Saturday, September 30th 8:00 a.m.
8th Annual Bricks and Spokes begins and ends at the 800 block of South St. in front of The Senior Center in Downtown Vicksburg.
10, 30, 50 and 62 mile routes
The Vicksburg Main Street Program, a non-profit organization, will host the 8th Annual Bricks and Spokes bicycle ride on Saturday, September 30th. Proceeds from the ride will go to further the mission and goals of the Vicksburg Main Street Program and assist Downtown Vicksburg in promotions, beautification, and economic restructuring. Bricks and Spokes is a great way to get your family moving and help sustain Downtown and Vicksburg and the wonderful business in our Downtown area!
Whether you are just starting out or an expert rider, Bricks and Spokes is a great ride for you! The 8th Annual Bricks and Spokes will feature a 10 mile, 30 mile, 50 mile and a 62 mile ride. All rides will begin in beautiful Downtown Vicksburg and will travel south to the Old Mississippi River Bridge. Bricks and Spokes is the only ride that allows you to cycle across the Mighty Mississippi River!
The route will start on the 800 block of South St. Down Washington Street and travel across the Old Mississippi River Bridge and back into Mississippi. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as the route includes flat areas of Louisiana and the great rolling hills of Vicksburg and Warren County. The ride will be fully supported. Stick around and enjoy Perry's great Red Beans and Rice, free to all ride participants.
All types of bikes are welcomed as well as all ages of riders. Please make sure children under the age of 14 are accompanied by an adult. All riders must wear helmets. Packet pick-up will be held at The Senior Center at the corner of South and Walnut St. in Downtown Vicksburg on Friday, September 29th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration will also be available the morning of the ride beginning at 7:00 a.m. The ride will start at the same location.