May 16, 2013

Tour de Nash bike ride is Saturday

Nashville's largest tour of bikeways and greenways is this Saturday, May 18, starting from Vanderbilt University. Hundreds of cyclists of all skill levels will embark on a leisurely ride along Music City's many wonderful bike-friendly routes. You're sure to learn a new route that you can use to get to work, go out on the town or just enjoy a great ride.

The Tour de Nash supports Walk/Bike Nashville’s mission of creating a more walkable, bikeable and livable Nashville by raising awareness of active transportation facilities throughout the city. The funds raised at the Tour de Nash help us continue our advocacy to make active transportation an option for all Nashvillians, no matter where they live or where they're trying to go.

Highlights include:

  • Ride with American Picker Mike Wolfe on the eight-mile family ride
  • Pre-register by May 17 for a chance to win a Regions Bank green bike
  • T-shirt and BBQ feast from Hog Heaven and the BeHive for paid tours
  • Eight-milers who bring three books to donate to Ride for Reading get a free T-shirt

The Distances:

  • Family Ride: Eight miles
  • Gran Tour: 30 miles
  • Metric Century: 60 miles

Pricing:

  • Family Ride: Free
  • Gran Tour: $35 by May 17, $40 on site
  • Metric Century: $45 by May 17, $50 on site

Online Registration will close May 17 at 5 p.m.

Location: Vanderbilt University at 30th Avenue South and Dudley Avenue

More information available at http://www.walkbikenashville.org/tourdenash.