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Get Out and Bike Along America’s Most Iconic Movement – the Mississippi River!



The Mississippi River Trail, Inc. announces the MRT Year of Cycling 2013!  

The goal is 365 events for 365 days.  From beginning to end promises to entice cyclists and cycling enthusiasts from around the world to visit the Mississippi River corridor’s ten states and 400 communities during 2013! Events of all kinds will be featured with contact and registration information, news and notes, special secret places to ride, and stuff you need to know to experience the best fun, food, music, history, and natural wonders anywhere on earth!

The MRT and their partners pledge to make 2013 the BIGGEST YEAR of cycling the Mississippi River has ever known!

Bicycling news, a comprehensive calendar of events and locations, help organizing a YOC2013 event, cycling pledges, links to cycling services, organizations, and supporters in ten states can be found at www.mississippirivertrail.org/YOC2013.  Or click on the YOC2013 logo link on the home page of www.mississippirivertrail.org to get to YOC2013.

Follow on Facebook www.facebook.com/mississippirivertrail to see hundreds of iconic photographs, connect with MRT bloggers, and see what you’ve been missing by not visiting the Mississippi River Trail!

We know one event that will end on the Mighty Mississippi on Saturday, July 27, 2013!  Where along the Mississippi River will be announced on January 26!

Happy Cycling!

3 Responses on “Get Out and Bike Along America’s Most Iconic Movement – the Mississippi River!

Von Ketelsen

November 18, 2012 at 9:29 pm

I rode on the 2003 “Grand Excursion” bike ride, from he Quad CIties of Iowa, to the Twin Cities of MN. Greqt experience! I’d enjoy hearing from other cyclists who were part of that event!

Von Ketelsen

November 18, 2012 at 9:31 pm

OOPS! The “Grand Excursion” bike ride was in 2004, not 2003.

Mark Ackelson

January 2, 2013 at 11:13 am

I rode most of that ride in 2004 as well. It was great fun. Let’s make sure there is another successful ride in 2013 along at least the Iowa MRT.

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