The 2017 CYCLE ZYDECO web site with official information is here. Don't trust this site for specifics about the ride schedule. Frequent updating by LA TRAILS will supersede any info I post concerning routes, events and/or schedules.
April 18th: Leave KC @ 7:00 AM sharp for Shreveport (550 miles)– En route there is a stop atMacadoodles liquor store in Pineville, MO (a stone’s throw from the Arkansas line). Then on to the Fairfield Inn with a Mexican restaurant (Nicky’s) across the parking lot. This stop is a tradition with us. We party there and finish back at the motel.
April 19th: Travel to Lafayette (230 miles)- We have stopped at Natchitoches (atLasyone’s for meat pies) and in Opelousas at Billy and Ray’s for Boudin along the way. There is a kick-off party that evening. The CZ web site itinerary for Wednesday is here.
NEW ROUTES FOR 2017
April 20th: Destination New Iberia.
The CZ web site itinerary for Thursday is here.
April 21st: Destination Breaux Bridge:
April 22nd: Destination Opelousas:
April 23rd: Return to Lafayette:
Short Route Long Route
The CZ web site itinerary for Sunday is here.
April 24th: Return to KC
Official Ride Information And Morel listings:
Recommended lodging if not camping. Dates changes reflect the 2017 schedule. Price quotes may not be accurate.
April 18th - Wingate by Wyndham Shreveport Airport
6245 Westport Avenue
Shreveport, Louisiana 71129
$75.00 Mention “Cycle Zydeco”
Hotels in Lafayette can be made through the Cycle Zydeco web site. Most of the KC group has stayed at the Discovery Inn. Though this is not on CZ’s list and is not a luxurious establishment it is inexpensive and management has been especially accommodating to our needs.
April 19th - Discovery Inn
and April 23rd
120 E Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, LA 70508
$54.75 ($61.32 w/ taxes) for 2 queens Mention “Cycle Zydeco”
It has been suggested that hotels during the ride be arranged through the Cycle Zydeco web site.