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Road Biking at Sosebee (Cartersville)
|Event Location:||Sosebee Cycling Park, White, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Jun 2 2018 8:00 am >> Sat, Jun 2 2018 11:00 am (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, May 12 2018 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Jun 1 2018 8:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Harry F|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Calling all road bikers! Time to "Get out of Dodge" and hit the open road!
We'll meet at 8:00am at Sosebee Cycling Park, which includes a restroom, changing room, a shaded picnic area and plentify parking for cyclists. We'll then ride a 45-mile route on the gently rolling and light traffic roads N of Cartersville. part of the BBC route (Beatiful Backroads Century), held in the fall.
The park is located down the road from the Budweiser Plant in Cartersville. From the park, we'll head out on a counter-clockwise course. The hills are moderate and traffic remains light throughout the course.
** PLEASE READ **
This ride is intended for those accostomed to longer rides at a pace of at least 15 mph. If I see you havn't done bike rides of longer distances, I'll contact you to ensure you're comfortable for this ride. If you don't have a road bike (or hydrid with narrow tires), you may want to reconsider this ride. We WILL stop to re-group at key intersections, since some riders may ride off the front over some segments.
The purpose of the ride is to enjoy these great roads and get in a great workout. It's a popular place to bike and the route is well marked.
After the ride we may head to downtown Cartersville for lunch if there's interest.
More about the Sosebee Cycling Park: sosebeecyclingpark.com. A small donation at the parking lot is recommended (or you can donate online)
|How to Get There:|
Take I-75 North from Atlanta.
Take exit 296 for Cassville -White Rd
Merge onto Cassville White Rd NW
Turn left onto 5 Forks Rd NE
Turn right onto Cassville Pine Logging Rd NE
Turn left onto Simpson Rd NE
465 Simpson Rd NE, White, GA 30171
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||90Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:00 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $36.00 using a reimbursement rate guideline of $0.400 per mile. The total amount should be divided by the number of people in the vehicle, including the driver. This is a guideline, not a rule, for drivers but the cost should not be higher unless there are extenuating circumstances.|
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