White Squirrel Cycling Classic
9th Annual – October 14th, 2023
24, 46 & 63 Mile routes
The White Squirrel Cycling Classic is a classic fall spinner during fabulous fall leaf season. Riders bike on flat valley roads near the base of Pisgah National Forest. You will meander along the French Broad River before riding into Henderson County and then back to Rosman. These routes will lead riders on a fully guided and supported bike tour of some of Western North Carolina’s finest roads! Fully supported rest stops with medical assistance available and sweep vehicle .
For 2023, all of Blue Ridge Adventures’ events help support the Bread of Life.
Date: Saturday, October 14th, 2023 (Rain or Shine)
Time: Mandatory ride meeting at start line at 8:55am for 63 and 46 mile rides. Ride starts at 9:00am.
Mandatory ride meeting at start line at 9:10am for 24 mile ride. Ride starts at 9:15 am
Packet Pickup: Registration & packet pickup is Friday from 5:00-7:00 pm & Sat from 7:00-8:45 am at Champion Park Pool 38 Main St, Rosman, NC 28772; Photo I.D. Required
Amenities: Time clock, awesome rest stops with medical assistance available (if needed), sweep vehicle, police assistance at 70% of the intersections for your safety, a well marked route, restrooms and so much more.
Required Gear: All riders must wear a secure helmet at all times during the ride.
Rest Stops: There are 3 rest stops on the 63 mile course, 2 rest stops on the 46 mile course, and 1 rest stop on the 24 mile course. Rest stops are stocked with H₂O, Energy Drinks, fruit, PB&J sandwiches, and lots of encouragement from our rest stop personnel!
Finish Party: Each rider will receive a ticket for beverages.
T Shirts: T-shirts are an option to all participants pre-registered by midnight September 17th, 2023.
Directions: Ride start/finish is at Champion Park Pool in Rosman, NC. It is located at 38 Main St, Rosman, NC 28772
Parking: Directions to parking- Follow HWY 178 to Rosman School Rd. You will park at Rosman Elementary School (167 Rosman School Rd, Rosman, NC 28772) and church (Ed Owens Rd, Rosman, NC 28772). We will have signage and parking attendants to assist you. For packet pickup Friday evening you can park at the start/finish area where you will pick up your packet 38 Main St, Rosman, NC 28772.