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Great River Energy - Mesabi Trail Tour

"Ride for the fun or ride for the challenge – Saturday, August 5, 2023

Join us on the Mesabi Trail for the most fun you can have on two wheels! Choose from three different routes – 12, 30 or 50 miles – all traveling out and back on Mesabi Trail from one start/finish location in Ely.

While you pedal (fully supported) along one of Minnesota’s premiere paved bicycle trails you will encounter historic & scenic points of interest, enjoy food & music at rest stops, and a finish line celebration complete with lunch and more music!

Whichever route you choose, you will experience the same outstanding customer service and reliable logistics we’ve become famous for since 2005!

Cost is $50 per person for folks 17 and older – kids 16 and under ride FREE!"

The tour is a fundraiser for the Mesabi Trail and Club Mesabi, the “friends” of the Mesabi Trail.


This year the ride has a NEW ROUTE!

The ride takes place on the freshly completed section of the Mesabi Trail, between Ely & Soudan.

Route #1: Hwy 169 - 12 miles out & back from Ely

Route #2: Eagles Nest - 30 miles out & back from Ely

Route #3: Soudan - 50 miles out & back from Ely

Tour start and finish activities will be held a the Miners Dry Building at the Pioneer Mine Museum location - 102 Miners Lake Landing Road, Ely, MN .


Closes midnight July 16, 2023 / Limited to 600 riders

No registrations on tour day – all must be done online in advance

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