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Social Circle Intermediate Road Ride

The Basics:
Event Type:Bike
Event Location: Social Circle, GA   Bike: Social Circle Intermediate Road Ride  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 29 2014  1:00 pm >> Sat, Nov 29 2014 4:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Nov 24 2014 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Nov 28 2014 10:00 pm
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:30 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Harry F
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


You should be able to maintain a pace of 14 mph over 20 miles and preferable have some experience in group road riding.   If you don't have these qualifications, please email he and we can discuss to determine if the ride is right for you. 

This is a 30 mile road ride through low traffic country with gently rolling hills.   This route is great for those with good endurance but prefer a moderate pace.  We'll meet at the main traffic light in downtown Social Circle (see directions below).  

Our pace of 12 to 14 mph is moderate, with no drops.   You should have some experience with group road riding and be able to ride a continuous 30 miles on the Silver Comet (ex, mile 0 to Hiram and back).  

Map of route can be found
here (PDF)  I'll try to have maps available as well.  For those new to road biking, we'll cover some basic rules of group riding, including ettiquete and safety. 

Helmet required.

Required Items to Bring:

Water (2 bottles or 1 liter recommended)
Tube and bike repairs tools (tire levers, pump, or patch kit)

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions are from Spaghetti Junction (I-285 and I-85 in Doraville).  Distance to meeting place: 48 miles (55 minutes).  For Destination address, use 120 Cherokee Rd, Social Circle, GA.  GPS Coordinates: 33.656, -83.7186

1. From Spaghetti Junction, south on about 12.3 mi to exit 46
2. Take exit to I-20 E toward Augusta, 31.2 miles
3. Take exit 98 for GA-11 S, left onto GA-11, 3.8 mi
4. Park along street on the right, just before the light at E Hightower (center of town).  Look for Harry's light green Honda Element.   You can also park on the left.

* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.