800 Cyclists Bring Variety of Experiences, Leave with New Ones

From ages 10-88, from Australia to the Front Range, from local farmers to metropolitan politicians, approximately 800 cyclists of all ages and backgrounds passed through Holyoke Friday, Sept. 18, as part of the Pedal The Plains bicycle tour.

They represented two foreign countries and 20 states, not to mention a great variety of bicycles, including tandem bikes, giant-wheeled penny-farthing bikes and front-pedaling recumbent bicycles.

The pedalers rolled into town with the wind, set up camp and proceeded to make themselves at home for the chilly night.

Holyoke volunteers and students of all grade levels were ready to greet them at the JR/SR High School. Read the rest of this article on holyokeenterprise.com

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