This one day cycling event includes a self-guided tour of various Quilt Gardens. You will be guided through one of the most visited and popular areas around on your choice of a 10 -20-40-60 and 100 mile routes.
We encourage the 62 and 100 mile riders to start early. Others can register and embark at your leisure anytime from 7:00 - 10:00 am.
You can register onsite on ride day, Saturday, August 16.
Starting points for all routes in Elkhart: 125 East Franklin Street
Goshen (20 and 40 mile routes) : Bag Factory/ The Depot : 1013 Division Street, Goshen
Middlebury ( 40 mile route) Kirder WoRlds Fair Garden, 302 West Bristol Street
We will have food and beverage stations set up for you approximately every 10-15 miles, to break up your ride and provide refreshments while you tour each of the garden areas.
This ride is organized by Bike Elkhart and proceeds will benefit United Cancer Services and Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County. Tshirts are optional and additional.
|Feb 10 - Aug 14||$30.00|
|Feb 10 - Aug 14||$40.00|
|Feb 10 - Aug 14||$45.00|
|Feb 10 - Aug 14||$85.00|
Complete ride information will be on the the website BloomNZoom.org. Please visit that site for the latest maps, information, download forms, etc about the ride. This is the registration site.
New options in 2014
If you are opting to do the
10-20-40-62-100 routes: You can start and finish in downtown Elkhart. Post ride showers will be available at the Elkhart Youth and Community Center after you finish.
20 Mile Route: you can start and finish in downtown Elkhart OR Goshen at the Old Bag Factory
40 Mile Route: you can start/finish in downtown Elkhart, Goshen at the Bag Factory OR Krider Gardens in Middlebury
Please be sure to let us know where you will be checking in!
August 16 7:00 AM EDT - 100 Mile Ride (Reg 7am- 9am)
August 16 7:00 AM EDT - 60 Mile Ride (Reg 7am - 9am )
August 16 7:00 AM EDT - 20 Mile Ride (Reg 7am - 10am)
August 16 7:00 AM EDT - 40 Mile Ride (Reg 7am - 9am)
August 16 7:00 AM EDT - 10 Mile Ride (Reg 7am - 10am)