Road Biking North Carolina  by Judi Lawson Wallace

Road Biking North Carolina Guide Book

by Judi Lawson Wallace (Falcon Guides)
Road Biking North Carolina  by Judi Lawson Wallace
Grab this guidebook, put on your helmet, and hit the road on 40 carefully designed tours, which vary in length from 10 miles to more than 100 miles and cover a whole range of abilities and fitness levels. Inside you'll discover: detailed profiles of each ride, including traffic conditions, terrain, and length; vivid descriptions of points of interest; listings for local restaurants, hotels, bike shops, and rest rooms along the way; maps and elevation profiles. Whether you are an experienced cyclist, an emerging enthusiast, or someone looking for a perfect family ride, you'll find routes in North Carolina that are perfect for your ability and interest.

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Trails from the "Road Biking North Carolina" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 40.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.

The Asheville-Biltmore Ramble, a delightful but challenging 17.5-mile ride, takes you by many of Asheville’s scenic and historically important sights and through architecturally diverse neighborhoods. ...
Asheville, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 17.5
The Blue Ridge Parkway Challenge, suited for advanced and in-shape riders, is an out-and-back ride with spectacular views on this parkway built along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western N ...
Blowing Rock, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 49
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The 55.7-mile Cabarrus County Challenge leads you from the quiet streets of downtown Concord, the county seat, south into the rolling countryside before sweeping east across the southern part of the c ...
Concord, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 55.7
The Capital City Ramble offers a relatively easy 12.2-mile tour of Raleigh. It starts at the main entrance to an established girls’ school then heads toward the State Capitol and downtown Raleigh. Aft ...
Raleigh, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 12.2
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The 36.1-mile Cedar Mountain Cruise makes a loop from Brevard through the small communities of Pisgah Forest, Little River, Cedar Mountain, and Connestee before returning to Brevard. Offering great va ...
Brevard, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 36.1
The cruise to Chinqua-Penn Plantation starts at The Summit, the Episcopal conference center in Browns Summit, North Carolina, and winds along quiet rural roads to Chinqua-Penn Plantation on the wester ...
Reidsville, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 34.4
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The 26.1-mile Duke-Durham Cruise takes you on a delightful sight-seeing tour of Durham, home of Duke University. The ride begins in front of the famous Duke Chapel, winding through the West and then t ...
Durham, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 26.1
The 27.1-mile Fort Fisher to Southport Cruise explores a small coastal town at the mouth of the Cape Fear River and then crosses by ferry to the coastal island across the river where Fort Fisher is lo ...
Southport, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 27.1
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The French Broad River Cruise, amazingly enough in light of the surrounding terrain, is not difficult because it wanders through the French Broad River valley, caressing the river along much of its 40 ...
Brevard, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 40.3
The 30.4-mile Guilford Courthouse Cruise begins with a 2-mile tour of the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park before heading out of town on Lake Brandt Road. The historic exhibits in the milita ...
Greensboro, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 30.4
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The Hanging Rock Challenge lives up to its name but also offers gorgeous views of the area’s mountains and lush valleys. Starting in the small town of Pilot Mountain, this route takes you on curvy and ...
Pilot Mountain, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 50.3
The Hendersonville–Flat Rock Challenge will try your skills not only at distance but also at climbing. This 44.4-mile ride takes you from downtown Hendersonville past apple orchards to the east side o ...
Hendersonville, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 44.4
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The High Point Cruise takes you on a 35.9-mile tour of southwestern Guilford and northeastern Davidson Counties, also slicing off a small tip of Randolph County. Because it links the towns of High Poi ...
High Point, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 35.9
The Historic Alamance County Cruise rambles through the quiet countryside in this section of North Carolina’s Piedmont. The gently rolling landscape provides the exhilaration of coasting downhill with ...
Snow Camp, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 41.1
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The Historic Bath Cruise introduces you to North Carolina’s oldest town before directing you through the countryside for a delightful 26.7-mile ride. Except for crossing U.S. Highway 264 and riding ...
Bath, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 26.7
The Historic Salisbury Ramble is an easy, leisurely 11.6-mile ride, designed to introduce you to the historic district in Salisbury and lead you to the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer. ...
Salisbury, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 11.6
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A delightful 22.3-mile ride, the Horse Country Ramble loops through the southeastern part of Moore County, home to myriad horse farms and stables. The route begins at the Campbell House in Southern Pi ...
Southern Pines, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 22.3
The House in the Horseshoe Ramble, a relatively easy 20.5-mile ride, starts at Courthouse Square in the charming small town of Carthage. With just a few turns, the route travels along rural roads wi ...
Carthage, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 20.5
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Kings Mountain Ramble connects two state parks and a national military park on a pleasant but hilly ride from southern North Carolina into northern South Carolina. From Crowders Mountain State Park ...
Kings Mountain, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 21.5
The 48.9-mile Lake Mattamuskeet Challenge begins on the south side of the largest natural lake in North Carolina and circles the eastern two-thirds. A short diversion on the eastern end takes you thro ...
New Holland, NC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 48.9
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