Area Rides

Saturdays – Hill on Wheels (Richmond Hill) ride

Departs from Hill on Wheels Bike Shop in Richmond Hill at 7:30am each Saturday.  Approximate 32 mile route to Fort McAllister and back.  Generally two pace groups (A and B).  Club participants get together at Omlette Cafe on Highway 17 after the ride for late breakfast/early lunch.

Sundays – Islands Ride
Leaves from the Habersham YMCA at 8:00am on Sundays.   Approximate 30 mile ride around Burnside Island and Isle of Hope (and sometimes Dutch Island) with brisk pace and some sprints.  Participants get-together at the Coffee Deli in Habersham village after the ride.

Sundays – Blackbeard Bike Ride
Leaves from Blackbeard Bike shop, 444 Johnny Mercer Boulevard, at 8am on Sunday.  Approximate 32 mile loop around Wilmington Island at an approximate 20mph pace.  Shop opens at 7:30am for coffee and conversation.  Participants gather afterwards for coffee, carbs and conversation at Friendship Coffee Company, 205 Johnny Mercer Boulevard.

Tuesdays – Skidaway Ride
Departs from parking lot of Skidaway United Methodist Church at 7:30am 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 the brave hearts, there is a 6am roll-out, resulting in approximately 50+ total miles.

Wednesdays – Right Turn Clyde Ride
Departs from Berwick Plaza Kroger parking lot by Mexican restaurant at either 9:00 or 9:30 AM, and during the very warm months, at 7:30AM.  34 mile ride to Pooler and back, moderate speed.  Lately we’ve been going the reverse route to Pine Barren and back, to avoid Little Neck Road (very bad road and high traffic volumes). Contact John Arney @ johnaarney@gmail.com to be placed on email list.  Participants get-together for lunch at the el Mariachi restaurant after the ride.

Thursdays – HAAF Ride
Departs 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. (See either Rich Wharff r02581@icloud.com, Kim Turner kimbooskie@gmail.com or John Arney johnarney@gmail.com to procure a permanent ID visitor pass) 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.