COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA, September 18, 2018– Gather your friends and family for BIKEtober in the Bluffs, a family-friendly bike event happening on the 100 Block, Sunday October 14.

BIKEtober in the Bluffs will start at 12 p.m. with sign-in and registration, alongside a bicycle safety rodeo led by the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office. The rodeo will teach children how to properly wear their helmets, learn bike signaling and much more.

Along with the rodeo, True Wheel Bicycle Co. and Xtreme Wheels will be giving bike demos, fittings and tune-ups before the ride. The event will also include a drawing for brand new adult bike valued up to $700 and a kids bike valued up to $300.

Starting and ending at the 100 Block there are two routes to choose from; a long 24-mile route and a 14-mile route for families. The long ride starts at 2 p.m. and the family ride starts at 2:15 p.m. There’s something for all levels of riders.

Registration for riders age 18 and under is $5 and includes a bike helmet, while adult registration is $20 and includes a t-shirt. Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult to ride.

To register visit https://www.bikereg.com/biketober-in-the-bluffs. The first 50 riders to register will be entered in to a drawing for a special prize.

Join The 712 Initiative and Pottawattamie County Trails Association for this fun new event and learn more about the trails in the community by getting out and riding on them.

Visit bit.ly/BIKEtoberinthebluffs for more event details.

For more information contact Jeff Snow at jsnow@the712initiative.org or 712-396-2463.

BIKEtober in the Bluffs is sponsored by True Wheel Bicycle Co., Xtreme Wheels, Barley’s Bar, Glory Days, Funk Photography and the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.

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