FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

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FAQHow/when can I/we register?

You can register online up to August 31st, 2017 @ $35 per person

You can register by mail using printed registration form from website; photo copied registration form or preprinted forms that have been mailed to past participants and/or are available at sponsors’ locations.

You can also register 9/8/17 at The Ridge 5:30PM-7:30PM  and Saturday 9/9/17  8:30AM-11:00AM at Champs Sports Bar & Grill.

Registration is for individuals there is no group discount or group registration, except for Costume Contest, which is an additional $5 per person.

If I send my registration after the registration date cut off can I still pay the lesser fee?

No.

Is there a registration participant number cut off or late registration?

There is no cut off number for participation.

How will I know you received my registration?

Depending upon how you register your check will either clear or the online registration upon request can send you a confirmation email.

Is there a refund for my registration if I can’t make it or weather day of is bad?

No, all donations to the Fat Tire Ride are non-refundable and we ride rain, snow or shine. Ride start time – officially 10:00A.M., start or whenever you llike.

TEE SHIRTS

Does everyone get a tee shirt?

No, we print 1000 shirts and every rider pre-registered before August 31st is guaranteed a T-shirt. When they’re gone baby, they’re gone.

Can you hold/mail a tee shirt for me?

No, but someone else can pick up your tee shirt (and packet) prior to ride start.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING YOUR IDENTITY.
Identity theft online is a global problem but identity theft during the Fat Tire Ride is unlikely.

Can I request a specific tee shirt size?

Yes however, when we run out of the specific sizes, you get what’s left.

Can I expect to get my request?

Not always, first come, first receive…

PARKING

Where can I park my car during the ride?

Parking on the streets and in some lots in Lake Geneva is at a premium, please review parking link on website to avoid unnecessary tickets. Central Denison School located 1 block West of Champs will also have all day parking available.

MINORS PARTICIPATION

Can my children ride with me?

Ride is designed and intended for responsible legal age adults.

VEHICLE QUESTIONS

Do I have to ride a mountain bike, can I ride a road bike?

Entire route is paved, you can ride what you’re comfortable riding.

Can I ride a motorized vehicle like a scooter or motorcycle?

It’s a bicycle ride.

LODGING AND OR ACCOMODATIONS

Can you recommend a local motel or hotel?

The Ridge is our official hotel sponsor with special rates for the Fat Tire Ride.