TROY - Miami County Sheriff Dave Duchak and other local officials are asking motorists to use caution while traveling in the county's eastern area Saturday, Sept. 16, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. during the Tour De Donut bicycle activities.
Bicyclists will be roads primarily in Staunton, Lost Creek, Springcreek, Elizabeth, Bethel and Brown townships. The bicycle events will begin at 8 a.m. on the Troy Public Square and move out into the county area. Up to 3,000 riders are expected to participate. Maps of event routes are available on the maps tab of www.thetourdedonut.com.
The event route is an open course which requires all cyclists and motorists to obey the traffic laws, Duchak said. Deputies may elect to block traffic for short periods to allow safe crossing for large numbers of cyclist. Motorists are asked to slow down and pay attention for cyclists that will be sharing the roads, Duchak said.