Secret Val­ley Wheels Bike Tour sched­uled for June 24

The Southern Berks News - - ENTERTAINMENT - From Emily A. Branch

The in­au­gu­ral Boyertown Secret Val­ley Wheels Bike Tour will take place rain or shine on June 24, 2018. The tour fea­tures three lev­els of rides. The tour be­gins and ends at Union Jack’s on the Manatawny, 546 Manatawny Road, Oley, PA 19512. On-line reg­is­tra­tion via bik­ereg.com by June 20, 5:00 p.m. Fea­tures in­clude snacks and hy­dra­tion sta­tions and com­pli­men­tary wa­ter bot­tle. Ex­treme ride: The Sau­cony Chal­lenge 100k/62 Miles (Adults Only) Departs 9:00- 9:30 a.m. Start­ing on the banks of the Manatawny River, through the Secret Val­ley,

pick­ing up the Schuylkill River Trail through Read­ing, then bound­ing up Duryea Hill Climb (Lunch Des­ig­nate Start & Stop), then to Kutz­town and then back through the rolling hills of Oley. Pr­ereg­is­tra­tion fee: $30 through Bik­ereg.com. Same-day reg­is­tra­tion by cash or check only: $4

Chal­lenge ride: The Schuylkill Tour 50k/31 Miles (Adults Only) 10:00 -10:30 a.m. Start­ing on the banks of the Manatawny River, through Limekiln to Schuylkill River Trail back through Secret Val­ley to ru­ral Boyertown (As flat as pos­si­ble, with a cou­ple hills to prime your legs for sum­mer) (Snacks & Hy­dra­tion on route). Pre-reg­is­tra­tion fee: $25 through bik­ereg. com. Same-day reg­is­tra­tion by cash or check only: $35

Fun Ride: The Manatawny Fun Tour 10 Miles Departs af­ter 10:30 a.m. De­light­ful loop, start­ing at the banks of the Manatawny, cross­ing Rt. 73 at traf­fic light through two cov­ered bridges (Snacks & Hy­dra­tion on route). Pr­ereg­is­tra­tion fee: $25 through bik­ereg.com Same-day reg­is­tra­tion by cash or check only: $35. Sag sup­port ends at 3:00 p.m.

Boyertown’s Secret Val­ley Bike Tour is funded by a grant ded­i­cated to Stu­dio B Art Gallery from Berks County Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion as part of a com­mu­nity project en­ti­tled “Wheels.” The project fea­tured an ex­hibit of fine art held at Stu­dio B from April 20, 2018 through June 3, 2018, coupons for a ride on the Cole­brook­dale Secret Val­ley Rail­road and a car­i­ca­ture by cartoon artist Alan MacBain, tick­ets for ad­mis­sion to Boyertown’s Mu­seum of His­toric Ve­hi­cles and for a ride on the Pottstown Carousel.

Stu­dio B Art Gallery, lo­cated in the heart of his­toric Boyertown, is the home of the Arts and Ac­tiv­i­ties Al­liance, a com­mit­tee of Build­ing a Bet­ter Boyertown, a non­profit Main Street pro­gram ded­i­cated to re­vi­tal­iz­ing small towns.

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