36th Annual Split Rock Tour
Start: Saturday, July 21, 2012 @ 7:00 AM (CDT)
Duluth , MN 55802
Come join us Saturday, July 21, 2012, for oneof the most scenic bicycle rides in theMidwest. All proceeds from the ride benefitlocal charities Courage Center Duluth andUnion Gospel Mission. This bike tour will takeyou along the beautiful North Shore of LakeSuperior. You will experience spectacular lakeviews and gentle rolling terrain. This ride willbe enjoyable for all levels of riders. Yoursupport of this ride is greatly appreciated.
Registration is at the Michigan Street lower levelof the Ordean Building at 424 West SuperiorStreet in Duluth, Minnesota. After check-in,riders may choose an alternate starting locationto avoid city traffic.
Traveling northbound on I-35 take the 5thAvenue West/Lake Avenue exit, turn left at 5thAvenue West, turn right on Michigan Street. TheOrdean Building is on the corner of MichiganStreet and 5th Avenue West. Free parking isavailable in the parking ramp across the street.
T-shirts will be available for $15 each. Pleaseindicate size on registration form (S, M, L, XL,XXL). Pick up t-shirts at registration.
All Riders Must Wear an Approved Bicycle HelmetCheck-in/Registration
(All Riders Must Check In)
Registration/check-in will open at 6:30 am, withthe ride beginning between 7:00 and 9:00 am. Ifyou plan to ride the 100 mile tour, you will needto start by 8:00 am. The start/finish rest stop willbe staffed until 4:00 pm. Route maps and otherimportant information will be available atregistration.
Mechanical support will be traveling the route toprovide assistance as needed. Rest stops withrefreshments will be spaced along the course.Bring a well maintained bike. Carry a flat tirerepair kit and spare tube. No SAG wagonsupport.
Registration FeesPostmarked on or before July 14:
Individual registration: $35
Family registration: $50 (2 adults and 2 childrenunder the age of 18)
After July 14: Individual - $40, Family - $55
Entry fees are non-refundable.
For Hotel Options
Or call Visit Duluth at (800) 438-5884
For Tour Information
All proceeds from this year s tour benefit Courage Center Duluth's adapted recreation program for people of all ages and abilities who have physical disabilities or vision loss, andUnion Gospel Mission, a Christian community organization that provides food, shelter and hope to the needy.
Velo Duluth Bicycle Club promotes recreational bicycling for riders of all ages and abilities. Become a member and join the fun. Visit www.veloduluth.org orcall (218) 624-4008 for more information.
Safety on the Ride
- All riders must wear an approved bicycle helmet.
- Bright colored clothing recommended.
- Obey all traffic laws.
- Be courteous and stay to the right side of the road.
- Stop completely at all stop signs.
- Signal when turning, slowing down or stopping.
- Use verbal signals when passing: "On your left." "On your right."
- Drink plenty of fluids prior to and during the ride.