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Tour De Kitsap marks 20th year

West Sound Cycle Club will host its 20th Annual Tour de Kitsap on Sunday, July 28 as part of Whaling Days in Silverdale. Tour de Kitsap cyclists will have the chance experience scenic mountain views and shoreline routes that travel through towns and waterfront communities around the Kitsap Peninsula.

The bike club and Visit Kitsap Peninsula are promoting the event as a weekend getaway to attract out-of-area cyclists and visitors to spend the night to enjoy Whaling Days festivities and other events happening around the Kitsap Peninsula.

The Tour de Kitsap includes 33- and 73-mile rides that offer routes suitable for the entire family family and more challenging routes for experienced cyclists. The primary sign-in and start locations are in Silverdale at the Kitsap Credit Union on Myhre Road and at the ferry terminal in downtown Bremerton. Both routes will have hosted food and rests stops.

Major sponsor for the event is Harrison Medical Center. Other sponsors include Kitsap Credit Union, Keyport Mercantile, Classic Cycle, Bike-Works. Trina Packard.com, Global Bean, Much Wear, Silverdale Cyclery, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Fastenal, Cloverleaf Tavern and Visit Kitsap Peninsula.

Event information and route maps are available at www.WestSoundCycling.com. Lodging information is available at VisitKitsap.com/Lodging.

 

 

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