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Sunday, June 05, 2011 @ 8:00 AM

Additional Date Information

Phased Start Begins @ 8:00 AM; Lite 30 @ 9:00 AM


Fletcher Community Park
85 Howard Gap Road


Register Online by March 31st – BRBC Member $35 – Others $40; by May 3rd – $45; by June 3rd – $50; Ride Weekend – $55

Brief Description

The 2011 Fletcher Flyer offers three rolling routes through the beautiful hills of western North Carolina

Full Century – 100 miles, 4044′ of climb
Metric Century – 62 miles, 3039′ of climb
Half Century – 50 miles, 2216′ of climb

A challenge for first time riders
A fast ride for experienced riders

and NEW this year a 30 miles Fletcher Lite, 1280′ of climb

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 Phased Start:  Phased Start begins at 8:00 AM for 100, 60, and 50 mile rides; Fletcher Lite 30 mile ride begins at 9:00 AM

Route MapThis is the Century Route. Fletcher

Online Registration Closes

Friday, June 3rd, 2011 10:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

After Ride Showers

Showers and whirlpool facilities are available after the ride at no cost, 3 miles from Fletcher Community Park at Lelia Patterson Center – bring a towel and a one piece swimsuit

Additional Information

Ride rain or shine! Helmets required

• After ride meal and snacks included in ride fee
• Well stocked, staffed, and placed rest stops
• Friendly and helpful SAG support
• Massage therapists on site after the ride

Register Early!
• The first 500 registered riders will receive official 2011 Fletcher Flyer socks
• Pick up your packet at Fletcher Park – Saturday, June 4 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, or Sunday, June 5 from 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM
• If online registration has closed, you can still register in person at Fletcher Community Park during the hours shown above

Ride for Better Cycling
• Presented by the Blue Ridge Bicycling Club (BRBC) and the WNC Bicycle Dealers Association (WNCBDA)
• Proceeds go to the BRBC’s cycling advocacy programs and the WNCBDA’s promotion of bicycling
• Over the last 6 years, over $94,000 of BRBC event profits have been spent on WNC cycling advocacy programs
• Your support will help us promote safe and enjoyable bike routes in WNC
• Visit the BRBC Website at www.BlueRidgeBicycleClub.org

Team in Training
• Riders from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training (TNT) program will ride in the Fletcher Flyer again this year
• Since 1988, more than 420,000 volunteer TNT participants have raised over $1 billion for research and patient services

Support Our Sponsors
• Liberty Bicycles www.libertybikes.com
• Cane Creek www.canecreek.com
• Southeastern Sports Medicine www.sesportsmed.com
• WNCW www.wncw.org
• REI www.rei.com/stores/117
• Volvo Construction Equipment www.volvo.com/constructionequipment/na/en-us/
• Asheville Area Habitat www.ashevillehabitat.org
• Mike Byer Auto and Truck Repair www.mikebyerauto.com
• RBC Bank www.rbcbankusa.com
• Lelia Patterson Center lpcenter.org
• Team In Training www.teamintraining.org
• DeFeet www.defeet.com
• Town of Fletcherwww.fletchernc.org

Special Offer: Mountain Inn & Suites which is only 3.4 miles from the ride start/finish (828-684-0040) is offering a special $69/night rate. Ask for the Fletcher Flyer rate. Please note there are a limited number of rooms available at this rate so make sure to book your room early. Mountain Inn & Suites has been ranked the #1 Hotel in Hendersonville for the 3rd year in a row by TripAdvisor.com. Click here for a Google bicycling route map and directions from the hotel to Fletcher Park.


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