Bicycle, Blues, and Barbeque Weekend Approaches

For those who are looking for a biking, good music, and great Midwestern BBQ, Clear Lake is a great place to check out this weekend. It’s the annual Bicycle, Blues, and BBQ Festival which will be held beginning Friday and running through Sunday.

Friday night, the event begins with the barbequing starting up around 5pm and free concerts. Blues bands are being brought in specifically for the concerts. There will also be cycling related vendors on site. Then on Saturday. the bicycling challenges begin with courses of varying difficulty for children, teens, and adults. Officials have also scheduled the annual Criterium Bicycle Race and Time Trials. The evening will be spent at the City Park where more BBQ and Blues concerts will be held.

On Sunday at Tourist Park, organizers have scheduled the 47/85 mile road race. Registration for this race and all others during the festival are required and can be done by visiting