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Here’s what you need to know about start times, packet-pick up, parking and more!
We are excited to kick off another Tour d’Apple on Monday, September 2nd! This ride begins at 8:00 am from Blue Ridge Community College.
All rides will start 5 minutes apart.
8:00 am – 100 Mile Start
8:05 am – 100 KM Start
8:10 am – 45 Mile Start
8:15 am – 25 Mile Start
Schedule of Events
Sunday, September 1st:
1:00-4:00 pm: Packet pick up + Onsite Registration at Sycamore Cycles (743 Locust St, Hendersonville, NC)
If you ordered Tour d’Apple bib shorts and/or jersey you will pick these up with your ride packet.
Monday, September 2nd:
6:45am-7:45am: Packet Pick up + Onsite Registration at Blue Ridge Community College: 180 W Campus Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28731
WE HIGHLY SUGGEST GETTING YOUR MATERIALS AT THE SUNDAY PACKET PICK-UP TIME TO SAVE YOURSELF TIME AND STRESS ON EVENT MORNING
6:30 AM Coffee available from Share Well Coffee Co. (bring cash!)
6:45-7:45 AM Packet Pickup + Onsite Registration
8:00 AM 100 Mile Start
8:05 AM 100 KM Start
8:10 AM 45 Mile Start
8:15 AM 25 Mile Start
10:00 AM Chick-fil-A breakfast for 25 milers begins
10:00 AM YAM on site for post-ride massages (bring cash!)
11:00 AM Chick-fil-A post ride meal begins
11:30-2:00 PM Dryman Mountain Boys plays at BRCC
4:00 PM Post Ride Meal Ends
4:30 PM All Routes Close - the ride will be unassisted after this point
There is plenty of parking at Blue Ridge Community College, but with over 500 cyclists, you may want to consider any of the parking areas listed on the map posted above. In addition to the main parking lot, you can assess parking through East Campus Drive and West Campus Drive behind the College buildings.
From Asheville: Take I-26 East, then Exit 53. Turn right on Upward Road; after 0.6 miles, turn right on S. Allen Road. After 0.7 miles, turn left on College Drive. Follow signs to Tour d’Apple.
From Greenville: Take US25 North, then ramp to I-26 West. Take Exit 53, turn left on Upward Road. After 0.5 miles, turn right on S. Allen Road. After 0.7 miles, turn left on College Drive. Follow signs to Tour d’Apple.
From Spartanburg: Take I-26 East, then Exit 53. Turn left on Upward Road. After 0.5 miles, turn right on S. Allen Road. After 0.7 miles, turn left on College Drive. Follow signs to Tour d’Apple.
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