Ride Information

Savannah Century, 1 September 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 warmer months, we meet around 8:15 AM and roll-out at 8:30.  After the ride we join (at the proper social distance) for an outdoor picnic.  Call or email if you have a question about the rides or the club.

Ride Coordinator: Deb Wharff, debwharff@verizon.net 410-905-1690

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 guests must sign a waiver prior to roll-out.  The ride leader will have the waiver and ensure riders sign.  The waiver is:  CBTC Ride Waiver

RIDE LEADER GUIDELINES

Saturday, 6 March, 9am, Islands Ride.11 (Map link) 33/38 miles  Start at Forsyth Park at the corner of Bull and Gaston.  From there we ride south to Diamond Causeway, on clearly marked bike lanes.  After looping around Whitefield Road, over to Burnside Island, and then onto Ferguson to JalapeƱos Restaurant in Sandfly for a rest.  Then on to Isle of Hope for loops and great scenery before returning to Forsyth Park.  Ride leader: Deb Wharff, debwharff@verizon.net 410-905-1690.  Note: cue sheets not needed, both routes will be led by experienced ride leaders.

Saturday,13 March, 9am, Kilkenny Ride. (Map link) 28/36.  Richmond Hill, GA.  Highway 17 south or I-95 S to Richmond Hill exit.  East about 5 miles on GA 144 (Ford Avenue), TL on GA 144 spur towards Ft. McAllister State Park, and park just outside the park entrance gate. Ride leader: Kim Turner, kimbooskie@gmail.com 214-725-2490

Kilkenny 28 miles

Kilkenny 36 miles

Saturday, 20 March, 9am, Skidaway Island Ride. (Map link) 19/24/33 miles.  Park in The Village parking lot, across from the BP station. Lunch following the ride, we gather for lunch at the Village Pub.  Ride Leader: Kathy Schaefer, kwillyschaefer@gmail.com 912-661-2884

Saturday, 27 March, Tour de Low Country, Walterboro, SC. (Map Link) 31/62 miles.  Registration fee is $30 ($35 for day-of), includes ride support, post-ride lunch and drinks, completion medallion, t-shirt, and more.  Complete information on the ride, as well as other events in Colleton County’s Rice Festival (of which this ride is a part of) can be found at: https://ricefestival.org/#events

Other area rides – non-sponsored CBTC

Until further notice, the following rides may or may not happen, based on area rider participation. Contact either John Arney johnaarney@gmail.com or Rich Wharff r02581@icloud.com for further information 

Sundays – Islands Ride

Roll-out from the Habersham YMCA at 8:00 AM on Sundays.   Approximate 30 mile ride around Burnside 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.

Sundays – Blackbeard Bike shop ride

Roll-out at 8am from Blackbeard Bikes, 444 Johnny Mercer Boulevard, on Wilmington Island. There will be a minimum of two rides, 22 miles at 20mph, and a longer approximate 35 mile ride at about the same speed.  Shorter and slower rides can and will be added based on participation.  Gather before and after in the newly opened shop for coffee and pastries and a view of some beautiful Bianchi bikes.

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.  During the extremely warm months, we roll at 7:30 to try and avoid the blistering heat and humidity.  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, or during the warm months, at Ronnie’s Restaurant on Dean Forest.  

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, or at Coffee Deli in the Habersham Shopping Center.