Four County Area Exchange Club Metric Bike Ride | Events
The Four County Area Exchange Club of Allentown Georgia will be hosting its annual Metric Century Bike ride on April 13th 2013 at the Allentown City Hall. The rides start at 8 am. The registration fee is $30 per rider. A waiver/release form must be signed to complete registration. Entrants under 18 years of age must have parent/guardian to sign.
A metric century is a 100 kilometer (62 mile) bicycle ride. However for those beginners and less venturous the Exchange Club will also will have an 18k and 45k ride. The rides are laid out across country roads and state highways that cover the counties of Wilkinson, Twiggs, and Bleckley.
There will be volunteer-manned rest stops and SAG support along the courses. Helmets are required for all riders. Map and cue sheets will be available for riders. A hotdog lunch is included for all riders afterward.
The Exchange Club will be having a raffle on the day of the event for a Felt Flow bike, navy blue in color, disk brakes, 8 speeds, with SRAM X-4 components. Tickets are $5 each.
The Devil's Branch Metric Century is an external event to raise funds to benefit projects including United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Methodist Children's Home and other local community services. For more information on ride details, directions, waivers, registration, and sponsorship please go to www.devilsbranch.net.