Amish Country Tour Sept 17, 2022
Dorothy Miller/Jim Johnson, Ride coordinators
Join us for the 37th annual tour through the largest Amish community in Illinois. Choose routes approx. 20, 42, or 60 miles through small rural villages of Arthur, Atwood and Arcola dependence of route choices which are well marked. Terrain is flat to rolling, appropriate for all riders and bicycle types. Enjoy quiet backroads where horse drawn buggies and cottage industries are numerous. Rest stops on routes are hosting homemade amish snacks, fruit and drinks.
Event details and schedule
Registration site/Start/Finish Arthur Community Bldg., 120 E Progress, Arthur IL. Registration open 7:00 -10:00 a.m. 60 m. riders must start no later than 8:30. Ride is held rain or shine. No refunds allowed. Parking free in surrounding area. Register early for best price. Mail postmarked after Aug.30 reflects higher fee. . On-line registration closes 48 hrs prior to event.
SAG (service and gear) vehicles available until 3:00 p.m. Ride safely with a good working order bicycle. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED.
Pauly’s BBQ is hosting the post-ride meal which includes your choice of pulled pork or chicken platter with two sides and drink for $10.00. Lunch may be ordered on the day of event. Serving 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Arthur Community Bldg.
Short sleeve premium cotton blend tee shirts are available. Pre-registration will guarantee your order. No shirt orders past Aug.30. Limited number shirts available day of event. No special orders.
Camping available at Jurgens Park in Arthur. RV camping $20.00 per site, no pre-reg. required. Collection box at east end. Tent camping is free.
More information about Amish Country Tour area events, sites and lodging visit www.illinoisamishcountry.com
Decatur Bicycle Club
‘for the purpose of’……Promoting bicycling,
for recreation, transportation and bicycle safety