Get those Costumes Ready for the 2021 Pumpkin Pedaller
The Pumpkin Pedaller, presented by New Belgium Brewing, is Asheville on Bikes’ (AoB) annual costumed community ride. The event is hosted at New Belgium Brewing on Saturday, Oct 30th.
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- 1pm – 3pm: Pop-Up Bicycle Park presented by Kid Cycle Club
- 2pm – 3pm: Costume Contest Photo Booth
- 3:15pm – 5pm – Pumpkin Pedaller Ride
There are 3 routes from which to choose:
- Cruiser – 2.5 miles of greenway, protected bike lanes, traditional bike lanes, slow urban streets and very little climbing.
- Main Route – 10 miles of greenway, protected bike lanes, traditional bike lanes, active urban streets, neighborhood streets, a few climbs and descents.
- Ride More – 13 miles of greenway, protected bike lanes, traditional bike lanes, active urban streets, neighborhood streets, a few more climbs and descents.
Download and preview routes using AoB’s Ride With GPS Membership Account.
Pumpkin Pedaller Costume Contest
This year, we’re hosting a costume contest! Winners will be picked in each of the following categories:
1. Totally off the wall
2. Best use of recycled materials
3. Best use of bicycle
4. Most likely to be regifted
5. Most likely to cause congestion
6. Best use of hot glue gun
7. Best play on words
8. Best themed group
Past Pumpkin Pedaller Photos
Thank you to all the riders, volunteers, and AoB’s donors and sponsors for 10 great years of Pumpkin Pedaller!
Costumes are encouraged!