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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

Fri Dec 18 2015 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WHERE

el Bait Shop
Des Moines, IA

WHO

Yukon Cornelius and Krampus

Description

Party Ride

Distance - 11 Miles

Waiting on the next blizzard...  The second year of DSM Blizzard Ride will take place on the next blizzard at el Bait Shop! Dress for success (and survival).  

Strike a blow for freedom over the tyranny of winter!  Bust out your Fatty or throw some studded tires on your mountain bike!  These rides will go off during or right after blizzards.  Of course there is no telling when these storms will be rolling in.  I will be giving as much advanced notice as possible before the rides go off.  Here is the general plan.

IF YOU WANT NOTIFICATION OF WHEN RIDES WILL GO OFF, EMAIL ME AND I WILL KEEP YOU ON AN EMAIL LIST (THAT WON'T BE SHARED).   

Storm on WEEKDAY - meet at el Bait Shop at 5

Storm on WEEKEND - meet at el Bait Shop at 1 

We will progress toward Confluence Brewing and then to Orlando’s.  You can head back to El Bait Shop on your own clock.  Confluence said they would be open unless it's a true “Snowpocalypse”.  Orlando’s laughed and said, “We’re ALWAYS open!”  Bruno at el Bait smiled and said, "We'll warm up the tap handles". 

Be sure to have your lights and be geared up for winter riding.  If you don’t feel like riding, just come and laugh at the happy riders at each location.  Handups by non-riders on the route would be appreciated.  No prizes will be awarded for snow angels, snow women/men, or other shenanigans. 

 Email seems to be the easiest way to keep everyone in the loop (and BIKEIOWA of course).  Please email me at tward68803@yahoo.com and I will email updates when the storms look like the real deal.  Of course I won’t be sharing your email with any marketing trolls.   

Route

el Bait Shop past Mulletts on the Meredith Trail (stop in and hydrate if needed) to Confluence Brewing (Gray's Lake Bypass), thru Waterworks to Orlando's.

Venue

el Bait Shop

200 SW 2nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Registration

No registration cost, but it may cost you a blackened nose or toes if you don't dress appropriately.  

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