Wabash River Ride

Saturday, Aug 25

07:00 AM to 05:00 PM

The 40th Annual Wabash River Ride will be held on August 25, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us for well organized and supported rides of 34, 47, 65 or 107 miles through some of the most beautiful parts of Tippecanoe, Fountain and Warren counties. Enjoy scenic vistas of the Wabash River, Big Pine Creek. There are great routes for riders of all levels, and it ain’t just corn fields you’ll be viewing! To fuel your ride, we have a wonderful selection of edibles planned. We’ll continue our renowned tradition of home baked cookies from our club members, and have a real good barbecue lunch planned for you when you finish the ride.

If you register online or by check payment before August 16th you will be eligible for the FREE bicycle give-away courtesy of Hodson’s Bay with the name of the winner posted on the day of the ride.

For more information: http://wrcc-in.org/wp/wabash-river-ride

Bike/Walk News

Journal & Courier article on Lafayette’s Bike Culture

Mar 14, 2017

Two years after a crash galvanized the cycling community, things are coming together on safety, traffic planning Two springs ago, in June 2015, scores of cyclists took over Harrison Bridge for about 10 hours one Saturday, riding a loop that spread from Sixth Street on the Lafayette side of the Wabash River to Salisbury Street […]

Community

Lafayette is located at 40°24′38″N 86°52′29″W (40.410585, -86.874681)[16] and lies in Fairfield and Wea Townships. Elevation at the court house is 550 feet (168 m), but city elevations range from a little over 500 feet (150 m) at the Wabash River to approximately 700 feet (210 m) in the areas of Murdock Park and Columbian Park.

According to the 2010 census, Lafayette has a total area of 27.74 square miles (71.85 km2), all land.

Source: Wikipedia