Our headquarters will be in the town of Michigan City, Indiana on the south shores of Lake Michigan.Located just 12 miles west of Indiana Dunes National Park, Michigan City has its own zoo, riverboat casino, and quick access to lightly traveled county roads. The city is the birth placeof actress Anne Baxter and Don Larson, who is famous for his perfect game in the 1956 World Series. Even John Dillinger spent time in Michigan City at the Indiana State Prison.
All rides will start at the host hotelparking lot.All participants must sign a Central Indiana Bicycling Association (CIBA) waiver at the beginning of the event. Maps, cue sheets, and GPS files will be available online at www.tandemhoots.org. GPS files are at RideWithGPS. We may have a few printed maps/cue sheets available, but please print your own copies. Routes will NOT be marked with Dan Henrys. There will be no formal SAG support. Although our cell phone number will be provided on the cue sheet, we will be riding the event, and will not be able to respond immediately. Routes are designed to allow rest stops at convenience stores and restaurants along the route. There is one bicycle store in Michigan City; Bike Stop Cycling, located about 2 miles north of the host hotel. However, we recommend that you bring extra tubes and supplies.
Overnight Accommodations: We have a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn and Suitesat 3674 Frontage Rd. in Michigan Citythat will be held until April 29. The nightly rate for a room is $128 plus 12% tax.You may reserve your room in our block at the Hampton Website. If you prefer to phone the hotel, call 1-800-Hiltons and use the code "TBC" or "Tandem Bicycle Club". Bicycles are not allowed in guest rooms.
- Date: May 29 - 31, 2020
Distances: varies daily
City, State: Michigan City, Indiana
Start Location: see ride website
Online Information: http://www.tandemhoots.org/Info/MichCityFlyer.pdf