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Topsail 2X4 (2 Bridges 4 Crossings) 29/41/52

When:
Saturday, September 18, 2021, 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Parking Lot behind McDonalds
13481 NC Highway 50 E
Holly Ridge, NC  28445
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Andrew G DuRivage
9519703695 (p)
9519703695 (c)
Category:
Club Ride - All Speeds
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

Topsail 2 x 4

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Ride Description:  The TopSail 2 x 4 ride is a beautiful ride through Pender County countryside and through Topsail Island.  In addition to typical coastal flat terrain, the ride offers a little climbing as the ride passes over both high rise bridges – twice.  The ride offers distances of 29, 41, and 52 miles.

 

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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. The exact route and ride length will be determined by the group consensus at ride time and at the ride leaders discretion. Road conditions, weather, and group interest will factor into the final decision.
  4. The ride is through rural areas. Riders are encouraged to carry sufficient fluids and snacks.
  5. Please arrive to the ride start location at least 15 minutes prior to the ride start time.
  6. Please visit www.capefearcyclists.org and review CFC ride policies.
  7. 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 behind the McDonalds located at the intersection of Route 50 and 210 in Surf City.

 

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Ride Pace:  Historically, this ride is a “B” paced ride with average speeds of 16 to 20 MPH.  The ride leader will regroup riders at various locations along the route.  No one will be left behind.

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Ride Maps:

 

               1.  Que Sheet:   Topsail 2X4             

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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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