Bucks 13th Bike Ride Set for July 17th

Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks have announced the date of their 13th “Hit for the Cycle” Poker Bike Ride, presented by SCHEELS.  Sunday, July 17 will be the date of the event which will feature stops at various bars and restaurants in the Cedar Valley.  Download the 2022 Hit for the Cycle Bike Ride Form by Clicking Here

Registration will begin at 10:00 am at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium with the ride starting at 10:30 am where bicyclists will begin the ride of approximately 20 miles with stops at BJ’s Bar, Doughy Joey’s Pizza Joynt, The Pump Haus Pub & Grill, and The Screaming Eagle American Bar & Grill.  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 Eau Claire Express for all Poker Ride participants.  Game time is 2:35 pm with gates opening at 2:00 pm.

Riders will have two options for registration. Option 1 costs $25 and riders will receive a t-shirt, reserved seat ticket to that day’s Bucks game, sandwich item, bag of chips, and a beverage.  Option 2 costs $37 and provides riders a t-shirt, ticket to that day’s Bucks game, and a pass to the Budweiser Party Deck.

Registrations can be picked up at the Souvenir Stand at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium or online at All pre-registration forms must be returned to the souvenir stand or mailed to Waterloo Bucks, P.O. Box 4124, Waterloo, IA 50704. Pre-registration is not mandatory, but order forms turned in by noon on July 8 will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Riders may also register at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium on the day of the ride.

The Bucks are in the midst of a seven-game homestand, playing the La Crosse Loggers tonight at 6:35 pm.  Tickets are available for all games at or by calling the Bucks Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633.  Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium, home of the Bucks, welcomed a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association.  Team ownership has invested nearly $400,000 in stadium improvements since the end of the 2014 season including group outing areas, painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, kids zone inflatables, wiffle ball field, and concessions equipment.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks by utilizing their website at or utilizing the Northwoods League Mobile App.


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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 28th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff, over 280 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bucks as your favorite team.