48 Hours and Counting until #FSTF12…
48 Hours and Counting
#FSTF12 is just around the corner. Here’s what you need to know…
With only hours to go until the midwest’s premiere “all-size-tires shindig” opens, our ode to celebrating bicycling and community, Fat & Skinny Tire Fest 12 (#FSTF12) coincides with National Bike-to-Work Day as the ride & roll festivities take place May 15-17, 2015. There’s plenty of opportunities to join us on your bike, no matter what style of riding you prefer…So here are the final announcements and things to know before Fat & Skinny Tire Fest 12 kicks off…
Online Registration Closes Soon: You have less than 24 hours to save some dollars, guarantee your entry, and the perks for specific events (Road Time Trial, Kosciusko Countryside Tour, DINO Mountain Bike Race, Circuit Road Race, 4Cross MTB Race, and Road Criterium). Sign up now
Fun for the whole family: whether you want to watch all the racing action, get a ride in yourself, cruise around with your friends, or play with your kids, we have you covered. Our kick-off party startsFriday evening at 6:30pm with Opening Ceremonies, and the fun of the Community Critical Mass Ride, and the Grand Opening of the new Limitless Park Splash Pad. Check out the full schedule.
Celebrate National Bike Month: this is a special month, and why Fat & Skinny Tire Fest is held in May. We do our best to promote the amazing benefits and fun of the simple joy of bicycling, and we hope you’ll spend a few days celebrating with us. Most importantly, wherever you are in May, get out and ride!
Help make it happen: it literally takes a couple hundred people giving of their time to help make Fat & Skinny Tire Fest happen. And it takes even more to spread the word. We still have some spots open. Would you consider volunteering with us, or at least sharing our wonderful event with your friends and family through social media?
Bring the Kids: we pride ourselves in providing plenty of opportunities to teach, encourage, and unleash the next generation of bicyclists to enjoy being on two wheels. Friday night, all day Saturday, and Sunday afternoon, we’ve got activities for the little ones to ride, ride, ride!
Hours of live entertainment: when you’re ready to kick back and chill, or get your groove on, we’re providing you with nearly 8 hours of live music on Friday and Saturday night, including; Sock Monkeys, Plaxton & the Void, Tumbleweed Jumpers, James & the Drifters, and Seabird.
Eat, drink, shop, and be merry: we guarantee you won’t leave #FSTF12 hungry or thirsty or bored. You won’t have to look far for the perfect gift, some amazing food and thirst quenching micro brews, thanks to the Village at Winona shops, some of the best restaurants in the state, killer food trucks, and regional brewing staples.
Find out the when and where: want to know the weekend schedule, and where everything starts, be sure to download the Fat & Skinny Tire Fest app. Available for both iOS and Android devices.
Once again, we’re looking forward to hosting another exciting year of our all-size-tires bicycling shindig in northern Indiana with a few thousand friends! Spread the word (#FSTF12) and we hope you’ll be one of them?Help us raise awareness and funds for Bicycle Indiana, Ride+Walk Warsaw+Winona Lake, the Winona Lake Trails, KCV Cycling Club, plus more area health and wellness-related organizations. For additional information, local hotel details, pictures and videos from past festivals, check out the Fat & Skinny Tire Fest 12 website.
Fat & Skinny Tire Fest 12 is proudly presented by K21 Health Foundation, hosted by the City of Warsaw and the town of Winona Lake, and produced by KCV Cycling Club.