COWs Spring Rally – May 15th-17th, 2020
The Westbergs and Pasneckers are looking forward to hosting the 2020 Spring Rally in the Wausau area during the weekend of May 15-17th. The rides will include picturesque country roads with limited traffic plus on Friday there will be various restaurants located near all of the available hotels. The banquet buffet on Saturday will include two entrees (chicken cordon bleu and sirloin beef tips) plus a salad, vegetables, baked potatoes, bread loaf and assorted pies for dessert. Arrangements can be made for some special diets. The cost of the banquet will be the same as last year at $30.00 per person.
Reserve your banquet tickets when joining or renewing your COWs membership for 2020.
Friday Ice Cream Ride:
- Ride 1: 25 miles
- Ride 2: 14 miles (route still being finalized)
Saturday Main Ride:
- Ride 1: 33.8 miles (with lunch break in the middle)
- Ride 2: 26.9 miles (no lunch break in the middle)
- Ride 3: 40-50 miles (route still being finalized)
- Ride 1: 34.3 miles
- Ride 2: 42.4 miles
You can access the completed routes on the COWs Ride With GPS account using the link below:
You can book your hotel now and save the date. The following three hotels in Weston, WI (about 7 miles southeast of Wausau, WI) are all within a mile+ or less from each other and can be easily accessed off of East/West Interstate Highway 29. All of the hotels will offer the same rate for either one or two nights.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is the host hotel.
It is located at 7100 Stone Ridge Drive in Weston (Phone#: 715-241-8400). A block of 30 rooms is available until April 14th. This block includes both a King bed for $99.00 plus tax and 2 Queen beds for $109.00 plus tax per night. Bikes may be taken into the rooms plus a bike storage room will be available. A large dining area can accommodate 65 people where a free hot buffet breakfast is served. The hotel also has a pool and hot tub but no restaurant or bar. The hotel has three floors including an elevator but only 87 total rooms. Therefore more than 30 rooms may not be available at the block price. When making a reservation, mention you are a COWS (Couples On Wheels) member and want one of the 30 COWS block rooms.
The AmericInn is an alternative hotel located close to the Fairfield Inn.
It is located at 4115 Barbican Ave in Weston (Phone#: 715-301-0758). A block of 10 rooms is available until April 14th. The rate is $100.00 per night plus tax for both a king and 2 queen rooms. A free hot breakfast is included. No bikes may be taken into the rooms and no bike storage room is available. When making a reservation, mention you are a COWS (Couples On Wheels) member and want one of the 10 block rooms.
The Weston Inn & Suites is an additional alternative hotel located about one mile+ from the host hotel.
It is located at 5810 Schofield Ave in Weston (Phone#: 715-355-9955). A block of 20 rooms is available until April 14th. The rate is $94.00 plus tax per night for both a king and 2 queen bedrooms. A free continental breakfast is available. Bikes may be taken into the rooms. This small hotel is located next door to where the banquet will be held on Saturday. When making a reservation, mention you are a COWS (Couples On Wheels) member and want one of the 20 block rooms.
If you have any questions about the hotels or banquet, please feel free to contact Carol & Fred Pasnecker: