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Natty Greene's Double Down 2 the Beach

Saturday, June 16, 2012
Cycles De ORO 1410 Mill Street GreensboroNC  27408
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Cycles De ORO 1410 Mill Street GreensboroNC  27408

About This Activity

The first annual "Double Down 2 the Beach" Double Century Cycling Challenge : Saturday, June 16th, 2012


REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES ON MAY 1st, 2012 at 11:59pm


GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • Enter this event as an individual or a 2-person relay team
  • 204 miles from cycles de ORO in Greensboro, NC to the Beach Bike Shop in Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Single day, double century that is downhill all the way - mostly :)
  • Coffee and bagels at the start.
  • Participants to pack their own nutrition bag for the trip (will be placed on your group';s dedicated SAG).
  • Participants must pack a headlight and taillight which must be switched on before sunset if necessary. You may place it with your personal nutrition bag and then collect it from SAG before sunset.
  • Sandwiches and drinks at the finish.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Sign in @ 5:00am on Sat, June 16th 2012 at cycles de ORO
  • Depart @ 5:30am (Mass start, groups split after 5 miles)
  • Finish at Beach Bike Shop (711 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577; Tel (843) 448-5335)

ROUTE

  • http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/69086060

SUPPORT GUIDELINES

  • 4 groups (A - 20+ mph, B - 18-20 mph, C - 16-18 mph, D - 14-16 mph).
  • Rolling SAG dedicated to each group
  • If you switch groups during the ride, ensure your nutrition bag switches SAG vehicles as well.
  • Each SAG vehicle will carry extra water, gels, powders, tubes, pumps, gas cartridges, common bike tools. SAG vehicles will not have a technical bike guru on board.
  • SAG vehicles will stop around miles 50, 100, 125, 150 and 175 miles and for emergencies.

EVENT CUT-OFF LIMITS

  • In order to ensure everybody (riders, organizers, supporters) enjoy the day, we need to enforce cut-off times based on mileage and time. These cut-offs will be strictly enforced with no exceptions. Really, none!
  • Cut-off limits are as follows:
  • 100 miles within 8 hours (1:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • 150 miles within 12 hours (5:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • 175 miles within 14 hours (7:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • 200 miles within 16 hours (9:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • You WILL be picked up if you miss the cut-off.
  • Waiving pick-up will disqualify you from the event and support will be withdrawn.

AT THE FINISH

  • Roll in to tumultuous applause and extreme admiration.
  • Sign in at the finish line.
  • Pick up your completion packet (t-shirt and 200 mile vehicle decal).
  • Kick back with something to eat and drink (provided by the studs from Beach Bike Shop).
  • After a rest, a meal and some well-deserved bragging, you';re on your own to move on with the rest of your life.
  • Each participant to arrange their own return trip home.

STAY CONNECTED

  • Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/groups/287078961346775/

ORGANIZED BY

  • Burlington Velo Club (www.burlingtonveloclub.com)
  • Email: daaalouw@gmail.com
  • Tel: 336-266-2426

PROCEEDS:

  • Procceds from this event are used to establish an annual BVC scholarship fund for a local student who meets eligibility guidelines.

Regretfully we cannot offer refunds on any entry fees.

The first annual "Double Down 2 the Beach" Double Century Cycling Challenge : Saturday, June 16th, 2012


REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES ON MAY 1st, 2012 at 11:59pm


GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • Enter this event as an individual or a 2-person relay team
  • 204 miles from cycles de ORO in Greensboro, NC to the Beach Bike Shop in Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Single day, double century that is downhill all the way - mostly :)
  • Coffee and bagels at the start.
  • Participants to pack their own nutrition bag for the trip (will be placed on your group';s dedicated SAG).
  • Participants must pack a headlight and taillight which must be switched on before sunset if necessary. You may place it with your personal nutrition bag and then collect it from SAG before sunset.
  • Sandwiches and drinks at the finish.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Sign in @ 5:00am on Sat, June 16th 2012 at cycles de ORO
  • Depart @ 5:30am (Mass start, groups split after 5 miles)
  • Finish at Beach Bike Shop (711 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577; Tel (843) 448-5335)

ROUTE

  • http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/69086060

SUPPORT GUIDELINES

  • 4 groups (A - 20+ mph, B - 18-20 mph, C - 16-18 mph, D - 14-16 mph).
  • Rolling SAG dedicated to each group
  • If you switch groups during the ride, ensure your nutrition bag switches SAG vehicles as well.
  • Each SAG vehicle will carry extra water, gels, powders, tubes, pumps, gas cartridges, common bike tools. SAG vehicles will not have a technical bike guru on board.
  • SAG vehicles will stop around miles 50, 100, 125, 150 and 175 miles and for emergencies.

EVENT CUT-OFF LIMITS

  • In order to ensure everybody (riders, organizers, supporters) enjoy the day, we need to enforce cut-off times based on mileage and time. These cut-offs will be strictly enforced with no exceptions. Really, none!
  • Cut-off limits are as follows:
  • 100 miles within 8 hours (1:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • 150 miles within 12 hours (5:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • 175 miles within 14 hours (7:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • 200 miles within 16 hours (9:30pm) - 12.5 mph avg (excl stops)
  • You WILL be picked up if you miss the cut-off.
  • Waiving pick-up will disqualify you from the event and support will be withdrawn.

AT THE FINISH

  • Roll in to tumultuous applause and extreme admiration.
  • Sign in at the finish line.
  • Pick up your completion packet (t-shirt and 200 mile vehicle decal).
  • Kick back with something to eat and drink (provided by the studs from Beach Bike Shop).
  • After a rest, a meal and some well-deserved bragging, you';re on your own to move on with the rest of your life.
  • Each participant to arrange their own return trip home.

STAY CONNECTED

  • Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/groups/287078961346775/

ORGANIZED BY

  • Burlington Velo Club (www.burlingtonveloclub.com)
  • Email: daaalouw@gmail.com
  • Tel: 336-266-2426

PROCEEDS:

  • Procceds from this event are used to establish an annual BVC scholarship fund for a local student who meets eligibility guidelines.

Regretfully we cannot offer refunds on any entry fees.

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