Tahoe on two wheels — Sept. 13

More than 1,800 cyclists are expected to turn out for the Sept. 13 7th Annual Tour de Tahoe — Bike Big Blue around Lake Tahoe.

For the “recreational” bicyclists, the Lake Tahoe Boat Cruise and 35-mile Half Ride features a sightseeing cruise on the Tahoe Queen paddle-wheeler, continental breakfast while crossing to Tahoe City, then the 35-mile ride to the Horizon at Stateline begins.

For the more seasoned bicyclists, the 72-mile Tour de Tahoe route around Lake Tahoe is not only scenic, it is also one of the only bi-state bike rides in the country. The route circumnavigates the highways around Lake Tahoe in a clockwise direction and has 2,600 vertical feet.

The fun ride is fully supported, with numerous rest stops.

Cyclists start between 6:30 and 7:30am.

KTHO AM-590 (www.kthoradio.com) will be broadcasting live from the event to keep motorists and residents informed.

Information is at www.bikethewest.com, (775) 588.9658 or tgft@bikethewest.com.