Rain or Shine - Fall Festival Of Bikes & Brew Attend Biketoberfest Marin 2016 This Saturday!
What’s On Tap at Biketoberfest 2016
The only problem with the annual Biketoberfest Marin fall celebration of Bikes & Brews is that there’s almost too much to see and do! We’re looking forward to an amazing turnout of MCBC members, cycling enthusiasts, friends and families – it all starts this Saturday, October 15 at 11 AM in Fairfax!
WHAT: Biketoberfest Marin 2016
BENEFITS: Marin County Bicycle Coalition (MCBC) and Access4Bikes (A4B)
WHEN: Saturday, October 15
WHERE: Fairfax Plaza, Center Blvd downtown Fairfax, CA
COST: FREE Admission; Brewfest Tasting – $35 advance, $40 day-of-event.
Save $5 on your tasting ticket: “Day Of Event” Tickets are $40 – You can get yours in advance and save $5!
- The ability to sample 35 beers, including some rare flavors, from 20 brewers including Lagunitas, Russian River, Stone, Green Flash, Firestone Walker, Magnolia, Heretic and MORE!
- Biketoberfest 2016 Souvenir 8 oz. tasting glass
Now that we’ve covered the basics, here are some suggestions for how to plan your day so you don’t miss any moment of Biketoberfest!
Start Your Day With an Invigorating Ride
Join us on a modest 32 mile road ride to Platform Bridge and back with 1,600 ft in elevation.
Leaves from Java Hut at 9 AM.
Ride the best single-track loop in Marin (or the Bay Area for that matter!) Ride up Iron Springs Road (the street the Pub is named after) and do a clockwise loop, with plans to check out the new reroute on Old Railroad Grade. This ride includes narrow single-track, which requires navigating rocky sections.
Leaves from Java Hut at 9 AM Sharp.
Liv Chix-led MTB Ride:
Join MTB-ambassadors Liv Chix on a women-led mountain bike rides. Both rides are co-ed and open to anyone interested in getting a little dirt on their tires.
Option 1 – Jamie Shreeve ride leader – Brisk no-drop lap of Tamarancho. Approx 12 miles
Biketoberfest Expo Opens at 11 AM – Amazing Array of Exhibitors
Bike Demo opportunities
2016 seems to be the year of the ebike – you can roll out on models from ESPIN, Fantic and Yuba, while The New Wheel will have many models to check out as well!
Win the Bid and Get a New Bike!
Plus – with the great support of our sponsors, we’ll be featuring four new bikes in the Silent Auction! Get your bids in before 4 PM!
Balance Bike Ramble Course:
Course hosted by Marin Safe Routes to Schools. Balance Bikes will be available! 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Great Music Starts at Noon
Biketoberfest always has a dynamic lineup of bands helping to get your feet and body moving at this annual fall celebration of Bikes & Brew. Though you’ll need a drink ticket to sample the variety of over 35 brews from 20 west coast brewers, the music and bike expo are free! Ride to Fairfax on Saturday, October 15 and join the in the fun!
Soul Ska – 3:30 PM
Tony Magee w/ Danny Montana – 2 PM
Full Soul Jackets – Noon
Oh Yeah, There Will Be Brews!
2016 Brewer Lineup:Green Flash Brewing – Alpine Brewing Company – Magnolia Brewing Co – T. W. Pitchers – Snakebite – South City Ciderworks – 101 North Brewing Company – Iron Springs Pub and Brewery – Speakeasy Brewing Company – Lagunitas Brewing – Firestone Walker Brewing – Pizza Orgasmica – Hen House Brewing – Auburn Ale House – Russian River Brewing – Heretic Brewing Co. – Stateroom Brewing – Anchor Brewing Company – Stone Brewing Co – Knee Deep Brewing Co – Sierra Nevada Brewing – Moylan’s Brewing Co.
Proceeds from Biketoberfest 2016 benefit bicycle advocacy in Marin County.
Biketoberfest 2016 is proudly brought to you by