Sheriff Ricky Jones leads the start of four of the Tour de Cypress bike rides along Holbrook on Saturday, May 19. Organizers celebrated the 10th year of the event with commemorative jerseys and a record number of participants.
A total of 325 registered for the five rides and two runs on Saturday, April 19. The first rider to complete the 100K course was Jeff Wilcox of Durham, N.C. He finished the course in three hours and five minutes. For more information about the event, see the April 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. To see photos form the Tour de Cypress click here. To see photos form the Tour de Cypress 5k and 10k run click here.