19th Annual Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race & Fun Ride

19th Annual Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race & Fun Ride

The City of Abilene’s Recreation Division and the Abilene Bicycling Club sponsored the 19th Annual Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race & Fun Ride, Saturday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m. The 2011 Race was dedicated to memory of former City of Abilene Recreation Supervisor Susan Gerred. Gerred who served as the bike race organizer was killed in a bicycling accident in May 2010. She had retired from the City of Abilene earlier in the year. The event began and ended at Nelson Park. Three distances were available to choose from: a 48 mile race/tour course along with 32 & 21 mile fun ride courses.{{more}}The event was open to all ages, and participants could race for awards or ride for fun. Awards were presented to the first three places in each age division for the 48 mile race.