By Greg Farrar Issaquah resident Kent Peterson leads a procession of well-wishers as he departs June 3 from the Bicycle Center of Issaquah for Banff, Alberta, Canada, the starting line for the 2,745 mile Tour Divide race.

By Greg Farrar Issaquah resident Kent Peterson leads a procession of well-wishers as he departs June 3 from the Bicycle Center of Issaquah for Banff, Alberta, Canada, the starting line for the 2,745 mile Tour Divide race.

By Greg Farrar Issaquah resident Kent Peterson leads a procession of well-wishers as he departs June 3 from the Bicycle Center of Issaquah for Banff, Alberta, Canada, the starting line for the 2,745 mile Tour Divide race.