ABOUT THE TOUR.
The Vineyard Classic Bicycle Tour will take place on Sunday, September 11, 2022 and is part of the annual Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival, the tour is hosted by KELC Events. The 2022 Wine and Harvest Festival features many amazing activities such as arts and crafts, winery tours, entertainment, grape stomping, parades and grapes for tasting just to name a view. Visit their website at wineandharvestfestival.com!
The Vineyard Classic Bike tour travels past lush vineyards and orchards at the peak of harvest season. Cyclists pass by woodlands, lakes, rivers, and neighboring villages and have the option to choose from three different length routes (23, 43 or 57 mile distances). There are a variety of breakfast places to stop at in town before the ride. There will be SAG support with radio crew, route maps, road markings, first aid and refreshment stops provided.
Helmets are required. All proceeds go for college internships in Southwest Michigan.
Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. and ends at 9:00 a.m. The tour starts between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., depending on when you're ready to begin. The starting location is at the Van Buren County Human Services Building, located at 801 Hazen Street, Paw Paw MI, 49079 - just North of Red Arrow Highway. And, yes, there will be a portajon at the bike registration this year -no traveling down the road.