Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Porches & Pints PLUS USA Pro Challenge, Bicycle Longmont and BIKEmont

Wow, I can't believe it's been a little more than a month since my last post. Let me catch you up on what's rockin' in BIKEmont!

1. Left Hand Brewing produced and with the help of BIKEmont's other brewers - Pumphouse Brewery and Oskar Blues, they put on the best Oktoberfest BIKEmont has ever seen. That took place on September 28th & 29th. This was also the same weekend we held our first ever BIKE Prom!
Bike Prom 2012!

Bike Prom brought out 30 of Longmont's most outrageous folks. We began the ride at Oskar Blues' Tasty Weasel and ended at Oktoberfest at Roosevelt Park. We had a grand entrance and really enjoyed ourselves. I think I speak for the group when I say - we can't wait for next year.

A few great ideas for 2013 Bike Night themes came out of the night, too. "Bridesmaids Gone Wild" and "Bridezillas". Needless to say a great time was had by all.

Oktoberfest benefitted Bicycle Longmont and from the generosity of those who attended, Bicycle Longmont received $7,000. Thanks to all of you who celebrated Oktoberfest.

Also - Bicycle Longmont was invited by the USA Pro Challenge to submit an application for a 2013 stop or start in Longmont. We are very excited about this. We presented to Longmont's City Council on  Oktober 23rd and received their support the same night. Much will happen over the next two weeks. If you'd like to support us please come to the November 13th City Council meeting at 7pm. The City Council meeting is located at the Civic Center at 350 Kimbark Street. Come join us! It will be fun?

Coming up on November 10th is the Historic West Side Home Tour. Bicycle Longmont's Holiday Bike Program will benefit from this great fundraiser. We are honored to have been chosen by the neighborhood where we cruise every Wednesday night. I hope you will join us on November 10th any time between 10am and 4pm. We will have a cruiser ride starting at 11am at Roosevelt Park.

For $20 you'll get admission to the home tour and a pint of beer at Left Hand Brewery and the Tasty Weasel. Our tour will take us to each home and to both tasting rooms. Please join us for Porches & Pints!

We're going to have lots of fun. Plus I'll pull the music wagon!

Lastly, On November 5th (next Monday) we are co-hosting a happy hour beginning after 5pm. The Happy Hour will be held at the brand new Longmont Bike Garage. We've got more than 30 people RSVP'd for the event. So make plans to attend. You'll get a tour of the shop and have time to mix and mingle.

The Longmont Bike Garage is located at 1250 Hover Road in the former Sears Auto Center located on the north end of Twin Peaks Mall. You can enter through either the east or west retail doors adjacent to the over head garage doors.

Wow - that's a lot going on!

See you Monday!