Cross Country Chase brings foot traffic to businesses in town

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Nearly 80 bikers will roll into Cape tomorrow on vintage motorcycle as old as 90 years old, bringing nostalgia and business to the city.

The “Mini Chase Secrets of the Ozarks” (Cross-Country Chase) will end its 5-day long route in the same place it started, downtown Cape Girardeau.

Local businesses owners shared their excitement to see bikers cruise into town and into their businesses.

“It’s always nice to have visitors,” Sharla Green, Co-owner of Spanish Street Farmacy said.

More than 80 visitors will roll their way into Cape Girardeau Saturday as the final stop for the Cross Country Chase. Green said she always looks forward to increased clientele for tourist even like these.

“I think that’s it more appreciated than ever just because of COVID. So, I think it’s exciting to see people’s faces, to have people moving again,” Green said

She said there was an emphasis on supporting local business during the…

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