The first Indiana Tandem Rally (bicycle) will be held in Ft. Wayne this weekend. The host hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn and will have have tandem couples from Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
With the construction of the new trail systems in town and interest in cycling increasing, this may be a nice story to cover.
Kent & Anne Ellis 260-387-7978 are the local organizers.
The agenda for the weekend is:
Thank you for joining us for the first Indiana Tandem Rally. We’re excited to have you join us in Fort Wayne for what we hope will be the first of many Indiana Tandem gatherings. Tandem teams from Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania will be joining us Hoosiers for the rally.
Following is the schedule of events for the weekend
• Registration Packet pick up at host hotel:
o Hilton Garden Inns
o 8615 US Highway 24 W.; 260-435-1777
o 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
• Ice Cream Ride
o 27 mile ride
o on riders time schedule
• Dinner will be on your own on Friday night
• Registration Packet pick up 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM
• Mass start 8:00 AM at host hotel
• Saturday routes
o Southwest thru Allen & Huntington Counties
o 37, 56 & 68 mile routes
o Lunch at Fox Island County Park
• Shelter #1 on Bowman Lake – Swimming hole!
• Saturday Evening
o Casual Gathering at host hotel
• 5:30 – 6:30 PM
• Cash bar
o Dinner buffet 6:30 PM
• Mass Start 8:00 AM at host hotel
o Southeast thru Allen and Wells counties
o 34, 41 & 57 mile routes
Kent & Anne Ellis: 270-202-1884; 574-210-4051
Hilton Garden Inn: 260-435-1777
Tin Caps (www.tincaps.com),
Fort Wayne Visitors Center (www.visitfortwayne.com)
Thank you for your consideration.