This ride is conducted under the Cape Fear Cyclists COVID ride rules, please review prior to the ride and follow them..
Please sign the new CFC liability waiver and bring it to the ride.
We currently use the SLACK app to provide up-to-the-minute ride changes and weather info. CLICK HERE to get started. https://capefearcyclists.slack.com
Monitor the CFC Slack channel “saturday-am-ride-schedule” before the ride for last minute info or cancelation. (If the forecast includes temps below 38 F, wind chill down to 32 or rain or wet roads.) Ride leader will cancel via Slack at least one hour prior if conditions are bad.
This is a 61 and 32 mile ride, starting from the parking lot north of event field at Leland Townhall. There are restroom facilities adjacent to this lot. There is a rest stop near the 19/42 mile point, but bring plenty of water and snacks as we are riding in warmer weather.
There will usually be three pace groups. The “Fast” or A Group riding at an average pace of 18+mph, the “Strong” or B Group riding at an average pace of 16-17mph, and the “Moderate” or C Group riding at an average pace of 14-15mph. (When the ride allows there will be a “Leisurely” or D Group riding at a sub 14mph average pace over a shorter distance with a no drop policy. This will be noted in the ride announcement header.)
You are responsible for printing your own copy of the map for this ride. Do not expect the ride leader to provide any at the start of the ride. If you do not have facilities to accomplish this then email a request to the ride leader to possibly make one for you.
Brunswick Metric Century
Brunswick Half-Metric Century
Everyone needs to plan on arriving 15 minutes before the ride is scheduled to ROLL OUT.
If the temperature at the start time is below 32 degrees or there is a steady rain, the ride is canceled
First-time guest riders are welcome. If you enjoy the experience, we encourage you to Join Us or pick up a membership form at a local bike shop! Your membership not only supports the club and cycling advocacy but also extends insurance coverage to you on club rides and entitles you to discounts at local bike shops.
E-bike riders must have approval prior to the ride by the ride leader. Only Class 1 (pedal assist mode only) e-bikes are allowed on routes. No e-bike motor pacing the front of a pace line. The ride leader reserves the right to ask the cyclist to stay at the rear or leave the group if the e-bike is not being safely operated, as with any unsafe cyclist. E-Bike classifications
Please take a moment to review the CFC Ride Policies, if you are not already familiar with them.