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Bikes & Beers Social Distancing Ride

Bikes & Beers Social Distancing Ride

Thursday May 21st, 2020, 6:00PM - Thursday June 4th, 2020, 6:00PM

Anywhere, USA Map

Bikes and Beers Presents: The Social Distancing VIRTUAL CYCLING EVENT!

The Cycling Event that you can do anywhere, anytime, and support local craft breweries! Proceeds will benefit Covid-19 Relief Efforts.

Sign up, start riding, log your miles, and get your Rider Appreciation Package (see below!) Show the entire country how awesome cyclists are!

SO WHAT’S A VIRTUAL RIDE ANYWAY?! A virtual ride you complete on your own, or with friends. It can be done out in the fresh air or on your indoor trainer, etc. Track your mileage weekly to be entered to win prizes (more info below!)

We value how important exercise is in a time like this to continue your fitness goals, stay healthy, and just clear your mind for a few hours. Remember to ride in small groups (less than 6) and maintain a 6-foot distance from one another for safe social distancing practices.

In light of the current events surrounding our country, breweries have been forced to temporarily close tasting rooms - AND THEY NEED OUR HELP! Join our community of cyclists all around the country for the largest Virtual Cycling Event ever! We have partnered with over 40 Breweries Nationwide (and adding more daily!) to make this happen.

Three Main Benefits For You!
1. Solitary, socially distanced exercise inside and outside on your bike!
2. Promote your local breweries and increase taproom sales once re-opened
3. Support COVID-19 Relief as well as local cycling charities & breweries!

Once registered, we will pack up your Ride Appreciation Box and ship it out to you so that you can start rocking your brand new swag out on the open road!

***Included in your Rider Appreciation Box (Shipped to you!)
-Limited Edition Social Distancing Ride T-Shirt
-B&B 24 ounce Cycling Water Bottle
-2 Beer Tokens to be redeemed at partner Breweries for 2 Beers!
-B&B Bottle Opener
-B&B Koozie
-B&B Stickers
-Packet of Liquid IV Hydration Formula
-Packet of Chamois Butter (Cycling Anti-Chafe Cream)
-Pack of Hubs Peanuts
-Bag of Unique Craft Beer Pretzels
-1 Raffle ticket which enters you to win several prizes in a FACEBOOK LIVE drawing!

Prizes Include:
-$1000 Bianchi Bicycle!
-Hitch Bike Rack from Hollywood Racks
-BURLEY Bike Trailer
-SENA R1 Smart Helmet
-Year Supply of Cabot Cheese
-$200 PRIMAL Gift Card


A majority of Proceeds will go to COVID-19 Relief in the USA. In addition, we will be donating to local cycling charities around the country in the areas that our partner breweries are located! Have Fun, Be Safe, and Give Back!!

**This is optional if you just want to join and ride for fun - you still get all the same swag and raffle chances!**

Next Official Start Week: Monday - April 13th
(But don't let that stop you from riding now!)
-Track your mileage weekly via Strava, RidewithGPS, Garmin, Zwift, Peloton, etc.
-Submit weekly mileage (and photos!) through the form we email you every Sunday evening
-Weekly prizes will be awarded and leaderboards updated.
-This is a continuous 8-week event, so that each week is a "fresh start" and people can join in whenever they like.
-At the end of 8 weeks, we will take the grand totals and award those with the most miles over the entire event!

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Miles Over Mountains Live on the Patio!

Miles Over Mountains Live on the Patio!

Sunday July 19th, 2020, 4:00PM - Sunday July 19th, 2020, 6:00PM

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Free Sunday afternoon show on the patio!

“Hailing from McHenry, IL, Miles Over Mountains plays a modernized style of bluegrass or “newgrass/jamgrass” that covers a wide spectrum of dynamics and feeling. Their live catalogue draws from their studio albums “Five Star Heart Breaker” (2015), “Ballads & Burners” (2017), and their new third full length album “Work Harder Not Smarter" (2020). In addition their cover selections are testaments to where bluegrass/roots influence can take music from outside the genre, with lovingly selected takes on their hero’s songs served up in their own furious fashion.

The band has been performing, touring, and making records since early 2014 playing an average of 120 shows per year. The band looks with excitement and hungry ambition towards 2020 when they’ll be releasing and touring in support of their new album.”

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The Big Rove 2

The Big Rove 2

Saturday August 22nd, 2020, 7:00AM - Saturday August 22nd, 2020, 7:00PM

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Like to ride bicycles? Like Big Grove Beer? Like the Iowa River Corridor Trail?

Put it all together and you have the Big Rove starting at the Big Grove Brewery in Iowa City. This ride will be along the Iowa River Trail and paved shoulders with stops in the communities along the way. Along with a great bike ride, you will enjoy food, music, and the fellowship of riders across the US.

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Fly Fishing Film Tour- Iowa City

Fly Fishing Film Tour- Iowa City

Sunday August 23rd, 2020, 2:00PM - Sunday August 23rd, 2020, 4:00PM

Big Grove Brewery1225 S Gilbert StIowa City, IA52240 Map

Hello everyone-

In an effort to make sure we do what is best for everyone in the midst of this health crisis, we are postponing the Fly Fishing Film Tour/Big Grove event. We've worked with Big Grove to find a new date, Sunday, August 23rd.

We will re-open the ticket window at some point down the road and have contacted ticket holders.

We want to thank Big Grove Brewery for hosting this and working with us on the reschedule. We're hoping that by late August we'll all be in a place to enjoy some time together watching some awesome films and enjoying good food and beer at Big Grove.

Thank you and stay safe.


Come and join us at Big Grove Brewery in Iowa City for the Fly Fishing Film Tour! This has been a sellout event the past two years and for a good reason: GREAT beer, GREAT food, camrarderie with friends and other anglers, and AMAZING films! All of that plus some great door prizes from national sponsors Costa, Simms, YETI, Scientific Anglers, and Oskar Blues!

Fly Fishing Film Tour- Iowa City is brought to you by @finfeather Big Grove Brewery, and the Driftless Flyathlon. Portions of the proceeds goes to coldwater conservation projects in Iowa!

Doors open at 1 pm and show starts at 2!

Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. PLEASE NOTE very limited $20 tickets (if any) will be available due to seating constraints. This has sold out the past two years!

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