Paul's BACON Ride

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Name: Paul's BACON Ride
Date: August 23, 2019 - August 24, 2019
Event Description:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2019

PACKET PICK-UP PARTY

5-7pm at Roundhouse Brewery, Brainerd

Packet Pickup at Roundhouse Brewery in Brainerd.  Stop by Friday evening from 5-7pm to pick up your packet and enjoy the fun with live music and give-a-ways!

There will also be food for purchase by Pit Happens... serving their Award winning smoked BBQ Ribs and smoked bacon and pork belly loaded 3 cheese Mac!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019

RIDE START & BREAKFAST

8-9am at Northland Arboretum, Brainerd

The ride will start with a BACON-theme breakfast from Pit Happens at the Northland Arboretum trailhead of the Paul Bunyan Trail.  So how does smoked cheddar, gouda, and Oaxaca cheese sauce smothering tasty bacon stuffed smoked Breakfast Burrito sound to start the day?

 

MERRIFIELD

After riding about 7 miles pull into Merrifield for a quick BACON fix featuring some BACON snacks!  If you are thirsty, pop into Harpo's Saloon for a Bloody Mary or Cold Beer!

 

NISSWA

Just 7 miles up the trail and through the woods from Merrifield, the fun trail town of Nisswa awaits you!   You be ready for some tasty BACON samples from the areas best BACON producers for sure!

Stop at the Big Axe Brewing Co. for some of Minnesota's finest craft brews, or slide into the Ye Old Pickle Factoryfor beer or other cold beverage!  They are both just an axe throw from the Paul Bunyan Trail.  Nisswa also has a slew of neat shops and restaurants for you to enjoy!

 

PEQUOT LAKES

Ride another 3.5 miles from Nisswa and our BACON-themed lunch stop from Pit Happens awaits you at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes.  We will have live music jamming for your enjoyment, so kick back and relax!

If you are thirsty you can stroll across the street to Lucky's Tavern for a good drink special or maybe a margarita at Barajas Mexican Grill and Cantina

 

AND THEN WHAT???

Once you reach Pequot Lakes, you turn around and head back the same way on the Paul Bunyan Trail and stop as you please in the trail towns of Nisswa and Merrifield before you return to Brainerd!

Location:
Event starts at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd
Date/Time Information:
Pick-up party at Roundhouse Brewery- Aug 23 5-7pm
Bike Rides starts at Northland Arboretum- Aug 24 at 8am
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
Early Registration (through July 1st)--------------------------$50
    Early with Jersey, cycling tank or crew shirt-------------$115
July Registration---------------------------------------------------$60
    July with jersey, cycling tank, or crew shirt--------------$125
August Registration-----------------------------------------------$70
    August with jersey, cycling tank, or crew shirt----------$135
Last week registrations (August 20-24)---------------------$80
 

Add a PAUL'S BACON RIDE Jersey, Cycling Tank or Crew Shirt by PRIMAL for $65.  Choose from PURPLE or RED.  

Add a PAUL'S BACON RIDE Trucker Hat for $20.  They are sweet! 

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