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 9am roll-out, and during the warmer months, we meet around 8:15 AM and roll-out at 8:30.  After the ride we join for bite to eat and various venues based on ride location.  Call or email if you have a question about the rides or the club.

Ride Coordinator: Kim Turner, 214-725-2490, kimbooskie@gmail.com

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, 23 October, 8:30am, Islands Ride. (Map link)  32/38 miles.  Start at Forsyth Park at the corner of Bull and Gaston.  From there, we ride south on Diamond Causeway where there is a clearly identified bike lane.  Journey on to Burnside Island, then east to Jalapeno’s Restaurant in Sandfly for a rest.  Continue to Isle of Hope before returning to Forsyth Park.  Cue sheets will not be required. ride leaders for all groups will lead the way.  Post-ride lunch at Sly’s corner of Abercorn & 34th streets. Ride Leader: David Jackson, 301-237-1892, davidcjackson1219@yahoo.com

Sunday, 24 October, 8:00am, Intracoastal Waterway Ride. (Map link) Several club members will participate in the Intracoastal Waterway Century ride, which starts from the Cocoa (Florida) Civic Center.  Participants will journey to Cocoa, Florida following the club’s Skidaway Island ride on Saturday 23 October.  This is a scenic ride, crossing three bridges and three different bodies of water, through portions of the Kennedy Space Center, ending back at the Cocoa Civic Center.  Stay tuned for further information.

Saturday, 30 October, 8:30am, Kilkenny Ride.  26/25.  Richmond Hill, GA. (Map link)  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.  Post-ride lunch at Fish Tales dock-side restaurant.  Ride leader: Deb Wharff, 410-905-1690, debwharff@verizon.net

Saturday, 6 November, 9:00am, 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: To be determined by participation.

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Saturday, 6 November, 8:00am, Three Rivers Ride, St. Marys, GA. (Map link) 30/41/64/100 miles.  Park at the Howard Gilman Memorial Park, St. Marys, GA.  Event is sponsored by Camden Cycling Club, and is also a CAAM tour event.  In addition to excellent ride options, post-ride chili has become the raison d’et for entrance.  Entry/registration available at: https://raceroster.com/events/2021/32850/three-rivers-ride?aff=0CWS4

Saturday, 13 November, 9:00am, Cruisin’ in the Country ride, Claxton. (Map link) This is the 25th Annual Cruisin’ in the Country ride.  This year’s event will be starting from the Evans County Public Fishing Event area, 4757 Area Line Road, Claxton, GA.  There are six ride options: a 12 mile trail ride (includes unimproved roads), 16, 37, 50, 66 and 100 mile road routes.  This is a show-and-go event, starting at 7:30am.  This has been a CBTC participation event for years, and this year is no exception.

Saturday, 20 November, 9:00am. Hardeeville ride. (Map link)Take I-95 North to exit 5, TL on Whyte Hardee Boulevard, then TL on Church Road, then TL on Purrysburgh Road park then TR to park at 55 Millstone Landing Road (Map Link). Ride is out-and-back on well paved and lightly traveled back country roads.  Ride leader: Kim Turner, 214-725-2490, kimbooskie@gmail.com

Saturday, 27 November, 9:00am, Ellabell Ride. (Map link) 39/32/25/17.  Ellabell, GA.  I-16 W to exit 143, TL on Highway 280 for 2.2 miles, then TR on Wilma Edwards Road for 1.5 miles to Hendrix Park on the left.  Park in the center lot next to the gymnasium. Actual ride distance(s) to be determined by rider participation.  Ride leader: Roy Reynolds, 870-310-9868, royreynolds59@gmail.com

Saturday, 4 December, 9:00am, Right Turn Clyde Ride, (Map Link) Meet/park at the Kroger parking lot, 5720 Ogeechee Road, Savannah, GA. 19/24/34 miles.  Post-ride lunch at El Mariachi Restaurant.  Ride leader: Geoff Carson, 912-257-9629, gvcarson@protonmail.ch

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Saturday, 11 December, 9:00am, Liberty Trail Ride. (Map link)  31/26/18.  Midway, GA.  Meet at Smokin’ Pig BBQ, 13711 Oglethorpe Highway, Midway, GA.  I-95 SB to exit 76, then TR to Smokin’ Pig parking lot. Ride leader: Marc Lobit, 847-682-2168, mlobit@msn.com

Saturday, 18 December, 9:00am, Islands Ride.(Map link) 23/34 miles.  Start at Forsyth Park at the corner of Bull and Gaston.  From there, we ride south on Diamond Causeway where there is a clearly identified bike lane.  Journey on to Burnside Island, then east to Jalapeno’s Restaurant in Sandfly for a rest.  Continue to Isle of Hope before returning to Forsyth Park.  Cue sheets will not be required. ride leaders for all groups will lead the way.  Post-ride lunch at Sly’s corner of Abercorn & 34th streets.  Ride Leader: Kim Turner, 214-725-2490, kimbooskie@gmail.com

Saturday, 25 December, Possible Christmas ride. Check back for updates and the date approaches.

Other area rides – non-sponsored by CBTC

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.

Tuesdays – Skidaway Ride

Roll-out from parking lot of Skidaway United Methodist Church at 8:00 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-Isle of Hope meander, aka No Sweat Wednesday

Roll-out from the Sentinent Bean, at the south end of Forsyth Park, 13 E. Park Street, Savannah.  Meander over to Bonaventure Cemetery, then over to and through Thunderbolt before cruising to Isle of Hope for some crazy loops.  Semi-easy pace, usual post-ride gathering at Coffee Deli, Habersham Village.

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 9:00 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 Sly’s, corner Abercorn & 34th street, for sliders, fries and cool drinks following the ride.