Event Timeline

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Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Day Before Ride Registration & Packet Pick-Up

       Liberty Bicycles  from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Save time on ride day and pick your packet up the day before.

1378 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC 28803, 828-274-2453

Here’s a good reason to pick up your packet on Saturday; Liberty Bicycles will be giving away 40 prizes throughout the afternoon at the top and bottom of every hour. Plus you’ll be entered into a drawing for a grand prize to be announced on Sunday.

Sunday, June 2, 2019 – Start/Finish at Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIAL DR, BREVARD, NC 28712

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6:30 AM – 8:30 AM Registration & Packet Pick-up

  • Registration and Packet Pick-up
  • Mechanical support at the start of the ride provided by Liberty Bicycles. (Mechanics at every rest stop.)

6:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Finisher Bag Tent open for riders to drop personal items. Items must be in a securely, closed bag with rider bib number attached.

6:30 AM – 7:45 AM

Parking available on Industrial Blvd. near Oskar Blues (until lots full or at 7:45am, whichever comes first)

6:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Auxiliary Parking available at the following locations: Please use the greenway to ride your bike from these lots to Oskar Blues!

    • Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Parking Lot at 1078 Ecusta Road (accessible to OB via Bike Path/Greenway)
  • Pisgah Forest Elementary – 1076 Ecusta Rd.(accessible to OB via Bike Path/Greenway)

6:30 AM – 7:45 AM: Rider Drop Off Zone Open

  • Kiss & Ride drop off point located at TVS (Transylvania Vocational Services, Inc.), 11 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, NC 28712,  This is at the beginning of  the road to the brewery.  Use this option if someone is dropping you off for the ride and you want to avoid the traffic going into the brewery. Rider Drop Off Zone CLOSED promptly at 7:45am.

7:45 AM: Oskar Blues, Industrial Blvd. Road and Parking Lots – CLOSED to traffic – Auxiliary lots should be used for parking.  

8:00 AM Ride Start for Full Century

8:05 AM Ride Start for Metric Century

8:10AM Ride Start for Half Century

8:15 AM Ride Start for Half Metric

Available Rest Stop Times and Locations

  1. Rest Stop 1: 8:45am to 9:30am at Etowah Horse Shoe Volunteer Fire Department. 3559 Hebron Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28739

  2. Rest Stop 2. 8:45am to 11:45am at The Pavilion at Etowah Valley Country Club, Brickyard Road, Etowah

  3. Rest Stop 3. 10:00am to 12:45pm at Colonial Insurance. 93 Schoolhouse Rd., Mills River

  4. Rest Stop 4. 9:30am to 2:15pm at Mountain International on Old Hendersonville Hwy beside Oskar Blues. 1345 Old Hendersonville Hwy, Brevard, NC 28712

  5. Rest Stop 5.  10:00am to 3:45pm at Transylvania Co. Animal Shelter – 1124 Old Roseman Hwy

 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Food and After Ride Party at Oskar Blues

  • 1st beer complimentary (if you’re over 21) at 10am / Root beer float shooters
  • Blue Grass Band starting at 12:30 PM
  • We want to reduce food waste from this event. If you would like to enjoy a post ride meal, tickets are available when you register online for $5. Guests of riders can purchase tickets for $10.
  • Post Ride Massages

The WNC Flyer Ride course cutoff time is at 5pm EST. Riders are able to complete their ride on their own unsupported after 5pm, however, all post ride activities and refreshments and volunteer/police support will end at 5pm.