37th Annual Split Rock Tour

About This Activity

Come join us Saturday, July 20, 2013, for one of the most scenic bicycle rides in the Midwest. All proceeds from this year s ride benefit the Union Gospel Mission. This bike tour will take you along the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior. You will experience spectacular lake views and gentle rolling terrain. This ride will be enjoyable for all levels of riders. Your support of this ride is greatly appreciated.

Start Location
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.

Optional T-Shirts
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.

Services
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
Internet: www.visitduluth.com
Or call Visit Duluth at (800) 438-5884

For Tour Information
website: www.veloduluth.org
e-mail: splitrocktour@yahoo.com

All proceeds from this year s tour benefit Union 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.
Have fun and share your smile with others!

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