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Barb Bramhall
· July 7, 2017
It is a good ride, and the route is very nice. I look forward to this ride every year. However, the snacks at the sag stops could be a little bit better. Pota...to chips and /or crackers and peanut butter sandwiches are good choices for the sag stops especially on the metric century route. The fruit is a good choice, but cookies and sweets aren't always the best fuel for a long hot ride. Salt and protein are also necessary. The second to last stop had bread and peanut butter, but the bread was gone by the time I got there. Overall it is a very good ride. See More
Heather Littrell
· July 4, 2017
Well organized ride and the meal at the end is the best!!
Chris Brown
· July 11, 2017
I had a blast! There were plenty of snacks and the lunch provided by Lee's was amazing! I have never participated in this ride before.
Ben Pace
· May 26, 2017
Well organized, family friendly, nice perks, and lunch after the ride!
Jeff Adkins
· July 4, 2017
Awesome ride and great volunteers. Fun every year.
Suzanne Jagielski-May
· July 5, 2017
Very well organized ride. Great lunch. Excellent volunteer support. The snacks at the rest stops were greatly appreciated.
Tom H. Jones
· July 4, 2016
Always well organized. Routes are nicely marked. Rest stops are spaced correctly and in nice locations. People are friendly and the lunch at the end is yummy. It's my favorite ride every year.
Steven R Reed
· February 11, 2017
Great event....
great volunteers....
great friends....
great fun....come join us July 4th!
Daniel Phillips
· July 4, 2016
Thank you to Steve and all the volunteers for another well run event. One of the best bike rides on the calendar. Can't wait for 2017.
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Thanks to everyone who attended this years Vandalia Freedom Tour. It was a great day full of friends and fun with over 675 in attendance and over 50 volunteers. 2017 marked our 22nd year for the Tour as a fund raising event for the Vandalia-Butler Optimist Club. We will continue to add to the VFT 2017 photo album for everyone to enjoy. What a great way to celebrate the freedom we all enjoy in the USA. Thanks again everyone!!!

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More pictures have been added to the 2017 Bike Tour album!

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Vandalia Butler Freedom Bike Tour added 21 new photos.
July 8

Info for Vandalia Freedom Bike Tour - Pre-Registered Cyclists

Just wanted to include a photo taken by our team photographer yesterday - he has an amazing eye and he just happens to be my son in law as well. Thanks Jake Rank!

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Great morning for the Vandalia Freedom Bike Tour!! 🚴🏼🚴🏼‍♀️🇱🇷

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Info for Vandalia Freedom Bike Tour - Pre-Registered Cyclists

Vandalia Freedom Tour - late registration option is open until July 1st (ONLINE ONLY)

EVENT DAY REGISTRATION IS ALIVE AND WELL:
Vandalia Freedom Tour - Event Day (aka Same Day) Registration will be available on Tuesday morning July 4th.
NEW FOR 2017: In order to provide the best possible value and experience for everyone we have simplified our Event Day registration to just one package for $30. The Event Day Package will include the following:
- lunch
- water bottle ...
- route of your choice
- wrist band
- *shirt
*(shirt size & supplies are limited so come early....when they're gone they're gone)

Look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday July 4, 2017! Here is a picture of the Event Day application.

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It's fun being a corporate sponsor - especially when you get help from your kids!

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Steven Reed - State Farm Agent
June 28

We are going to be helping out at the Vandalia Freedom Bike Tour on July 4th so come join in the fun. This is our 21st year sponsoring and promoting this event - all for a great cause! https://www.facebook.com/vandaliafreedomtour/#

Here is the map from MapMyRide for the 50K route - 2017 July 4th event (please ignore years posted on this link/I've updated everything on MapMyRide). Maps are available for you at check-in and the route is super well marked.
Please feel free to use this public link for GPX downloads, etc. Have fun - see you on Tuesday, July 4th!

This is the official 50K+ route for the 2015 Vandalia Freedom Tour
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