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Event Calendar

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.

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Keosauqua Ride

June 24 -25, 2023 | 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! 

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7th Annual Ryde for Ryder

June 24, 2023 | 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.

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West Burlington 4th of July ~ Kid Bike Races

July 4, 2023 | 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 23-29, 2023 | Sioux City - Davenport, IA

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

RAGBRAI L 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.

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National Night Out

August 1, 2023 | 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! 

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Bike Van Buren XXXVII

August 19 - 20, 2023 | 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!

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Burlington Youth Triathlon

August 20, 2023 | Burlington, IA

Come join the fun at the 13th Burlington Youth Triathlon! Swim, bike and run as an individual or as part of a team. Distances are by age group - ages 7 - 8, 9 - 10, 12 - 14, and 15 - 16. Bickel's will provide bicycle safety checks at packet pick-up as well as race morning!

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Great River Bridge Race

September 16, 2023 | 200 N Front St, Burlington, IA

Support this year's Bridge 1.5 Mile Walk / 5K / 10K with proceeds benefiting Burlington Parks and Recreation projects. Every participant receives a t-shirt. All are welcome to stay for games, live entertainment, food, and drinks afterwards!

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Cranksgiving 2023

November 4, 2023 | 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!