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Green Swamp Loop Tour 45/33 Mile

When:
Saturday, October 2, 2021, 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Prospect Baptist Church
1351 Makatoka Rd NW
Supply, NC  28462
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Phil Honsinger
828-226-9678 (c)
Category:
Club Ride - All Speeds
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

Green Swamp Loop

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Ride Description:

This ride originates at the Prospect Baptist Church located near Supply, NC.  The ride takes rides through rural Brunswick County and along the “green swamp:.  The ride offers two distances of 33 miles and 45 miles.  At about the halfway point a bait shop at the Waccamaw River and a convenience store about a block away offer facilities.

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Ride Instructions & Rules:

  1. This ride is conducted under the Cape Fear Cyclists COVID ride rules, please review prior to the ride and follow them
  2. Please sign the new CFC liability waiver and bring it to the ride.  
  3. If you need a ride map, please print out the ride map and bring it to the ride.
  4. Please arrive to the ride start location at least 15 minutes prior to the ride start time.
  5. Please visit www.capefearcyclists.org and review CFC ride policies.
  6. If the temperature at start time is below 32 degrees or there is steady rain, the ride will be canceled.

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Ride Communications:

  1. 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
  2. Monitor the CFC Slack channel “Saturday-am-ride-schedule” before the ride for last minute ride information or cancelation.

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Ride Parking:

Parking is available at Prospect Baptist Church.

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Ride Pace:

The ride offers opportunity for various pace groups.  A Group (fast) riders typically average  +18 mph.  B Group (strong) riders typically average 16-17 mph.  C Group (moderate) riders average 14-15 mph.  If the ride allows there will be a D Group (leisurely) average below 14 mph with a no drop policy.  Because rider safety is the top priority, the ride leader will discuss pace groups in advance of the ride.

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Ride Maps:

  1. Q-Sheet:Green_Swamp_45-31.pdf 
  2. GPX: Green Swamp 45   Green Swamp 33  
  3. TCX: Green Swamp 45   Green Swamp 33   

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General Information:

 

First time riders are welcome.  If you enjoy the experience, pick up a membership from at your local bike shop or visit www.capefearcyclists.org for instructions on joining the club.  Membership not only supports the club and cycling advocacy, it extends insurance coverage to you on club rides.

 

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