Johnny Ray Century

  • Trinity United Methodist Church 800 2nd Ave Opelika, AL, 36801 United States

Each year the East Alabama Cycling Club sponsors a bicycle tour (the Johnny Ray Century) to benefit a designated charity. The club is again excited to work with the Davis Phinney Foundation, to support their mission with Parkinson’s. 

Event:

All riders will tour the lightly trafficked rural roads of Lee, Chambers, and Randolph Counties of East Alabama. Riders on the Johnny Ray Metric and Roanoke Express will ride over a World War II-era steel Bailey Bridge and a rare wood truss bridge. Riders on the Roanoke Express have the option to race the historic Johnny Ray train.

Road surfaces vary from asphalt to chipseal. 

Routes:

  • 20 miles - Cusseta Commuter
  • 34 miles - Twin Silos Shuttle
  • 63 miles - Lafayette Short Line
  • 105 miles - Johnny Ray Century

Helmets are required on all four ride options. No refunds: Ride goes rain or shine.

Time Schedule:

  • 7:00a Registration opens at Trinity United Methodist Church.
  • 8:00a Mass start for all ride distances.
  • 10:00a Drawing for the Grand Door Prize!
  • 11:00a Post-ride meal available to riders.
  • 4:00p Course swept and closed.

 

September 27
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