Slow Spokes
Bicycle Club

 

The Slow Spokes Bicycle Club

Presents the 47th Annual


Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Memphis American Legion,

34330 Bordman Rd, Memphis, Michigan


The 47th annual Peach of a Ride is an escape into the

scenic and gently rolling countryside of Macomb and St Clair counties traversing forests, farmland and orchards.


New Start Location

The Peach of a Ride start/finish has a new location, the Memphis American Legion hall, 34330 Bordman Rd (just east of the High School). See the map below for directions.



 



Take your choice of routes.

            12 miles - new family ride

            22 miles – great for novice riders and families with young kids

            40 miles – a few ups and downs, but a superb ride

            60 miles – perhaps our most popular ride

          100 miles – challenge yourself with our signature ”Peach of a Ride”.


Routes open from 7:00am to 4:00pm


Food Stops

All routes have conveniently located food/rest stops amply stocked with cold drinks, fresh fruit, snacks and homemade cookies.  A hot lunch and delicious peach dessert is waiting for you when you finish your ride.  A vegetarian option is available.


Route Marking and Maps

Routes are marked on the pavement and identified by the mileage.  Maps and cue sheets are available at the registration area.  The routes are posted on ridewithgps and are downloadable to Garmin devices.  Click below to view your desired route's map and cue sheet.

 

Peach of a Ride 12 Mile Route

Peach of a Ride 23 Mile Route

Peach of a Ride 40 Mile Route

Peach of a Ride 60 Mile Route

Peach of a Ride 100 Mile Route



SAG Service

Radio supported/dispatched SAG service is provided on all routes to accommodate riders needing medical or mechanical assistance. 

 

 

Peach of a Ride T-shirts

Be sure to get your high visibility green, technical 

wicking 2017 Peach of a Ride T-shirt.  Small, Medium, Large and X-Large are $12.00; 2X-Large and 3X-Large are $14.00.T-shirts may be purchased with either your online or mail-in-registration.  Pre-order not available after August 1.  Limited quantities and sizes will be available on the day of ride.  



Register for the Peach of a Ride

Online Registration is now open via Red Podium (no additional fee) click here or download a mail-in registration form click here.  Day-of-Ride registration is also available.  Online registration must be dated no later than Thursday, August 24, 2017.

 

Registration Fees

On or before

8/1/2017

After 8/1/2017

And Day of Ride

Adult

Over 15

$20.00

No service fee

$30.00

No service fee

Family

Parents and kids under 16

$40.00

No service fee

$60.00

No service fee

Children

Under 16

$5.00

No service fee

$5.00

No service fee

2016 POAR t-shirts

S, M, L, XL

$12.00

2XL & 3XL

$14.00

 



Important Information

  • ·       Bike helmets are MANDATORY
  • ·       Practice courtesy to other riders
  • ·       Signal your intentions to motorists and fellow riders
  • ·       Obey all traffic laws
  • ·       Routes open 7:00am
  • ·      100-mile riders  must start by 8:00am
  • ·       60-mile riders must start by 9:00am
  • ·       12, 22 and 40-mile riders must start by 11:00am
  • ·       All routes close at 4:00pm
  • ·       Routes are marked on the pavement and identified by 
  •        distance
  • ·       Maps and cue sheets are available at registration
  • ·       Radio SAG service for minor repairs and medical 
  •        emergencies
  • ·      Hot lunch and delicious peach dessert at conclusion of ride
  •       NO REFUNDS ON ACCEPTED APPLICATIONS

Proceeds from the Peach of a Ride are generously donated to local charitable organizations and bike advocacy and safety programs such as:

  • ·       League of Michigan Bicyclists
  • ·       Michigan Trails and Greenway Association
  • ·       Crazy Guy on a Bike
  • ·       MS 150
  • ·       Macomb Orchard Trail
  • ·       Clinton River Trail
  • ·       Clinton Macomb and Sterling Heights Libraries 
  •       (books on cycling and cycle travel)
  • ·       Kempf Historical Museum
  • ·       And many others

 

Questions and/or Additional Info

Email/call   Gary at bluecyclist@yahoo.com 248-930-4075 

    or        Tom at turbotommie@hotmail.com 586-854-7911





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