Friday, April 25, 2014

Pedaler's Jamboree on May 24th!

Let us know if you would like to attend with the KC Bicycle Touring Meetup!

Two options!
1. Meet us in Columbia on the 24th!
Daily mileage will be 30 miles for the two days


2. Ride with us from KC on the 22nd of May and come home on the 27th!

Daily milage will be 60-80 and 40ish on the 24th depending where we camp on the 23rd..

Your will need to RSVP us at the Meetup site and secure your ticket at the PJ site asap!

Pedaler's Jamboree 2014

Weekend bicycle/music festival - May 24th & 25th, 2014

The Pedaler's Jamboree is a music festival created for bicycle riders and non-riders alike! Get a ticket for a weekend bicycle ride full of adventure or a non-rider ticket for the Kemper Park festivities available in Boonville on May 24th!

Bicyclists start at Flat Branch Park from 7:30 am to 10 am in Columbia, MO. Flat Branch Park is located at 101 South 4th St, Columbia, MO. This is the beginning of the MKT trail which connects to the Katy Trail State Park.

For non-riders with ticket passes to the Kemper Park Festivities, gates open at 3 pm on Saturday, May 24th. Kemper Park is located at 757 3rd St, Boonville, MO behind the YMCA building. Cars will not be permitted in the park. Free street side parking will be located close to the YMCA building.

Bicyclists depart from Columbia, MO, on the morning of Saturday, May 24th. Drop off your overnight packs at check in and prepare for a weekend of relaxed bike riding, music, and fun. Enjoy the scenic views of the Katy Trail State Park as you ride on crushed limestone trails flanked by cliffs and the Missouri River. Stop at your convenience at a handful of locations to enjoy live music and entertainment. Bands will play throughout the day in communities across the trail.

Enjoy a car free route on the scenic Katy Trail State Park
The final destination, Boonville's awesome Kemper Park, will once again host the feature event with main stage music. Overnight camping at Kemper Park will be free for all registered riders! Hotel/motel accommodations are available at local establishments. There will be food available at restaurants throughout the town of Boonville as well as food vendors at Kemper Park.

Free camping is available for all registered riders and ticket holders at Kemper Park
Daily riding distances: 
Columbia to Boonville: 30 miles (ramble out on Saturday, stumble back on Sunday)
Free stuff:
Free gear item will be announced soon, Gear Transport to campsite (not hotels), Sag Support, Camping, Music and Entertainment, more amenities in the works!
Showers and such:

Restrooms available on site. The Boonville YMCA is located next to the festival/camping area. Facility open on Saturday, May 26. The pool is open until 4:30 pm - Showers available until 10:00 pm. Towels are not provided. YMCA closed on Sunday, May 26.
Shuttle Bus Ride back to Columbia:
There will be a limited number of seats available for shuttle back to Columbia on Sunday and Monday morning.Advanced reservations are available for $10/person. A limited number of seats will be available on Sunday and Monday morning for $10.
Lodging in Columbia:
There are countless good places to eat and lodging opportunities available in this great city!
Keep posted for special rates and rooms for the night before the Jamboree in Columbia coming soon!
Please visit the Columbia Visitors Bureau website for complete details.
Lodging in Boonville:
The Isle of Capri Boonville Be sure to check out the awesome buffet and the entertainment options available.
Click here for more details about accomodations in Boonville.

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