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Upcoming Events

There is always something happening at Bickel's Cycling & Fitness and in the surrounding communities we serve! We always strive to offer and support several events throughout the year, inviting you to come join the fun! 

If you don't see something posted here, let us know! If there is anything we can do to help offer our support, please contact us at or call (319) 754-4410! For donation requests, please click HERE.

Wednesday Night Dinner Rides

Now - October 2021 | Southeast Iowa

If you're looking for great exercise, good food & drinks, and time with friends, join the weekly Bike Burlington Wednesday Night Dinner Rides! A fun & causal, after-work bike ride, people meet at Bickel's around 5p.m. to ride their bicycles to a chosen destination town (including Ft. Madison, Yarmouth, Wapello & Mt. Pleasant), eat dinner, and then take a bus ride back home together around 9p.m. Some rides are also Out n' Back trips where people meet at a local restaurant here in Burlington, bike out from that location for a shorter ride, and then return to eat. Ride schedules are communicated weekly!



Kiwanis Shamrock Shuffle, 5K Fun Run/Walk

March 12, 2022 |Crapo Park - Burlington, IA

Presented by Menke & Company, this festive run/walk takes you through bursts of color. Trust us, you will be full of colors by the end! This is a non-timed, fun-for-the-whole-family event, taking place rain or shine. Dress accordingly; no pets allowed. To register, click HERE


Keosauqua Ride

June 25 -26, 2022 | Burlington, IA - Keosauqua, IA

Join Bike Burlington as they renew their annual RAGBRAI training ride tradition! Enjoy a scenic 60-mile bike ride from Burlington, IA to Lacey Keosauqua State Park. The route will consist of flat Iowa countryside, rolling hills, and a few steep climbs to get those legs into shape! 


5th Annual Ryde for Ryder

June 25, 2022 | Monmouth, IL

Join us for a group bicycle ride to honor Ryder Armstrong. Ryder was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017 and after a valiant battle received his angel wings the following year. In Ryder's memory, all ride proceeds will be used to help offset the financial burdens for other families coping with childhood cancer.


West Burlington 4th of July ~ Kid Bike Races

July 4, 2022 | West Burlington, IA

Bring the kids & their bicycles along for some good ol' fashioned bicycle racing at this year's annual West Burlington July 4th Celebration! A memorable day of festivities (from the firehouse pancake breakfast, to the parade, live music & fireworks), it's a fun, neighborhood block party celebration! 



July 24 - 30, 2022 | Sergeant Bluff - Lansing, IA

Come experience the longest, largest, and oldest recreational bicycle touring event in the world! 

RAGBRAI XLIX is more than just a bike ride. The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa is an epic seven-day bicycling adventure that tests endurance, showcases community, and builds lasting friendships.


National Night Out

August 2, 2022 | Burlington, IA 

An annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, come join us downtown for this great opportunity to bring police, neighbors, and local businesses and organizations together under positive circumstances! 


Bike Van Buren XXXVI

August 20 - 21, 2022 | Keosauqua, IA

A family-oriented bike ride over the rolling hills of scenic Southeast Iowa, come explore the historic Villages of Van Buren County! Enjoy some of the finest hospitality around with free SAG support and complimentary refreshments at every stop!

Great River Bridge Race

September 17, 2022 | 200 N Front St, Burlington, IA

Support this year's Bridge Walk / 5K / 10K with proceeds benefiting Burlington Parks and Recreation projects. Every participant receives a t-shirt (register by Sept 9th). All are welcome to stay for games, live entertainment, food, and drinks afterwards!

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2022 Spooktacular Run

October 29, 2022 | Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center (5445 Ave O, Ft. Madison, IA)

Calling all ghosts, goblins and people who like to run, bike, and enjoy being outdoors! Come support this year's annual fundraising event benefiting the PORT (Promoting Outdoor Recreational Trails) of Ft. Madison.

Cranksgiving 2022

November 5, 2022 | Mazzios (616 S. Roosevelt, Burlington, IA)

Come Join Bike Burlington for this special Thanksgiving bike ride! It's an annual gathering of friends, family, and community collecting food and toiletries for the St. Vincent DePaul of St. John’s Church & City Hope's The Cupboard food pantries in Burlington, IA!