Tour of Saints is a heavenly ride on back country roads near St. Cloud on Sunday, July 17, 2022. The event is a fundraiser for the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (also known as BikeMN), which advocates for bicycle education, safety, and trails. The ride starts at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, with check-in starting at 6:30 a.m. and closing at 8:30 a.m. You must be on your way by 9:00 a.m. Registration will open soon at Tour of Saints Website.
There are 18, 35 or 50-mile route options. Each course has rest stops with great food, as well as interesting and beautiful countryside.
The registration fee for adult riders is $33.00 if you register by June 17th, $38.00 until July 8th, and $45.00 on the day of the ride. You get a $5.00 discount if you are a BikeMN member. The fee for students is $22.00. Other discounts may be available; check the Tour of Saints website for details.
The start location is:
College of St. Benedict, 37 South College Avenue, St. Joseph, MN 56374
Lodging is available right at the ride start location at St. Benedict and in surrounding towns. (For residence hall housing, see: Lodging at St. Benedict ) From the western edge of the Twin Cities, it’s about one hour drive to St. Joseph.
Please pre-register and/or let the ride leaders know to expect you or find us near the check in around 7:00 a.m. It’s usually hot, so we start early. You ride whatever pace you are comfortable at. If you don’t see us there, send your mileage to one of the trip leaders to get mileage credit. As with all Outreach rides, there is no TCBC insurance coverage.
Ride leaders: Miriam Simmons 651 212 0775, and Lyle Koehler 612 516 2053