All ride options wind through the valleys south of Asheville, NC. Although it is the least hilly ride in Western North Carolina, it has plenty of rolling hills to keep all riders interested. There is beautiful mountain scenery without the long mountain climbs. The Flyer is a ride for everyone from first time riders to experience riders.
Full Century – 100 miles, 4,595′ of climb (green arrows)
Metric Century – 63 miles, 2,436′ of climb (orange arrows)
Half Century – 54 miles, 1,792′ of climb (yellow arrows)
Half Mertic – 33 miles, 1,250′ of climb (blue arrows)
Ride rain or shine! Helmets required
2017 Rider Information Guide Coming Soon
After ride meal and rest stop snacks included in ride fee
Band at the finish line, beer available at the finish line – 1st beer compliments of Oskar Blues, complimentary root beer float shooter.
Six well placed rest stops. Mechanics at all rest stops.
Friendly and helpful SAG support
Register Early! Ride capped at 1,000 riders.
The first 1000 pre-registered riders are guaranteed to receive official Flyer socks
Early packet pick up on Saturday, June 3, at Liberty Bicycles, 1378 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803, from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM.
Ride Day: Pick up your packet at Oskar Blues Brewery – Sunday, June 4 from 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM
If online registration has closed, you can still register in person on Saturday or on Sunday at Oskar Blues Brewery during the hours shown above if registration has not been closed because it reached its cap.
Ride for Better Cycling
Presented by the Blue Ridge Bicycling Club (BRBC) and the WNC Bicycle Dealers Association (WNCBDA)
Proceeds go to the BRBC’s cycling advocacy programs and the WNCBDA’s promotion of bicycling
Over the last 13 years, approximately $200,000 of BRBC event profits have gone to support cycling advocacy and education in Western North Carolina. Your support will help us promote safe and enjoyable bike routes in WNC.
Profits this year will also benefit three local non-profits: Trips for Kids WNC (providing mountain bike rides to the youth of Western North Carolina). Friends of Ecusta Trail and Friends of Oklawaha Greenway.