The 2015 Boulder Bike & Brew Fest is set to take place on August 15, 2015 at the City of Boulder’s Valmont Bike Park. The-all day event will include race clinics, mountain bike, cyclocross and dual slalom competitions, as well as an expo featuring great food, music and 17 local craft breweries. Half of the proceeds raised will benefit Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) and the Boulder Mountain Bike Alliance (BMA). Admission to attend the expo and live music is free.
The day kicks off with clinics for mountain biking and cyclocross, covering a variety of skills such as cornering, riding stairs, mounting/dismounting, and sand pits. Participants of all ages will then be able to enter races around the track. Simultaneously, there will be a dual slalom competition happening. Spectators will be invited to watch the competition while enjoying cold beer and other refreshments from some of Boulder’s best breweries and restaurants. Singletrack Mountain Bike Adventures (SMBA) will conduct clinics and races, with the first clinics starting at 9 a.m., and races concluding at 6 p.m.
17 breweries will be on-site, including: Avery Brewing, Boulder Beer, BRU Handbuilt Ales, City Star Brewing, FATE Brewing, Finkel & Garf’s, Left Hand Brewing, Odd 13 Brewing, Oskar Blues, Sanitas Brewing, Ska Brewing, The Post Brewing Co., Twisted Pine, Upslope, Wild Woods Brewery, Wild Mountain, and 20 Below Brewing. Beer will be poured from 3 to 7 p.m. Several bands will also be performing throughout the day. Food will be provided by a variety of local food trucks.
For registration information, or to volunteer or donate, visit www.boulderbikebrew.com.
About Cyclists 4 Community: Cyclists 4 Community is a nonprofit, tax exempt, 501 (c)(3) charity organization, organized for the benefit of the citizens of Boulder County, Colorado. After the 2013 flood, cyclists in Boulder County rallied the business community to pull together resources to help those in need, Cyclists 4 Jamestown raised $120,000, and the Fat Tire Flurry helped raised an additional $30,000, and Cyclists 4 Lyons, held at Bohn Park, raised $40,000 for the community. To learn more about C4C, or to get involved, visit c4community.org.