The Money Road Cycling Club, in conjunction with Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, will present the 7th annual Bikes, Blues & Bayous bicycle 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.
BBB Post-Ride Activities!
BBQ & Beverages – In the finish area beginning at 10:30 AM, all BBB riders will be served pulled pork BBQ sandwiches and a large variety of cold beverages compliments of our sponsors.
Massage Therapists – Mississippi’s AMTA sports massage team will offer their services in the Finish Line area beginning at 9 AM for a $1/minute fee.
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.
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