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Go CR Fat Bike

Save the Date - December 8 & 9, 2017

Thank you to the riders, spectators, volunteers, sponsors and planning team for making the inaugural 2016 event a big success! See photos on our Facebook page.

2016 Men's Champion, Michael Maney, Cedar Falls

2016 Men's 2nd Place, John Peters, Cedar Rapids

2016 Women's Champion, Mary McInnis Meyer, Cedar Falls 

2016 Women's 2nd Place, Sarah Barber, Cedar Rapids

2016 First Place Team (all from Cedar Rapids) - Michael Heffern, Scott DeVore and Mark Chipokas

2016 Dead Last, Jon Jacobs, Cedar Rapids

2016 Spirit Award, Thaddeus Walters, Cedar Rapids

2017 Registration coming soon!

Accommodations: The host hotel for the event is the Comfort Inn and Suites at 2025 Werner Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.  We've negotiated a special $75/night rate for Friday and Saturday nights. To book this rate click here and select the correct dates.  

Endurance Ride: Challenge yourself on the Enduro ride that takes place on a 3.75 mile course using parts of the scenic Sac & Fox Trail at Indian Creek Nature Center, 5300 Otis Rd, Cedar Rapids. Individual and team riders will ride as many laps as possible in the 3 hour time limit. See how many laps you can endure from noon to 3 p.m.!  Winners will be awarded in both individual and team categories. Riders must have 3.8" tires or wider to protect against trail damage.  

Awards & Celebration: You can win some amazing awards for participating!  There will be a celebration with your fellow cyclists following the competition.

Onsite Food Vendors: Fuel up with multiple onsite food vendors.   

Fat Santa Kids Ride: Kids and families are invited to the GO CR Fat Santa Ride on Saturday, December 9.  The Santa Ride is a free, half mile ride for children of all ages at Indian Creek Nature Center, 5300 Otis Rd. Participants do not need to pre-register, but should arrive and be ready to ride by 11 a.m.  All bicycle types are permitted and helmets are required. Children will delight in riding along with Santa and will be treated to cookies, cider and hot cocoa at the end of the ride. Families are invited to cheer for the riders of the GO CR Fat Sac & Fox Enduro Ride which begins at noon.  Everyone is welcome to participate in holiday games and experience the Indian Creek Nature Center.

Friday Night Ride: Enjoy an Interactive ON and OFF trail night ride; taking riders on trails and pathways that are not part of the normal bike trail system. Along the way you will make pit stops at several Cedar Rapids locations for food, drink, surprises, and a chance to build comradery with your fellow riders. 

 

Thank You to Our Generous 2016 Sponsors: GO Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids Parks Department, LAMBA, Bike RagsBorealis Fat BikesGoldfinch Cyclery, Hall Bicycle CompanyIndian Creek Nature Center, Kaddy RackNorthtowne Cycling and Specialized Bicycle Company.

Questions: Contact Scott Tallman, 319-398-5009

Cedar Rapids, IA