Tour de Tow 2021

Registration for this event is closed
Event Information
The Tour de Tow 2021 is back riding for our HEALTH again! Cultivating a healthy lifestyle and love for cycling! PreRegistration is Recommended. Please be mindful of Covid safe practices including distancing, masking when possible, sanitizing, and consideration of others and their personal space. Hats off for the 12th year to Road & Trail Bicycles for their continued support and sponsorship of the Tour de Tow AND the Blooming Bike Ride. We appreciate it more than you know. Thanks Jason and crew at Road & Trail. I hope you like the 2021 Logo as it is a group shot from last years ride of part of Road & Trail's massive cycling group. We are LOVING staging BOTH rides now at the FABO Front Page Brewing!! We are thankful to Johnnie and Bill as the perfect Hosts and THIS YEAR we will have EARLY REGISTRATION FRIDAY NIGHT at the brewery from 6pm - 8pm. Come in, get signed up, and have a brew and bites and beat the line the next day. If you haven't riden with us before, the Tour de Tow scenic road tour features a 17 mile family fun ride, 35 mile and 65 mile road tour. Ride along and experience our tranquil countryside and settle into some hometown cycling hospitality when you return from your ride here in Beautiful Bartow. Registration is at 7am with an 8am ride start. Main Street Bartow, Inc. and Bartow Cycling Events is dedicated to promoting the quality of life in Bartow using various cycling events which currently include, the Bloomin' Bike Ride in March, and the Tour de Tow in September. Our objective is to promote Bartow as an active community that fosters and encourages a healthy lifestyle and a love of cycling. This year's T-SHIRTS run pretty true to size, so order accordingly, we will not be able to change sizes the day of the event. THERE WILL BE NO EXTRA SHIRTS SO SIGN UP TO SECURE A SHIRT. RIDE SUPPORT! Yes, every route has a SAG vehicle following to be there in case you need us. It will have drinks, snacks, tubes and a pump. Everyone will receive a ride map that will have a number on it for emergencies or problems. REST STOPS - Of course! The "Barn" which everyone LOVES, and Mosaic Boardwalk, that is a county park boardwalk on the Peace River. If you have any requests for "food fuel" for the rest stops please let me know. We aim to please: we WILL have dill pickles, PBJ's (I sneak one or two of these myself) bananas, coke, Gatorade, Water, cookies, what else???? FOOD? Absolutely! I love trying to get you guys the best food from our favorite restaurants here in Bartow. Parking is in the Oaks Parking lot just south of the staging area. GPS address is 220 S. Central Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830 We look forward to seeing you at the Tour de Tow!!! Trish & Bob