Thursday, July 17, 2014

RESCHEDULED: RJ Rockers Spartanburg Metric Century/ 16 August 2014

RJ Rockers Spartanburg Metric Century/ August 16, 2014

Parking at Grain District lot (same as July 4 ride) corner of Daniel Morgan and Broad St
Sign in at RJ Rockers (not where noted in image above, but at RJR, as noted on map). RJR will be open after the ride for their Saturday beer tasting and please plan to join! Visit RJR's web site

Plan to stay for food and join RJR tasting from 12-4 after your ride! Food option TBD

RJ Rockers Brewing Company
226-A West Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Phone: (864) 585-BEER

Ride time 8:30. Please sign in between 7:30-8:15. We roll promptly at 8:30. Raffle AFTER ride at RJR.

Metric century 63.8 mis (see Ride with GPS for cue sheet):

Route rolls through downtown Spartanburg and then out Union St toward Camp Croft. Then we head out Southport Rd through Whitestone to West Springs, where we head to Buffalo. After the store stop in Buffalo (on Hwy 215), we return parallel to the outbound roads to Pacolet before turning onto Hwy 150 and then retracing the course back in on Whitestone, Southport, Dairy Ridge, and into town on Union St.

***Register for 6 September 2014 Tour de Paws!***

Preliminary plan:

A/B group with 3 open zones:
  1. Z1 - Whitestone outbound - 3 +/- mis
  2. Z2 - West Springs climb/LEFT ACROSS TRAFFIC [obey traffic laws and safety; do NOT blast left if oncoming traffic because this is an open zone and not a race]/Mudbridge Rd (roll easy to store for regroup) - 7.5 +/- mis
  3. Z3 - Whitestone inbound - 3 +/- mis
B group, no zones, no drop [RIDE LEADER(S): Rick Rowe, Dietmar] - Please email ME ONLY if you can help lead this ride

C group [RIDE LEADERS(S) Michael Powell; 28 mis route]

• Short route? [RIDE LEADER(S) NEEDED; email ME ONLY]

Family/children's ride - Karl Johnson will lead this (similar to July 4)

• If you have questions, concerns, ideas, please email ME ONLY ASAP.

*** This will be great preparation for the Tour de Paws September 6, 2014 ***

Sponsorship and support:

RJ Rockers (

globalbike (

Spartanburg Club Chapter (

The Freewheelers of Spartanburg (

Boyd Cycling (


BikeStreet USA Spartanburg (
106 Franklin Avenue, Suite C
Spartanburg, SC 29301

Zaxby’s ( gift certificates

REVOLUTIONARY Spartanburg (– Tervis Tumbler; sleeve (3) Titleist ProV1 golf balls

Growler Haus ( gift certificates

NO entry fee. (We may secure a SAG, and then may ask for donations for the SAG's time and effort. As well, we will offer information for ways to donate to globalbike [], but this is purely voluntary.)

GOALS: (1) Promote good stewardship of the roads in greater Spartanburg, (2) increase the strong relationship between the cycling and Spartanburg communities, (3) promote awareness of cycling and the growing downtown in Spartanburg, and (4) encourage cyclists to support local businesses and organizations.

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