Oak Island / St. James Plantation (40 Miles)
Originating on Oak Island, enjoy a beautiful tour 40 mile tour of Oak Island, from end to end and tour of St. James Plantation.
This is a group ride, so riders must be comfortable with riding in a group and in a paceline at speeds described in the "Ride Pace" selection below. If the group is big enough, we will separate into two groups. We will regroup at various locations, so that no one is left behind.
Ride Instructions & Rules:
- A copy of the new CFC liability waiver will be available to sign at the ride.
- If you need a ride map, please print out the ride map and bring it to the ride.
- Please arrive to the ride start location at least 15 minutes prior to the ride start time.
- Please visit www.capefearcyclists.org and review CFC ride policies.
- If the forecast includes temperatures below 38 F, wind chill down to 32 F, or rain/wet roads at the start time, the ride will be cancelled.
- 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 “Thursday-am-ride-schedule” before the ride for last minute ride information or cancelation.
Parking is at the Lowe's Foods parking lot in Bolivia, on the Gas Station side of the lot. The Lowe's Foods address is 2829 Midway RD SE, Bolivia NC 28422
The ride is generally considered a "B" paced ride. Riders should be comfortable with maintaining a 16 to 18 mph pace to and from Oak Island. Typically the group remains together. We will briefly regroup at each end of Oak Island. Riders will typically regroup and remain together on the return trip to the Bolivia Lowe's Foods parking lot.
Cape Fear Cyclists uses Ride with GPS for its ride maps. The Club Page can be found here:CFC Ride with GPS
The ride map for this ride is located here:Oak Island / St. James Map
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.