DOVER, DE -- Pedaling through Kent County’s scenic back roads in tandem with Amish buggies, being surrounded by fields dotted with farmers steering horse-drawn farm implements as they harvest fall crops, is part of the scenery that makes the Amish Country Bike Tour a memorable ride for cyclists of all ages and abilities. This year's tour is scheduled for Saturday, September 7.
Cyclists can save $10 when they register by mail or online by July 31 at http://www.AmishCountryBikeTour.com. There are five loops – 15, 25, 50, 61 and 100 miles -- so cyclists can choose their own course. From beginners and families with young children to the experienced distance cyclist, the Amish bike tour sees participates from 2 to 82 years of age.
Following the tour, a catered barbecue meal of pulled pork and chicken is served at historic Legislative Mall. Vegetarian options are also included. Delaware Friends of Folk will also perform from 12 noon to 3 p.m., making the after-tour party a festive event.
To register or for more information, call Kent County Tourism at 800-233-5368 or visit http://www.amishcountrybiketour.com.