Tour de Troit, Michigan’s largest bike ride, takes place this Saturday

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DETROIT (TBEN DETROIT) – Michigan’s largest bike tour takes place this weekend on Saturday, September 17, offering cyclists the opportunity to explore Detroit’s historic areas.

The Tour de Troit is an approximately 20 to 25.6-mile leisure ride with police escort, according to the Tour de Troit website. It starts at 9:00 am and it is recommended that participants line up at 8:30 am

It started and ends at Riverside Park.

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The ride includes SAG support with three mechanical pit stops and a rest stop with both mechanical support and snacks.

After the ride there will be lunch, beer and wine (for over 21 years) and Faygo for the participants.

Here are the food options that will be available:

  • Chef E’s Gumbo
  • Gonnella’s Italian Sub
  • Organaman’s Salad (Veg./V.)
  • Honeybee’s Tamales, Rice & Beans
  • Mezzebord of Golden Fleece (Veg./V.)
  • Amicci’s Pizza (vegetarian)
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Here are a few reminders from the Tour de Troit organizers:

  • Helmets are mandatory.
  • Make sure to bring a FILLED water bottle. We will also provide a water source for refueling at the rest area and the finish of the ride.
  • Type 3 e-bikes (with throttle) are not allowed for this event. The TDT is a leisurely 8-12 MPH ride through the city streets. The speed capabilities of the Type 3 E-bike within this ride lead to an unsafe and unmanageable driving situation for both participants and police. They are also not aligned with the mission of the organization or the intent of the ride. If you have any questions about this, please send an email to [email protected] If you need an electric bike, please contact us at [email protected]
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For more information, visit the Tour de Troit website.