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Shine Pedalers Metric
Half Century, Metric Century
Sat, Jul 30, 2016
Cycling-Half Century - Individual Age group/open
Cycling-Metric Century - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
This is a challenging ride through the scenic North Georgia mountains beginning in the "Moonshine Capital of the World"! This ride offers a Half-Metric and Metric route that runs through the gorgeous mountains and valleys of Dawson County. It starts at the iconic Dawsonville Municipal Complex which houses the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery. The ride journeys through scenic foothills and valleys of the North Georgia mountains with views of open pastures, old barns and country life, then takes cyclers up highway 136 Scenic Byway giving them breathtaking views of Burnt Mountain and surrounding areas. Cyclers pass by Amicalola Falls and some take the extra ride to the top of Amicalola Falls Road leading them to the breathtaking and relaxing site of a 729 foot waterfalls, tallest east of the Mississippi.
Event details and schedule
The ride is hosted by the Dawson County Office of Tourism and Development in hopes to build the cycling community and presence in the county. And to better our chances of news trails/greenways in the county. The ride will leave from Downtown Dawsonville City Hall/Racing Hall of Fame Museum and Moonshine Distillery. 100K rolls out at 7:30am and 50K at 7:45 a.m. You will be given detailed turn sheets with emergency contacts. Both routes have also been created through ridewithgps.com, and links are posted on the event page, those will also download directly to your Garmin as well. All turns will be clearly marked before and after turns along with SAG stops every 12-15 miles with bananas, oranges, pbj sandwiches, water, and Hammer drink and other snacks. There will also be a support car on the road during the ride that can pick up riders in case of emergencies. To view the 100k course, click here: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2873041 To view the 50k course, click here: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2873193 To view on Active.com click here: http://tinyurl.com/Shine-Pedalers-Metric.com
Additional Information: We will start registration at 6:30 am. T-shirts will be given to all pre-registered guests along with goodie bags. Extras will be given out on a first come first serve basis. If you need any information please feel free to contact us at 706-265-6278
View last years photos at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.745368675524422.1073741835.282275091833785&type=3