Community members are encouraged to watch for cyclists this Saturday, Sept. 10, as the ninth annual La Vernia Wild West Hammerfest fills area roads with hundreds of riders.
The event is a fund-raiser sponsored by the Greater La Vernia Chamber of Commerce. La Vernia Wild West Hammerfest is a Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River recommended ride; Ride to the River takes place Oct. 1-2.
Hammerfest includes rides of 41, 60, and 72 miles through and around La Vernia and surrounding communities. Residents and business owners should watch for cyclists on area roads. Rest stops will be provided by community groups, businesses, and local officials.
Rides start at 8 a.m. from the La Vernia City Park.