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 8:30AM 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 at 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, 10 December, 9am. Rincon Ride. 27/40 (Map link) Meet/park at Macomber Park, 1103 Lexington Avenue, Rincon, GA. We will ride the “James Dasher” ride version of our Rincon ride, where we turn right (vs. traditional left) at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 4th Street. Post-ride eats at El Real Mexican restaurant, 105 Wisenbaker Road, Rincon. Ride Leader: Deb Wharff, 410-905-1690, deborahwharff@icloud.com

Sunday, 11 December, 5pm, Holiday Ride & Club Meeting. Meet/start at Chatham Square, corner of West Gordon and Barnard Streets.  From there, we ride in a casual pace-line around and about the various squares in the Historic District of Savannah. Riders are asked to have front and rear lights on their bikes, and holiday music and attire are highly encouraged. After about 45 minutes to an hour of riding, we gather for our traditional Holiday get together at Mellow Mushroom, 11 West Liberty Street, Savannah.

Saturday, 17 December, 9am. 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 parking lot adjacent to the football field.

Saturday, 24 December, 9am, 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. Ride Leader: Kim Turner, 214-725-2490, kimbooskie@gmail.com

Saturday, 31 December, 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 at Your Pie in Sandfly.  Ride Leader: David Taylor, 714-322-1173, d3taylor@live.com

Other area rides – non-sponsored by CBTC

Sundays – Islands Ride

Roll-out from the Habersham YMCA at 9AM 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 (19-21) 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 9 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, 9AM.  Meander over to Bonaventure Cemetery, then to and through Thunderbolt before cruising to Isle of Hope for some crazy loops.  Semi-easy pace, usual post-ride gathering at either Coffee Deli, Habersham Village or Yia Yia’s Kitchen and Marketplace, 3113 Habersham Street.

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.