BENTONVILLE, AR – The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce’s signature cycling event “Bike & Brew” – presented by Nabholz Construction Corporation– is back for the 2020 season. This signature event is directed at building relationships, serving the community, and promoting bikes as an alternate means of transportation around town.
The route will take riders around town to 5 featured stops. We value our communities safety and we will follow all CDC and Arkansas Department of Health Guidelines. The kick-off is slated for 1PM on September 11th at Art Park North located at 610 SE E Street, Bentonville, AR 72712 – adjacent to The Momentary.
Walmart’s Cindi Marsiglio, Senior Vice President, Corporate Real Estate and Daniel Trujillo, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer will open the ride with details about Bentonville’s booming cycling scene, Walmart’s mobility goals, and how they are engaging the community to integrate cycling into their new campus and team culture. Bentonville was recently named the Mountain Biking Capital of the World™; Marsiglio and Trujillo will serve as the Event’s guest riders for the day.
The Poker Ride is set to start at 2PM. The route will cover approximately 8 miles over 2 hours – with stops along the way that feature the ease of cycling and ways to shop local while on bike. The ride will end at original starting point with a post-ride party – featuring food, craft beer, and music.
Event Timeline for September 11th
Rider will meet at 610 SE E Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
- Check-in at 1PM
- Ride from 2-4PM
- Post Ride Party from 4-6PM
The 2020 Event will support Pedal It Forward, whose mission is to increase the number of people using bikes for health, transportation, or recreation, by collecting used bikes, fixing them and then distributing to those in need. Pedal It Forward serves rural and urban low-income kids, adults and families, at-risk youth, minority, and immigrant populations in Northwest Arkansas.
The 2020 Bike & Brew is September 11th, 2020. Tickets can be purchased on the Chamber website at https://bit.ly/2020BikeBrew. For more information, visit the Chamber’s events page at www.greaterbentonville.com, or contact Sherry Rolsma at the Chamber office at +1 (479) 273-2841.