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FALL CENTURY – October 21, 2012

Join the Baton Rouge Bicycle Club for its annual Fall Century to be held on Sunday, October 21st. EVENT DAY REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE STARTING @ 6:30am.

This year the club is partnering with the American Cancer Society. All proceeds after expenses will be donated to the American Cancer Society Louisiana Chapter.

There will be four routes to choose from: 100-mile, 60-mile, 30-mile, and 10-mile. Each route takes you through beautiful, shady, tree-lined, country roads. The terrian is slightly hilly and there is little traffic. The ride starts and ends at 13918 Hwy 421, north of Saint Francisville.

Driving directions from Baton Rouge: Take 1-110 NORTH all the way to the end. Turn RIGHT at the end of the exit ramp and go NORTH on Hwy 61. Continue on Hwy 61 for approximately 30 miles. Proceed THROUGH the town of St. Francisville. Approximately 8 miles NORTH of town, turn RIGHT on Hwy. 421. 13918 Hwy 421 is 3 miles down on your left.

Event schedule and times:
Additional details are on the active.com event page (click green button below). Ride starting times are to be determined and will be posted before October 1st. Registration the day of the ride will open at 6:30 am. Ride times: 100mi – 7:30am, 60mi – 8am, 30mi – 8:30am, 10mi – 9am.

 

Routes via GPS:
10 Mile Ride is really 12 Miles — http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1541791
30 Mile Ride is really 27 Miles — http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1541780
60 Mile Ride is really 54 Miles — http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1541811
100 Mile Ride is 100 miles — http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1541877

All riders pre-registered before Oct 7 will be guaranteed an event t-shirt. BRBC will provide to participants on the day of the ride: lunch (11:00 am til 3:30 pm), full SAG support, maps, road markings, pre-ride announcements, and rest stops with restroom facilities, snacks, water, and sport drinks.

Online Registration Closing Date:
Friday, October 19, 2012 @ 11:59 PM US/Central. Event Day Registration is available.

 

 

 

PHOTOS 

If you would like to download ALL of the photos from the 2012 Fall Century, Here you go:
Hi-Resolution JPG Format — 509 MB Download
Nikon NEF RAW Format — 1.3 GB Download (Un-edited)
Please remember, These ZIP files are fairly large — They could take some time to download.

If you are wanting to just download a single file from the FLICKR.COM site:
1)  Go to:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsellers/sets/72157631829520436/
2)  Click on one of the photos you want to download.
3)  Click on the photo once it’s in the forefront… You see a magnifying glass…. just click.
4)  On the top right, you see a link to “View All Sizes” — click it.
5)  Now, you bee able to click on the link that says, “Download this photo in [whatever] size” — click that and it’ll start downloading.