Ride for the Rescue" Knox Area Rescue Ministies"

Event Date

Sat, Aug 16, 2014


Knoxville, TN

About This Activity

Web site: www.westbicycles.com
   Phone: (865)671-7591
Ride for the Rescue    This ride starts and finishes at West Bicycles in Farragut, Tennessee. Located in Knox County just west of Knoxville and just north of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. This bike ride has multiple options including 70, 50 and 30 mile routes. At West Bicycles in Farragut you can expect professional pre ride and post ride service. Plus...West Bicycles offers a complete selection of performance wheels and components, mens and womens clothes and accessories. This is a fundraiser for Knox Area Rescue Ministries. West Bicycles will have pizza and drinks when you return. This ride requires a level of fitness capable of riding the chosen distance. Each rider should be capable and prepared to handle routine road maintenance / repairs such as flat tires, brake or gear adjustments. Sag support is provided. Invite your friends.

Event details and schedule

Register at www.westbikes.com
Choose the Perfect Ride
--- 70 mile --- 50 mile --- 30 mile ---

6:45 am

Pre ride check-in

7:30 am

72 mile route – Farragut to Oliver Springs

7:30 am

50 mile route – Farragut to Oak Ridge

8:30 am

30 mile route – Farragut to Melton Hill Dam

Experience some of the most beautiful landscape in the country.  The 7 mile route is not for the faint of heart. You will face challenging climbs, fast descents and beautiful vistas. The 50 mile route offers similar beauty and challenges. The 30 mile route is a local favorite.

-Pre Ride Coffee - Map and queue sheet - Clearly marked route -
-Motorcycle Escort - Radio Communications -
- Mechanical support - Fully supported REST STOPS -
- Hospitality Tent at finish -

Ride Preparation check list:

     1.   Get familiar with the routes. Print or download maps to phone. 
     2.  Your bike and equipment tuned up and ready for the ride of your life.
     3.  Emergency repair kit customized for your bike.
         - Co2 inflator with spare cartridges  - Spare tubes - Folding tool with tire levers
         - Money at (least $10) for convenience stores along the route.
     4.  Personal identification with emergency phone contacts.
     5. A Rescuers’ Attitude!

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