HERE IS THE EMAIL FOR RIDER LOGISTICS, THAT WAS EMAILED TO REGISTERED RIDERS AS OF THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014. IT MAY ANSWER MANY OF YOUR QUESTIONS:
WHAT IS THE COURSE ROUTE?
There are actually three courses for the Long Trail Century Ride and all run through the beautiful scenic roads in and around the Killington region. Riders will be given course maps at check in and they can also be viewed below. New for 2015 we are offering a Family-Friendly and Adaptive 5K route, that is part of the 20-mile course. Course maps (links) available at the bottom of the right column.
WHEN DOES THE RIDE START?
All riders will depart from the Long Trail Brewery in between Killington and Woodstock on Route 4 in Bridgewater Corners, Vermont. The 100-mile starts at 8 a.m., the 60-mile at 10:30 a.m. and the 20-mile and 5K at 12:30 p.m. All courses end at the Long Trail Brewery as well.
WILL THERE BE BIKE SUPPORT ON COURSE?
There will be minimal support on course with 1-2 vehicles to provide light mechanical assistance and first aid.
WHAT WILL I FIND AT THE REST STOPS/AID STATIONS?
There will be ample food and drink at the stations.
ARE HELMETS REQUIRED?
Yes, anyone participating in the ride, regardless of the route, is required to wear a helmet.
WHAT IF I REGISTER THEN CAN'T MAKE IT; CAN I GET A REFUND?
As a general rule, there are no refunds except under extenuating circumstances like medical reasons or a death in the family.
CAN I FUNDRAISE ONLINE?
Yes! All riders are encouraged to set up a fundraising page and encourage their friends, family and coworkers to support their ride efforts with a donation. After you register for the ride at this website, www.longtrailcenturyride.com, then click through and create your personal fundraising page here.
WHAT TIME IS THE AFTER-PARTY?
Gates open for the After-Ride Party at noon. All riders receive free entry, BBQ food, drink ticket, and the enjoyment of live music and entertainment. Family and friends are welcome too and additional tickets are available for $15 either online or at the door. The brewery closes at 7 p.m.
WILL THERE BE SHOWERS FOR AFTER MY RIDE?
There are Porta Potties available for riders and the brewery is open to the public. There are no shower facilities.
I ORDERED TICKETS TO THE AFTER-PARTY ONLINE; WHERE DO I PICK THEM UP?
If you ordered tickets online, they will be available for you to pick up at Will Call at the event.
HOW DO I GET TO LONG TRAIL BREWERY?
Click here for Google Map directions.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF IT RAINS?
The event will be held rain or shine.
CAN I HAVE SOMEONE LEAVE A DROP BAG FOR ME?
Yes, we'll post details on that soon.
All designated drivers should visit the front gate when they arrive and they will receive a wristband and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT PETS:
The Long Trail Brewing Company loves pets, but unfortunately we can only allow service dogs at this event.
For questions about the ride, email the Ride Director.