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ATTENTION: NEW START TIME! Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6:30 pm. The Bike Roswell! Board business meetings are normally held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm, unless otherwise noted here. If you would like to be an active part of this dynamic bicycle advocacy organization email Lise. The meeting will be held at the Roswell Area Park Activity Building, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075 (directions on Membership page). If you have a topic you want discussed, you are welcome to notify our Secretary, Bill Mitchell, here.


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Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride 2017

Mayor’s Ride
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Location
City of Roswell, Roswell Area Park
10495 Woodstock Road
Roswell, GA 30075

Admission

  • $10.00  –  6 Mile Family Ride
  • $35.00  –  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)

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

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 2pm at the Roswell UMC. 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 registration fee of $45. Register early for only $35, and day of registration will be $55. Register quickly, as rates go up on March 31st. 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.

Pre-event Packet and T-shirt pick-up location and dates to be announced.

Free Demo Road Bike usage (to be determined)

Last year, Roswell Bicycles provided high-end Scott and Specialized demo road bikes for free use for the Mayor’s Ride for paid participants—on a first registered basis. Although the Roswell Bicycles, Scott, and Specialized “Test the best” road bikes are free to test, this offer was only for those who register and pay for the 2016 Roswell Mayor’s Ride.We are awaiting confirmation from Roswell Bicycles for this year’s event.

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   Roswell Mayor’s Ride Maps:

Complete maps with turn-by-turn directions can be downloaded and printed from the registration site. The turn by turn gpx files for your Garmin device are also available along with instructions on how to load to your Garmin. G to the registration site and scroll to the bottom of this page to download or print the files. Register here.

Registration is now open!

 For questions regarding the 2017 Mayors Ride, please contact Gary Long, Ride Director, via email at mayorsride@bikeroswell.com

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 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 7:30am

For more information contact the 2014 Mayors Ride Director, Gary Long
via email at mayorsride@bikeroswell.com

Also, see Roswell Cycling Festival site here.

VOLUNTEER TO BE PART OF THE ROSWELL CYCLING FESTIVAL

Bike Roswell!, the non-profit bicycle advocacy organization representing cyclists in the Roswell area, would greatly appreciate your help in putting on our event. Helping direct pedestrian traffic at crosswalks along the race course is our biggest need.

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

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

 Please Patronize our Sponsors:

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