• Broad Creek Byway Bike Tour

    by  • March 13, 2013 • Events • 1 Comment

    The Broad Creek Byway Bike Tour on June 1 is sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce located in historic Laurel Delaware.

    Explore the Western Sussex Scenic and Historic Byway

    Cyclists on country side road

    This is a quiet adventure starting on Central Avenue along the banks of the historic Broad Creek in Laurel. Tree lined streets in Laurel give way to scenic byways and along historic waterways, including sections of the Chesapeake Watershed and the Captain John Smith Trail, the Nanticoke River Trail, and the Sussex County Historic and Scenic Byway. The ride also goes through Western Sussex County’s gem: Trap Pond State Park.

    5, 25 and 50 mile routes will be marked.

    WHEN: June 1, 2013. 7AM Registration. 8AM Mass Start.

    Starting Line and Registration: 405 N. Central Avenue, Laurel, DE

    Web Site: Broad Creek Byway Bike Tour



    James Wilson is the executive director of Bike Delaware. He is a member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (by whom he was named the 2014 Professional of the Year, Nonprofit Sector), the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Delaware Bicycle Council. He serves on the board of directors of Delaware Greenways and the Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance and as the co-chair of the policy committee of the Advisory Council on Walkability and Pedestrian Awareness. He holds engineering degrees from Yale University and the University of Texas at Austin and is the only registered lobbyist for cycling and walking in Delaware. He helped create, and continues to lead Bike Delaware's participation in, the Walkable Bikeable Delaware campaign. During his tenure as Bike Delaware's executive director, Delaware advanced in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings for five years in a row, farther and faster than any other state, ever.

    One Response to Broad Creek Byway Bike Tour

    1. Joel
      March 14, 2013 at 12:06 am

      Uhm, your link isn’t working. I think you forgot the .com.

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