Baker, Calvin and Byrnes

(Willmar MN-) The Annual Mayor's Bike Ride takes place today in Willmar, Spicer and New London. The three communities hold the ride every year to highlight everything this area has to offer bicyclists. Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin says if you'd like to participate, you can leave from the Glacial Lakes Trailhead at the Willmar Civic Center at 5, or from the trail parking lot on County Road 26 at 5:15...

...Bikers will also be leaving from the city lot across from The American Legion in New London at 5 p.m., headed to Lion's Park in Spicer. Calvin says in recent years, improving bike trails and amenities has been a priority in Willmar and Kandiyohi County...

...If you'd like to ride, contact the Willmar Lakes Area Convention and Visitors' Bureau at 235-3552,

or email info@willmarlakesarea.com with the names of each rider, where they will be starting and a contact number in case of bad weather. The event is free, but they would like you to pre-register.