Thousands take bicycle tour of Detroit

12th annual Tour de Troit Saturday

DETROIT - Thousands of riders signed up to take a bicycle tour of Detroit's historic districts.

The 12th annual Tour de Troit is Saturday. It raises money to support non-motorized transportation projects in the city.

The cost is $55 per rider for those who registered in advance. Students paid $45. Walk-up registration was available on-site Saturday for $65.

The tour starts in Roosevelt Park in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood and features 62-mile and 30-mile rides.

More than 5,500 people participated in last year's Tour de Troit.

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