BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Panora

PJ’S Drive-In is located in Panora right off the Raccoon River Valley Trail  They will be serving Iowa BACON Nachos for the PassPORK lunch stop.

House BBQ Kettle Chips, smoked pork, beer cheese, corn salsa and BACON!! The live music will start at 10am with 4 Shades of Gray. Tori’s Angels Foundation will have a water and drink station. A huge beer tent with an Adult Lemonade stand and tall boys! PJ’S yearly Bourbon Bacon Bar will be mixing custom bourbon blend drinks and cocktails.  Chill out and cool off in the restaurant with malts and shakes including a Bacon Praline Sundae.


BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Redfield, Iowa


Redfield will be the second stop on the BACooN RIDE, The Old Settler’s Celebration didn’t fall on this year’s date, but that doesn’t mean that the party still isn’t here!

Redfield Locker will be serving Cajun Bacon with our PassPORK.  They will have a live band called Gravel Travel.

Hurry to the Dexfield Diner & Pub and meet Jeremy and his staff, they will be hosting a build your own Bloody Mary Bar from 8 a.m. – 12 noon in their Beer Garden.  There will also be live music playing in the street, have life size Beer Pong Tourney, and there will be A-frame Bicycle stands outside their location.


Come cool off at Amber J’s ….Redfield’s newest business, they will be offering BLT’s and drink as their special for the day.  They will have wi-fi and also charging stations for your phones!  They are also a coffee bar, so you can enjoy their hot or cold coffee drinks.

The Redfield Locker will be having free Cajun bacon samples for BACooN RIDERS only!  Don will be selling goodies as well.  Come see BaCoon at the Redfield Locker!

The Redfield Development Commission will be selling Bacon Trail Mix.

The Redfield Fine Arts Boosters will be selling Bacon Cinnamon Rolls.

The Redfield Fire Department will be handing out water, Gatorade, and ice at the Fire Station for FREE WILL DONATION.

There will be a vendors to satisfy your sweet tooth.  The WCV After-Prom Committee will be serving Chocolate Covered Bacon!  Come help support our After Prom!  You can also enjoy an all you can eat breakfast at the Redfield Legion Hall, it is only open until 9 a.m., so come early!  Our own Redfield Development will also be selling baggies of infused Bacon Chex Mix for you to enjoy!

We can’t wait to see everybody in Redfield!

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So, What Do I Get for My BACooN RIDE Too Entry Fee?

So, what do you get for your BACooN RIDE Too entry fee?

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Nine different BACON treats with your PassPORK!
Waukee / BACON Burrito
Adel / BACON Cinnamon Roll
Redfield / BACON Samples
Linden / BACON Samples
Panora / BACON Cheeseburger Slider
Jamaica / Thelma’s BACON Ice Cream Sandwich
Perry / BACON Corn Dog
Dallas Center / BACON Sundae
Waukee / Sloppy BACON Dogs

That is over $25 worth of food for your registration and only available to wristbanded riders.

RRVT Trail Pass
BACooN RIDE Steel Pint Glass
BACooN RIDE T-shirt
Two Nights of Camping
Enjoy 10 bands throughout the weekend
Drink specials
SAG and Mechanical Support

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

BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Panora, Iowa

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

The PassPork Lunch stop at PJ’s Drive-In, Panora this year will be serving our signature Bacon Cheese Burger Slider along with many other Bacon themed foods. Live music from the band Skeeter Creek will take the stage to set the tunes a rocking with some Oldies & Rock. Exile Brewing Company will be showcasing some of their local brews along with an adult version of a Lemonade Stand! Strawberry Vodka Lemonade, Peach Vodka Lemonade, Ginger Vodka Lemonade and not to forgot about our Bacon Vodka Bloody Mary’s. Along with the Lemonade stand, nothing will fuel you more then Vodka and Court Ave Brewing Company’s Ginger beer to make a crowd favorite….Moscow Mules! For that sweet tooth rider, Bacon Pecan Hot Fudge Sundaes, PJ’s Malt & Shakes and Bacon Cotton Candy! All of Panora is excited to see you for Iowa’s 2015 best bike ride! Go Bacon or Go Home!

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