Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks, members of the Northwoods League, have announced the participating restaurants and bars for their fifth annual “Hit for the Cycle” Poker Bike Ride. Sunday, July 7 will be the date of the event, which is sponsored by Scheels All Sports. Participants will be making stops at Toads Bar & Grill, Pepper’s Grill & Sports Pub, Curt’s, Catherine Doyle’s Pub, and BJ’s Bar & Grill.
Registration will begin at 9:45 am at renovated Riverfront Stadium with the ride starting at 10:00 am where bicyclists will begin the ride of approximately 20 miles with stops at Toads, Pepper’s, Curt’s, Catherine Doyle’s, and BJ’s. Riders will receive a playing card at each stop for their chance to win prizes for the best five-card poker hand. In addition, the Bucks will give away prizes during each inning of that afternoon’s Bucks game versus the Rochester Honkers.
Riders will have two options for registration. Option 1 costs $20 and riders will receive a t-shirt, ticket to that day’s Bucks game, sandwich item, bag of chips, and fountain soda. Option 2 costs $35 and gets riders a t-shirt, ticket to that day’s Bucks game, and a pass to the Budweiser Party Deck.
Registrations can be found online by following this link (http://waterloobucks.com/userfiles/2013%20bike%20ride%20poster%20-%20sign%20up%20form%281%29.pdf) or picked up at the souvenir stand at Riverfront Stadium. All pre-registration forms must be returned to the souvenir stand or mailed to Waterloo Bucks, P.O. Box 4124, Waterloo, IA 50704. Riders may also register at Riverfront Stadium on the day of the ride.
Later that day, the Bucks will take on Rochester. Game time is 3:05 pm with gates opening at 2:00 pm.
The Bucks are currently on a one-game road trip, playing in Mankato, Minnesota versus the MoonDogs this evening. Waterloo will return home to finish the first half on July 3 versus Mankato, with first pitch scheduled for 6:35 pm. Group outings and single-game tickets are currently on sale. For more information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. All 70 Bucks games can be heard on 1330 ESPN (KWLO-AM).
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