Register for BAM tour

A cyclist waves as she passes on the way to LeRoy last yearduring the Bicycling Across Minnesota tour.  White the tour doesn’t come to the Austin area it will start and end in Waseca. Herald file photo

A cyclist waves as she passes on the way to LeRoy last yearduring the Bicycling Across Minnesota tour. White the tour doesn’t come to the Austin area it will start and end in Waseca. Herald file photo

The Bicycling Around Minnesota (BAM) Tour is headed to Minnesota’s South Central Region over a four day stretch in August.

The tour will span over Aug. 18-21 and will start and end in Waseca. There will also be stops in New Ulm, Springfield and Madelia.

Registration is now open with an approximate limit of around 275 bicyclists.

“The people in this area of Minnesota are always welcoming,” said BAM Tour director Mary Derks in a press release. “Each day has fun and interesting stops along the way including a number of quaint towns, a tour of Schell’s Brewery in New Ulm, the Buttered Corn Days Festival in Sleepy Eye, the national historic site of Jeffers Petroglyphs, The Butterfield Threshing Bee, the Farm America Center and much more.”

For more information about the 2016 tour visit www.bambiketour.org

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