The Great Southern River Ride
September 22 - 30, 1997
September 21 - 29, 1998

The Great Southern River Ride will take cyclists on a terrific 8 day tour through the grand old south following the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee to New Orleans, Louisiana.

From Memphis you'll cycle out into the rural countryside into the fertile delta farming belt of Mississippi. Watch as we cycle through the fall harvest period with the cotton, rice, sugarcane, and fishing industries in full swing.

Mississippi is also home to the Delta Blues. You are sure to hear the local music as we travel our way to Louisiana. Stops in Vicksburgb and Natchez overflow with Civil War history. As we make our final push to New Orleans we'll ride through Baton Rouge and past Louisiana State University. Once in New Orleans be sure to tour the down town areas full of action and history.

This is a terrific ride!

       Southern River Ride
                                                   Day's  Half   Total
    Day       Location                             Miles  Miles  Miles
   Day 1    Memphis to Hernando, MS                 45     22     45
   Day 2    Hernando to Clarksdale, MS              75     37    120
   Day 3    Clarksdale to Greenville, MS            80     40    200
   Day 4    Greenville to Vicksburg, MS             99     48    299
   Day 5    Vicksburg to Natchez, MS                67     33    366
   Day 6    Natchez to St. Francisville, LA         61     30    427
   Day 7    St. Francisville to Gonzales, LA        63     31    490
   Day 8    Gonzales to New Orleans, LA             65     32    555
                                   Total Mileage                 555

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