Mainstreet Piqua will be hosting the fourth annual Groovy Gourd Bike Tour on Saturday, October 8 and applications for the tour are now available. The tours will start and end at the rear of the Municipal Government Complex and features two different courses, one 25 miles and the other is 50 miles. Both courses are considered flat to rolling.
The fee for the ride is $14 through September 30 and $18 after that. A Groovy Gourd t-shirt is also available for an additional $10. Route maps will be provided to all the participants on the day of the tour and rest stops with fresh fruit, snacks and hydration will be provided. Helmets are mandatory on this ride and at the conclusion of the ride every participant will receive a locally grown gourd or pumpkin.
The Gold Wheel sponsors for the Groovy Gourd are Polysource, French Oil Mill Machinery Company and Unity National Bank. Applications can be downloaded from the Mainstreet Piqua website at www.mainstreetpiqua.com or picked up at the Mainstreet Piqua office at 326 N. Main Street. They are also available at Parker’s Sports Shop and Smitty’s Bike Shop. Those wanting to sign up on-line can visit the Mainstreet Piqua website at www.mainstreetpiqua.com.
Those with questions about the bike tour may contact Mainstreet Piqua at 773-9355.