Local Group Rides
Monday Night Bistro Roca Ride
This friendly group of road cyclists invites you to join them for either a 15-mile or 30-mile loop leaving from Blowing Rock, NC at 5:30pm every Monday night. If you’re not riding to the starting point, Bistro Roca (one of our favorite restaurant’s in the High Country), it’s recommended that you park at the parking deck around the corner. For driving directions to the start & turn-by-turn details of the ride...click here!
Eastside Rambler's Tuesday Night Ride
For those of you living on the east side of Watauga County, this group conveniently meets every Tuesday at the Food Lion on HWY 421 (1864 US Highway 421 South). Lead by both Ms. Lou McLean and Mr. Jamie Williams, you are in good hands! This group meets at 5:30pm to tackle a variety of routes at a 14-16mph pace, over a distance of 30 +/- miles. Feel free to shoot him an email with any questions at email@example.com or call 336.977.91.29.
Wednesday Night Ride
This road cycling ride is geared towards all levels of riders, regrouping at three spots along the route. Departing times may vary throughout the season, but ride now leaves from Basils Fresh Pasta and Deli (246 Wilson Drive Boone, NC 28607). The ride departs Boone via George Hayes Rd., regrouping at the top of the climb. Then follow the Blue Ridge Parkway to Green Hill Road, regrouping at the Green Park Inn. The route then goes through Blowing Rock to Hwy 221, connects onto the Pkwy and heads north past the Cone Manor House, and regroups at the Hwy 321 Bridge. After the final regrouping riders then return to Boone via Hwy 321.
Watauga Leisure Biking
If "biking for the fun of it" sounds like your personal motto, then this may be the group you've been looking for! During the warm weather months this group of cyclists meets 2 to 3 times per week and welcomes new riders of any age or ablility level. Stop by to pick up a copy of their book, Biking the Country Roads of Watauga with Ole Gade and Roni Ellis, full of beautiful color photos and detailed routes. Click here to visit the Watauga Leisure Biking web page and view the ride schedule.