neighborhoods. Ride as much of the route as you wish, starting and stopping whenever you like. Pancake breakfast, 7:00 am to 10:00 am and after ride festival until 2:00 pm on the campus of Indiana University South Bend.
Register early for the best rates and perks.
Register by May 1 to guarantee a BTB moisture wicking t-shirt. Early registration (by April 1): $27 per adult and up to 3 children, age 17 or younger, ride free. After April 1: $32 per adult and up to 3 children, age 17 or younger, ride free. All children must be registered with an adult. Register by March 1 and receive a $5.00 on the brand new BTB long sleeve T-shirt or a $10.00 on the 2013 limited edition rider jersey.
For more information, or to register, see http://www.bikethebend.com/event/.
If you’ve ridden the event in the past, you know that events like this take a lot of volunteers, and your help will be welcome. You can sign up to volunteer at the same web site.