This ride is conducted under the Cape Fear Cyclists COVID ride rules, please review prior to the ride and follow them..
Each rider should sign the liability waiver at the start and provide an emergency contact number.
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.
Pace: This is a Fun in the Sun stay together ride. The pace will be 12-17 mph and all riders must be able to ride this pace to keep everyone together. Come out, meet new people and enjoy good conversation while riding.
We will meet at Waterline Brewery parking lot. The ride (30miles) will include Greenfield Lake, Halyburton, Wade, Empie Parks. Also we will be cycling on the CCT & Echo Farms. Near the end of the ride we will visit Ironclad Brewery and Waterline Brewery. We will visit the Orange St. Underground RR Historic site on the Cape Fear River. This ride was last led by Michael Asselta (RIP) during 2020 Black History Month
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.
Waterline Brewery Ride and Cultural Tour
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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.