Port Byron to host bicycle tour across Illinois, Wisconsin: The Village of Port Byron, the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Sparta, Wis., Area Chamber of Commerce, and communities in-between have partnered to create the inaugural “Will B. Rolling to Ben Bikin’” bicycle tour to be held October 3-9.
The tour covers portions of northwestern Illinois and southwestern Wisconsin. Sparta’s Fallfest will be in full swing to offer riders festivities at the conclusion of the tour. The ride covers six days, averaging 10 hours per day.
The bicycle ride ties Port Byron and Sparta’s ambassadors Will B. Rolling and Ben Bikin’. Port Byron is located on the Great River Trail, which stretches more than 60 miles in Illinois from Rock Island to Savanna. Sparta is the “Bicycle Capital of America”.
To register, go to www.willtoben.com.