2013-06-22 Solstice 300k Print
Hosted by Kevin Kaiser
 

Description:  Ok, this is the ride that you've been waiting for.  An EASY Georgia 300k.  Sort of.

First off, we'll pay homage to the fact that there's no such thing as an easy 187 mile day.  But it's flat, and flat is easy, right?  Mostly, but there's always a catch, and here it is:  This ride follows the Silver Comet Trail, and it starts at 6am. 

"So, what's the catch?" you might ask.  The Silver Comet is only open during daylight hours.  Your challenge, should you accept it, is to finish this course in the 15 hours of daylight that we have that day.  That's an average of about 12mph.  We couldn't make it too easy, could we?

Start Location:  Cedartown Welcome Center at 609 S. Main St.  Cedartown, GA  30125

Distance:  187.7 miles

Date:  Saturday June 22nd, 2013

Start time:  6am (civil twilight)

Time Limit:  20 hours (2am).  However, sunset is 8:56pm, which is 14 hour 56 minutes. 

Entry Fee:  $5

Cue SheetHere

Map:  Not available.

Rider Notes: You will come back to your vehicle at the Cedartown Depot after 104 miles, so this is a good place to stash some extra food/gear.  Front and rear lights, reflective vest, and reflective ankle straps are required for this brevet (even though finishing before dark is recommended).  

 

 

 

 

Date & Time: Saturday, 22 June 2013, 04:00 AM — Sunday, 23 June 2013, 12:00 AM
Registration Deadline: Saturday, 22 June 2013

The registration period is over.

People Already Registered

Brian Burke
I will be preriding on Saturday 6/15.

Bruce Jacobs
First-timer for a 300k.

Charles Allen Badger


Christi Evans


Christopher Oulton


CLAY SPROUSE
Bring water and chamois cream!

Daniel McKinley
I'll be looking for a few people to form a paceline and possibly make this a 12-hour double century - I hope that's not too ambitious of a goal :-)

David Blalock


David Nixon


Douglas Mitchell
Looking forward to the ride! First 300k!!

Gar Rochon


Gary carter


Hardy Swinson


Ian Flitcroft
I will bring AA wool jerseys and will aim to arrive by 530 am.

Jeff Dilcher
Sign up, or you will be sacrificed to the sun god, as a solstice offering, to ensure the rest of us have a good ride!

Jerry Grayce


Kenneth McDaniel Jr
And riding with Brian on the 15th.

Larry Patz


Marshall Price


Martin D.(Gator) Cochran
This challenge is accepted!! And please provide a 15+ tailwind in both directions I'll need a little push.

Michael DeLang
woot, woot, I've done this starting from Mavel Rd once and did not quite beat the darkness back. Hoping I can this time!!!!

Roanld Alan Sivell


Robert D. MacLeod


Robert Newcomer


Thomas Sasaki Teichmann
I'm going to preride with Brian.

Wayne King





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