Want to come see Natril Gear?! Check out our schedule to see where we’ll be:
Orange - Event organized by Natril Gear. (Mostly Lemonade Rides. *Note: We’ve decided to cancel Lemonade Rides for 2013, because our first child is due in July. They’ll start back up in 2014 though!)
Green - Event where Natril Gear will have an official presence. (Ex: Booth, Sponsor, etc.)
Purple - Other. (Ex: Events where Natril Gear will be but not have an official presence)
- 2/18, Mon, Fort Wayne, IN: Natril Gear Free-For-All: Messenger Bags! Tell us how to make your ideal messenger bag. All ideas welcome, even crazy ones! There’ll be homemade snacks, too! (Participate remotely if you can’t be there physically).
- 3/9, Sat, Chicago, IL: Chicago Bike Swap! Join thousands of bike enthusiasts and come see Natril Gear and 75 other vendors at this year’s Chicago Bike Swap! It’s gonna be HUGE!
- 3/14-16, Thurs-Sat, Indianapolis, IN: 2013 Indiana Bicycle Summit! Natril Gear is going to be co-presenting the Economic Impact seminar on 3/15! We’re excited!
- 3/23, Sat, Fort Wayne, IN: Summit City Bicycles and Fitness’s 4th Annual Ladies Night! It’s a good night to be a Fort Wayne lady! Hope to see you there!
- 4/18, Thurs, Carmel, IN: Nathan and April tell Natril Gear’s story! Sponsored and hosted by Carmel Cyclery, this cozy evening is a time to learn all about us!
- 4/27, Sat, Indianapolis, IN: Mayor Ballard’s Spring Fever Bike Ride! Join Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Natril Gear for a bike ride and start your riding season right!
- 5/10, Fri, Columbus, IN: TOSRV! This will be the 52nd annual TOSRV! This multi-day tour of the Scioto River Valley in Ohio draws 2,500 bike riders each year!
- 5/11, Sat, Indianapolis, IN: Two Wheels One City! Their website says it best: “Simply put, this is a day for celebrating bicycling with bicycle related events, art, music and fun!”
- 5/15, Wed, Fort Wayne, IN: Ride of Silence! This world-wide event honors our fellow riders and seeks to prevent more needless deaths and injuries. Find a ride near you to join!
- 5/17, Fri, Fort Wayne, IN: Bike To Work Day morning event! Ride your bike downtown on your way to work, score some free breakfast and bike-friendly goodies, and say hi to us!
- 5/18, Sat, Cincinnati, OH: Chili Century Ride! Enjoy the countryside and fresh spring air on a 25-100 mile ride, and then feast on GoldStar Chili at the finish line!
- 5/19, Sun, Harrison Township, MI: Bike PATH! Join us for the first annual Bike PATH event! There will be a bicycle parade, raffles, prizes, children’s activities, food & MORE!!
- 5/24-26, Fri-Sun, Georgetown, KY: Horsey Hundred! This will be the 36th annual Horsey Hundred! Grab your bike and come ride through beautiful bluegrass country!
- 6/9, Sun, Stoughton, WI: Tour de Food! Ride through the beautiful southern Wisconsin countryside and sample food from local farms and vendors along the way. Woo-hoo!
- 6/15, Sat, Goshen, IN: Pumpkinvine Bike Ride! Ride past horses and buggies on the roads, farm animals in fields, flower gardens, country schools and small towns!
- 6/15, Sat, Columbus, IN: Girlfriend Ride! The feel-good,action-packed, girl-friendliest bicycle ride of the year! Bring your best girlfriends and ride for a good cause!
- 6/16, Sun, Fort Wayne, IN: Fox Island Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon! Sprints are fun, and this is our first one – hope to see you out there! Come say hi at our booth!
- 7/12, Fri, Terre Haute, IN: RAIN Ride! Join us for the 160-mile annual Ride Across INdiana sponsored by the Bloomington Bicycle Club. We had a great time last year!
- 7/13-14, Sat-Sun, Fort Wayne, IN: Crafters Marketplace at the Three Rivers Festival! Come say hi to Natril Gear and check out all the local talent on display in the Crafter’s Marketplace!
- 7/20, Sat, Fort Wayne, IN: Bike Valet at the Three Rivers Festival! Park your bike at the valet, stop by Natril Gear’s booth, and then check out the festival and enjoy our great city!
- 8/16, Fri, Fort Wayne, IN: Messenger Bag Live Feedback Session! Come on over, and we’ll feed you for your feedback! All participants are entered for a chance to WIN a bag!
- 8/20, Tues, Fort Wayne, IN: Messenger Bag Live Feedback Session! Come on over, and we’ll feed you for your feedback! All participants are entered for a chance to WIN a bag!
- 8/22, Thurs, Fort Wayne, IN: Messenger Bag Live Feedback Session! Come on over, and we’ll feed you for your feedback! All participants are entered for a chance to WIN a bag!
- 8/23, Fri, Indianapolis, IN: Messenger Bag Live Feedback Session! Come on over, and we’ll feed you for your feedback! All participants are entered for a chance to WIN a bag!
- 8/30-9/2, Fri-Sun, Dayton, OH: Midwest Tandem Rally! Join us and 600+ tandem couples in bike-friendly Greene County, OH for the 38th annual MTR, hosted by G.O.A.T.S.!
- 9/15, Sun, Madison, WI: Bike The Barns! FairShare’s fundraising bicycle tour that features local farms and local food! Help raise money for FairShare, and you could win Natril Gear prizes!
- 9/21, Sat, Hope, IN: Hope Ride! The entire community of Hope rolls out the red carpet to make your family feel right at home with lots of food, lively music, and great scenery!
- 9/22, Sun, Indianapolis, IN: Beyond the Badge Run/Walk! This event was started to pay tribute to the memory of Nathan’s cousin Jason who died in the line of duty as a police office, and it honors all men and women in public safety. Join us for the run, and remember to say thank you!
- 9/28-29, Sat-Sun, Three Oaks, MI: Apple Cider Century! Join Natril Gear and 5,500 other bike riders for our return to the ACC ride! Fall colors, bike riding, and apples!
- 10/5-10/6, Fort Wayne, IN: Natril Gear Overnight Bike Ride! *Notice: this trip has been postponed until spring/summer 2014. We look forward to riding with you then!
Other Events: Help us decide!
Do you know of any upcoming events you think Natril Gear could or should attend? We’re up for participating in any kind of sporting event, fun community events, forming our own new/non-traditional event, etc. We want your input and ideas, so let us know what you’re thinking!
Here’s a picture of us with some new friends at an event we attended!
The Mayor of Indianapolis is holding the green Lugger in the middle.