Join us at Nisbet Park for our first Cycle Sport & Tri Heartstone Tour de Loveland . Experience Loveland';s hospitality, rolling countryside, challenging hills, and the farmlands of beautiful Warren County in southwest Ohio.
The Cycle Sport & Tri Heartstone Tour de Loveland (formerly the Tour de Montgomery), is the major fund-raiser for the Heartstone Foundation. Heartstone';s mission is to relieve burdensome medical expenses of Tri-State area residents to allow them to concentrate on healing. For information on the Heartstone Foundation, go to www.heartstonefoundation.org.
Advanced Ride - very challenging with some serious hills. Riders should be well-conditioned and able to cover the the 70 miles in under 6 hours. Two rest stops along the route at approximately 37 and 56 miles. Route will close at 2:30 - riders more than 10 miles from finish will be sagged in. Start: 9:00 AM.
Intermediate Ride - 33 miles- some challenging hills, but pleasantly rolling most of the route which has a portion on the Little Miami Bike Trail. Rest stop at 21 miles with good climb immediately after. Route will close at 2:30 - riders will be sagged in. Start: 9:30 AM.
Novice Ride - 16 miles lead by experienced cyclists. A few good hills. Part of this course is on the Little Miami Bike Trail. Start: 10:00 AM.
Family Ride - lead by experienced cyclists. All children should be accompanied by an adult. The seven mile ride will be on the bike trail with a fun rest stop halfway through the ride. The $35 fee covers entire family. Start: 11:00 AM.
Free pancake breakfast from Original Pancake House of Montgomery &Veg Head granola 8 - 11:00 in Nisbet Park.
After the ride, participants are encouraged to view the bicycle sculptures around Loveland and to partake of the tastings offered by The Works, Tanos, and Paxtons. Tasting Coupons are $15 purchased pre-ride. Go to the Heartstonetour URL below to purchase restaurant coupons. Stay for the live concert sponsored by friends of CityLink from 1-8pm in Nisbet Park.
Family riders park at Loveland Crossing on Broadway. Other cyclists are encouraged to park at Shoppers Haven on Loveland-Madeira Rd, at Hope Baptist Church, 1401 Loveland-Madeira Rd, and at the Firefighter';s Association, 227 E. Loveland Ave. Miami Riverview Park is located one mile south on the bike trail at 587 Branchhill-Loveland Rd, 45140, an easy ride to Ead';s Fence where packet pickup and Day-of Ride registration are located. A secure area will be provided for bicycles after the ride for participants wishing to enjoy the festivities in the park and at the restaurants.
RAISE $250 FOR FREE JERSEY! SEE CONFIRMATION PAGE FOR INFO AFTER YOU REGISTER.