Take a Ride 2019

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CAP’s Take a Ride fundraising ride returns for its second year!

Join CAP staff, clients and bicycling enthusiasts at Central Waters Brewing Company for loops of 10, 30, and 50 miles. Paid registrants will receive sag support, water/snack stations, Central Waters Brewing Company beverage chip, and a ride T-shirt.

 


FAQs

If you’ll be hanging out while a family member rides or if you just love helping out with events, we have a number of opportunities for you to volunteer! You can review the complete list and sign-up here.

There is no minimum age to participate in the event. Riders age 12 and younger may register for free as long as they are accompanied on their ride by a registered adult. While this is a family-friendly event, we will not be providing children’s activities so families should plan accordingly. Riders and their family or friends will need to provide ID in order to enjoy adult beverages at Central Waters Brewery.

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event. Parking is available at Central Waters Brewery. CAP Services will have volunteers available to pick up riders from along the bike routes in case of an emergency.

Riders must provide their own bike and helmet. Skates/skateboards and pets are not allowed at the event. Registered riders will receive water and snacks at comfort stations along the routes and a drink chip for Central Waters Brewery (good for one soda or beer). Participants may purchase additional refreshments, including food from Chef C’s Munchie Mobile, at their own expense.

The T-shirts are unisex adult sizing, which means women will generally need one size smaller than they would normally. Youth sizing is not available.

We know this ride is early in the season and many may not have bikers’ legs just yet! When you register, please select the route you think you will most likely ride on May 18. If you change your mind, you can contact Erin Olson at 715-343-7165 or eolson@capmail.org, or let one of our check-in volunteers know when you arrive at the event.

All routes begin and end at Central Waters Brewery.

Note: Planned routes are subject to change based on road conditions.

Our comfort stops will highlight some local treasures along the bike routes. Riders will have the opportunity to rest and enjoy refreshments at the following locations:

Ruby Coffee Roasters will serve all three routes and will be staffed from 10am – 12:30pm. This stop is at mile 5 of the Red (10-mile) loop, miles 5 and 25 of the Blue (30-mile) loop, and mile 44 of the Green (50-mile) loop.

Sunset Lake Park will serve the Blue and Green Loops and will be staffed from 10:30am – 12:30pm. This stop is at mile 17 of the Blue (30-mile) loop and mile 36 of the Green (50-mile loop).

ScandiHus, LLC will serve the Green Loop and will be staffed from 9:30am – 11:00am. This stop is at mile 18 of the 50-mile loop.

Note: CAP Services will provide water, sports drinks and snacks at each comfort stop. Riders wishing to enjoy the products available at ScandiHus or Ruby Coffee are responsible for their own purchases.

Yes. A volunteer (John Brown, Head Coach of the SPASH Mountain Bike Team) will be on site to perform courtesy pre-ride checks for registered riders. He will assist riders through a number of simple pre-ride checks. He will not perform major mechanical services on-site. Riders are responsible for ensuring their bikes are maintained and road-worthy prior to the event.

Check-in is available from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Recommended start times for the routes are as follows:

  • 50-mile loop start will be 9 a.m.
  • 30-mile loop start will be 10 a.m.
  • 10-mile loop start will be 11 a.m.

Participants are encouraged to plan their rides for return to Central Waters by 12:30 p.m. in order to access all available comfort stations and sag support. Riders may adjust their start times and rest times accordingly, but starting together and finishing together adds a more festive feel to the ride and is strongly encouraged.

Refunds are not available for this event.

No, you do not need to bring a printed ticket or receipt to the the event.

Please contact Erin Olson at 715-343-7165 or eolson@capmail.org with your request to transfer your registration.

Please contact Erin Olson at 715-343-7165 or eolson@capmail.org with questions.

Take a Ride Liability and Publicity Release

I understand that my participation in CAP’s Take a Ride bike ride is wholly at my own risk. I assume all risks associated with such a ride, including but not limited to falls, crashes, contact with other participants, the effect of the day’s weather, road conditions and my own abilities. As such, knowing these facts and in consideration of accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release CAP Services, Inc., event sponsors (and their representatives and successors) and all governmental jurisdictions for which this ride covers, from all claims and liabilities of any kind arising from my participation in the event. Additionally, I grant CAP Services, Inc. and its sponsors the exclusive right to the free use of my name, my voice and/or my image/picture in any broadcast, advertising, promotion or other account of this event.I also understand any and all registration fees are non-refundable.