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Sun Jul 01 2018 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM


Gateway Park
Cedar Falls, IA


Cedar Falls Tourism and Visitors Bureau



Distance - There are different length rides for all ages and abilities.

The Cedar Valley CyclistsCedar Trails PartnershipCedar Valley Association of Soft Trails (CVAST) and the Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau invite you to attend the 3rd annual Cedar Valley Pedal Fest June 30 and July 1, 2018

Also, be sure to Like our event page on Facebook. There, the committee will share any weather related announcements. 

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Denver Waffle Ride
8:45 am registration
9:00 am start
Gateway Park, Cedar Falls
Enjoy the scenery and good paved roads on a ride that will allow the riders to experience the rural landscape and bountiful farm fields of the area. This ride follows N. Main Street and Big Woods Road to Big Woods Park and then takes county roads into Denver. Enjoy “all-you-can-eat” waffles and all the trimmings at the Denver American Legion for $6. The route will be marked and a designated sweeper is assigned so no one is left behind. 30 miles round trip.

Pedal to the Metal (Public Art Tour)
9:30 am registration
10:00 am ride
Gateway Park, Cedar Falls 

Short Ride:  9 miles round trip 
View some of Cedar Falls’ beautiful Public Art on this ride.  Cycle past Big Woods Lake to Center Street to view Nest and then to the downtown area to see Epic, Gateway to the Trails, Showtime, Sinuate and Drop Leaf Chicken. Ride on to the Hearst Center Sculpture Garden and enjoy live music by Raldo Schneider, and snacks and beverages on the patio.  Music and snacks will be served from 11am-1pm.  Beer samples available while supplies last.   

Long Ride:  12 miles
The long ride is the same as the short ride and continues on to the UNI campus to view another 10 sculptures including Purple Wave, Nature’s Legacy and City Mouse, returning to the Hearst Center for live music and snacks. Sponsored by the Hearst Center and Second State Brewing Co.

Dirt Ride
Noon registration
12:30 pm ride
Gateway Park, Cedar Falls
Come join us for a Dirty Trail Ride! Take a tour of the Tondro Pray Bike Park, our new pump track and cyclocross race track. The park also features a new single-track route with different obstacles, rock drops and jumps. For those that are interested, we can split up and ride over to George Wyth State Park to experience some of the great single-track dirt trails. This ride would be best for BMX, mountain bikes, hybrids or fatties. Be sure to bring water bottles, insect repellant and lots of energy. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED! Riders of all abilities are welcome from beginners to advanced. Come out and get dirty! Sponsored by Cedar Valley Association for Soft Trails and Bike Tech. 6-10 miles round trip.

Faith to Faith Ride
1:30 pm registration
2:00 pm ride
Gateway Park, Cedar Falls
Visit three congregations in Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Begin in Gateway Park and ride to 1st Presbyterian Church in Cedar Falls, then to Nazareth Lutheran Church, also in Cedar Falls, then ride along bike paths to Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Waterloo. Each congregation will show us the beauty of their buildings and introduce us to some of their ministries. We expect to be finished by 4:00 pm when we will be free to ride home or explore the trails. About 15 miles, one way. 


There are different length rides for all ages and abilities. 


Gateway Park

Lincoln and East Main Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613


There is no cost to participate. Simply register at the location where the ride begins at the designated time. Helmets are required. Lights may also be required for some rides. 


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