50th Annual Moonlight Ramble

On August 17th, 2013, the tradition continues with the 50th Annual Moonlight Ramble so grab your bicycle and join us under the light of the moon for a bike ride adventure!


The annual Moonlight Ramble is the “World’s Original Nighttime Bike Ride” held in St. Louis, Missouri held at midnight near the full moon in August. Attracting thousands of riders each year, the event includes a leisurely bike ride through the streets of St. Louis, a vendor area, entertainment, a commemorative event shirt (It glows in the dark!), and an after-ride party with snacks and drinks.

 

Date: Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Time: 9:00pm Registration opens
12:01am Start of the Race
1:00am - 3:00am After-Party for Riders

Location: The starting point for this year’s Ride is Busch Stadium Parking Lot C (at the corner of 8th & Cerre on the Southwest corner of Busch Stadium)

Who: All ages are welcome to participate (* riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.)

REGISTRATION
Registration is required for participation. Only those riders with the proper credentials will be allowed to participate.

Click HERE for online registration.
http://www.moonlightramble.com/register.html

ADVANCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Sunday, August 11th

THE ROUTE
This is top secret! However, we can tell you the starting point which is at the corner of 8th & Cerre near Busch Stadium. You can choose between a short (10.5) ride and a long (18.5) ride.

The staging area for the ride will take place at 8th & Cerre near Busch Stadium. Plan on arriving between 9:00pm and 11:45pm. The ride starts at 12:01am. The last rider must start no later than 1:30am. You will be given a map of the route at the staging area.

PACKET PICK-UP
This year we will have packet pick-up locations in the days leading up to the ride. When you register, you will choose which location you would like to pick up your packet. At the packet pick-up location, you will receive your event shirts and credentials to participate in the event.

VOLUNTEERS
If you are unable to ride but still want to participate, you can become a volunteer.
Click HERE for more information
CHARITABLE ELEMENT
We ride to benefit others! The beneficiaries of the 2013 Ride are:

HI-USA
They are the American affiliate of the Hostelling International network of more than 4,000 hostels in over 80 countries. As a nonprofit organization, they are celebrating 75 years of experience in serving young travelers. Hostelling International USA (registered as American Youth Hostels, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization founded in 1934 to promote international understanding of the world and its people through hostelling. HI-USA operates a network of over 60 quality hostel accommodations throughout the United States that are inexpensive, safe and clean.
Kingdom House
Kingdom House believes in transformation ...from the inside out. Through a variety of services, childcare, food & clothing assistance, educational programs, job training, youth and teen programs and Senior Companions, Kingdom House helps thousands yearly to achieve self-sufficiency and gain economic independence. More information about Kingdom House and the transformation of individuals in St. Louis can be found at www.kingdomhouse.org.


NEED MORE INFORMATION?
Please call: (314)[masked]
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SHAG- This is a public event.  We will TRY to meet at the venue.  No promises as it will be huge and there will be thousands of people.  If you want tot ride a particular person, contact them directly.

We are not getting together to eat before so meet at the event venue.  Look for our SLAG (Saint Louis Adventure Group) compadres and enjoy what should be a beautiful evening.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    It was awesome!

    August 18, 2013

  • Geoffrey

    Anyone else available to step up as event host?

    August 16, 2013

  • Joe

    How about if we meet at City Garden, 8th and Market ?

    August 15, 2013

    • Joe

      I am so sorry but I picked up some game tickets at the last minute. It's a too difficult for me to do both events

      August 16, 2013

    • Geoffrey

      happy and sad! lol

      August 16, 2013

  • Joe

    Sorree Picked up Packer / Rams tickets at the last minute from a friend

    August 16, 2013

  • Natalie

    If love to do this but I have no bike and haven't ridden in years. Anyone know where I can pick up a cheap bike?

    July 12, 2013

    • Theresa R.

      I have an old school 1970's Huffy Savannah that I ride and it was free. I had to get the front tire replaces and the brake cables, but other than that it works fine!

      July 28, 2013

    • Joe

      try Bworks www.bworks.org

      August 14, 2013

  • anne

    really a maybe if I can find a bike.

    August 14, 2013

  • Theresa R.

    I'm excited! I missed the Naked Bike Ride last night because of an unexpected sick cat and had to fight with her all night, but I should be able to make this one!

    July 28, 2013

    • Joe

      Bummer , the WNBR is the best ride !

      August 13, 2013

  • Joe

    I've always found a parking spot off Pine near 20th street. But have to get there before 11pm.

    August 13, 2013

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