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Ride portions of Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee in 7 days!

​​MIDWEST CYCLOTOURING bicycle tour presents: Ride the Fault Line

  • Unique Midwestern bicycle tour adventure through portions of FOUR mid-Mississippi valley states along the New Madrid earthquake fault line. 
  • Visit parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, & Kentucky in just 7 days.
  • Ride the Fault is more than a bicycle tour-more than just cycling! 
  • Nature lovers-have lunch at lakeside restaurants at Reelfoot Lake Wildlife Refuge and scan the trees for nesting bald eagles.
  • Paddle a kayak through groves of century old cypress trees!
  • History buffs-learn about the past-visiting strategically important early Civil War sites; and museums devoted World War II and the famous author Ernest Hemingway.
  • Cross the Mississippi River on an authentic riverboat ferry.
  • Start the tour on a HIGH note-overnight at a hot air balloon festival!
  • Enjoy camping outdoors, indoors, or select a motel from our list.
  • Detailed route markings, downloadable courses and color maps of the route, campsites, and communities will keep you oriented.
  • Experienced, professional staff, not volunteers, support you with consistently highly rated service.
  • RTFL is the best bike ride value in the Midwest!​​

Riding with a club, team, or group?  Save even more!  Check our CLUBS/GROUPS page.


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Ride the Fault Line returns June 22-28, 2024!

With a unique itinerary that will include the best of our first ten years combined with

some exciting new routes and attractions!