Ride Schedule

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 for lunch at a local eatery.  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.

Members are asked to respond to the Whoozin ride invitation each week and initial the guest list at the start of the ride. 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

Ride Schedule

Cancelled due to extremely cold conditions
22 February, Liberty Trail Ride.
 26/31 miles. (Map Link)  

29 February, Guyton Ride. 25/38 miles. (Map Link)  Meet/park at the parking lot by the caboose/trailhead, across the Georgia Highway 17 from Guyton City Hall, 310 Georgia Highway 17.  Ride leader: Mike Griffith, 614-216-3462, griffohio@gmail.com

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7 March, Ride to Fancy Hall. 22/32/40 miles. (Map link)   Take I-95 south to Highway 144, TL and go about 5 miles to the Publix grocery store on the right.  Ride leader: Roy Reynolds, 870-310-9868, royreynolds59@hotmail.com

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7 March, Ride for the Pink Cupcake. (Map link) 120/140 miles.  Park in the Pooler Lowe’s parking lot, 1565 Pooler Parkway, Pooler, GA. 7th annual Pink Cupcake ride is not for the faint hearted rider.  Celebrating the birthday of ride founder John Jensen, the ride includes a standard 120 mile route as well as a 140 mile route (double the age of John Jensen).  The 120 mile route rolls out early and continues as a moderate pace (18-20), and will includes SAG support among club riders.  More details as ride date approaches. 

14 March, Hospital Ride.  Hardeeville, SC. (18/32/42 miles) I-95 N to exit 8 in SC, route 278 approximately 1/4 mile, left into hospital parking lot.  Out-and-back route with various turn around points depending on your preference.  Lunch at the Pink Pig in Hardeeville after the ride. Ride leader: John Arney, 912-660-4088, johnaarney@gmail.com

21 March, Skidaway Island Ride (Map link) 19/24/33 miles. Park in The Village Parking lot, Skidaway Island (TL at second stop light on Skidaway Island), park across the street from the BP station. Post-ride lunch at the Village Grill and Pub, in close walking distance from parking location.  Ride leader: Kim Turner, 214-725-2490, kimbooskie@gmail.com

28 March, Tour de Lowcountry.  Waltersboro, SC. 32/62 miles.  I-95 N (approximately 1.5 hours) take exit 57, continue on SC-63 approximately 1.1 miles to Palmetto Rural Telephone Company, 270 Robertson Boulevardmately 1.1 miles to Palmetto Rural Telephone Company, 270 Robertson Boulevard, Walterboro, SC 29488. Check back for details as ride date approaches.

4 April, Rincon Ride.  26/35.  Rincon, GA. (Map link) Meet/park at the Planet Fitness parking lot, 5633 Georgia Highway 21, Rincon, GA.  Post-ride lunch at El Real Mexican restaurant, 105 Wisenbaker Road, Rincon.  Ride Leader: TBD

11 April, Islands Ride.  23/34 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 needed, ride leaders familiar with both routes will be identified.

18 April, Springfield Century.  Start/finish at old Effingham County Courthouse, 1002 North Pine Street, Springfield, GA. Half metric century (50 kilometers, 37 miles) or metric century (100 kilometers, 65 miles).  This has been an annual CBTC event for years – so please join in for this fun-filled event.

25 April, Kilkenny Ride.  26/25.  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.  Post-ride lunch at Fish Tales dock-side restaurant.  Ride leader: TBD

Other area rides – non-sponsored CBTC

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.

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.