BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Linden

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Get ready to Bacoon out in Linden like never before! It’s so much more than just a nice lean to this year.  The Iowa Beer Bus will have a vast selection of the best craft beers.  Berkwood Farms bacon tasting. Swell vodka will be there, giving you the chance to learn about and taste this premium Iowa product.  And what do we do with vodka? We mix it! Red Bull will be on site to power you through the rest of the ride! Wild Heer bloody mary mix (a brand new Iowa made product!) will be there for your morning pleasure. (Who doesn’t love a bloody with a bacon strip stirrer?), Moscow mules on tap from the bus (bring your copper!), The incomparable James Biehn providing entertainment from 1030 – 1, and Peace Tree root beer floats!

You want a RAGBRAI training ride? We got that, right here in Linden.

BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Dallas Center

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Bikers! Dallas Center welcomes you! As you enter town from the north you will find the future spot of Biker’s Haven on the right. On the left will be a local family cooking just for you!  Downtown in the business district, we have your bacon sundae treat at KORNER KONE.

The LONGEST YARD, know for excellent entertainment, has a treat for you! PIG RACES! (How fitting, right?!!) DRINK SPECIALS and TALLBOYS are cold and ready for too!  Plan on spending at least a few hours of your afternoon in Dallas Center! We love bikers!

Here is what Dallas Center has to offer at the Longest Yard:
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So, What Do I Get for My BACooN RIDE TR3S Entry Fee?

2016 Wristbands

Fees go up June 1st, don’t wait!  Register today!

Nine different BACON treats with your PassPORK!

THESE ARE THE TOWNS WITH BACON STOPS LISTED!

  • Waukee / BACON Chorizo Burrito for Gusto Pizza
  • Adel / Maple BACON Donuts from Dunkin Donuts
  • Redfield / Redfield Locker’s Jalapeno BACON Samples
  • Linden / Berkwood Farms BACON Samples & Iowa Beer Bus
  • Panora / BACON Jalapeños Popper Sliders for PJ’s
  • Jamaica / Berkwood Farms BACON Corndog
  • Perry / BACON S’Mores from Hotel Pattee
  • Dallas Center / BACON Sundae form Korner Kone
  • Waukee / Cheesy BACON Bites from Mickey’s Irish Pub

That is over $30 worth of food for your registration and only available to wristbanded riders.

Plus…
RRVT Trail Pass
BACooN RIDE Moisture Wicking Tee
BACooN RIDE Slap Koozie
Two Nights of Camping
Enjoy 10 bands throughout the weekend
Drink specials
SAG and Mechanical Support

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That is over $50 worth of extras for your registration and only available to wristbanded riders.

…and the proceeds go to great IOWA Charities like the RAGBRAI Dream Team and the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

Patron BACON Jalapeños Popper Sliders Worth the Ride to PJ’s in Panora

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Panora is always one of the great stops on BACooN RIDE and this year will not disappoint!  The PassPork Lunch stop will once again be at PJ’s Drive-In located right on the trail.  PJ’s will be grilling up Bacon Jalapeños Popper Sliders!

An adult Lemonade Vodka stand featuring bacon infused drinks and fresh squeezed spiked lemonades will be stationed in the beer garden with cold tall boys waiting for you right off the trail. PJ’s Bourbon & Whiskey Bacon Bar is something new and not to be missed this year.  Live music by Glass House Prophet rocking classics will be playing all day! Panora Chamber will be selling fresh baked goods from the community promoting Panorama Days Annual Event in August. Panora’s favorite local camp St Thomas More will be offering ice cold water and Gatorade. Also, Fresh fruit Smoothies, Bacon pralines ice cream Sundays, smoked brisket, Iowa Nachos and PJs restaurant will be ready for whatever the crowds crave!

See you in Panora where we live life BIG & BACON!

BACooN RIDE TR3S Registration Fees Increase May 1

tee and slapRegister today for the BACooN RIDE TR3S. May 1st fees go up, so save $10 and register today! www.bacoonride.com

So what do you get with registration?..

Oh, the coolests moisture-wicking tee and slap koozie, plus these great BACON STOPS for 9 tasty bacon treats along the way that are included with your BACON PassPORK.

THESE ARE THE TOWNS
WITH BACON STOPS LISTED!

Waukee
7am-10am
BACON Chorizo Burrito
Gusto Pizza Co

Adel
7am-11am
TO BE DETERMINED
Visit the Rendezvouz Lounge in Downtown

Redfield
7:30am-Noon
Redfield Locker’s Jalapeno BACON Samples
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Visit the Dexfield Diner & Pub in Downtown

Linden
7:30am-1pm
Berkwood Farms BACON Samples & Iowa Beer Bus
Linden Landing, Berkwood Farms & Iowa Beer Bus
Food & Drinks Available

Panora
8am-2pm
BACON Jalapeños Popper Sliders
PJ’s Drive In on the RRVT

Yale (Not an Official BACON STOP)
8:30am-2:30pm
Visit Just Ethyls Homestyle Cafe

Herndon (Not an Official BACON STOP)
8:30am-3:00pm

Jamaica
9am-3:30pm
Berkwood Farms BACON Corndog
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Visit ToJos Bar & Grill in Downtown

Dawson (Not an Official BACON STOP)
10:00am-4:00pm

Perry
10am-5pm
BACON S’Mores
Hotel Pattee in Downtown

Minburn (Not an Official BACON STOP)
11am-6pm

Dallas Center
Noon-6pm
BACON Sundae
Korner Kone
Visit the Longest Yard Sports Grill

Waukee
2pm-8pm
Cheesy BACON Bites
Mickey’s Irish Pub

Menu is tentative and subject to change! Locations for items to be determined

BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Jamaica

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BACooN Riders, be sure to stop in at Tojo’s of Jamaica as great food and fun will be waiting for you! Jamaica will be having a BBERKWOOD FINAL LOGO ®erkwood Farms Hometown Frank hand dipped into BACON infused corndog batter and fried to a golden brown. Lots of cold beer, gatorade, water and entertainment will be out on main street.  Back for 2016 Tojo herself will be preparing her Famous Tenderloins.

Jamaica and ToJo’s look forward to seeing you for another great ride!

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Hotel Pattee in Perry to Serve BACON S’Mores as their BACON Stop!

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The Hotel Pattee won the coveted “Best Sweet Dish” at 9th annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival for their scrumptious Bacon S’Mores! OH BACON!!! It’s Graham cracker crumbles, chocolate chips, warm liquid  marshmallow, topped with BACON bits that have been cooked in maple syrup and brown sugar.  All of this is served in a cup.

All BACooN Riders will receive a BACON S’More with their PassPORK!  Register today at bacoonride.com

BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Panora

Riders line up for a lunch stop at PJ's Diner as part of the Bacoon Ride on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Panora, Iowa.

Panora is always one of the great stops on BACooN RIDE and this year will not disappoint!  The PassPork Lunch stop will once again be at PJ’s Drive-In located right on the trail.  PJ’s will be grilling up Bacon Jalapeños Popper Sliders!

An adult Lemonade Vodka stand featuring bacon infused drinks and fresh squeezed spiked lemonades will be stationed in the beer garden with cold tall boys waiting for you right off the trail. PJ’s Bourbon & Whiskey Bacon Bar is something new and not to be missed this year.  Live music by Glass House Prophet rocking classics will be playing all day! Panora Chamber will be selling fresh baked goods from the community promoting Panorama Days Annual Event in August. Panora’s favorite local camp St Thomas More will be offering ice cold water and Gatorade. Also, Fresh fruit Smoothies, Bacon pralines ice cream Sundays, smoked brisket, Iowa Nachos and PJs restaurant will be ready for whatever the crowds crave!

See you in Panora where we live life BIG & BACON!

3 Bands to Rock Mickey’s BACooN RIDE TR3S Post Party in Waukee!

You don’t have to ride to party with us!  All bacon lovers are invited – If you didn’t ride, join the party!  Your Last Bacon Stop will have Cheesy BACON Bites! Mediterranean Fresh will be out with Gyros, etc. Mickey’s Waukee Booth will have Burgers & Chicken with Bacon, Turkey Bacon Wraps, Pulled Pork, Bacon Mac & Cheese, Kettle Chips and Cole Slaw.  Mickey’s will be serving up Cold Tall boys and the Iowa Beer Bus will be out with all Iowa Craft Brews!

Noon-8pm
Host: Mickey’s Irish Pub (Inside & Outdoor Parking Lot)
Outdoor Post-Party Entertainment: Becker (7pm-11pm), Riddle Me This (2pm-6pm)
Inside Mickey’s Post-Party Mickey’s: Joel Dangerous Band (8pm – Midnight)

Mickey’s parking lot will be fenced in for live bands for the post party! The last stop for BACooN RIDE this year is Mickey’s Irish Pub in Waukee and Becker will be one of the bands playing the after party!

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Riddle Me This will also be playing the outdoor after party at Mickeys!

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Inside Mickey’s will also have the Joel Dangerous Band. They played last year indoors and were great!

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The Iowa Beer Bus will have cold Iowa Craft Beers on tap!

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