Winter Bike League 2014
WBL official tuneup ride, this Saturday (Nov. 30), 9 a.m (window open) from the Hub. 3 hours.
HOME OPENER / 6 Dec: The Hub Good Hope Misadventure
Time: 10 a.m.* (window open)
Length: 75 miles / 4 hours
When: Saturday, 6 December
Where: The Hub (5 Points / Athens) SEE PARKING OPTIONS
Exit Route: South on Milledge > Simonton Road
Pee Break: @ Mile 19
Store Stop: Good Hope / Mile 38
Pee Break: 1 hour /
Intermezzo Sprints: None
Interactive Map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5765398
Text directions: text dierctions / NOW POSTED
Final Sprint: None
Points: 4 (1 per hour) - must sign in.
Up and over: The View from the Rear.
Parking: Parking is available on streets and in lots near the Hub (see list below), but there is no WBL parking in front of the Hub. It will simply be a matter of learning the new parking locations to make this a smooth transition. Make sure to lock up and don't leave valuables in your car. Local riders, as always, ride your bikes to the start.
Parking is avilable on the white curb on surrounding residential streets beginning on Milledge Terrace, the first side road street next to the Hub (beside 5 Points Fitness) see map for the many available side streets: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5815781
Barrow Elementary School: Parking is available at Barrow Elementary School, about on-fourth of a mile from the Hub. From the Hub, travel north on Lumkin towards downtown and the UGA track for 1/4 mile and turn right on Pinecrest. Barrow Elementary School is on the right / see map: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6245631
Fire Station (5 Points): There are 12 spaces available the fire station at 5 Points. These are the 12 spaces in the lot closest to Milledge Avenue, not the back lot.
WINTER BIKE LEAGUE- RIDE GUIDELINES (see "read more" link below)
WBL 2014-15 Calendar
First Ride: 6 Dec., 10 a.m. (window open) from the Hub (5 Points).
Overall Leader's Jersey sponsored by the HUB, and individual rides sponsored by Atlantis Hydroponics, Porterfield Tire, Team Type 1, Ken Bike Law, Classic City Bread, Cappy's Custom Cabinets, Hamilton Ryker IT, Independent Bakery, Team Mission Source Juniors, Gruber Images, Morgan and Thomas Brown and others tba.
Featuring the Team Mission Source Juniors Ladies Final Sprint Competiton ($700!)
Individual Sprints sponsored by Condor Chocolates, Team Type 1, Ted's Most Bet, College Transitions, The Gear Attic and more tba!
Overall / The Hub: 1st: $250 + da box; 2nd: $150 plus a bag; 3rd: $100 + bag; 4th: $50 plus a bag; 5th: $25 + a bag plus more tba.
SAG Vehicle provided by Lexus South. Don't be left out in the cold, become a sponsor and earn rewards in heaven.
6 December: The Hub Good Hope Classic / 4 hours / 74 miles (no sprint)
13 December: The Team Mission Source Juniors Maysville Classic / 3.5 hours / 70 miles (no sprint) / http://missionsourcecycling.com/
20 December: Colbert / 3.5 hours / 70 miles (no sprint)
27 December: Statham / 3 hours / 55 miles (no sprint)
1 January: The Independent Bakery Greshamville Mall-Farmington / 3 hours (Ladies Only Sprint) / $200: 5 deep ($100 - $75 - $50 - $25 - $10 // Pts: 10-8-6-4-2) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5542436
3 January: Classic City Bread-Ken Bike Law Commerce Classic / 3.5 hours (Non Pro, 1, 2 Sprint) / $200: 3 deep
10 January: Atlantis Hydroponics Bowman: Classic / 4.5 hours (Pro Sprint) $200 winner take all!
17 January: Hamilton-Ryker IT Hard Labor Classic / 4 hours (Pro Sprint) / $200: 3 deep
24 January: Porterfield Tire Alto World Cup with the Cappy's Custom Cabinets World Famous Alto City Limits Sprint / 5.5 hours / $$$$$
31 January: Team Type 1 Classic / 4 hours / tba
7 February: The Morgan and Thomas Brown Epic / details tba
14 February: The Gruber Images 2015 Finale