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CHRIS KEGEL'S SLOW ROLL 2018

Thank You all so much for riding, we had nearly 1,000 people join us for a truly spectacular day. 

 

SUNDAY, August 26th 2018

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SUNDAY, August 26th 2018

Join us for our 3rd annual free, fun & family friendly Chris Kegel Slow Roll bike ride in Milwaukee, WI. This is a casual, no drop, 10 mile bike ride from State Fair Park towards downtown and back using trails and roads safe for cyclists.

After the ride we end at Kegel's Inn restaurant for a big tent celebration to commemorate the life of cycling legend, Chris Kegel.

Donations for the ride go to cycling infrastructure projects in Milwaukee County. This is an amazing free event you do not want to miss! Nothing brings people together like the simple joy of just showing up and riding bikes. Come one, come all!

 

THE RIDE

9:00am - FREE T-SHIRT PICK UP

 

Show your support by wearing your complimentary commemorative T-Shirt on the ride. 

PARKING - Arrive at the parking lot at STATE FAIR PARK AND RIDE on 76th and Main Street(see map)

 

 

 

 

10:00am - OFFICIAL RIDE START

ROUTE OVERVIEW

Heading out from Wisconsin State Fair Park and then back to Kegel's Inn for the Trek after party.

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View the Route Here:

RETURN ROUTE

Follow route signage through downtown as make your way back to the Hank Aaron State Trail heading West. 

At 56th street, take the paved exit SOUTH from the trail until you reach National Avenue. 

Take National Avenue to 59th. KEGEL'S INN is on the corner of 59th and National. 

 

12pm - THE TREK AFTER PARTY AT KEGEL'S INN

ADMISSION

Admission is free. Food and beverage at the after party is Free. Donations are appreciated, but not mandatory. Be a part of the movement to make Milwaukee a great place for bikes and make a $50  contribution to the Chris Kegel Foundation includes guaranteed t-shirt, pint glass, commemorative bracelet, and CK Foundation socks.

 

Slow Roll VIP Donation
50.00

Purchasing the VIP advanced donation to the Chris Kegel Foundation provides a guaranteed t-shirt, pint glass, bracelet, and CK Foundation Socks!

Plus, your donation makes biking better in Milwaukee. Learn more about where your $ go (click here).

Bring receipt from purchase to the Slow Roll event to receive your VIP goodies and tickets.

 

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FAQ. 

HOW CAN I HELP?

Volunteers needed! The best way to help keep this ride free and fun, we are looking for volunteers to at the start, on the route, and at the after party. Please contact Kevin (kevin@kevinhardman.com) if you would like to help out.

DO I NEED TO RIDE MY BIKE TO COME TO THE PARTY AT KEGEL'S INN?

No! We welcome anyone to join us for the celebration. Please come to Kegel's Inn anytime after 12pm. 

If at all possible, we recommend that you ride your bike to the event. Parking will be VERY LIMITED at Kegel's Inn. 

IS THERE A FEE TO JOIN THE RIDE?

No, Trek Bicycles has generously donated the fees associated with the cost of the dedication. 

WILL THERE BE BIKE PARKING?

Yes, the Bike Federation of Wisconsin will have bike parking. There will be a bike corral on the south end of 59th st. Please bring a bike lock. 

WHAT IS SLOW ROLL?

More than a ride, it's a philosophy to go slow, to take in the scenery, and to enjoy your ride. 

IS THIS A FAMILY RIDE? 

Yes, Chris Kegel is a man that has always put his family first. Please feel free to bring the little ones. 

WHAT IS THE PACE OF THE RIDE?

Nice and Easy. Did we mention this was a slow roll? 

WILL THERE BE CONTROLLED INTERSECTIONS?

Tom Schuler and his helpers from Team Sports will have some intersections controlled in and around the third ward.