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2018 Alleycat Bicycle Rally

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Saturday May 12, 2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
511 Blondeau Street, Keokuk, IA 52632  (map)

posted by Melinda Bickel

You're going to LOVE this event! This is the 3rd Annual Alleycat Rally being held down in Keokuk (...& it's finally not taking place on Memorial Day Weekend!).

A fun & unique family-friendly event, an Alleycat Bicycle Rally is a form of unsanctioned bicycle street racing. Created decades ago by bike messengers, races mimic all sorts of crazy things a bike messenger might encounter in a typical delivery day. Alleycats send riders racing around a city to a series of checkpoints (which conveniently, are given out just a few minutes before the race begins!).

With no set route, part of the winning strategy is deciding whether to take off right away & figure out the route as you go, or strategize first & then get to pedaling! Navigation skills, raw speed...& maybe a little luck, too!...will determine the winner.

Races Start at 9a.m.

Start/Finish Line: Main Street Keokuk, Inc. Office (511 Blondeau Street, Keokuk, IA)

3 Races Options:

  • City to City to City (30+ miles) - $15 Registration Fee
  • The Easy Ten (10+ miles) - $15 Registration Fee
  • The Grand Meander (Family Fun Ride) - Free!

Pre-registration is encouraged. Register by May 2, 2018 to receive a t-shirt!

Registration Forms:

  • Print HERE  
  • Visit: Main Stree Keokuk, Inc. Office (511 Blondeau Street, Keokuk, IA 52632)
  • Email:
  • Call: (319) 524-5056

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