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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

Sat Jul 13 2019 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

WHERE

Gay Lea Wilson trailhead
Altoona, IA

WHO

Hosted by The Road Pirates

Description

Party Ride

Distance - 42.5 Approximately

For more than fourteen years now, the Pirates have been putting on the best little party ride this side of the big dance. Join us for another adventure and prepare for heat, hills, head-winds, hookers, and hijinks. (Wait, did he just say hills?)

We are tailgating at the Gay Lea Wilson trailhead behind the Altoona Brewhouse 25 (17th Ave SW and 8th St SW). It’s a good place to park. This should hasten our typically late departure. Like previous years, our route takes us from Altoona, to Pleasant Hill, over to Runnells, to Mitchellville, then to Bondurant, then back to Altoona. In the past some have set up camp in Thomas Mitchell Park to avoid the drive home.

This is one of the few rides taking you to these great Eastern small towns –these towns, and the beautiful blacktop roads, are worth seeing.

Route

Starting at 10:00 AM at the Gay Lea Wilson trailhead 17th Ave SW and 8th St SW, Altoona, IA. From the trail head, take the bike trail to the Social/Great EscapeBowling in Pleasant Hill for lunch. Then take more trail to the South side, turn East on Parkridge/6th, and highways as you zig-zag the maze of blacktops to Runnells. Then go straight north to Mitchellville.

From there you take the route west to Bondurant, then into Altoona and back to the trail head. (Check out our maps.) Others will be riding from Mitchellville South West to Thomas Mitchell Park to camp for the night. Or you can easily head back to the trailhead from a number of locations along the route. Hope to see you out.

Venue

Gay Lea Wilson trailhead

17th Ave SW & 8th St SW
Altoona, IA 50009
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Registration

Free

Contact

Jon.Mireles@gmail.com

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