Hotel in Saint Louis Cheers Home the Tour of Missouri Bike Race

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Renaissance St. Louis Grand & Suites Hotel is the Perfect Post-Race Crash Pad For Bikers and Spectators.

The Tour of Missouri bicycle race will kick into full gear on Monday, September 8, 2008, letting cyclists spin their wheels for nearly a week before peddling into St. Louis on Sunday, September 14 for the final circuit race to finish the week-long, seven circuit tour.

The Renaissance St. Louis Grand & Suites Hotel, located in downtown St. Louis, is the ideal post-race crash pad to relax and unwind after the final leg of the journey. Treat yourself to a celebratory stay at this historic Saint Louis hotel as your muscles loosen and your legs unwind after one last busy day on the road.

The Family Fun Village will help to close out the event, complete with demonstrations and entertainment throughout the day, including live music, Kid's Safety on Bikes Program, St. John's Helmet Fittings and low cost helmets available to purchase. Check out the Metro bike rack, and get a free smoothie from Trailnet's Bike Blender. The Convention and Visitors Commission will also be manning a visitor information booth where guests have the opportunity to register to win an adult bicycle or a St. Louis vacation package. Visitors can also stop by to try out a Gateway Arch Quad Bicycle and learn all the great things to see and do in the city.

With a city population of over 300,000 not including the county and metro areas that add another one million residents, downtown St. Louis is sure to be buzzing with excitement and adrenaline.

On the Tour of Missouri Web site (, the Mayor of St. Louis, Francis G. Slay, was quoted in saying, "The Tour of Missouri proved to be a great opportunity to showcase St. Louis nationally and internationally. I am proud that the Tour of Missouri is now one of the top three stage races in the country and St. Louis will again be the overall finish for this fine event."

So, stand proud with the Renaissance Hotel in downtown St. Louis, MO and the rest of the city's supporters in cheering on the athletes as they ride across the finish line in the heart of the city.

About Renaissance St. Louis Grand & Suites Hotel
Located downtown, this historic Saint Louis hotel is an architectural masterpiece just a short walk to upscale Washington Avenue, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife, close to top attractions like America's Convention Center and Gateway Arch. As the premier St. Louis luxury hotel, the Renaissance St. Louis Grand & Suites Hotel blends lavish amenities with classic 20th Century American style. The downtown St. Louis hotel exceeds expectations in every detail from the opulent lobby to the elegant Crystal Ballroom, complete with panoramic views of the city. Lavish amenities, personal service and five distinctive St. Louis restaurants make this hotel the perfect stage for everything from weddings and business meetings, to romantic weekend getaways. Discover a classic city favorite at Renaissance's historic hotel in St. Louis. For more information or to make a reservation, call 314-621-9600 or visit


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