This just in from Woodinville:
Woodinville, Wash. –(May 12, 2010) – In commemoration of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption and to kick of the cycling season, Redhook Ale Brewery will host its 15th annual Haul Ash “Tour de Brew” bike ride on Sunday, May 16th. The 41 mile roundtrip ride will begin at Redhook Ale Brewery in Woodinville, Wash., and follow the scenic Burke-Gilman trail to Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. Upon arriving at Fremont’s Nickerson St. Saloon, participants over the age of 21 can quench their thirst with a refreshing Redhook brew, grab a snack and take a breather before biking back to the brewery for a community after-party.
Redhook’s Haul Ash after-party is open the public, riders and non-riders alike, of all ages and will feature live music from Seattle’s Beatles tribute band, Crème Tangerine. A $5 tax-deductable donation to Bike Works, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling, is recommended for admission to the party, but not required.
More than 600 riders from throughout the Pacific Northwest will ride 41 miles roundtrip from Redhook brewery in Woodinville to Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood and back in commemoration of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption and the kick off to cycling season. Following the ride, Redhook Ale Brewery will host an after-party at its Woodinville location featuring the latest Redhook beers, live music by Crème Tangerine, and BBQ.
When: Sunday, May 16
Where: Redhook Ale Brewery
14300 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, Wash. 98072
Haul Ash registration is available online at: http://www.redhook.com/Default.aspx?p=63. Registration forms are also available at Redhook Ale Brewery’s Forecaster’s Pub. Day of registration begins at 8 a.m. in the Forecaster’s Pub.
Day of registration: $35
Riders receive a Haul Ash T-Shirt & Pint Glass, Redhook Bike Bell, and 2 Drink Tickets.
Suggested donation for non-biker admittance to the after-party: $5