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Skidaway Island ride, 10 August 2019

Come join us on one of the rides below. If you are not a member, no problem.  Try a ride or two with us. Most rides meet up on Saturday mornings at 8:45 AM for a 9:00 roll-out, and during the warm month, we roll-out at 8:30.  After the ride we join for lunch at a local eatery.  Call or email if you have a question about the rides or the club.

Ride Coordinator: Chateau Mangaroo, chateaum@hotmail.com 813-995-1961

Note: If there is a ride cancelation due to inclement weather or previously unforeseen events, this website will be updated with the cancellation notice at least 1 1/2 hours before the start of the ride.  There will also be an email sent to CBTC members.

All riders, members as well as guests, must sign a waiver prior to roll-out.  The ride leader will have the waiver and ensure each riders signs.  The waiver is:  CBTC Ride Waiver

Ride Schedule        

24 August, Islands Ride. (Map Link) Saturday, 8:30AM, 37/30 (A/B/C) Depart from Forsyth Park at the corner of Bull and Gaston streets, ride along clearly marked bike lanes on Diamond Causeway then loop to Burnside Island, meander to Jalapeno’s Restaurant in Sandfly for a rest stop then continue to Isle of Hope and (possibly) Dutch Island before returning to Forsyth Park. Cue sheets will not be needed, as each ride group will have a designated ride leader:  Ride Leader: John Arney, 912-660-4088 johnaarney@gmail.com

25 August, Sunset Cruise ride, (Map Link) Skidaway Island, Sunday 6pm.  Our second Sunset Cruise, a fun/family event that combines bike riding, camaraderie and good food and drink while enjoying the majestic sunsets over Skidaway Island.  We will start from Delegal Marina, plan to arrive by 5:45 pm. There is plenty of parking and restrooms. The Lookout pavilion is covered and screened. We will plan a casual pace – for 15+ miles — all depending on ride group preferences.  The sun should set around 7:57 pm, just as we get back to the marina. Let’s hope that the view will be amazing.  This event is a potluck. Please bring whatever food and drink you desire – enough to share with others. There will be some supplied cold drinks (water, sodas, wine, beer) available at the Delegal Lookout start/finish. For those in need of a Landings entrance, please contact either Rich Wharff r02581@icloud.com or Deb Wharff debwharff@verizon.net and you will be added to the guest list.  Come out and enjoy a relaxing evening on the water with the majestic views – and meet Gabriel, Rich and Deb’s grandson.

31 August, Ellabell Ride aka Savannah Century Tune-up. (Map Link)  Saturday, 8:30, 17/25/32/39, A/B/C (depending on participation).  For participants in the Savannah Century, or for those not participating, meet at Hendrix Park, 3960 Wilma Edwards Road, Ellabell, GA.  Park in the center lot adjacent to the gymnasium.  Ride Leader: John Arney, 912-660-4800, johnaarney@gmail.com

Cue sheets: ELABELLE – 17.1  ELABELLE – 24.7  ELABELLE (OLD) – 32.0                ELABELLE OLD) – 39.3

1 September, Savannah Century. (Map Link) Several club members will be participating in the Ledesma Sports Medicine Savannah Century on Sunday 1 September.  While not an official club ride, it is an annual event which attracts a large number of club riders. Rolling start from 6:30-7:15am from 46 West Liberty Street at the corner of MLK.  

7 September, Right Turn Clyde but really Left-then-Right Turn Clyde:       (Map Link)  Saturday, 8:30am.  34 miles, pace to be determined by participation.  Meet/park in the parking lot in front of Krogers at the Berwick Shopping Center.  For safety reasons we forego the usual Clyde route in favor of an out-and-back route, riding out on Berwick Boulevard to Dean Forest, turning left over I-16 overpass, then left on Pine Meadow (just past the Parker’s station) then left on Pine Barren to Bloomingdale Road (17 miles) where we reverse and return with a rest stop at the Parkers.  Ride Leader: TBD check back for updates as we get closer to the ride.

14 September, Harris Neck Ride. (Map Link)  Saturday, 8:30am, 21/30/41, A/B/C to be determined by ride participation.  Journey south on I-95 to exit 67, then turn left on Highway 17/25 and pull into the McDonald’s and park in the unimproved parking lot behind the restaurant.  Ride Leader TBD, check back for updates as we get closer to the ride.

21 September, Hill on Wheels, (Map Link) Saturday, 7:30am. 30/40 A/B/C to be determined by ride participation.  Another event we the club joins an area ride to further our presence in the Coastal Empire. Depart from Hill on Wheels Bike Shop in Richmond Hill at 7:30am and ride to Ft. McAllister in two groups A and B.  Get together afterwards for breakfast and conversation at the Omlette Cafe just down the street on Georgia 144.  Ride Leader TBD check back for updates as we get closer to the ride.

28 September, Rincon Ride. (Map Link) Meet/Park at the Old Kroger on Highway 21 in Rincon, 5667 Highway 21 South, Rincon,GA.  There are no restrooms there but the Parker’s Station on Highway 21 as you enter Rincon.  Ride Leader: TBD check back for updates as we get closer to the ride.

Other area rides

Sundays – Islands Ride

Roll-out from the Habersham YMCA at 8:00 AM on Sundays.   Approximate 30 mile ride around Burside Island and Isle of Hope with brisk pace and some sprints.  Sometimes the group also rides to Dutch Island.  Participants get-together at the Coffee Deli in Habersham village after the ride.  Brisk pace (18-20) with one mondo sprint along Fergurson prior to the rest stop at Jalapeno’s Restaurant, Sandfly.

Tuesdays – Skidaway Ride

Roll-out from parking lot of Skidaway United Methodist Church at 7:30 AM on Tuesdays.  34 mile ride around Skidaway Island.  Usually 2 or 3 groups with varying speeds and some sprints.  Participants get-together for breakfast on the first Tuesday of each month after the ride.  For those brave hearts, there is also a 6am roll-out, yielding 50-60 total miles.

Wednesdays-Right Turn Clyde Ride

Roll-out from Berwick Plaza Kroger parking lot by El Mariachi restaurant at either 9:00 or 9:30 AM.  34 mile ride to Pooler and back with 1 to 2 speed groups depending on who shows up.  Contact John Arney @ johnaarney@gmail.com to be placed on email list.  Participants get-together for lunch at El Mariachi after the ride.

Thursdays – Hunter Army Air Field Ride

Roll-out from parking lot next to ball fields by Montgomery Street entrance of Hunter Army Air Field at 8:00 AM on Thursdays.  A permit from HAAF security staff at Montgomery Street entrance is required to enter base.  20-40 mile ride around base usually with 1 group splitting into 2 groups by speed.  Participants meet at Starbucks in 12 Oaks shopping center after the ride.