[MARCH 23, 2006]
Boy Scouts Trevor Arrington and Corey Janssen went
before the Lincoln City Council and received approval to host a
bicycle tour in and around Lincoln this spring. The boys are part of
Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1102, chartered to First United
The troop will host the I Spy Lincoln bicycle tour from May 12 to
14. The tour is open to Scouts only on the 12th and 14th, but it is
open to the public on Saturday, May 13.
Arrington said that the
tour will have well-marked trails in three distances: 15-, 30- and
60-mile routes. The featured activity is for participants to
identify historic Abraham Lincoln sites. Participants identifying
the most sites will qualify for a prize drawing.
The tour begins and ends at YMCA-Odd Fellows property on Wyatt
Avenue. Breakfast will begin at 6 a.m. Registration begins at 6:30
a.m. Riders can begin their rides after they are registered.
Riders participating in the 30- and 62-mile routes must begin
their rides by 9 a.m. Registration will end at 10 a.m.