Running the throughout the Volunteer State from September 13 – 19, the 2009 Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee (BRAT)Ã‚Â begins in West Tennessee at Paris Landing State Park.Ã‚Â Check-in begins after 1:00 p.m. on the 12th. The terrain on this year’s route will vary greatly each day. There will beÃ‚Â hills, river valleys and even some flat terrain. This yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s BRAT will be less Mountainous than the past years. Ã‚Â Expect beautiful rural Tennessee scenery and back roads, a promise the BRAT keeps every year!
Official event site is here, and more info is here. Ã‚Â Proceeds benefit The Cumberland Trail Conference (CTC), a non-profit dedicated to the creation and preservation of the Cumberland Trail State Park