Tour de Troit

LOCATION
Roosevelt Park
Roosevelt Park Detroit
MI 48201, U.S.
DATE
Sep 14, 2019

Metric ride may leave between 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Main ride 9 a.m.

2019-09-14 00:00:00America/DetroitTour de TroitExperience the Motor City — sans motor! The 18th Annual Tour de Troit, taking place September 14, 2019, is a bike ride that explores some of the city's historic areas, showcases its magnitude, and provides bicyclists a unique opportunity to experience the Motor City on wheels. The Tour de Troit offers two rides to choose from: MAIN: The primary Tour de Troit is a leisurely ride of 25.6 miles with police escort; sweeper- and SAG- support; three mechanic "pit stops;" and one rest stop that includes a snack and mechanical support. The main ride will take off at 9 a.m. METRIC: For extremely experienced cyclists, the Tour de Troit offers a metric century (62 miles) option that does not include police escort. Riders should be able to ride approximately 15 mph and be comfortable on city streets following the rules of the road. This ride is sweeper- and SAG-supported but intersections are not closed to traffic. The metric century ride is capped at 500. There are two rest stops for the metric century ride. The Tour de Troit starts and finishes at Roosevelt Park in the shadow of the Michigan Central Station, located at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Fourteenth Street in Corktown, Detroit. Upon return to the park, you will choose your food and beverage option from the blue and green food and beverage tents. Please go to the tent that coordinates with your BIB for fastest service. There will be six food lines for each tent.  Please join the line of the food you wish to select. LINE 1. Slows to Go chili (veg option available) LINE 2. Paul’s Pizza veggie super slice (veg) LINE 3. Gonella’s Italian subs LINE 4. Organaman salad bowls (vegan/GF) LINE 5. Honeybee Market tamales, beans & rice Live bands will start playing upon your return to the park. Please plan on sticking around and enjoying the beautiful day!Roosevelt Park
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Both races $50; Under 21 $45; Prices increase after Sept. 7

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Experience the Motor City — sans motor!

The 18th Annual Tour de Troit, taking place September 14, 2019, is a bike ride that explores some of the city’s historic areas, showcases its magnitude, and provides bicyclists a unique opportunity to experience the Motor City on wheels.

The Tour de Troit offers two rides to choose from:

MAIN: The primary Tour de Troit is a leisurely ride of 25.6 miles with police escort; sweeper- and SAG- support; three mechanic “pit stops;” and one rest stop that includes a snack and mechanical support. The main ride will take off at 9 a.m.

METRIC: For extremely experienced cyclists, the Tour de Troit offers a metric century (62 miles) option that does not include police escort. Riders should be able to ride approximately 15 mph and be comfortable on city streets following the rules of the road. This ride is sweeper- and SAG-supported but intersections are not closed to traffic. The metric century ride is capped at 500. There are two rest stops for the metric century ride.

The Tour de Troit starts and finishes at Roosevelt Park in the shadow of the Michigan Central Station, located at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Fourteenth Street in Corktown, Detroit.

Upon return to the park, you will choose your food and beverage option from the blue and green food and beverage tents. Please go to the tent that coordinates with your BIB for fastest service. There will be six food lines for each tent.  Please join the line of the food you wish to select.

LINE 1. Slows to Go chili (veg option available)

LINE 2. Paul’s Pizza veggie super slice (veg)

LINE 3. Gonella’s Italian subs

LINE 4. Organaman salad bowls (vegan/GF)

LINE 5. Honeybee Market tamales, beans & rice

Live bands will start playing upon your return to the park. Please plan on sticking around and enjoying the beautiful day!

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