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.
Meet at the Lowe’s home improvement store (191 Porters Neck Rd, Wilmington 28411 – about 3 miles North of Ogden). Please park in left hand side of the parking lot (when facing the store) near where the utility trailers are stored.
Distance is about 41 miles. Route includes part of Porters Neck Loop, Scotts Hill Loop, Washington Acres then NC 210, NC 1002 (Holly Shelter Rd), Blue Clay Rd, Sidbury Rd. A store stop is scheduled in Hampstead at the corner of US 17 and NC 210.
There will be at least three pace groups. The “Need for speed” group riding at a pace above 20 mph, the “Middle of the road” group riding at a pace of 17-20 mph, and the “Fun in the sun” group riding at a pace of 14-17 mph. We regroup at convenient points on the route…no one left behind.
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.
Everyone needs to plan on arriving 15 minutes before the ride is scheduled to ROLL OUT. If the temperature at start time is below 32 degrees or there is steady rain, the ride is canceled.
Modified Route Map Forthcoming