PIGTAILS II at Prairie Trail

Thank you for joining us for an amazing day! Check out some great photos from the day from Maharry Photography and photos from the Des Moines Register!

Join us for PIGTAILS III – May 18, 2019!  

PIGTAILS at Prairie Trail is a fun bicycle event geared towards women from the creators of the BACooN RIDE!  Come join us for this one-day, 48 mile springtime fun ride on Saturday, May 18, 2019 that starts and ends in Ankeny’s Prairie Trail and rides the High Trestle Trail!

What a fun day on the inaugural PIGTAILS at Prairie Trail RIDE! Rain or shine, everyone had a great time!

Thanks to Maharry Photography for shooting the High Trestle Bridge Photos! Check out the bridge galleries to find your photo.  Here are some highlight photos of the PIGTAILS RIDE as well.  The Des Moines Register galleries captured the fun of PIGTAILS too!

prairie-trail-logo_mj_-e1470869366742Check out the  SCHEDULE for the PIGTAILS II RIDE!

The ride will start and end at the District in Prairie Trail in Ankeny, Iowa and travel 48 miles mostly along the High Trestle Trail.

  • Primal PIGTAILS II Gemini Cycling Tank or MTB Shirt (please see sizing guide)
  • Complete Breakfast at Jethro’s BBQ n’ Lakehouse in Prairie Trail
  • Energy drinks and bars on the High Trestle Trail
  • Mid-ride lunch from Kue’d Smokehouse and Berkwood Farms in Madrid at the Flat Tire Lounge.  The lunch is the Multi- Award Winning Pulled Pork Slider from Kue’d Smokehouse. Cherry wood smoked, Sweet Smokey KC style sauce &
    Zesty Carolina style vinegar sauce!
  • Mid-ride party with live music in Madrid at the Flat Tire Lounge featuring Damon Dotson!
  • Commemorative PIGTAILS II Slap Koozie
  • Commemorative PIGTAILS II Photo at the High Trestle Bridge
  • Post-ride Party featuring live music from Sister Sara at Whiskey River/Venue in Prairie Trail
  • Drink specials throughout the day

$75 for Early Registration (through March 5, 2018)
$85 Registration (through April 1, 2018)
$95 Registration (through May 1, 2018)
$105 Late Registration ((through May 16, 2018)

Fairfield Inn & Suites Ankeny  for 129.00 USD  – 159.00 USD  per night
Book your group rate for PIGTAILS BACOON

RAGBRAI, the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival and the Iowa Bicycle Coalition have again joined forces to bring you PIGTAILS!  100% of RAGBRAI’s portion of the proceeds will be used to make the RAGBRAI Founders Statue (honoring John Karras & Donald Kaul) a reality!