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Lifestyles

Time to saddle up for a bike ride

Area bicyclists from near and far can head to the streets and area roads on July 20 for the annual Z Tour Bike Ride sponsored as a fundraiser for the Zearing Child Enrichment Center in Princeton. The event begins at Princeton's Zearing Park on South Euclid Avenue and will offer the registrant’s choice of a 10-mile, 29-mile, 40-mile, 50-mile, 62-mile or 100-mile ride on specified routes throughout Bureau County.

The daytime ride will feature themed refreshment stops along the routes, as well as moibile emergency first aid, water, air and bike transportation. At the conclusion of the ride, each rider will be provided a complimentary lunch at Zearing Park. Additionally, a limited quantity of Z Tour Bike Ride dri-fit sport T-shirts and cycling socks will be available for purchase. A commemorative Z Tour Bike Ride jersey will also be made available for purchase.

To register and ride in the event, visit z-tour.org or the Facebook page — Z Tour Bike Ride. Questions can be sent via email to ztourinfo@gmail.com.

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