Ride for the Mounds 2017

Join the Hoosier Environmental Council for a bicycle adventure –the 3rd Annual Ride for the Mounds (Greenway)!

Starting and ending at Canoe Country in Daleville, ride along scenic country roads roughly following the course of the free flowing West Fork White River near potential routes of the Mounds Greenway. See for yourself the existing trails, parks, hardwood forests and wetlands, and historic resources that the Mounds Greenway seeks to conserve and connect.

WHO:

Anyone who wants to show their support for HEC’s Mounds Greenway plan to connect Muncie to Anderson, and ultimately, Indianapolis, while preserving the free flowing White River

WHAT:

A scenic bike ride to support the Mounds Greenway, a post-ride party and optional camping

Post-ride events begin around 4 PM and include:

  • food and drinks
  • updates on the Mounds Greenway
  • raffle with great prizes
  • partner nonprofit organizations’ display tables
  • camaraderie and optional camping along our White River

WHEN:

Saturday, September 30th, 2017 (check-in begins at 11:00 AM)

3 routes for all skill sets with staggered start times:

  • 45 mile ride departs at 12:30 PM
  • 25 mile ride departs at 2:00 PM
  • 15 mile ride departs at 2:30 PM

WHERE:

All rides start and finish at Canoe Country in Daleville: 6660 S Co Rd 900 W, Daleville, IN 47334

REGISTER NOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN:

• Momentum iNeed Street commuter bicycle from Bicycle Garage Indy
• Two chances to win a $25 gift certificate from Kirks Bike Shop
• Two chances to win a Massage Therapy Session from White River Shiatsu
• Premium coffee and tea gift basket from Jackrabbit Coffee
• Lezyne CNC Pump from Pro Bikes, Ltd.
• Basic Tune up from Pro Bikes, Ltd.
• Solar Backpack from Inovateus Solar

ADDITIONAL RIDE DETAILS:

  • The 45 and 25 mile routes will include fully stocked SAG stops. The 15 mile route will not have a SAG stop.
  • Pro Bikes, Ltd. will be on hand doing equipment checks and selling tubes, repair tools, and other small items.
  • Route maps and downloadable GPS files will be posted here soon and available the day of the ride.
  • Please be sure to arrive with at least 30 minutes before your ride is scheduled to start to unload your bike, check in, and get fueled up with free snacks and drinks.
  • The first 20 people to register get a free, reusable water bottle from Kirk’s Bike Shop!

REGISTRATION:

Early Bird Registration (by August 31):

  • Ride Registration only (NO T-shirt): $10
  • Ride Registration + Mounds T-shirt: $30

Regular Registration (after August 31):

  • Ride Registration only (NO T-shirt): $20
  • Ride Registration + Mounds T-shirt: $40


Mounds Greenway t-shirts are 100% organic cotton, available in women’s cut (bluish grey) or men’s cut (maroon).

 

 


A big thank you to our 2017 Ride for the Mounds sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors

Canoe Country (Daleville)
Greenway 500 Bike Shop (Muncie)
Pro Bikes, Ltd. (Daleville)
Downtown Farm Stand (Muncie)
Bicycle Garage Indy (Indianapolis)

Nonprofit Partners

Heart of the River (Anderson)
Bike Muncie
Red-Tail Land Conservancy (Muncie)
Robert Cooper Audubon (Muncie)
League of Women Voters (Muncie)
White River Watchers (Anderson)

Ride for the Mounds Supporters

Kirk’s Bike Shop (Muncie)
Park Place Arts (Anderson)
White River Shiatsu (Anderson)
Jackrabbit Coffee (Anderson)
Whole Foods (Carmel)
Inovateus Solar


Questions? Contact HEC Outreach Associate Michael Popa at mpopa@hecweb.org.