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BMCC Weekly Rides Schedule

Day
Time
Meeting Place
Ride Type
Description
Leader
Tuesdays
October 25, 2005-
March
2006

6:15 p.m.


W. Kerr Scott Dam
Visitor Center
Mountain bike ride

 Overmountain
Victory Trail:
Single track, rolling terrain.
OK for cross bikes.
Lighting
system required.
Matt Adams
(336) 667-7461
Thursdays
October 27, 2005-
March
2006
6:15 p.m.


W. Kerr Scott Dam
Visitor Center
Mountain bike ride
Dark Mountain
Trail:
Single track, some longer climbs.
Lighting system required.
Matt Adams
(336) 667-7461
Tuesdays

6:00 p.m.
Starting April
2006

Food Lion,
N.C. 16 at Boone Trail,
Millers Creek
Road ride
17-21 miles
on Old 60, Parsonsville Road, other western Wilkes backroads.

B Group will ride at a moderate pace suitable for newer riders.
Skip Erb
(336) 667-0713
Thursdays



6:00 p.m.
Starting April
2006

Oakwoods Baptist Church

Brushy Mountain Rd. south of U.S. 421 (Exit 285)
Road ride
25 mile out-and-back route with loop options.

Route includes extended climbs.
Skip Erb
(336) 667-0713
Arrive at the start site 15 minutes before the time in red to get ready. Rides leave promptly at the times listed, weather permitting.

 Tuesday Night Road Ride Cues

Cues start from the corner of Old 60 and Old 421/Boone Trail in Millers Creek near the Food Lion Shopping Center.

Total
Turn
Onto
Notes
0.0
L
Old 60
Caution: Busy intersection
3.8
L
Vannoy Maxwell Rd.
Turn is just past the bridge over Purlear Creek.
4.7
R
Boone Trail
Stop sign at bottom of hill
5.0
R
Parsonsville Rd.
9.7
R
Big Ivy Rd.
10.8
U
Fire Department
Turn around here.  El. 1,595.
12.0
L
Parsonsville Rd.
Stop sign
15.5
L
New Hope Rd.
20.7
R
Boone Trail
Stop sign

Total
Turn
Onto
Notes
0.0
L
Old 60
Caution: Busy intersection
5.2
R
Parsonsville Rd.
Stop sign at bottom of hill
8.7
U
Big Ivy Rd.
Turn around here.  El. 1,399.
12.2
L
New Hope Rd.
17.4
R
Boone Trail
Stop sign

Ride Stats

Maximum Elevation: 1,494 feet at the fire station (long route) or 1,399 feet (short route) at turn onto Big Ivy Rd.
Minimum Elevation: 1,212 feet at North Prong Lewis Creek on Parsonsville Rd.
Average Grade: 2
Click to download a printable topo map and elevation profile


 Thursday Night Road Ride Cues

Cues start from the parking lot of Oakwoods Church on Brushy Mountain Road south of Wilkesboro.

Total
Turn
Onto
Notes
0.0
L
Brushy Mountain Road
El. 1,163
6.0
Brushy Mountain VFD
El. 2,187
12.7
U
Stop Sign at co. line
Turn around here.  El. 1,209
25.4
R
Church parking lot

Ride Stats

Maximum Elevation: 1,163 feet at the start/finish site.
Minimum Elevation: 2,194 feet on Brushy Mountain Road near the WKBC radio tower.
Average Grade: 4
Total climb: 2,465 feet
Click to download a printable topo map and elevation profile