Coastal Ride Route Information
The 2017 Cycle NC Coastal ride is an epic 3-day excursion featuring coastal scenery, flat roads, low traffic counts and the wind at your back. With multiple route options offered each day ranging anywhere from 5 miles all the way up to 100 miles, the Cycle NC Coastal Ride has something for everyone. Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned veteran, the Cycle NC Coastal Ride has a route just for you. The best part is, you start and finish from the same location so there's no hassle of moving camp each day.
All routes are fully supported with rest stops every 10-20 miles, Support And Gear vehicles (SAG’s), and the Cycling Spoken Here bike mechanics. The rest stops or aid stations, feature FREE snacks, drinks, water, pb & j sandwiches, restrooms and an opportunity to dismount, stretch and explore the area.
2017 CNC Coastal Ride Route Schedule
Friday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
The routes are subject to change as they will continue to be adjusted to provide the most scenic and safe roads.
Additional Route Information:
Downloads for GPS devices will be available the week of the event. The GPS links page will provide you with the distances for each route, the # of rest stops on each route, elevation gains and GPS downloads in the following formats: Garmin Write, GPX Route, GPX Track, TCX Course and Google Earth.
Turn by Turn Cue Sheets and Route Maps:
The 2017 Cycle NC route sheets featuring turn by turn instructions and detailed maps will be provided electronically for you to print and download ahead of time. We encourage you to come with your routes pre-printed, but if you still need one or two, we will have a limited number of copies available at the Cycle NC Rider Services area. Directional signs along with road markings will also be located at each turn along the routes.
If you find your bike needs some assistance during the ride, the bike mechanics from Cycling Spoken Here bike shop will be at the start/finish and along each days routes.
Support And Gear Vehicles (SAG):
All the routes are fully supported with CNC vehicles to provide assistance to riders in need. If you need help, pull off the road and pat the top of your head and they will stop to assist you. Personal SAG's are not allowed on the routes at any time.