The Memorial Weekend ‘Ten Thousand’ Sees Bike Riders From All Across The Region

Freeport, Illinois — May 28, 2017 — This morning in downtown Freeport bike riders from all over the area came to Freeport Bicycle Company to participate in the 10,000 ft. scenic Memorial Day bike ride called the Ten Thousand.

The Ten Thousand is a 120-ish mile, 10,000ft. elevated ride full of gorgeous views atop high ridges, thrilling descents into river valleys, and astonishingly difficult climbs, according to Stu Garwick from Freeport Bicycle Company.

Freeport Bicycle Company holds numerous group rides, kids’ nights and clinics for bicyclists of all levels. Their mission is to help people find the bike for them or their family that fits all needs and styles.

This morning’s 120 mile ride kickoff took place at around 9:00 this morning and was captured by the cool folks at Mort’s Bar & Grill.

It’s nice to see so many people coming to downtown Freeport for this Memorial Weekend bike ride.


Stu’s got a ton of people downtown today! Reminder, Mort’s is closed today until Tuesday. Happy Memorial Day to all those gone and those living without.

Posted by Mort’s Bar & Grill on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Cover photo: Morts Bar & Grill

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One thought on “The Memorial Weekend ‘Ten Thousand’ Sees Bike Riders From All Across The Region

  • May 28, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    Aren’t they supposed to obey traffic laws , they didn’t


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