Bike the Bend Sunday, June 8, 2014 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Bike the Bend welcomes you to a unique, non-competitive bicycle tour for all ages and skill levels – ride side-by-side on vehicle-restricted streets and explore your community with your family and friends.
Riders may start and stop at any point along the 30-mile route. St. Patrick’s County Park is the northern end of the route that follows the river through South Bend and Mishawaka to Merrifield Park. Ride through beautiful parks, historic neighborhoods, urban venues, Northern Indiana Center for History, the Indiana University South Bend campus loop, Kamm Island, Beutter Park in Mishawaka. Click here for route map.
Early registration discount:
$20 per adult rider (18 years and older). Includes: Wristband (for Pancake Breakfast, SAG stops, Festival events) and map.
Rider T-shirts can be purchased for $8 during registration.
Children 17 years and under ride free with registered adult rider.
Children must register to ride.
Bicycle helmets and signed waivers are required. Waivers are available online (Registration) and at Packet Pick-up, Saturday June 7th, and at the IU South Bend SAG stop during Bike the Bend.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Located in The Grill on the IUSB campus (mall entrance of Admin. Bldg.)
2014 Collectible Rider Jerseys and long sleeve Bike the Bend shirts available for sale. Remaining rider shirts as available.
Sunday June 8th Pancake Breakfast
7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join us at The Brick near Farmers' Market along the river!
Enjoy a pancake breakfast, coffee and fruit before your ride.
Hotels and Camping:
Bike the Bend camping is available at St. Patrick's County Park.
Primitive overnight camping is available at St. Patrick's County Park on June 7, 2013. Space is limited and reservations are required. Details coming soon.
Hotel Information: Special offers for Bike the Bend riders. Details coming soon.