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Tufts Century Ride – Rider Logistics

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Please read the TCR info sheet 2017 for a detailed rider guide from last year’s ride. This document will be updated as needed as the ride date approaches.

RIDE AND ROUTE INFORMATION:

Start Venue: Campus Green outside of Ballou Hall, Quad side
6:30 am Check in #1 opens for groups A, B, C & D
7:00 departure for group D
7:10 departure for group C
7:20 departure for group B
7:30 departure for group A
7:45 am Check in #2 opens for groups E & F
8:20 departure for group E
8:30 am departure for group F

Midpoint venue: Grafton Campus, Campus Center
12:15-1:30 Riders in group A, B, C, E, and F expected to arrive in Grafton for a lunch reception/refuel event
1:30 Bus will depart for riders in group E/F (44) for Medford

Finish Venue: Campus Green outside of Ballou Hall, Quad side
Riders in group D are expected to arrive at the finish line between 9:00-10:00 am
Riders in group E  (taking the bus back from Grafton) are expected to arrive in Medford around 2:30
Riders in group A, B, C,  and F expected to arrive in Medford between 3:00-5:00
Finish line reception 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Boston campus loop: 18 mile ride
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/8570262

Grafton campus one-way: 44 mile ride
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16413435

Grafton campus loop: 88 mile ride
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/8570608

Full ride: 100 mile ride
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24790957

DAY-OF-RIDE INFORMATION:

What to Bring

  • Bike
  • 2 water bottles
  • Money and picture ID (for emergencies only)
  • Tire tube
  • Helmet
  • Eye protection
  • Sunscreen

Ride Support
Members of the Tufts Cycling Team will serve as ride leaders and can offer assistance, but please be prepared to handle your own flats and minor repairs.  In addition, Quad Cycles will provide a support vehicle for the riders who experience major technical difficulty.

Finish Line Reception
Celebrate the day and your successful ride with family and friends at the Post Ride Reception following the ride at approximately 2:30pm outside of Ballou Hall. Invite your colleagues and family to attend in support of the ride!