Fully supported ride. The course will be marked; we will have SAG, crew and rest stops.
This final NCAC Benchmark ride will be a great opportunity for newer riders to experience a 100-mile ride day.
Riders will leave the Fair Oaks Blvd. and Arden Way parking lot at 7:00 AM SHARP!
They will head East from William Pond Park along the bike trail up to the fish hatchery at Hazel, exit past the Aquatic Center to Folsom Blvd, traveling East and up to Folsom at Iron Point and East Bidwell. Returning West along White Rock Road to Grant Line, cyclists will drop down and travel through Rancho Cordova, then South to Mather crossing Hwy 16/Jackson Rd. and continuing to Elk Grove to Bond Road.
Lunch will be in Elk Grove, please remember to bring funds to purchase Lunch!!
Then West onto Elk Grove Blvd. Just beyond the 50-mile mark West of Hwy. 99, riders will enter Hwy. 160 (River Road) at Hood-Franklin and travel back North along the delta for app. 12 miles to Freeport, crossing the bridge to South River Road continuing down to Jefferson Blvd. and into West Sacramento. Crossing back into Sacramento via the Tower Bridge, cyclists will again catch the bike trail at 2nd Street in Old Sacramento near the Railroad Museum, head to Discovery Park and ride their way back towards William Pond and out along Arden Way finishing at Bella Bru.
Cyclists need to arrive by 6:30 AM for this ride and pedals down are at 7:00 AM.
Crew should arrive by 6am or as directed by crew captain.
Again, helmets are required and no ear buds.
Crew will receive their scheduled assignments from their coordinators.
All NCAC Rides are open to everyone, you do not have to be registered for NCAC 2018 to join us for a fun ride!!
See you there!
Link for downloadable GPX file
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0wf65xs4yle20u2/NCAC%20Century.gpx?dl=0 or https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20222823
Check out our NCAC Training Ride & Benchmark "Events" Page where all data will be stored. Thanks to Cycling Camp San Diego - CCSD for taking on this monumental endeavor!!!