The Raptor Ride is a well supported bicycle ride starting and finishing at Brandon Hills Vineyard in Yadkinville, NC. Choose from twenty, forty or sixty seven mile routes through the moderately hilly wine country of the Yadkin Valley.
The ride begins with a release of a rehabilitated bird of prey from the Carolina Raptor Center.
Stocked rest stops will be at intervals along the routes as well as SAG support vehicles to help any rider having difficulty
completing the ride.
The ride is limited to 250 riders
Brandon Hills Vineyard will host complementary wine tasting for riders older than 21 with proof of age when the ride is finished. All riders get a Lincrest Farms Angus Burger while they enjoy live music on the lower patio. All riders will get a ride t shirt.
The ride is a rain or shine event. Registration fees are non-refundable but can be transfered.
Event schedule and times
Package pick up starts Friday July 12th, 2013 from 3-8pm
Primative camping is permitted at the vineyard
Registration opens at 7:00 AM
We release the rehabilitated bird of prey from the Carolina Raptor Center 8:00 AM
Riders roll out at 8:15 AM