Wednesday, June 8, 2016

2016 Dog Days of Dallas Metric Century Ride

Sunday July 10, 2016

Presented and organized by Gaston County Cyclists and Ride-A-Bike Bicycle Shop to benefit the Gaston County Senior Centers. 100% of Proceeds go to Gaston County Senior Centers.

Time: 7/10/2016 8:00 am mass start (7:00-7:45 am onsite registration).

Come out and enjoy another great ride, supported by the Gaston County Senior Center and Ride-A-Bike Bicycle Shop. All proceeds will benefit senior programs and equipment at the Gaston County Senior Center. The Gaston County Cyclists and the Gaston County Senior Center will work together for the third year to make this a very enjoyable ride, with great support along the route and at the aid stations. We are looking forward to another great ride this year. Please come out and enjoy the morning! Rolling hills and back country roads with long stretches of scenic rural Gaston County! A great Sunday ride to cap off the weekend with some nice straights, good climbs, and a lot of cyclist friends to share it with. Come see why a lot of people are heading “over the bridge” to Gaston County for their riding joy! 

Distances: 25 or 46 or 63 mile options. Route HERE on MapMyRide (Dog Days of Dallas 2014 - route will be slightly different to avoid busy roads on last part of the return)

Elevation: ~2600ft (for the 63 mile option)

SAG: Yes

Rest stops: Yes, 2 or 3 depending on route

Cost: $25 prior (via bikereg), $30 day of


Food: Yes - catered by Lily's Italian Bistro.

FLYER: please print or email to those that may be interested HERE

Parking: At the Gaston County Senior Center (plenty of free parking)

Please note that course support ends at 1:00 pm. All cyclists should complete their rides by 1:00 pm.

Location: Dallas Senior Center. 1303 Dallas Cherryville Hwy, Dallas, NC 28034 (approximately 25 minutes from downtown Charlotte) Link: HERE Approximately two miles North of Gastonia, N.C. on US321. Exit onto Hwy 279 W (Dallas / Cherryville exit) toward Cherryville. The Senior Center is on the left just beyond the fast food restaurants (appx 20 min from Charlotte).

Gaston County Cyclists is a 501c3 non-profit -- 100% volunteerism!

Brantley SmithAbout Me
Hello, I am Brantley Smith and have been riding road and mountain bikes since the mid 90's. I previously worked here at Ride-A-Bike from mid-97 to mid-2000 doing repairs and other duties around the shop. I attended Wester Carolina University and graduated in 2004 with a computer information systems degree. Add my to your circles.