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Bike Doctor Grand Fondue

OCTOBER 28, 2023

ORCHID CELLAR MEADERY & WINERY

Middletown, Maryland

Presented by Bike Doctor Frederick & Dirty Kitten Productions;

Hosted by Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery; Benefiting Heartly House

Join us at Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery on Saturday, October 28th for a casual and fun, yet challenging ride on a variety of terrain (road, gravel, dirt). The routes begin in Middletown, MD and tour through various parts of Frederick County. Be prepared to ride a mixture of terrain both on and off-road (pavement, gravel, trail)!

Event entry includes: marked routes (along with GPS files and cue sheets), stocked aid stations (50 & 100-mile routes only), custom event glasses with ONE free drink per participant served at Orchid Cellar following the ride (for participants 21 and over only), ride snacks, live music, and various prizes/giveaways!

Registration Fees (prices increase 8/1, 9/1, and 10/1):

  • Grand Fondue - $28.69, $40, $50, $60

  • Half Fondue - $28.69, $35, $40, $50

  • Mini Fondue - $28.69, $30, $35, $40

NO refunds, transfers, or deferments. All no-show registration will be donated to Heartly House.

 

Start Times: 8:00-9:00am (Grand); 9:00-10:00am (Half); 10:00-11:00am (Mini)

Location: Orchid Cellar Meadery & Winery - 8546 Pete Wiles Rd, Middletown, MD 21769

Distances: approximately 25, 50, 100 mile options

Difficulty: 25 (moderate), 50 (challenging), 100 (extremely challenging)

Terrain (mixed-surface): pavement, gravel, and some trail

*Road bikes with narrow tires are NOT recommended

NOTE: Additional route information & GPS files will be provided closer to the event date

Aid Stations: 50 & 100 miles ONLY

Support: Pre-Ride bike check & support provided by Bike Doctor Frederick

Food: Rad Pies food truck on-site (or bring your own lunch)

Drinks: Meade & wine served by Orchid Cellar (NO outside alcohol permitted)

Medical: Provided by On the Trail First Aid (Wilderness First Aid, Standard First Aid, CPR/AED)

Contacts: Alex & Chris Howell - Dirty Kitten Productions (fondue@dirtykittengravel.com);

Bike Doctor Frederick (bikedrfrederick@gmail.com)

This event benefits Heartly House in Frederick, MD: A non-profit organization that provides services, free of charge, to survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, human trafficking, and child abuse. Heartly House also works to develop community awareness programs and prevention education in the area. Proceeds from this event will be donated directly to Heartly House. You may choose to make an additional donation during registration.

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OUR SPONSORS

We couldn't have put on these events without the help of our awesome sponsors! We only accept sponsors from companies we love working with on and off the bike. Ask us about any of them and we'll talk your ear off!

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