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Minneapolis Northwest is launching their inaugural Pedal Jam family bike ride event on August 12, 2023!
Read on for registration and more details. 

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Minneapolis Northwest Tourism today announced the details of the inaugural Pedal Jam/Bike the Brooklyns Bike Ride event. This community event will happen in conjunction with the Brooklyn Center Health Fair and Brooklyn Park IgboFest cultural festival.

Minneapolis Northwest Tourism, the tourism marketing affiliate of Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center, is the host sponsor. Many thanks go out to the Brooklyn Park Library, Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center Staff, Police and Fire Departments.

This will be a family focused bike riding adventure traveling 6 miles throughout the Brooklyns showcasing business, parks, and residential areas of the two cities.

  • Happening on August 12, 2023

  • 12 p.m. Cyclists invited to register on-site, if they haven’t pre-registered, and collect their rider number. Families can visit the Health Fair and food trucks while getting a free bike safety check. A special thank you to Camden Cycles!

  • 2 p.m. Event start time. Riders are encouraged to make stops along the way for activities, music, giveaways and the grand prize of a new e-bike!

  • 4 p.m. Prize announcements – must be present to win.

  • Start Location: Centennial Park 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center

  • End location: Brooklyn Park Community Center, 5600 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park

  • Free parking is available at ride start and finish.

  • Arrive early and visit the food trucks at the Brooklyn Center Health Fair before the ride starts. Three stops along the bike route provide activities, sweets, and fun challenges. The end of the race is a celebration with chalk art, popsicles, music, giveaways, and the grand prize of a new e-bike!

  • After the ride, visit Igbofest across the street at North Hennepin Community College to enjoy ethnic food, music and performances until 7 p.m.  

  • Adults $10

  • 18 and under $5 (Youth under 12 must ride with an adult)

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