The 5th Annual Tour de Dayton cycling event will cruise through northwest Dayton’s neighborhoods on Saturday, August 1st. This free self-paced family-friendly activity includes a 10-mile route with stops at various Points of Interest including: Dayton View Triangle/Historic Seminary area, Roger Troutman Memorial Sound Sculpture, Rinaldo’s Bake Shoppe, Historic Fairview Park Amusement park site, Glass by James Michael & Co.(Blown Glass Shop, Classes & Gallery) Pat Antonick Heliotrope Studio(Ceramic Art, Beads, Digital Textile, Found Object Sculpture) Dayton Firehouse #14 & scenic ride/tour through Five Oaks & Old Dayton View Historic District.
This is a FREE community event founded by Dayton Neighborhood Leadership Institute graduates & staffed by volunteers from the community. Each year, the tour explores different neighborhood areas of our city and includes stops at several points of interest including educational, service, cultural, historic landmarks, & locally owned businesses.
This year’s tour allows riders to experience biking through the neighborhoods of Princeton Heights, Dayton View Triangle, Fairview, Philadelphia Woods, Hillcrest, Hillview, Santa Clara, Five Oaks & University Row.
Maps, markings, and volunteers along the route keep participants on track. Through the generosity of numerous local businesses, & individual’s donations there will be some free raffle giveaways items, bike helmets and a healthy snack will be provided as supplies last. This FREE, bicycle-friendly, family-friendly event promotes the healthy quality of life in our city, its neighborhoods, and is truly a Dayton Original!
Pre-register now at http://tourdedayton.wordpress.com/2015-registration/, or in person the day of the event from 9am-11am. Event is Rain or Shine!!
So come on out and join us and experience why Dayton Loves Cycling!