Across State Bicycle Tours: Tennessee

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2019

Horton 100 — Two days of rides (Saturday and Sunday) from Henry Horton State Park, Chapel Hill, Tenn., with cyclists returning to the park each night. Dates: April 27-28, 2019

 

Ride the Fault — Cycle along parts of the New Madrid earthquake fault line through 4 states in 7 days. Experience the varying scenery and terrain of the states of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee while enjoying unique history and southern hospitality. The 2019 tour starts in Cape Girardeau, MO and ends in Dyersburg, TN. Dates: June 1-7, 2019

TennThe Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee (BRAT) Daily rides are 50 to 75 miles . 7-day, 3-day and 1-day options. Dates: TBA Sept. 2019. Sponsored by Tennessee State Parks.

 

Stihl Tour des Trees — With a hub in Nashville, the charity bike tours ranges through Tennessee and Kentucky to raise awareness and funds for forests. Donations go to the Tree Fund. Dates: Sept. 15-21, 2019.

Other rides/events

3 State – 3 Mountain Challenge — Annual bicycling events presented by the Chattanooga Bicycle Club. Date: TBA

Paris Century Bike Ride — Two-day bike ride through Henry and Stewart counties, including the Paris Eiffel tower and Land Between the Lakes. Four distances on Saturday – 100 miles, 62 miles, 37 miles, or 22 miles. Four distances on Sunday – 68 miles, 53 miles, 47 miles, and 32 miles. Dates: TBA September


Advocacy

Bike Walk Tennessee — The group’s goal is to double the number of people walking and biking in Tennessee by 2020. As part of those efforts, it sponsors the Tennessee Bike Summit every year and works to establish scenic bikeways across the state.

Resources

Natchez Trace Bike Routes and Maps — The cycling routes and elevation profile maps provided below will help cyclists plan their ride along the Tennessee section of the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Tennessee Scenic Bikeways — With the U.S. Bicycle Route System as the backbone of a comprehensive network of bicycle routes in Tennessee, Tennessee Scenic Bikeways are comprised of spurs and loops that adjoin to and connect the U.S. Bicycle Route System in Tennessee.

Tennessee charity bike rides — A list maintained by Memphis Cyclist.

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