The Money Road Cycling Club, in conjunction with Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, will present the 7th annual Bikes, Blues & Bayous bike tour on Saturday, August 2, 2014. There will be a 20 mile, 46 mile and 62 mile "Metric Century" route. The rides will begin at 7am on Front Street in historic downtown Greenwood, Mississippi, the primary filming location of 2011's Oscar-winning movie, THE HELP.
In addition, the Tour de Grand will take place again this year. This is a 2 mile "cruise" down beautiful Grand Boulevard and is intended for the younger riders or any age looking for a more modest distance at a leisurely pace. It begins at 8:15am across the river.
Live Blues – Chef Eric Band will be the featured artists at the Finish Line area after the ride from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
Live Blues – Watermelon Slim will begin performing during the ride at the Money rest stop beginning 9 AM.
Massage Therapists – Mississippi’s AMTA sports massage team will offer their services in the Finish Line area after the ride for a $1/minute fee
Viking Cooking School – A cooking demonstration class on August 2nd from 6-8pm will be held at the Viking Training Center. Cost is $89/person. Call 662-451-6750 to register or for more info. Deadline is July 25th
NEW for 2014! -Thanks to Chad Whitten of Jackson, MS, there are precise maps posted on RideWithGPS. Click on COURSE MAP at left for all links.
Mississippi’s Largest Bike Ride!
706 riders in 2013
Photos by Johnny Jennings