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Chainge the World Bike Ride

September 15 2018
Gilmer, Texas, USA
 

Enjoy a picturesque bicycle ride through East Texas, with its towering pine trees and rolling hills, or a 5K run or 1-mile "fun run" near beautiful Lake Gilmer. There are rides and runs for everyone of every ability! The ride is fully supported with rest stops every 10 miles. Enjoy one of Texas's best kept secrets...cycling in East Texas!

Eight Mile Ride

Enjoy a leisurely ride through Gilmer, Texas, and along the historical Cherokee Trace. A rest stop at 5 miles waits for you at Lake Gilmer. This ride is for those wanting an easy, leisurely ride on a spring day. Cherokee Trace is a county road and has a couple of bumpy places along the way. This ride is designated with yellow signs.

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Twenty Mile Ride

The 20-mile plus ride is a nice ride for the beginning of the riding season. There are a couple of challenging hills, one of which is Barnwell Mountain. There is a rest stop at about 10 miles. A beautiful ride! This ride is designated with blue signs.

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Forty Mile Ride

A great ride, actually a little less than 40 miles, with rolling hills and wonderful rest stops along the way. Travel the back roads through Upshur County and enjoy your day. There are rest stops about every 10 miles. Not overly challenging but a great ride!

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100 K Ride

A wonderful ride, actually a little less than 100k, unless you count the hills! A challenge with lots of hills, some tougher than others. Enjoy your ride through Upshur and Camp Counties! Rest stops are there for the rider about every 10 miles. Beautiful scenery and good roads.

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Routes: 8, 20, 40 and 62 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: A - Basically flat, no steep hills
Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time (AST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

Registration begins at 7:30 AM
Ride begins at 9 AM

Costs

$35

Packet Pickups

Friday, May 13, 5 to 7 pm, at Wooley G's Bike & Fitness, 4410 N. Highway 259, Longview, Texas; and at 104 N. Montgomery, Gilmer, Texas.

Start Address: 104 N. Montgomery, Gilmer, Texas
 
 
 
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Sep 15 2018 - EVENT: Chainge the World Bike Ride