I’m a cyclist, going on a bike tour this weekend with the bike club. I’ll one-up @mortimermouse perhaps, planning to ride ab out 150 miles of road with 10,000 feet of climb, beat that @mortimermouse, and I’m 48 years old
This is the other reason shy I believe mine started with a stroke, this activity plus my psychotic ex-husband.
TOMRV is the Tour of the Mississippi River Valley, a Midwest cycling
tradition now in its 37th year. Every year 1,500 bicycling enthusiasts
come to ride the TOMRV tour. They enjoy a challenging ride on scenic
roads, through Midwest farmland, and along the Mississippi River
We leave on Saturday June 7, 2014 from Bettendorf, Iowa (106 miles) or
from Goose Lake, Iowa and travel to Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa.
The next day we return using a different route to Bettendorf (90 miles)
or to Goose Lake. The route is varied and scenic, using lightly traveled
paved roads. There are many views of the Mississippi River as we ride
along it, over it on bridges, and through it on causeways. The route is
hilly near Dubuque, with 6,000 feet of climbing on Saturday and 4,000
feet on Sunday
You will have top-notch support services on the tour. The Quad Cities
Bicycle Club provides many rest stops on the way with free food and
refreshments. Additional food is sold along the route by civic and
church organizations. Upon arriving at Clarke, the legendary TOMRV
banquet is waiting for you. Clarke University will open its dormitories
for our overnight stay.
This is TOMRV, a tradition of good riding, good scenery, challenging
hills, good food, and an overall good time. So if this is for you, then
plan to ride with us this year.
Please visit http://www.qcbc.org/tomrv/ for more information.