Pedal to Petals Bike Ride

Sunday, June 9 2013

Rally your cycling friends for a leisurely bike ride through the greater Des Moines metro to visit four beautiful gardens.  Proceeds support the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.  

Choose between an eight or 33-mile bicycle ride on metro trails. The short route includes one stop and riders may choose to drive to the other gardens. Refreshments provided at each stop.

Registration fee is $30 in advance, $35 day of the ride. Check-in and leave from the Botanical Garden between 8 and 9 a.m.   Riders receive a technical fabric shirt, free plant and admission to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden on ride day. Participants can also enjoy these day-of specials of a 20% discount at Iowa Outdoor Products and $2 tall boys at Mullets.  Goodie bags for the first 300 to sign-in include tickets to an I-Cubs game!

Register at or download form to mail in or drop off:

Registration Brochure

To view the map routes please select the long or short route.

Please read about the ride sponsors!

Support the Pedal to Petals Raffle for your chance to win these great prizes:

Choice of a Specialized Women's Vita Elite or  Men's Sirrus Elite bike & Bell helmet- $655 value.        (May be used toward an upgrade.)  Bikes on display now at the Botanical Garden!

Five-piece set of Corona garden tools -  $110 value.

Night Rider Mako Combo bicycle light - $60 value.

Pedal to Petals Bike Helmet Cover, One-of-a-kind design - Priceless!

$5 per ticket or 5 for $20.  Purchase at the Botanical Garden now or morning of the ride!

Event Category: Youth & Families

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