The ninth annual Tour de Tonka Bike Ride, will take place Sat., August 2, and starts at 7:30 a.m. at Minnetonka High School.
Tour de Tonka (TdT) offers six scenic routes (16, 26, 44, 52, 67 and 100-miles) of the Lake Minnetonka area and surrounding communities (including Chanhassen, Chaska, Deephaven, Delano, Eden Prairie, Excelsior, Greenwood, Independence, Long Lake, Mayer, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Mound, Navarre, Norwood-Young America, Orono, Plymouth, St. Bonifacius, Shorewood, Spring Park, Tonka Bay, Victoria, Waconia, Watertown and Wayzata).
This year, they anticipate 3,000 riders will participate and 400 volunteers to support them.
Along their selected routes, riders will enjoy food, drinks and music (14 bands and DJs).
See the website (http://www.minnetonka.k12.mn.us/tourdetonka/Pages/default.aspx) for more information.