Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Updated Ride Schedule Released

Weekly Rides and More! June 24 - July 1
For additional upcoming rides, including  non-club major local events,
visit the website calendar:
(Be sure to click on an activity on the calendar
for the details, which will appear inside a popup)
Thur: Sunny.
     Lo: 62
     Hi: 83
Fri: Sunny.
     Lo: 63
     Hi: 83
Sat: Partly cloudy with stray T-storms, 30%.
     Lo: 64
     Hi: 83
Sun: Mostly cloudy with stray T-storms, 50%.
     Lo: 61
     Hi: 78
Thursday July 7
*** The following weekly ride has been altered from it's regular location
THURSDAY MORNINGS: Fletcher Blue Sky Road Bike Ride
Meet Thursday mornings and depart promptly at 9:00am from the
public parking lot across from "Quotations" coffee shop in Brevard.

This route, "Sassafras Mtn Alt Too", is 40 miles; the ride pace
will average 12-15 mph. No one will be left behind.
John Loia 696-0877 or
Sunday July 5

Lead by Pisgah Area SORBA members
These group rides depart promptly at 11:00am from Rice Pinnacle parking
lot in Bent Creek. These are easy and social rides. Helmets are required.
Contact Rick Schrader at 828-665-0015 or
Tuesday July 7

CASUAL Road Bike Ride from Fletcher Park
Begins promptly at 9:15am from Fletcher Park, located off of Howard Gap
Road. Please arrive early so you're ready to leave on time.
For folks who want to enjoy the company of others. Ride about 2 hours,
16-25 miles, no-one gets left behind.
No ride in inclement weather.
CALL FIRST. Claudia at 274-2453

Saturday July 11:  WOW: Rugby Scrum Ride

Weekend On Wheels
Departs 9:00am at Fletcher Community Park, located on Howard Gap Road
in Fletcher. An easy ride (REI 31) of 20.3 miles, total 1088’ climbing.
Cue sheets:
Bruce Rogers 243-2485 or
Saturday July 11: HOT DOGGETT 100
*BRBC is a Sponsor

Mars Hill, NC
To benefit the Rotary Club of Madison County
Proceeds go the the club's scholarship fund and other service projects.

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS: Biowheels Group Road Rides
Biowheels is a BRBC Business Member:
These rides begin promptly at 6:00pm from Biowheels, located at 81 Coxe Avenue.
Two Levels: Casual/Intermediate and Advanced. We'll split into 2 groups and
ride about 2 hours. Contact Biowheels at: 828-236-BIKE or
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS: Youngblood Bent Creek Rides
Youngblood Bicycles is a BRBC Business Member:
Rides depart promptly at 6:30pm from Rice Pinnacle Parking lot in
Bent Creek. Routes and difficulty will depend on who shows up.
Contact 251-4686 or
THURSDAY MORNINGS: Fletcher Blue Sky Road Bike Ride
** See details above for this week's ride
THURSDAY AFTERNOONS: Sunset Mountain Road Bike Ride
This is a show-n-go ride, meaning it may not have a regular attending
ride leader. Meet 5:00pm in the parking lot behind Asheville Brewing
and Pizza, located on Merrimon Avenue. Ride up Sunset Mountain using
low trafficked streets to Town Mountain Road, then up the Parkway to
the first tunnel. Return using the same route.
Contact Rick Hester at 776-4071 or
THURSDAY EVENINGS: Biowheels Trail Rides in Bent Creek
Biowheels is a BRBC Business Member:
Begins promptly at 6:30pm from Rice Pinnacle parking area, located in Bent
Creek. We'll lead a "social pace" for Intermediate and Advanced riders,
SS and Cross Bikes welcome! We'll also have a challenging route for Beginners,
but no-one will be dropped.
Visit our website blog: "Places we Pedal"
SATURDAY MORNINGS: Gary Arthur Ledges Park Road Ride (33-35 miles)
Departs at 9:00am from Ledges Park, located on Riverside Drive
6.5 miles off of the UNCA Exit on I-26 (Hwy-19/23).
Ride north beside the French Broad River to Marshall, where
we'll stop for coffee and to regroup. The return route will
include Ivy Hill and subsequent roads.
Jones P. Byrd at
SUNDAY AFTERNOONS: Folk Art Center Road Ride
Departs sharply at 1:30pm from the Folk Art Center on the
Blue Ridge Pkwy. This is a Show-n-Go ride which means there may not
be a regularly attending leader. Call or email Bill beforehand to check.
The route this year will vary each week, distance will range between
25-35 miles. Pace will be about 12 mph. Some of the routes suggested
are the Town Mountain Sunset route, various routes to Black Mountain,
and the Parkway to Elk Mountain or Ox Creek Road, just to name a few.
Bill Crownover 713-8504 or
MONDAY EVENINGS: Women Only Road Ride
Youngblood Bicycles is a BRBC Business Member:
Departs promptly at 6:00pm from Youngblood Bicycles, located at
233 Merimon Avenue. Ride about 27 miles, pace 12-15mph, rides are led by
ABRC members. Contact 254-4578 or

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