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Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride 2017

Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Location
Roswell Area Park
10495 Woodstock Road
Roswell, GA 30075
Registration Fees:

Admission

$10.00 – 6 Mile Family Ride
$45.00 – Individual Rider – All other distances

Description

RIDE START TIME – 7:30 AM   –   All rides Start/Finish at Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell, GA 30075.  Be ready to ride by 7:15 AM.  (Venue/Directions below)

Then, register to reserve a 2017 Specialized road bike to ride the event—with the compliments of Roswell Bicycles and Specialized Bicycles—here.  (For paid, registered Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride participants only)

Annual Ride * Fun for all ages & abilities

This ride has it all. Plan on attending this fun-filled event that kicks-off the nationally famous all-day Roswell Cycling Festival. Ride the fully supported ride in the morning and then enjoy a full day of food, refreshments, Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo, the Roswell Criterium (bike races) on Canton Street, and more!

RIDE START TIME – 7:30 AM – All rides Start Finish at Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell, GA 30075. Be ready to ride by 7:15 AM.

ROUTES: 6, 18, 42 and 64-mile routes will travel rolling hills and flat sections next to the Chattahoochee river as we tour the city of Roswell. Rest stops will be stocked with drinks and snacks. Pre-ride mechanical support will be provided. T-shirts will be given to the first 500 pre-registered riders for the 18, 42 and 64 mile routes. The 6-mile Tour is flat and great for beginners and families and has a police escort (does not include free T-Shirt, but may be purchased separately) – Bring the Family and ride this flat jaunt around beautiful Historic Roswell fully escorted by the Roswell Police. No Training Wheels. If you have smaller children, please plan to attend the fun and educational Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo to be held after the Mayors Ride at 2 PM at the Antiques Mall parking lot on Canton St. 18-mile Challenge: New this year, the 18 mile ride is flat, we skip Martin’s Landing!! Bring the whole family for this easy ride. 42-mile Workout: All of the above, plus 20 more challenging, beautiful miles. You will ride this route with Mayor Jere Wood and get a police support at intersections. 64-mile Metric Century: Beautiful and challenging, this metric century is memorable.

18-mile Challenge: New this year, the 18-mile ride is flat, we skip Martin’s Landing!! Bring the whole family for this easy ride. 42-mile Workout: All of the above, plus 20 more challenging, beautiful miles. You will ride this route with Mayor Jere Wood and get a police support at intersections. 64-mile Metric Century: Beautiful and challenging, this metric century is memorable.

RIDE FEES: Early registration starts now, so register early and share with your friends.
$10 for the 6-mile ride, but remember NO TRAINING WHEELS.

18, 42 and 64-mile options have a registration fee of $45. Day of registration will be $55.  Remember, if you are a member of Bike Roswell!, your membership includes a discount to the Mayor’s Ride, so please log in as a member first, and then register to get your Mayor’s Ride discount. If you are not a member, please consider supporting Bike Roswell! as we are a 501c(3) organization that supports safe bicycling in Roswell. Again, once you join Bike Roswell! as a member, you would then register for the Mayor’s Ride at a discounted price.

Bicycle Safety Pre-check

All participants’ bikes must pass an on-site safety inspection. Avoid the lines… Roswell Bicycles will provide FREE* bicycle safety inspections for participants of the Mayor’s Ride and Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo prior to the Roswell Cycling Festival. Drop your bike by Roswell Bicycles before the event to ensure a safe and enjoyable riding experience.

*parts not included

NOW AVAILABLE!

Free 2017 Specialized Road Bike usage for Paid Mayor’s Ride Participants

Roswell Bicycles will be providing Specialized road bikes for free use for the Mayor’s Ride for PAID ride participants—on a first registered basis. IMPORTANT NOTE: Riders must register and pay for the Mayor’s ride and ALSO register separately for the demo bike. Register now for both here.

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Register to reserve a complimentary 2017 Specialized road bike
to ride the Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride HERE.

 Roswell Mayor’s Ride Route Maps:

Complete maps for the 18-mile, 42-mile, and 64-mile routes, along with turn-by-turn directions, are here > Mayors Routes Maps.

Meal Deals

Mayors Ride participants will enjoy our new lunch offer Wheel of a Deal. Ten local restaurants will be offering various meal deals for participants to choose from. Deal information will be provided in Ride packets.
Participating restaurants:
 

Early Packet pickup:

Thursday, Apri 27th, 4-6 PM at Lucky’s Restaurant, 1144 Alpharetta St, Roswell, GA
Saturday, April 29th, 2-4 PM at Roswell Bicycles, 670 Houze Way, Roswell, GA

Registration is now open!

VOLUNTEER TO BE PART OF THE
2017 Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride

Bike Roswell!, the non-profit bicycle advocacy organization representing cyclists in the Roswell area, would greatly appreciate your help in putting on our event.

Volunteers are needed and will be served lunch along with receiving an Event t-shirt.
Follow this link to reserve your spot: HERE

Rest Stops sponsored by

  
  

PTS Sports – Laura Thompson – 12050 Eteris Road, Roswell GA
Bike Alpharetta – Jackie Tyson
Atlanta Outdoor Club – Ed and Trena Chellino

 For questions regarding the 2017 Mayors Ride, please contact Liza Atkinson, Mayor’s Ride Co-Chail, via email at mayorsride@bikeroswell.com

Ride in style.  Get your Bike Roswell! Kit
in time for the Mayors Ride!

(Click on jersey for larger image)
Order your kit now,
at the Bike Roswell! Store.

 Venue / Directions

Mayors Ride Start/Finish: Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075 (Google map) (Latitude: 34.036093 Longitude: -84.367776) Arrive early, follow the main road to the back of the Park.  Event parking lot will fill up but there is ample parking in adjacent lots in the Park.  Be ready to ride by 7:15am, we roll at 7:30 am

 For more information email mayorsride@bikeroswell.com

Also, see Roswell Cycling Festival site here.

 

Please patronize our following sponsors
(as if that’s not hard to do already!)

 Please Patronize our Sponsors:

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