Maple Leaf Tour


The Joplin Trails Coalition is Proud to Present The 2018 Maple Leaf Bicycle Road Tour


October 13, 2018 at 8am


Experience the thrill of seeing the area’s best fall foliage from the unique vantage point of a bicycle.  Register before Sept 27, 2018 for best rates. T-shirt guaranteed if registerd before 1159pm Sept 28. Choose from a 15 mile out and back ride or 40, 62, 80 or 100 mile loops.  


Ride starts at Kellogg Lake Park.  Kellogg Lake is located along MO Highway 96 on the east side of Carthage.  The park’s address is 1215 Esterly Dr, Carthage MO 64836.  


Ride routes will be following lesser traveled paved roads in northern Jasper County.  Staffed rest stops with food, drink and bathrooms are spaced along the route.  Approximate assent:  100 mile=1730 ft, 80 mile=1352 ft, 62 mile=1034 ft, 40 mile=700 ft, 15mile=272 ft.


A post ride meal will be served from 11am-4pm. No charge to registered riders. $5 charge for others.


Register before 1159pm September 28, 2018 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.  $5 price increase after September 27th. T-shirts will be in men's sizes.  Sign up via PayPal at,, or print and mail a registration form.   Day of ride registration will be available. Cash or check only for day of registrants. T-shirts will not be availalbe to day of registrants.


Severe weather will cancel the ride.  In the event of a cancellation all fees paid will be considered a donation to the Joplin Trails Coalition.







Helmets are required for all riders





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