What Is Midnight Classic Bike Tour?
If you like to ride your bike you will love the Midnight Classic Bike Tour, which is an annual non-competitive bike ride. The bike ride takes place in Memphis, Tennessee and is so much fun and a true family affair.
How Long Is The Tour?
Midnight Classic Bike Tour is 17 miles long (and for those of you who prefer the metric system that would be 27 km). Midnight Classic Bike Tour begins at midnight and travels through Overton Park, East Memphis, Midtown and Central Gardens.
How Long Has The Midnight Classic Bike Tour Been Around?
Midnight Classic Bike Tour is currently in its 16th year. Furthermore, Midnight Classic Bike Tour is the largest cycling tour in the Memphis area.
Is It Popular?
Well, what would you say if I told you that more than 2,000 people attended the 2014 race? The event is however not free of charge and preregistration fees are ranging from $20–$40. However, for this price you get a t-shirt and snacks after the ride, which finished somewhere around 2am.
When’s The Next Midnight Classic Bike Tour Scheduled For?
The 2015 Midnight Classic Bike Tour Ride will take place on August 29, 2015. If you are interested in this event you should definitely register to ride since it is immensely fun!
Why Ride During The Midnight?
Well, it’s simple really. Midnight Classic Bike Tour Ride is an event which is related to the Lunar Festival which precedes it. The Lunar Festival begins at 10 p.m. and lasts throughout the bike tour. In this festival you can buy food on stands, experience music performed by local artists and visit booths of Memphis’ bike shops. Also, it is for a good cause. The profit of the Midnight Classic Bike Tour Ride and the Lunar Festival goes to social and child placement services.
Why Should I Go to Midnight Classic Bike Tour Ride?
Well, besides being great fun for the entire family it is also an event which is rather unique by itself. Also, it has a great cause to it. If you are adventurous and like to try out new things you should definitely visit this festival. Concerning safety, the festival and the race are very well organized and the police monitor the entire situation. Furthermore, if the length of the race concerns you rest assured that even those who are not fit and professionally into cycling can finish the race and enjoy it. The point of the Lunar Festival and the Midnight Classic Bike Tour is to enjoy yourself, experience something new and unique and perhaps give your money for charity while doing all that. If you decide to go you will have a blast and a great story to tell!