Registration for Ride the Fault Line-2017 is now closed.  Sorry you missed out on the fun! Check back this fall for news of a significantly redesigned Ride the Fault Line tour for 2018!  Earlier dates. New state!  More sights to see.  More varied terrain. New towns!  Cooler temps and less wind!!

Experience this unique week-long cycling tour through Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky when you sign up to ride along the New Madrid earthquake fault line.

to watch a video of the 2016 tour!


-Spend 7 days travelling through the mostly flat river floodplains of Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, & Kentucky.

the history of the great New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812 and learn from experts about the chances for an "encore".

a former home & studio of the literary giant Ernest Hemingway. 

yourself up close & personal with bald eagles and other wildlife at Reelfoot Lake, a premier national wildlife sanctuary.

the mighty Mississippi River on an authentic riverboat ferry.

yourself in Civil War history & tour historic, restored antebellum homes, battlefields, and historic sites.

-Start and finish your adventure in the same location.  
No extra-cost, long bus rides for you, and no risk of damage to your bike while being hauled on a truck!

New this year!

-New Sunday night community.....Malden, Missouri.

-"Layover" day in Hickman, KY has THREE optional routes to choose from, including a hilly century!  Or just stick around town, enjoy the hospitality and tour the historic buildings, learn more about the New Madrid fault, sample some local baking, and vacuum pack your own can of Kentucky Kernel pecans!

-NEW tent/towel/chair service provider!  Avoid the hassle of setting up and tearing down your own campsite each day! Visit the VeloSante Cycling Services website for details.

Registration for Ride the Fault Line-2017 is now closed.  Watch this website in the fall for the announcement of a totally revamped RTFL for 2018.  New overnight town!  New state! New sights to see!  More varied terrain.  Less wind!

Ride the Fault Line is a production of Midwest Cyclotouring, LLC  Sikeston, Missouri          573.380.7875

Midwest Cyclotouring, LLC reserves the unconditional right to modify the tour route and itinerary,
without prior notice, due to weather, river, road, or other unpredictable conditions.

Watch video of the 2016 tour!
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