Northeast Indiana Tandem Weekend in Fort Wayne
Presented by Kent and Anne Ellis with Hoosiers Out On Tandems
A weekend of tandem riding in northeast Indiana
Friday, May 31
2:00pm – The Sweetwater Ride- Beginning at Buckner Park, 6114 Bass Road, Fort Wayne, winding 25 or 40 miles through out the country roads of Allen and Whitley counties. The routes will travel to the location of Sweetwater, the world’s leading music technology and instrument retailer. Tour the amazing facility while enjoying ice cream from their canteen.
Dinner will be on your own on Friday evening.
Saturday, June 1
8:30am – Mass ride start from our host hotel, the Holiday Inn Express, travelling southwest of Fort Wayne with route options of 35, 55, 65 miles. All routes will pass thru Roanoke where there are many different lunch choices available to the riders.
2:30-3:30pm – Root beer floats to cool down after the ride and provide more time to socialize with fellow riders. Holiday Inn Express.
5:30pm – Gather for social time & drinks at Casa! Ristorante, 7545 W. Jefferson, just down the street from the hotel. Cash bar.
6:00pm – Dinner served!
Sunday, June 2
8:30am – Mass ride start from the Holiday Inn Express heading southeast of Fort Wayne into the flatlands of Indiana farmland. Routes of 35, 45, 55 miles available.
We have a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express, 5915 Ellison Road, Fort Wayne, that will be held until May 1. The nightly rate for a deluxe king room is $119 plus tax that includes breakfast. Please call the hotel at 1-260-459-1888 and mention HOOTs when making your reservation. Bikes are welcome in the rooms. There are several other overnight choices within a short distance of the Holiday Inn Express. For more information go to www.visitfortwayne.com.
Suggested camping is Camp Timber Lake, 260-672-3251, www.discovertimberlake.com.