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Join us for the Seventh Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride

Post Date:05/01/2019 3:47 p.m.

Mayors Bike Ride Logo 2019Ankeny Mayor Gary Lorenz invites all residents to the Seventh Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The bike ride will start at 9 a.m. at the Ankeny Park & Ride, 201 NW Ash Drive. Two routes are available: a family friendly 3.5-mile route around the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex and a 15-mile route along the High Trestle Trail to Oasis Island. Registration is not required and participation is free.

Before the bike ride, the Ankeny Bike Club will host a Bike Rodeo at 8:15 a.m. at the Ankeny Park & Ride; featuring free bicycle inspections, helmet fittings and a bicycle course. Kids, ages 15 and under, who complete the bicycle course will be entered to win a Trek bicycle, courtesy of Trek. Mayor Lorenz will draw a winner before the ride begins at 9 a.m.

Sponsors for the event include Kyle’s Bikes and Bike Country.

For more information about the Mayor’s Bike Ride, contact Recreation Supervisor Whitney Garcia at 515- 963-3573 or

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