Spring Ride Route Information
Downtown Edenton and the Waterfront Campsite will provide the perfect start and finish line for the 2013 Cycle NC Spring Ride. Coastal scenery, flat roads, low traffic counts, the wind at your back with hundreds of other cycling enthusiasts are just a few things that attract riders annually to this three day ride.
The Cycle NC Spring Ride offers various mileage options for all skill levels from easy family to a challenging century. Mileages can range from 5 miles all the way up to 100 miles. All routes will be fully supported with rest stops every 10-20 miles, Support And Gear vehicles (SAG’s), and the Cycling Spoken Here bike mechanics.
All routes are loop rides and will start and end at the Edenton Waterfront Campsite on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
CNC Route Schedule
Friday, April 5: 9am - 5pm
Saturday, April 6: 8am to 5pm (New start time updated 3/18/13)
Sunday, April 7: 8am to 3pm (New start time updated 3/18/13)
The route plan for each day during the 2013 Spring Ride is listed below.
The routes are subject to change as they will continue to be adjusted to provide the most scenic and safe roads.
2013 CNC Spring Ride Route Schedule:
Friday: 5, 11, 15, 22, 35, 58, 71, 88 mile routes will include Colonial Park, Dillard’s Millpond, Hendrix Park and Cannon’s Ferry Riverwalk, Merchant’s Millpond State Park and the historic Layden’s General Store. It’s just enough to start you off and get those legs loose. You’ve still got two more days of riding so use this day as a warm up day.
Saturday: 5, 11, 16, 25, 35, 70, 90, 110 mile options that will feature areas such as Colonial Park, Edenton Cotton Mill Historic District, New Bold White House Historic Site, Downtown Hertford, Elizabeth City, and the Historic Layden’s General Store.
Routes open at 8 a.m. and close at 3 p.m.
Additional Route Information:
Printed cue sheets featuring turn by turn instructions and an overview map will be available in the rider’s packet at check-in. Directional signs along with road markings will also be located at each turn along the routes. Rotue downloads for GPS devices will be available two days prior to the event start.
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.