If you are a cycling nut like me, then you have watched some of the best one-day classics like the Paris-Roubaux. Now, you can add GA to that list for one-day classics. The very popular Winter Bike League has helped to make this a reality.
The WBL, Inc. and SFS, LLC are proud to present: The Atlantis Hydroponics Toccoa World Cup. That’s right, the WBL has teamed up with the SFS to present the real spring classic, Toccoa, a 6-hour/120 mile affair ridden over the rippled lands to the north. Sag vehicle plus moped assisted.
When: Saturday (21 May) (push back 1 week if bad weather)
Where: The Hub / Jittery Joes (5 Points)
Time: 9 a.m. (window open)
Length: 120 miles / 6 hours plus (127 w/ final Pink Church optional attack zone loop)
Exit Route: Milledge > Hill Street > North Avenue > Nowhere Road
Store Stops: (1) Toccoa (Mile 54), (2) Commerce (Mile 94)
Pee Break: approx. 1 hour in
Final Attack Zone / Sprint: Pink Church Circuit Loop (8 miles): The Attack Zone opens at the right hand turn at Alligator Pond off Jefferson River Road. Go 1 mile up the hill and sprint across the Pink Church line for $25. Keep going—take the next 4 right hand turns and come back around and sprint at the Pink Church line for the win. ($200 plus da box.)
Interactive directions: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1603931
Parking: Ride your bike down, park on a side street nearby.