The Ride for Raptors was named a winner of the "Best Century Rides of 1993" by the League of American Bicyclists. It includes choices of distances and terrain suitable for most cyclists. The Quarter Century extends through the scenic farmlands surrounding historic Pendleton. The most difficult, of course, is the ECCC Century Challenge - 100 miles ranging from the Pendleton area to the foothills of Northern Pickens County.
Registration day of the event is 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Saturday, September 29, 2012.
Note: Century riders must register and start before 9:00a.m.
Registration and start for the Metric Century and Quarter Century will remain open until 9:30a.m.
There is an optional mass start at 8:30 a.m. This is a self-guided tour. All entrants are provided with cue sheets, and directional arrows are painted on the roads.
SAG - All routes will be patrolled until the last rider is in. The entry fee is $30/$35 (short/long sleeve shirt), $40 on the ride day. Fee includes a t-shirt, map, snacks and SAG. The t-shirt is a full color screen print on 100% heavy-duty cotton. You must preregister by September 15th to be guaranteed a shirt.
HELMETS ARE MANDATORY