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Ready for the Festival…

The weekend is bookended by The Ride, but The Festival is the heart of this incredible experience complete with activities galore, live music, refreshing beers, and delicious food.


Yoga Classes

Pop in for two yoga classes provided by Lotus House of Yoga. See Schedule.

Radler Pong (Free Play)

Grab a partner and square off against another couple across from those familiar triangles of cups.

Slack Line (Free Play)

Put your balance to the test on the slackline.

Giant Connect Four (Free Play)

Make a connection this giant version of a classic game.

Stump (Free Play)

Slam the Radler hammer and be the last nail standing.

Checkers (Tournament and Free Play)

Think you’ve got what it takes to be the Radler Checkers Champion? Practice during free play register for the tournament. See Schedule.

Team Trivia

Assemble a team of up to 6 and see how your brains compare to fellow riders. See Schedule.

Rock, Paper, Scissors (Tournament)

Between the last two bands, we’ll organize a massive game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. There can only be one champion!

Biking Movie

Relax in the air-conditioned Pioneer Barn for a screening of a to-be-determined movie with a cycling theme. See Schedule.

Dodgeball (Tournament)

It’s everyone for themselves in this massive dodgeball massacre. See Schedule.

Tug of War (Tournament)

1 rope. 2 teams of up to 4. Tug. Does your crew have the strength? See Schedule.

Cornhole (Tournament and Free Play)

You might know it as bags, but it’s cornhole to us. Only one champion will be crowned! See Schedule.

Live Music

This lineup has a little something for everyone and is guaranteed to get your toes tapping and might even inspire a little dancing.

Rascal Martinez

Hailing from a small Midwest village in Nebraska, young Rascal Martinez began playing music at a young age. Rascal began his multi-instrumentalist career in the family basement, learning guitar and drums and playing alongside his older brother. Throughout school, Rascal continued to develop his craft and began writing his own music, which channels an eclectic mixture of Americana and Folk. Early recordings of the duo were done in the family basement using free software and a few shoddy microphone stands. Read More.


Twinsmith released their new single, “Feels” on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 in partnership with Silver Street Records. The single release comes on the heels of their 2017 full-length record Stay Cool (Saddle Creek), which garnered the band much attention after their song “You & I” was placed on Netflix’s hit rom-com, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. In a departure from the electronic production stylings of Stay Cool, Twinsmith entered the studio with a focus on constructing “Feels” in a more organic fashion – they brought back the pounding drums, swirling organs, and propelling guitars topped with Jordan Smith’s euphonious vocals and production by James Fleege. Read More.

Andrea von Kampen

Andrea von Kampen is an independent folk singer-songwriter based in Lincoln, Nebraska, whose effortless vocal delivery has been praised by Hear Nebraska as “soulful and worn-in.” With the successful release of two EP’s, Another Day (2015) and Desdemona (2016), a Christmas EP (2016), and an Audiotree Live album (2017), Andrea has quickly established herself in the recording studio and on the road. She has shared the stage with artists such as Tall Heights, Ira Wolf, Dead Man Winter, The Brother Brothers, Dead Horses, Darling West and many more. Read More.

State Disco

Indietronic dance rock band, State Disco, was conceived in a dream about an imagined European realm where people rave at government-sponsored dance parties. Lose yourself in driving, urgent beats, melodic synth and guitar, and soaring vocals. A fresh, danceable sound and energetic live show are quickly earning State Disco recognition as one of Omaha’s most exciting new bands. Led by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Cody Rathman, the four-piece is rounded out by Jay NeSmith (keys, vocals), Nate Fowler (drums) and Jared Bakewell (bass, vocals). Learn More.

The Beer

There’s nothing like a cold one after a ride and we’ll have plenty to choose from including our two official event beers.


Michelob ULTRA is the superior light beer with no artificial colors or flavors. With just 2.6 carbs and 95 calories, you can enjoy the crisp, clean taste of Michelob ULTRA without compromising your active lifestyle.

Grapefruit Radler

This refreshing beer was brewed especially for the festival and we love it so much. Yep, this is the ride so rad, it has its own beer. Also available in select retailers and at Kinkaider’s tap rooms.

The Food

Saturday Dinner

Chow down on a full-course meal of German-meets Americana-inspired cuisine. One thing is for sure, you won’t go away hungry from this feast.

Sunday Breakfast

Fill up your tank for Sunday’s ride home with a hearty, hot breakfast and a bottomless cup of coffee.

Unlimited S’mores

Nothing tastes better around a campfire than melted marshmallows and chocolate sandwiched between graham crackers. As long as you keep toasting (or burning) your mallows, we’ll keep supplying them all night long.