Sunday, March 29, 2009

Up the Creek Without a Pedal Century Ride

From: Shirley Raley <>
Coosa Valley Cycling Association presents our 19th annual "Up the
Creek Without a Pedal Century Ride".

May 9, 2009

Ride Location:
Mount Berry Square Mall
U.S. Highway 27

Rome, GA

30, 45, 62 & 100 miles

Rolling Hills

Start Times:
6:30 am - Registration
8:00 am - 62 & 100* miles
30 & 45-milers will start immediately afterwards

For More Information
Coosa Valley Cycling Association:,

Bob's Cycle Shop: 706-291-1501,

Ordinary Bicycles: 706-234-2453

Cycle Therapy: 706-235-4866

One of Northwest Georgia's "must do" rides!
See the foothills of Northwest Georgia as they were meant to be bicycle! The routes wind through back roads of
beautiful rolling hills and pastures to some of the most stunning
scenery this area has to offer. Cyclists from around the Southeast
have commented on the beautiful scenery, helpful staff and great

The ride consists of 30, 45, 62 and 100* mile options, all on scenic
rural roads with very little traffic. The 30 and 45-mile routes are
mostly flat to gently rolling, with one moderate climb.

The Century route takes both the 62 & 100-milers to Villanow at about
mile 30, where the century riders will do a loop that returns them to
Villanow. The route contains a couple challenging hills, but no

All options return to the starting point at the Mount Berry Square
Mall and are fully sagged. SAG stops approximately every 15 miles
with water/sports drink, fruit, PB&J sandwiches, salty and sweet
snacks. Ham radio operators at SAG stops for communications. The last
sweep of the course is at 5:00 pm.

When you return, you can enjoy a post-ride Chick-fil-A chicken
sandwich (included in registration fee) or purchase a delicious pasta
meal for $6.50 per person at Bella Roma Italian Restaurant. The meal
will be topped with your choice of marinara or meat sauce and will
include grilled chicken strips if desired.

*Century riders will receive a Hammer Nutrition sample bag

Entries received by April 30, 2009:
$30.00 with t-shirt
$20.00 without t-shirt
Entries received after May 1, 2009
and day of ride registration:
$35.00 with t-shirt
$25.00 without t-shirt
*No charge for children under the age of ten when accompanied by an

Register online=============