HBTSA – 9.2: Hobson City, AL Heritage Bike Ride
The Town of Hobson City, Alabama will inaugurate a 10K (6.2 miles) recreational bicycle ride today (August 15). The Ride will be managed and marshaled by Atlanta based Bicycle Ride Across Georgia Dream Team Club (BRAG), the Metro Atlanta Cycling Club (MACC), the Alabama Bicycle Coalition (ABC), and the Northeast Alabama Bicycle Association (NEABA). Mr. C. C. Sykes, a prominent Black businessman, operated a bicycle shop in neighboring Anniston for more than forty years. An adaptation of a 1923 advertisement for Mr. Sykes’ business appears on the commemorative t-shirt for this years Heritage Bicycle Ride. MORE….