Ridge Runner Events

Vendors and Food Available for the weekend events!

Friday: Will be local guided rides during the day and karaoke and an attitude session in the evening.

Ride 1 - RC Janet Spitzner

Bubba’s Good Eats Lunch Run
140 miles
Leaves at 9:30
Should return around 4 
3 hours with a 20 minute rest stop included, then lunch at Bubba’s in Burnsville, NC.
2 hours back to hotel that includes a 20 minute rest stop.
This ride has several less traveled scenic roads, but no gravel.
The only interstate riding will be the home stretch from Erwin.

Ride 2 - RC Dan Heglar - Shady Valley Loop

Leaves at 9 am
Come along and ride  the famous "Highway 421 the Snake" through 2 lane curvy mountain roads to the local biker hangout Shady Valley Country Store for lunch and souvenirs. We will continue on the super twisty part along the top of the snake and come out in Mountain City TN. then ride highway 321 back through Elizabethton Tn around the lake and come back into Johnson City." This is a very twisty mountain road that is one continous elevation change. no room to stop on the shoulder. Very scenic ride through the countyside for the return back to the hotel.

Ride 3 - RC Rod Carey -  Barbarossa, Del Rio TN
ave the hotel 9:45 am.
Hwys 67, 107, 351, 107, 25
It is 60 miles with 1 stop, rest break, planning to arrive about 12. Lunch is from 12:00 to 1:30pm
It is 60 miles with 1 stop, rest break, planning to return to hotel about 3:30pm
Hwys 25, 340, 351, Chuckey Hwy, 321, Leesburg Rd, Hairetown Rd.
No interstates, no switchbacks, just a leisurely ride through the country.

Ride 4 - RC Debbie Poole - A Dam Flat Cool Ride!
Leaving at 10:30
A Relaxing ride through the area to visit the TVA dams.  Easy roads, great views and a relaxed pace. Vist Watauga, S. Holston and Boone Dams(with water)

Naturally an attitude session in the Parking Area after the rides return. DJ music and lots of old friends to catch up with and new ones to meet!

Saturday: Benefit Ride - A great ride with fantastic scenery and a variety of roads. Start Lining up and Registering at 9am in the Holiday Inn Conference Center Parking Lot. Ride leaves out at 10am. Ride should be back to the Holiday Inn around 4 pm.
Bike Games 6:30PM with the benefit ride winners announced. Lots of socializing.

Sunday: The sad part, saying good bye.

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