Location: Nebraska

10th Annual Kool-Aid Classic Bicycle Tour

Kool-Aid Classic Bicycle TourThe Kool-Aid Classic Bicycle Tour is celebrating the 10th year with a new course and more ride routes. The tour will be on Saturday, August 14, 2010 in Hastings, Nebraska. The event is sponsored by Hastings Unique Bicyclists (HUB) as a fundraiser for the Pioneer Spirit Trail, a 5.2-mile paved hike and bike trail. Routes of 20, 40 and 70 miles will be offered through the quiet countryside surrounding the birthplace of Kool-Aid. The event will be supported with several rest stops and Kool-Aid refreshment along the way.

Hastings, Nebraska was the home of Edwin and Kitty Perkins, the inventors of Kool-Aid, Nebraska’s Official Soft Drink. Each year there’s a festival known as Kool-Aid Days, celebrating the iconic powered drink, and featuring the World’s Largest Kool-Aid Stand, giant inflatable rides, carnival games, festival foods, trolley rides through the Hastings Historic District and many other events, including the Kool-Aid Classic Bicycle Tour.

For more information on this event contact Bruce & Alisa Sandahl at 402-463-1138 or visit the Kool-Aid Classic website.

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By Randy Rasa, editor/webmaster at Kansas Cyclist, the web's premier Kansas cycling information site, featuring authoritative guides to Kansas cycling clubs, bike shops, organized bike rides, touring, trails, and much more. [learn more]

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