Bikes & Bites 2013: Culinary Bike Tour
Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
Join Chef Paul Turano of Tryst Restaurant and Quad Cycles on Sunday, October 6th, 2013 for the third annual Bikes & Bites culinary bike tour! This one-day excursion will highlight the best of local flavors as riders embark on a 22-mile bike ride, making stops at local food & wine purveyors including Ferns Country Store in Carlisle, MA, Wilson Farms in Lexington, MA and finally Tryst in Arlington, MA.
The tour starts at 11:00 AM when the group meets at Quad Cycles, the area’s premier bicycle shop located on Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington, MA. From there Quad Cycles Ambassador Jen Zeuli will lead the group to their first stop, Ferns Country Store in Carlisle, MA, for a wine tasting and small bites. Riders will then head to Wilson Farm in Lexington, MA, where they can tour the farm and stop at the farm stand before heading back to Arlington where they can end their journey with a two-course dinner at Tryst Restaurant.
This all-inclusive, 22-mile culinary bike tour is $40 per person and includes wine tasting and small bites at Ferns Country Store and dinner at Tryst (please note: alcohol and gratuity are not included at dinner). Guests are encouraged to bring their own bicycles and equipment. Bike equipment and rentals from Quad Bicycle are an additional $17 per person.
Sunday, October 6th, 2013 from 11:00AM to approximately 6:00PM.
The tour will consist of 4 stops: Quad Cycles in Arlington, MA, Ferns Country Store in Carlisle, MA, Wilson
Farm in Lexington, MA and Tryst Restaurant in Arlington, MA.
11:00AM- Group meets at Quad Cycles located at 1043 Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington, MA for bike fittings and review of itinerary
11:45AM- Group departs Quad Cycles and rides to Ferns Country Store.
11:45AM-11 mile ride to Ferns Country Store in Carlisle, MA
1:15PM- 2:15PM: First stop at Ferns Country Store for wine tasting and bite to eat
2:15PM- 8 mile ride to Wilson Farm in Lexington, MA
3:00PM- 3:45PM: Second stop at Wilson Farm for stop at the farm stand.
3:45PM-4:15PM: 3 mile ride back to Quad Cycles in Arlington, MA
4:15PM: Group drops bikes off at Quad Cycles in Arlington, MA
4:00PM to 9:00PM: Group dines at Tryst in Arlington, MA. Riders must present their EventBrite ticket at check-in at Quad Cycles and again at Tryst while being seated. Dinner time may vary depending on rider’s preference.
$40 per person. Cost includes wine tasting and small bites at Ferns Country Store, stop at Wilson Farm and dinner at Tryst. Additional $17 per person for bike and equipment rental from Quad Cycles.
**Please note: 18%-20% gratuity at Tryst is encouraged and not included in the bike tour
RSVP is required.
All guests, whether renting or not, are required to wear a helmet. Without a helmet, guests will not be permitted to ride. Helmets will NOT be available to rent without bicycle rental at Quad Cycles.
Riders are encouraged to bring water and to wear comfortable, athletic clothing. Event is rain or shine.
PLEASE NOTE: By purchasing this ticket, riders acknowledge that neither Tryst Restaurant nor Quad Cycles is responsible for any damage, loss or injury, which may be sustained by participating in this Culinary Bike Tour.
Please email Tryst at email@example.com with any questions, comments or concerns.