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Past Rides Archive - 2015


January 3, 2015
Bluffton Parkway Ride 10 AM B Ride
Start at Lowe's Parking Lot (35 Malphrus Road, Bluffton, SC).
Park at back of lot opposite exit doors (bathrooms down aisle 10 to aisle 40)
Ride Leader: Ed Dun
Lunch: Firehouse Subs
Cue Sheet: BPR30
January 10, 2015
Low Country Up Close Exhibit Ride 10 AM B/C ride 25 Miles
Directions to Start: Main Street Parking Lot is located behind Main Street Cafe (1411 Main Street, HHI)
This ride will stop at the Coastal Discovery Museum for this special exhibit:
The theme of this exhibit is close up views of animals and plants in the Low Country. The combination of location and weather make the Low Country a place with great diversity in flora and fauna. This exhibit will show the beauty of many small details in nature all around us. The exhibit encompasses either small animals and plants or parts of them that cannot fully be appreciated by the naked eye. Most of the photos featured in the exhibit were taken with the aid of a macro lens, others were taken as close up views with regular lens.
Ride Leader: John Burling
Lunch: Main Street café
Cue Sheet: HH2CDM25
January 17, 2015
10 AM C Ride on Hilton Head

Start Location: Breakthrough Fitness off Arrow Road
Ride leader: Anita Coatsee
Anita will lead the group for approximately 2 hours. There is no cue sheet.
Lunch: TBD by the group
January 24, 2015
10:00 AM Jaspers Porch to Knowles Island 21/34 Miles
Joint CBTC/KABC Ride (CBTC)
Meet at Jasper’s Porch 153 James L. Taylor Drive, Ridgeland, SC. Take I-95 N to Ridgeland (SC Exit 21). Turn left on Rte 336, under I-95, then right at BP station to Jasper's Porch (Map Link).
This will be the first 2015 joint ride with the CBTC club. The club in parentheses will be taking the lead. We will alternate ride sponsorship.
John Arney (912) 660-4088
Cue Sheet: KIR2134
January 31, 2015
10:00 AM Hilton Head Ride from Arrow Center B/C Ride 28 Miles

Directions to Start: Park at Arrow Center Building at Arrow Rd & Target Rd (Map Link). Proceed to start on pathway to right of Motorcoach Resort (133 Arrow Rd, Hilton Head Island)
Ride Leader: Joan Lemoine
Lunch: Mi Tierra
Cue Sheet: HHAC28
February 7, 2015
10:00 AM...Taste of Gullah Ride, B/C Riders...20 or 31 mile options

Meet behind Belk's at Shelter Cove Mall (24 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island (Map Link)...Lunch at the Taste of Gullah (14 Shelter Cove Lane noon-4 pm)
Festival at Shelter Cove Community Park...Entry is free to enjoy their cultural music and dance...Gullah food available. Cost $12.00 per plate.
Ride Leader: John Burling
Cue Sheet: HHSC2031
February 14, 2015
10:00 AM...Palmetto Bluff Ride B/C Riders...21 or 31 Mile Options.
Directions to Start: Meet at Pritchardville Elementary School behind Parker Service Station and Wendy's off Rt. 170 just north of Traffic Circle at Rts. 46 and 170 (Map Link).
Ride to RT's Market for coffee, Gatorade, etc. inside Palmetto Bluff. Any riders wanting a really good workout can stretch out on a second loop of New Riverside Road for the 31 mile option.
Ride Leader:
Lunch at the Ale House (directions bottom of cue sheet)
Cue Sheet: BPB2130 Prior GPS Map: Palmetto Bluff
February 21, 2015
10:00 AM...Annual Tour de Sea Pines - about 20 miles B/C Ride

Directions to start: Arrow Center (Map Link)
C Ride leader: Mary Jo Bird
B Ride Leader: Frank Babel
Lunch: Fat Baby's
February 28, 2015
10:00 AM...Coastal Carolina Ride
Start location: Coastal Carolina Hospital parking lot [MapLink]
Joint KABC/CBTC Ride (KABC)
Ride Leaders: Frank Babel, Ed Dunn & John Burling
Lunch: Ale House
March 7, 2015
9:00 AM...Hilton Head Ride from Main Street - 26 Miles B/C Ride
Start Location: Main Street Parking Lot (1411 Main Street) [MapLink]
Ride Leader: Steve Alfred
Lunch: Main Street Cafe
Cue Sheet: HHMS26
March 13-15, 2015 (Cancelled, rescheduled to November 7-8)
Spring Break Bike Ride
Weekend trip to St Simon and Jekyll Island with optional ride from Folkston to the Okefenokee Swamp on March 16th.

Saturday will be St. Simons which will include a 30 minute guided tour of Fort Frederica. The ride will be 30 miles starting at 9 AM. [Cue Sheet]

Sunday will be Jekyll starting at 10 AM for a 19 mile ride. Lunch will be at the 685 Restaurant named after the mile marker on the inland waterway. [Cue Sheet]

Monday will be a trip to the Okefenokee Swamp for a 30 mile ride starting at 10 AM. In the swamp is a 7 mile loop called the Wilderness Ride on paved roads. Lunch either in the park or back in Folkston. [Cue Sheet]

March 21, 2015
9:00 AM...Hilton Head Wingfest Festival Ride, C Ride, 20 Miles
Start location: 30 Shelter Cove Park behind Belks [MapLink]
Ride leader: Joan Lemoine
Lunch: Wingfest @ Shelter Cove Park
Cue Sheet: HHSC2031
March 28, 2015
10:00 AM...Gullah Gallop Ride, B/C Ride, 20/36 Miles
Start Location: St. Helena Island, SC: Hwy 170 N (to Beaufort). TR on Hwy 128 E, then keep right to merge onto Hwy 21 (S). TR to stay on Hwy 21 S over the new bridge. From here, it is 4.5 miles to Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. (look for the signs to ‘Lands End’ and ‘Penn Center’) TR on MLK Jr. Dr. ½ mile, TR into the Penn Center parking lot. The ride start is about 40 minutes from the Talmadge Bridge.  [MapLink]
Joint CBTC/KABC Ride (CBTC)
Ride Leaders: John Arney (912) 660-4088

Option 2: 10:00 AM...HHI History Day Ride, 15 Miles, $10 per person
www.coastaldiscovery.org
Start Location: Mitchelville Beach Park
Ride Leaders: Terry Herron, Frank Babel
April 4, 2015
9:00 AM...Bluffton River to River Ride, B/C Ride, 25 Miles
Start Location: Lowe's Parking Lot at 35 Malphrus Road, Bluffton, SC [MapLink]
Ride Leader: John Burling
Lunch: Firehouse Subs
Cue Sheet: BRR25     GPS Ride Map
April 11, 2015
9:30 AM...Hunting Island and Fripp Island Ride
Start Location: Hunting Island State Park
Directions to Start: From 278W, take 170N 21.5 miles to Boundary Street (Route 21) in Beaufort. Turn right on Rte. 21 and continue 18.3 miles to Hunting Island. Continue 1.1 miles on Sea Island Parkway. The state park will be on your left.
This ride will tour Fripp Island first and then Hunting Island. Since this ride is partly on the beach, a wide tire bike will be needed.
Ride Leader: Terry Herron et al
Lunch: TBA
April 18, 2015
9:00 AM...Hilton Head Ride from Main Street, C Ride, 26 Miles
Start Location: [MapLink]
Ride Leader: Mary Jo Bird
Lunch: TBA
Cue Sheet: HHMS26
April 25, 2015
9:00 AM...Ron Knight's Birthday Ride, A/B, B, C Rides
Joint CBTC/KABC Ride (KABC)
Start Location: Coastal Carolina Hospital Parking Lot [MapLink]
Description: There are various lengths from 19 to 79 miles. Ron will be going the distance of 79 miles!
Ride Leaders: TBA
Lunch: Okatie Ale House
Cue Sheet: CCH1866
May 2, 2015
9:00 AM...Forrest Gump & Jimmy Fitts BBQ Ride
A/B/C Riders, 21, 32 or 43 Mile Options

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Arrive by 9:00AM…Ride Starts at 9:20AM
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Please allow plenty of drive time (approx. 45-50 minutes from I95 and Rt. 278). Drive North on I-95 to exit 42. Right on Hwy 21, and continue for 2.7 miles. Left onto US 17A, go 7.6 miles. Turn left onto Black Creek Road (SR 28). Go 1.0 mile and turn right into driveway of Jimmy Fitts’ Catering Service, 1018 State Route 15-28, Walterboro, SC. [MapLink] (843) 844-7246 Cell is (843) 908-4872. Park in parallel lines in the open field on the right and unload. This is where we begin our ride and where we will be having lunch
Description: Loop rides of 21, 32 or 43 miles in area of Hendersonville. There will be a ride leader for an 8 - 10 mph group. Rural roads will pass plantations, vintage buildings, and areas where the Forest Gump movie was filmed.
Ride Leader: Cliff Nickerson (843) 816-7017
Cue Sheet: FG2130     GPS Ride Map
May 9, 2015
9:00 AM...Hilton Head Island 3rd Annual Community Beach Bike Ride

Start location: Coligny Beach. Parking in town parking lot off Pope Ave.
Description: This is a fun, easy ride where participants will ride on the beach from the Coligny Beach Park to the Hilton Head Marriott & Spa in Palmetto Dunes and back to Coligny Beach Park. This is approximately a 6 mile round trip ride. If KABC members wish to extend the ride they may do so, but the “official” community ride will be the out and back beach ride.
Ride Leaders: Linda Warnock and John Burling will be there as ride leader/sweep.

May 16, 2015
9:00 AM...Rincon Ride, B/C Ride, 26/35 miles
Joint KABC/CBTC Ride (CBTC)
Start Location: Kroger, 5633 GA Hiway 21 S, Rincon, GA 31326 [MapLink]
Lunch: TBA
Cue Sheet: Rincon2630
rosWednesday, May 20, 2015
6:30 PM...Ride of Silence
Arrive at the Street Meet Parking Lot no later than 6:30.p.m. with a bicycle, helmet and black arm-band (optional). There will be a safety briefing prior to the police escort for the 9 mile ride (single file, no passing, obey all traffic laws, remain silent and maintain a speed of 10-12 mph) from the parking lot South on 278 to Stop Light at Queens Way and back to Street Meet. Last year we had 50 riders and I would like to double the participation this year!
Start location: Street Meet in Port Royal Plaza, HHI [MapLink]
Ride Leader: John Marcinowski (412) 360-9838

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May 23, 2015
9:00 AM...Pinckney Island Ride, C Riders, 13 Miles

All are invited, but the pace will be slower. We will be riding on gravel and grass roads. Allyn Schneider, a docent with the Coastal Discovery Museum will be the leader. A $10 donation will be collected for the museum.
Starting location is the Pinckney Island parking lot (Located just north of the land strip between the two bridges that join Hilton Head Island and Bluffton [Map Link]. Fat tire or hybrid bikes are required. Bring binoculars for viewing the nesting birds.
Ride Leader: Allyn Schneider (843) 837-2018/(843) 368-3561 for details.
Lunch: Los Jalapenos, 1540 Fording Island Road in the Bridge Center. Right out of Pinckney Island on to 278 and then a U-turn at the Moss Creek light. Right into the Bridge Center and then to the left.
No cue sheet for this ride
May 30, 2015, 9:00 AM
Parris Island Ride from Lemon Island Boat Ramp, A/B Ride, 34 Miles


Directions to Start: From 278 W exit onto Rte 170 North. Continue 9.4 miles. Exit highway at Lemon Island Boat ramp and park in Lot [Map Link]. BRING ID TO ENTER PARRIS ISLAND

Ride Leader: Mary Grogan/Frank Babel

Lunch: TBD

Cue Sheet: PILI34

C Riders: There will be an alternative start/stop point for those who want a shorter ride. Meet at the BiLo outside Parris Island. Ride leaves 9:30 AM. Location 860 Parris Island Gateway [MapLink]. Ride Leader: Frank Babel. This group will meet up with the B group when they get to that location. BRING ID TO ENTER PARRIS ISLAND. Also bring a lock for later.
June 6, 2015, 10:00 AM
Bull Point, Old Sheldon Church Ride, B/C Ride, 16/20 Miles

Directions to Start: Take I-95 north to exit 33. Keep to the right off the exit toward 17 N and 21 S - Trask Parkway - toward Beaufort. Bull Point Plantation is 7.5 miles on the right. Look for the ACE Basin sign on your right just before the gate, and the white fence. Turn right into Bull Point, tell the guard at the gate you are with KABC. Parking will be in the country club parking lot, where Don Barrett, the developer of Bull Point, will meet us. Travel time approx. 1 hour from Hilton Head. [MapLink] Bull Point Clubhouse, 97 Bull Point Dr., Seabrook, SC 29940

On the ride, Don will take us past historical sites and talk about the history and preservation of the property. Following the ride in Bull Point, approximate 8-10 miles at an easy pace with stops at historical sites, we will cross over Trask Parkway onto Old Sheldon Church Road, ride 1.6 miles to Old Sheldon Church on the right and take a brief tour of this historical site. After exiting Old Sheldon Church, we will turn left onto Old Bailey Road and ride 2 miles to Trask Parkway, retrace back to Bull Point Plantation.

Bull Point is a pristine park-like 700-acre gated community where the grounds have been traveled by Yemassee Indians, Englishmen, American Revolutionaries, Federal troops, Confederate soldiers, and African slaves. The history of Bull Point dates back to the beginning of English settlement of South Carolina in 1670.

Ride leaders: Don Barrett and Mary Hall (843-384-2594, mhall113@aol.com ).
PLEASE RSVP BY JUNE 4TH TO MARY HALL AT THE ABOVE EMAIL ADDRESS

Lunch at Lowcountry Produce on U.S. 21 South. Turn right out of Bull Point, drive 4 miles, Lowcountry Produce is on the left in Lobeco. [MapLink] 1919 Trask Pkwy, Seabrook, SC

More information: http://www.bullpointpoa.com/

June 13, 2015, 9:00 AM
Annual KABC Club Picnic and Ride at Dolphin Head in Hilton Head Plantation
[MapLink] (June 5 deadline)

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June 20, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
Ogeechee Canal Museum Ride, B/C Ride, 25 Miles
Joint KABC/CBTC Ride (KABC)

We will park at the museum and do the ride from there. After the ride we can tour the museum and visit the canal followed by lunch
John Burling (ridedirector@kickinasphalt.info) will need an RSVP for this ride to give the curator a count. There is a nominal fee for admission.

Start Location: Near Pooler, GA. Take 278 to I-95 south to Exit 94. At end of ramp turn Right onto Ft. Argyle Rd (204) and continue 2.3 miles. The museum is on left. Park in lot. [Map Link]

Ride Leader: John Burling

Lunch: Cracker Barrel

Cue Sheet: OCSM25

June 27, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Hilton Head Ride from Coligny Circle, B/C Ride, 28 Miles

Directions to Start: From William Hilton Pkwy south, go ¾ way around Sea Pines Circle. Continue on Pope Ave to Coligny Circle. Park in Public lot, proceed to Beach entrance for start [MapLink]

Ride Leader: Todd Oomens

Lunch: TBA

Cue: HHCC28
July 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Bluffton Ride, 25 Miles

Directions to Start: Lowe's parking lot, Malphrus Road in Bluffton 

Ride Leader: John Burling

Lunch: TBD

No cue sheet
July 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Ridgeland to Beck's Ferry Landing (Savannah River), B/C Ride, 25/39 Miles

Joint KABC/CBTC Ride

There will be a longer 39 mile B ride and a shorter 25 mile C ride

Directions to Start: Take I-95N to Exit 21 (Ridgeland). Left at bottom of ramp onto Main Street. Go 0.1 mile, make Right at Shell Gas station, follow 0.1 mile to Jasper's Porch, park in back of lot. [MapLink]

B Ride Leader: John Burling
C Ride Leader: Ed Dunn, John Girardi

Lunch: Jasper’s Porch

Cue Sheet: RL39

July 18, 2015. 9:00 a.m.
Saint Helena Island, C Ride, 20 Miles     GPS Ride Map
With Tour of Penn Center ($5 donation)

Directions to Start: Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Cir W, St. Helena Island, SC [MapLink]

Description of Ride: St. Helena's Island is a rural island seaward of Beaufort. Home of the Gullah Culture and the first experiments to educate the freed slaves. Home of the historic Penn Center School and Museum. The island is a mixture of small communities, vast tomato and sod farms, pecan orchards, abundant, untrimmed massive oak trees and a couple of plantations. Much of the island consists of "Heir Lands." Clear titles are impossible to obtain so the island has resisted development.

Excellent biking, little traffic, few dogs, great Lowcountry scenery. At the tip of our biking route by the water, you can see the former site of Fort Tremont, a Spanish American Was fort built in 1899, formerly protecting the Port Royal Naval Station which in 1916, became the Parris Island Marine Training Center. Another historic site is the Chapel of Ease Road, with classic tabby ruins, and a stop at the Seaside Mini Market, unique in itself and a chance for refreshments.

Terry is presently arranging for a very short guided tour(one you will not want to miss) of Penn Center, where we will all meet at 9:00 am. If he can arrange it, there will be a small donation of $5 for this amazing tour. If you haven't visited Penn Center, you are really missing a piece of our Gullah culture. After the short tour, we will begin our 20 mile biking route on this lovely island.

Lunch: Foolish Frog, 846 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena Island, SC [MapLink]


July 25, 2015, 9:00 AM
BEACH BUM RIDE (Ride the Hilton Head beaches!), 20 Miles
FAT TIRE OR HYBRID BIKES (YOUR CHOICE)

Directions to Start: CHAPLIN PARK parking lot, near Burkes Beach beach entrance [MapLink] Turn on Burkes Beach Road, next to Chaplin Park and head East to the Beach.  Just before the end of the road, turn right and go a short distance to a parking lot on the left side.

Ride Description:
· Head North on the beach to the end of Port Royal – turn around
· Head South all the way down to South Beach. (Potty stop here, or if necessary  at Coligny Beach)
· After a 20 minute South Beach stop, we’ll head back North to Singleton Beach and go to our cars in Chaplin Park.
· The total distance will be 20 miles.

Lunch:
· Lunch will be a Reservation process. Please RSVP to Terry Herron at  terry@herron-group.com so that we can plan a reasonable level of service if we have a gaggle of riders.  Terry's cell is (843) 271-9919.
August 1, 2015, 8:30 AM
Bluffton Metric Century (a.k.a. John’s Birthday Ride), B Ride,  30/38/62 miles

Directions to Start: From 278W exit  onto Buckwalter Pkwy southbound. Continue 1.5 miles then make a right into Buckwalter Plaza. Park in the Outback Steakhouse lot [MapLink].

Ride Leader: John Burling

Lunch: Cheeseburger Cheeseburger

Cue Sheet: BMC303862

Alternative C Ride at 9:00 AM, 18 miles

Directions to Start:  Pritchardville Elementary School off Evan Way past Parkers just above the 170/46 circle in Bluffton

The ride will cruise down the bike path on New Riverside and then into Palmetto Bluff to RTs for a break and refreshments.  Reminder: Palmetto Bluff now charges and entrance fee of $5.00.

Ride Leader: Ron Fitch
August 8, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Hilton Head Ride-Main Street, B/C Ride, 26 Miles

Directions to Start: Main Street Parking Lot is located behind Main Street Cafe, 1411 Main Street, HHI [MapLink]

Ride Leader: Joan Lemoine

Lunch: TBA

Cue Sheet: HHMS26
August 15, 2015 9:00 a.m.
North End Scavenger Hunt, C Ride

Are you ready for this ride? My crew has come up with what we think is the most creative ride of the year. We have planned, specifically for you C riders,(but all riders are welcome), a scavenger bike ride, on Saturday, August 15, 9:00 am, meeting in the parking lot behind Main Street Cafe. This is how it will work:

1. There will be teams of 2, so bring a biking partner. Be sure and select a partner that is creative, thinks well, and is a good navigator. I am sure you are all of these, but 2 minds work better than one. If you don't have a partner, never fear, we will pair you with another. Any type of bike will work for this ride.

2. There will be no ride leader, you and your partner are on your own, not only to locate the clues but to also plan your route.

3. Although there is not a time limit for this hunt, we will have lunch around 12:00, or earlier if all of you return. In case you get lost, just kidding, can't find all the clues, or give up and take off and ride, please be back by 12:00 or earlier.

4. I rode the course of this hunt, and it is about 12 miles long, give or take the length of the route you choose. But it will take time to find the clues and determine your route. It took me 1 1/2 hours to ride the route but I wasn't stopping and looking as you will be doing. The course is on the north end of the island.

5. We will give you the clues when we meet Sat., 9 am, for the ride.

6. One of you will take pictures of the found clues, and the other will be in the picture of the clue for proof.

7. Upon your return to Main Street, you and your partner, for proof of finding the clues, will show another team the pictures taken, and they will do the same in return.

8. No prizes, just the honor of winning in our first scavenger hunt and perhaps, posting your names with your pictures on our website. Maybe even Facebook! If this works, we will do another one later one, with even more clues. This island is full of possible clues.

9. The clues are under lock and key with Price Waterhouse, but I can be bought!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I haven't seen many of you C riders since last fall. This is a ride that is not long and can be done at your own pace. We want to see you back riding with us. I have about 70 of you on my email list and hope to see a goodly showing for this ride. Of course, this ride is open to all riders. And as I said, it is not a race. We just want to have fun, meet new people, and socialize.

Please RSVP by no later than Aug. 8th, we really need to have an idea of numbers planning to hunt with us. The sooner the better for us. If we have a large showing, we will have to put our minds together to plan the timing so we all won't be going to the same place.

I will be in Colorado from the 31st to the 10th (grandchildren and hopefully cooler weather) and can always be reached by email or cell, but am giving you the emails and cells of our committee.

We really have had a lot of fun planning this and we know you will have fun too.

Mary Jo

Jean and Bruce Lerner
jeanler@mindspring.com
828-691-8707

Barbara Drake
barbara.drake@gmail.com
850-370-6007

Mary Jo Bird
rbirdao@aol.com
843-290-5258
August 22, 2015, 9:00 AM
Bluffton-Berkley Place to Palmetto Bluff, B/C Ride, 29 Miles

Directions to Start: exit Buckwalter Parkway into Berkeley Place which is between Rte 278 and Bluffton Pkwy. Park in lot behind Outback Steakhouse [MapLink].

Ride Leader: James Sellers

Lunch: Cheeseburger Cheeseburger (in Buckwalter Plaza to left of movies)

Cue Sheet: BPPB29
August 29, 2015, 9:00 AM
Hilton Head Ride from Shelter Cove, B/C Ride, 20/30 miles


Directions to Start: Meet behind Belk's at Shelter Cove Mall, 24 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI [MapLink]

Ride Leader: James Sellers

Lunch: TBD

Cue Sheet: HHSC2031     GPS Ride Map
September 5, 2015, 9:00 AM
Hilton Head Show and Go Ride


Directions to Start: Main Street Parking Lot is located behind Main Street Cafe, 1411 Main Street, HHI [MapLink]

Informal ride as some will be riding or resting up for the Savannah Century

September 5th-6th (registration closes 9/1/15)
Savannah Century Ride
September 5th: 31 mile ride
September 6th: 25, 37, 62, 102 mile options

Info/Registration Link: http://savannahcentury.info/

September 12, 2015 9:00 AM
Jarvis Creek Park Ride and Ice Cream Social B and C Rides

We will have two rides followed by an Ice Cream social at the park. The approximate cost per person is $5

Directions to Jarvis Creek Park: From William Hilton Parkway eastbound, make right onto Jarvis Park Rd right after Gumtree. From William Hilton westbound make left onto Jarvis Park Rd right after Otter Hole Rd. [MapLink]

Ride Leader: Ed Dunn (eddunn@aol.com)

Please RSVP Ed by September 10th so we can have a head count

Cue sheet for B Ride: HHJCP24     C Ride: HHJCP18

Sept. 17-20 Silver Comet Ride
Thur-Sun Varying Miles (B/C)

Our sister club CBTC is sponsoring this event similar to the one we did last year. For additional information contact John Gerardi at johngerardi@hotmail.com or visit website at www.cbtc.org 

Rockmart, GA Meet at Econolodge (2022 Etowah Drive). Follow I-16 W to I-75 N to I-20 W, take exit 44 to GA-6 W which becomes US 278 W (Nathan Dean Pkwy). It will be on the left just after a Wal-Mart on the right.

This ride is an out and back, turn around when you like. Most will ride on Friday and Saturday. Sunday will be optional.

Reservations: Econolodge in Rockmart (678-757-1107) Ask for Coastal Bicycle Touring Club (CBTC) reservations. Our price will be $67.50 for a double room. Reserve now. You can cancel the day before if necessary. Please e-mail johngerardi@hotmail.com  If you make a reservation.
September 18 - 25, 2015
Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Ride - www.BikeandtheLike.com

September 19, 2015, 9:00 AM
Italian Festival Ride, B/C Ride, 28 miles

Directions to Start: Main Street Parking Lot is located behind Main Street Cafe, 1411 Main Street, HHI [MapLink]

Ride Leader: John Burling

Cue Sheet: HHMS28
September 26, 2015
Pedal 4 Kids Community Bike Ride

Pedal 4 Kids Community Ride is the largest bike event in the Lowcountry with 100% of its proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. Now, in its 9th year, the Pedal 4 Kids Community Bike Ride attracts over 400 bicyclists, of all ages and skills levels. The event gives residents and guests of the Island an opportunity to join their friends, family, co-workers, associates and neighbors in a group ride throughout the island’s beautiful pathways and parks.

Make plans for Saturday, September 26, 2015 for another great day of cycling.

Pedal 4 Kids Routes & Rides:
   Metric Century (62-miles)
   40-miles
   20/25 miles
   10-miles
   Family Fun Ride

For more information, please send us an e-mail in the "Contact Us" tab on this website and one of our volunteers will contact you or e-mail us at info@pedal4kids.com.

Bike & Helmet Rentals are available for $10 by calling Hilton Head Bicycle Company @ 843-686-6888 (will deliver and pick up at Hilton Head High School [MapLink] on day of the event ). All proceeds will benefit BGC HHI.

Website Link: https://www.pedal4kids.com/

October 10, 2015 (Cancelled), 8:00 AM bikes board
Vagabond Boat Cruise to Daufuskie for Group Bike Ride

Directions to Start: Sea Pines, 149 Lighthouse Road (843) 363-9026 [MapLink]

The rate is $36.00 per person with a minimum of 55 guests required for the trip to take place; up to 75 bikes and 100 people are permitted onboard. Individual reservations cannot be accepted over the phone or via email. Reservations are final and refunds are not available. Please note that Sea Pines has a $6.00 per passenger vehicle gate pass fee to be paid upon entry to the Plantation.

Bikes board at 8:00am : Trip is from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Click this button to order Vagabond Cruise Tickets:

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Riders can bring a bagged lunch or purchase a buffet lunch on Daufuskie.

October 10, 2015, 5:00 P.M. TO 10:00 P.M. (EDT)
Midnight Garden Ride 2015
Sponsor: Savannah Bicycle Campaign

Location: Savannah, GA

This is supposed to be a fun ride. For SBC members the registration fee is $15, for nonmembers it is $25

Registration Link: http://www.midnightgardenride.com/

October 10, 2015
Alternative C Ride
October 17, 2015, 9:00 A.M.
Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival Ride

Start location: Mt. Riley Elementary School Parking Lot, 200 Burnt Church Rd, Bluffton

Directions to start: From Route 278, turn down Burnt Church Road. Follow for 1.6 miles and the school will on your right [MapLink]

Ride Leader: John Burling

Lunch: at Seafood Festival

Cue Sheet: BASF27     GPS Ride Map

October 24, 2015, 9:15 AM
HUNTING ISLAND and FRIPP ISLAND RIDE
Level is C and B - a casual ride

BICYCLES: FAT TIRE OR HYBRID
(for Sandy trails and Beach riding)

ARRIVE BY: 9:00 FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND SAFETY TALK
(ALLOW 1 HOUR, 30 MINUTES FOR THE DRIVE FROM HHI)

RIDE LEADER: TERRY HERRON – cell 843-271-9919 / home 843-842-4464 Evenings terry@herron-group.com


DIRECTIONS TO THE START:
· 278 West / to Rte. 170 East over the 2 bridges / to Rte. 128 East / to Rt. 21 South.
· Follow Rte. 21 South to SEA ISLANDS … it takes two Right turns and becomes SEA ISLAND P’WAY
· Follow this to HUNTING ISLAND STATE PARK
· The Nature Center is at the far end of Hunting Island on the Left, just before the BRIDGE to FRIPP ISLAND
· Need Cash for entrance to Hunting Island (Approx $5.00 per person, or less for Seniors)
· Pay in the NATURE CENTER and get a ticket for your car.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE RIDE:
· We’ll ride over the bridge onto Fripp Island first, and tour the bike paths and quiet roads of Fripp
· We’ll return to Hunting Island and ride the Trails , including some gravel path.
· We’ll go to the lighthouse. It’s $2 to climb the 167 steps for a great view
· We’ll ride the beach and see the wonderful “wild” or “deserted island” ambience of the area
· We’ll also ride on the beach.

LUNCH STOP: FAT PATTY’S – on the Right, just after the Paris Island Curve.

PLEASE RSVP to Terry Herron

Cue Sheet: FI12


October 31, 2015
Team TRADD Ride

Please join us on Saturday October 31, 2015 for the second annual Team Tradd Memorial Bike Ride. Registration fee $40 until 10/26/2015.

The ride begins at September Oaks Vineyards, 893 Grays Highway, Ridgeland, SC [MapLink] and will include 62, 30 and 15 mile options which will take riders through scenic Jasper County, South Carolina. All options include stocked rest stops, lunch, live music and wine tastings after the ride. All proceeds will go to the Tradd Woods Memorial Scholarship at Thomas Heyward Academy, Ridgeland, South Carolina and the Boys and Girls Club of Jasper County, South Carolina.

Event details and schedule

Packet Pick-Up: TDB

Start Times: Metric Century 8:30 a.m., 30 mile option 10:00 a.m., 15 mile option 10:30 a.m.

Parking Information: Ample parking at September Oaks Vineyards

http://www.bikeride.com/events/13601-team-tradd-memorial-bike-ride

Registration link:

http://www.bikeride.com/events/13601-team-tradd-memorial-bike-ride

Also October 31, 2015, 9:00 A.M. Please arrive by 8:45 to gear up.
Halloween C Ride (Cemeteries), 15 miles
Simple costumes optional

Start from: St. Francis Catholic Church on Beach City Road, Ride with stops at various cemeteries, some dating back to the Revolutionary War.

Route:

Beach City to Union Cemetery

278 to Zion Chapel of Ease

Matthews to Marshland Road

Pinefield cemetery (Indigo Run) on Marshland, Broad Creek side

Marshland to Spanish Wells, with a ride by some hoodoo

Continue on Spanish Wells to 278 to Honey Horn cemetery

278 back to Beach City

Lunch: Munchies

For more info and RSVP - contact Mary Jo Bird crides@kickinasphalt.info
November 6-8, 2015
St. Simons & Jekyll Island Bike Rides
with Optional Okefenokee Adventure on November 6th

flyer     rsvp

GPS Ride Map

November 14, 2015, 10:00 a.m., 14 miles @ 13 mph
Tybee Island Ride
RSVP to Ed Dunn by Friday afternoon, email eddunn@aol.com

Directions to start: The Crab Shack, 40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island GA [MapLink]

Lunch: The Crab Shack around 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Ride Leader: Ed Dunn

No cue sheet

November 21, 2015 Two rides available

B Ride - Ridgeland Team Tradd Ride 31 miles B ride

We will have a B ride following the route for the Team Tradd Ride

Start and finish and lunch at Jasper’s Porch in Ridgeland

Directions to Start: 153 James L. Taylor Drive, Ridgeland, SC. [MapLink]
Take I-95N to Exit 21 (Ridgeland). Left at bottom of ramp onto Main Street. Go 0.1 mile, make Right at Shell Gas station, follow 0.1 mile to Jasper's Porch, park in back of lot.

Start Time: 9 AM

Ride Leader: John Burling - Please RSVP to kabikeclub@gmail.com

Lunch: Jasper’s Porch

Cue Sheet: TRR31     GPS Ride Map

C Ride - Hilton Head, 9:00 a.m. 20 miles

Start: Jarvis Creek Park

Please RSVP to Mary Jo Bird, email crides@kickinasphalt.info

Lunch: Munchies

Cue sheet at the ride

November 28, 2015
Hilton Head Ride from Main Street 26 Miles B/C Ride

Directions to Start:
Main Street Parking Lot is located behind Main Street Cafe (1411 Main Street, HHI)

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

Ride Leader: Terry Herron

Lunch: TBD

Cue Sheet: HHMS26

December 5, 2015
Bluffton-Berkeley Place to Palmetto Bluff 29 miles B Ride

Directions to Start:
exit Buckwalter Parkway into Berkeley Place which is between Rte 278 and Bluffton Pkwy. Park in lot behind Outback Steakhouse, 100 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. [MapLink]

Start Time: 10:00 a.m. (Note we start winter late start time in December)

Ride Leader: John Burling

Description: We will ride down to Palmetto Bluff and stop at RTs before heading back. Bring $5 for entry into Palmetto Bluff.

Lunch: Cheeseburger Cheeseburger

Cue Sheet: BPPB29

December 12, 2015
Hilton Head Ride - Shelter Cove 20/31 Miles, B/C Ride

Directions to Start:
Meet behind Belk's at Shelter Cove Mall (24 Shelter Cove Lane)

Ride Leader: Joan Lemoine

Start Time: 10:00 a.m.

Lunch: TBD

Cue Sheet: HHSC2031

December 19, 2015
Bluffton C Ride - Show'n Go

Meet at Lowe's in Bluffton

Ride leader: Mary Hall

Contact Mary Jo Bird for details and to RSVP, email crides@kickinasphalt.info
 

December 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
Show'n Go from HHI Main Street Parking Lot



Friday, January 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
New Year’s Day Ride & Chili Party & Polar Bear Dip
Palmetto Dunes New Year's Day Ride 18 Miles 'all levels'

RSVP to Lindsey Morse by December 21 by email to social@kickinasphalt.info  

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Directions to start from Turnbull's condo: From Rte 278, turn onto Queen Folly Rd. Continue about 1 mile toward Ocean Lane. Make Rt. on Carnoustie Rd. Continue about 0.3 mi. #25 Carnoustie Rd is on your left.

Cue Sheet: NYD18

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