EDWARDSVILLE - The Annual Trailnet "I Scream For Ice Cream" July bike ride Sunday morning was a hit again, with more than 600 participants. The ride started and finished at The Cyclery at 2427 Troy Road in Edwardsville and was co-spored by Trailnet Racing and The Cyclery.

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Fitz's Root Beer provided delicious beverages and Ice Caps Creamery was also there with ice cream scoops. Prairie Farms provided mini dip cones and Urban Chestnut was there with ice-cold beer. There were also food trucks on hand for the delight of participants.

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The bike courses ranged from 10 miles to 51 miles, including 10-mile, 23-mile, 35-mile, and 51-mile courses. The Cyclery also had a sale with many discounted items for those in attendance.

A police escort took participants to a nearby trail and back."We always do our big sales event with this," The Cyclery Manager David Parks said. "Trailnet does a phenomenal job of putting on so many rides around here."Parks added: "We had 624 people out there riding. They enjoy MCT Bike Trails and the roads around here. It is a big event getting as many people into cycling as possible."

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