From the creators of the BACooN RIDE and the PIGTAILS RIDE
From the creators of the BACooN RIDE and the PIGTAILS RIDE

Paul's Bacon Ride

Join Paul and Babe - the Big Blue Pig for a fun ride on the Paul Bunyan State Trail. The fun starts and ends at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd, Minnesota.

You’ll ride with friends 45 miles visiting the trail towns of Merrifield, Nisswa and Pequot Lakes with BACON STOPS along the way and lots of cold Minnesota craft beer and drinks to wash it down!

PAUL'S BACON RIDE registration is $50, includes:

  • BACON-themed breakfast at the ride start
  • BACON-themed lunch in Pequot Lakes
  • Custom PBR (Paul's Bacon Ride) T-shirt
  • Numerous BACON stops featuring BACON samples throughout the day
  • Awesome drink specials
  • Ride support/mechanics
  • Friday evening Packet-pickup party at Roundhouse Brewery
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BACON

Tasty BACON!

Even Paul and Babe the Big Blue Pig would like the BACON Breakfast and PORK Lunch and then sampling the MINNESOTA and area's finest BACON at numerous BACON STOPS along the way!

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Beers

Minnesota's Craft BEERS 

Start off with packet pickup party Friday evening at the Roundhouse Brewery then stop in the trail town's fun breweries and pubs to enjoy the finest MINNESOTA CRAFT BEERS at numerous trail town taverns

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Cool SWAG

SWAG Like this Kick Axe Tee!

Each rider gets a cool premium soft cotton t-shirt at the Packet Pickup Party at Roundhouse Brewery, plus a BACON PASSPORK that allows riders to redeem their BACON and ride support along the way!

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CYCLING RACER BACKS

Want one?

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Cycling Jerseys

Yes, you need one! 

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CREW shirts

Gotta Have One!!!

Riding the Paul

The Paul Bunyan State Trail is one of the longest rail-trails in the country. The multi-use trail follows an inactive railroad corridor built in 1893. The corridor passes through boreal forests, along lakes, rivers and streams. You might also encounter wildlife along the ride's 45 miles visiting the trail towns of Merrifield, Nisswa and Pequot Lakes.

REGISTER TODAY!

Registration is now open for Paul's Bacon Ride!