Biketoberfest Rolls into Fairfax, Saturday, October 16

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Handmade bike show and brewfest now offers race, rides, outdoor movie, and more!

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The Marin County bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes present Biketoberfest Marin, an all-day celebration of the bicycle held in Fairfax, Marin County’s premier cycling destination and the birthplace of the mountain bike.

This handmade bike show and brewfest now includes a cyclocross race, celebrity group rides, an outdoor movie (KLUNKERZ) and more.

The festival offers something for every cyclist: there will be beautiful handmade bicycles on display, celebrity group rides for road and mountain bikers, a cyclocross race (Lion of Fairfax), a brewfest featuring 30 beers from 22 West Coast brewers, and an outdoor screening of KLUNKERZ in the evening. In addition, there will be live music, a family fun zone and amazing food!

Admission is free. Tickets
for beer tasting are $20 in advance or $25 the day of the event, and include a commemorative 8 oz. Biketoberfest glass. Proceeds benefit bicycle advocacy in Marin County. Tickets are on sale now!

* Handmade bike show – 15 West Coast builders!
* Bike Expo – Over 50 bicycle companies
* Brewfest – Over 30 beers from 22 breweries!
* Cyclocross race – Lion of Fairfax at White Hill School
* KLUNKERZ outdoor movie – introduction by stars of the mountain bike documentary
rides – Road ride with Alison Starne, mountain bike ride with Joe Breeze and Charlie Kelly, Luna Chix ride and NorCal High School ride
* Family fun! – Slide, Jumpy, Little Rollers, face painting, teen band and “Breakfast with Enzo”!
* Live music – Tony MaGee and the Dogtown Ramblers
* Food – Pizza Politana, The Fabulous Frickle Brothers Pickles, Venga Paella, The Juicery, Donna’s Tamales, Brittany Crepes and Galettes and the Sausage Booth!

When : Saturday, October 16, 11 am to 6 pm (group rides at 9:30 am)
Where : Fair-Anselm Plaza parking lots, 765 Center Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930 (next to Java Hut and Iron Springs)

Info : www.biketoberfestmarin.com

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About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 14 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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  • Ninertom says:

    23 brewers confirmed, most serving 2 flavors. Buy your beer tasting tickets NOW and save $5!

  • twistgripper says:

    Great beers, music and crowd every year. Wouldn’t miss it.

  • BikeGeezer says:

    Had a great time last year. The music was good and the various booths were interesting. Got to test-ride a premium mountain bike. Good event.

  • yoAllieyo says:

    Biketoberfest is awesome..! Great beer, fun music, kick as people, bikes bikes bikes! Fairfax knows how to throw a party.

  • sfbikecommuter says:

    Great event if you like bikes and/or beer. Calfee is usually there with some of the most beautifully painted bikes you’ll ever see. And there are also some of the most beautifully crafted beers you’ll ever taste. Just do your bike ride befroe the event!

  • joy says:

    This is such a fun event! It falls on a work day for me, but I always get out and spend the day at this Oct Fest! The beers are varied, bikes and innovations are many, and just running into friends and fellow biker buds is just a party in the streets!!!

  • heidi says:

    Ein Prosit, Ein Prosit, zum Genmutichkiet! Cheers and to your health! Biketoberfest Marin rocks the town, and is a “must see”! Great food for after the ride (and brew tasting too.) Btw, fun rides begin at 10am (Pioneer mtn bike w/ the Klunkerz, Luna Chix mtn bike for the gals, NorCAL mtn bike league for the teens-and cool road ride w/ Marin Cyclists-check it out!

  • Vernonator says:

    UMMMMMMMMM…….BEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!

    I love beer at 11:00 am. By 5pm I feel really coordinated and ready to drive home. Kidding, my wife will hopefully have pitty and take care of that one. Kidding again.

    Seriously folks, don’t miss this event, it has become the premier beer tasting event of the year in Marin County. And bikes, lots of cool bikes!!

    Don’t miss this one folks!

  • Taz says:

    A great time every year. Great Beer, Food, Music and everything Bike!!!

  • JeriLynne says:

    20 different beers from 15 different breweries … why would you want to be anyplace else???!! Meetcha @ the beer stein and wrist band booth. Plan to hang out for a while – great bands and awesome restaurants’ food as well. See you there – JL

  • Karen says:

    Beer, Bikes and LUNA CHIX

    Oh my!

  • Dave Mayer says:

    A don’t miss event. Besides great beer, great people the vintage bike collection is like touring a bike museum. Bring your camera !

  • Alexander says:

    Looking forward to it. Peeps Ill see you there. You know who you are… :D

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