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Wausau's first pedal pub opens for business Submitted: 03/16/2018
Dakota Sherek
Dakota Sherek
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Wausau's first pedal pub opens for business
WAUSAU - Ashley Sampson and Dan Dadabo opened a business that's new to Central Wisconsin.

"You get a lot of people waving at you and taking a look at it because they've never seen anything like it before," said Dadabo. 

"I've always seen it in other big cities like Minneapolis and Madison but always wanted to try it and it's a lot of fun," said Wausau Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Cheryl Anderson. 


Wausau Spokeeasy is a pedal pub. Up to 16 people can hop on and enjoy a beverage as they pedal around Wausau, with stops at bars along the way.

On Firday, Samspon and Dadabo led their first official ride.

"We're super excited, we got to take it out on a test run with the community just now, so I think everybody enjoyed themselves," said Sampson.

"This is awesome, so fun, great thing to the community," said Wausau Chamber of Commerce Relations Manager Judy Pitek.

To Sampson and Dadabo, the timing of the pedal pub's opening is perfect.

"Who doesn't want to open a beer bike on St. Patrick's Day weekend," said Sampson.

They are grateful for the all the support that made their dream a reality.

"Honestly it's been crazy, we got almost a thousand people following us on Facebook and a lot of community support and the city's been absolutely amazing," said Dadabo. 

In the future Sampson and Dadabo hope they can add more pedal pubs, and create more routes around the city.

"I think that the sky is the limit, we're just going to show people a really good time," said Sampson.

For more information on how to reserve a ride, visit the Wausau Spokeeasy Facebook page of website linked below.


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Spokeeasy Facebook Page

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