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Wednesday Night Dinner Rides

Bike Burlington Wednesday Night Dinner Rides

Join us for Bike Burlington’s weekly Wednesday night dinner ride! Great exercise, good food, and drinks, this is a fun & causal, after-work bike ride with family and friends. People meet at Bickel’s around 5p.m. to ride their bicycles to a chosen destination town (including Ft. Madison, Mt. Pleasant & Yarmouth), eat dinner together, and then take a bus ride (with attached bike trailer) back home around 9p.m. 

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Time to Roll Out!

It’s encouraged that riders leave in time to get to the destination town before dark (so, generally that means leaving no later than 5:30p.m; earlier in the spring & fall). Most riders leave together at 5p.m. Average ride distance is ~ 25-40 miles. 

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Bring the Kids & Take It Easy!

If biking the full distance is a bit too much, Bike Burlington has their school bus that leaves Bickel’s at 6p.m. People are welcomed to ride the bus to a certain point in the route, finishing the rest of the way on their bicycles. 

This is a great option for new cyclists and families with young children!  

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Out n' Back

Some rides (especially towards the beginning & ending of the riding season) will be Out n' Back Rides. Riders meet at a local restaurant in the Burlington area, bike out from that location for a shortened ride, and then return back to eat.



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Take a Spin with Us!  

Sign-In is requested so the club knows you are going; it also ensures you a seat on the bus ride back! (The sign-up sheet is in the front entrance of Bickel’s). A $3 donation towards gas is also encouraged & much appreciated. 

Newcomers are welcome anytime! And if you find that you love the rides (as we’re sure you will!), Bike Burlington asks that you join the club so you can receive full membership benefits.

Bike Burlington Membership Application

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Where Are We Going This Week?!

Destination towns are communicated weekly and subject to change depending on weather and wind conditions. To verify ride plans, we welcome you to call into Bickel’s at (319) 754-4410 or watch for updates on our Bickel's Cycling & Fitness Facebook Page

Also, when you join Bike Burlington, you can get on their email list and receive notifications this way, too!

2020 Ride Schedule

  • June 10, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (The Drake
  • June 17, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Bent River)
  • June 24, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Parkside Brewing)
  • July 1, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (The Drake)
  • July 8, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Parkside Brewing)
  • July 15, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Bent River) - Cancelled per thunderstorms
  • July 22, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Bent River)
  • July 29, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (The Buffalo Tavern)
  • August 5, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (The Drake
  • August 12, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Parkside Brewing)
  • August 19, 2020 - Wapello, IA - (Teebone's Steakhouse and Bar) - masks required on bus ride home!
  • August 26. 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Parkside Brewing)
  • September 2, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Bent River)
  • September 9, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (The Drake
  • September 16, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Parkside Brewing)
  • September 23, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (The Drake
  • September 30, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Bent River) & Moonlight Gravel Ride (Fat Annie's, Augusta, IA - Meet at Bickel's at 5:30pm)
  • October 7, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Parkside Brewing)
  • October 14, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (The Drake)
  • October 21, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Bent River) - pending per rain
  • October 22, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Parkside Brewing)
  • October 28, 2020 - Burlington, IA - Out n' Back Ride (Bent River)
  • October 31, 2020 - Burlington, IA - 2pm Halloween Bar to Bar Ride (The Buffalo Tavern)

Towns are announced weekly. For copies of route maps, click HERE.