Several bicycle shops and/or bike groups are planning club/social style bike rides from other locations to Georgia Rides To The Capitol. These rides will NOT be police escorted in either direction and they will have little or no SAG support. These auxiliary rides are a great way to join in and show your local community your support of cycling in Georgia. These rides have been confirmed as of 02/11/2013. Check back closer to the event to confirm exact auxiliary ride details! Please note that only the Decatur and Roswell routes are police escorted – and they are NOT escorted on the return trip.
Atlantic Station to the Roswell route
Join Atlantic Station riders at 10:40 AM in Central Park for a 11:00 PM departure. We’ll join Roswell riders at 11:15 on the corner of Juniper and 14th. No drop ride. Approximately 3.5 miles at a leisurely pace. (accommodating heavy bicycling traffic) Contact Laura at 404-936-3465 or email@example.com
Alpharetta to Roswell City Hall
We will leave the Alpha Bikes parking area -- at Haynes Bridge Road and Old Milton -- at 9am and ride to Roswell City Hall to join the start there. We will ride a casual (13-14 mph) pace. This is a 7 mile route heading down Westside Parkway to Old Roswell Road into downtown Roswell. There will be an Alpharetta police escort to Roswell! For more info please call Alpha Bikes at 770.410.1928 or visit www.RideAlphaBikes.com
Peachtree City to Capitol route
The Southside Cycling Club will once again be leading a group ride starting at the Trek - Peachtree City bike shop at 8 AM and riding to the Capitol to join other Metro ATL riders to raise awareness for improved cycling conditions and development of regional systems of both on-road bicycling facilities and multi-use-trails in our area. See the club website at: www.southsidecycling.com
for more info.
Cumming to Roswell route
Join Reality Bikes on the Ride to the Capitol. Details: Departing from Reality Bikes (20 Tri Country Plaza, Cumming, GA 30040) promptly at 7:45AM, 16 MPH pace, approximately 22 miles to Roswell City Hall. There we will continue with the escorted Roswell Group at the 12 MPH pace. We are planning to ride from Cumming to the Capitol and back (approx 85 miles). We will also help arrange pick-up points for those that want to ride to the Capitol & hitch a ride back. For more info contact Duncan at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 770-886-1175. Ride Route: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/27525364
East Point to the Decatur-Roswell Merge Point
Join the East Point Velodrome Association for a 10:45am departure from the Dick Lane Velodrome. Ride will be approximately 8 miles at 12MPH. It will link up with the Roswell and Decatur routes at the Hurt Park merge point. For more information, see www.dicklanevelodrome.com
or contact Jeff Hopkins at email@example.com
Dunwoody to Roswell Route
Join Dunwoody elected officials in the ride to the Capitol.
Start Location: Dunwoody Village - Fresh Market, 5515 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. Police-Escorted 12 MPH pace linking up with the Roswell & East Cobb Riders on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. Total of 16 miles to the Capitol. MARTA return option. Meet at 9:30 a.m. for ride prep. Depart 9:45 a.m. Pre-ride food courtesy of Fresh Market. Contact: Joe Seconder at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or 404-545-3711. For more information (on Facebook) Click Here
Stone Mountain to the Decatur start location
Join BRAG at 9:00am
at the gazebo and liberty bell parking lot in downtown Stone Mountain. Departure time for Decatur is 9:15am sharp
. Approximately 12 miles at a 12 MPH pace. Contact Vicki at 770-498-5153 or Vicki@brag.org
for more information.
McDonough to the Decatur start
Join Epic Bikes and other area cycling clubs including Southern Crescent Cycling at 7:30am at the Epic Bikes store (1993 Jonesboro Rd, McDonough, 30253). Ride will have partial police escort. Contact Tim at 770-305-9590 or email@example.com
for more information. Also check Facebook for updates: https://www.facebook.com/EpicBikesInc
East Cobb County to Roswell Route
Join Bike Cobb, Inc. at the East Cobb Government Service Center (4400 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta) for a 8:45 a.m. prompt departure. Comfortable 12MPH pace linking up with Roswell route as it crosses the Chattahoochee River. For more info, contact Celeste Burr at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 770-375-0010 and see www.BikeCobb.org
Covington and Conyers to the Decatur Start
Join the Covington-Conyers Cycling Club and C-Town Bikes for a 8:00am departure at the C-Town Store (1927 Ga Hwy 138NE, Conyers, Ga. 30013). After the Capitol Event we return through Decatur for Lunch before continuing home. If you have questions please contact Eddie Shirey at (770) 365-0480 or by email at EddieShirey@GMail.com