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(All mileages are approximate but pretty darn close, any updates will be noted here and on the Club’s RidewithGPS page)
♣ Slow Roll Plus – 25 miles – Orange Road Markings
This is a scenic and friendly route without any significant climbs. It will take you through rural farmlands and out to Neely Henry Lake. Yes, and pass an elephant! There is one full rest stop on this route and you might see a “pop-up” stop as well!
♣ 50th Anniversary Route – 46 miles – Yellow Road Markings
Honoring the +45 years this century has been held this is a pretty and manageable distance to tackle for even novice riders. Only +1400 ft of climbing and takes you to Riddles Bend and over to Steele and back to Ashville town square and then ending back at Ashville High School. Follows the same route as the metric until Ashville. – There are three full rest stops on this route.
♣ Metric Century – 64 miles – Green Road Markings
You can claim you’ve ridden a 100 (Kilometers)! Our pretty metric has a northern loop that takes you to Riddles Bend and then over to Steele. After the Steele rest stop you will return to the town square of Ashville for a rest stop and then head out of Ashville to make a loop to the south west and to the finish line after the “little” climb up Beaver Mountain. The pretty hills will have you climb about 2,200 ft. There are four full rest stops on the route and a few pop-ups to fill in along the way.
♣ Full Century – 102 miles – White Road Markings
Our full century is the same roads as the metric but splits off to follow the scenic ride and climb through Riddles Bend along the Coosa River up to Rainbow City. The route rejoins the metric and makes it way to Steel. Enjoy the long flat leaving Steele before heading up the two mile climb to the top of Straight Mountain where the view is superior. This climb is new to the full Century this year. The route then returns to the town square in Ashville and picks up the metric route to make the final loop to the south west and finishing at the high school. The full route is about 4,000 vertical feet. There are six full rest stops on this route.
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ALL ROUTES:
There is a 9 hour time limit to be off the course. Riders must be back at the school no later that 5:00 pm.
For riders arriving at our Ashville Rest Stop after 2:30 PM, they will be directed to a shorter return route back to the finish line.