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Upcoming Events
2019 Upcoming Events


2019 Cream City Cycle Club Century
 

SAVE THE DATE:  SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2019

This is the 36th Anniversary CCCC Century Ride, with terrific routes like last year's, but with an updated 101 mile route.  If you're a previous rider, welcome back!  If you're new, you'll like this ride!  There are four distance options - 30, 46, 61, and 101 mile routes.  RWGPS will be available for all routes. Many quiet country roads, with some rolling hills.  Shady lanes.  Dairy air!  Full-service rest stop every 16-20 miles on all routes.  On the 101 mile route, there are 4 rest stops (Elkhorn twice).  Great food, home-baked goods.  Full sag support.  Post-ride showers, pasta dinner, ice cream, and beverages.

Century Ride Start and End Location:

                              East Troy High School
                    3128 Graydon
                    East Troy, WI 53120

Click on the Google link for the location and directions to the ride start:
                                                        East Troy High School


ROAD CONSTRUCTION WARNING:  
Hwy 20 is closed in Waterford from Hwy 36 to Hwy 83. 


Showers and a pasta dinner will be available after the ride at East Troy High School.

Ride routes have been changed to avoid Waterford road construction.  Rest stops with great food, cookies and water are located at Caldwell Field, Elkhorn and La Grange.

EVENT SCHEDULE AND TIMES

Adult Registration Fee is $30 through August 18; $35, August 19 to 25.
Youth (17 or under) Registration Fee is $20 through August 18; $25, August 19 to 25.

Sign in & Day-of Registration - 7:00 am to 9:00 am 

Ride Starts - Century riders may start at 7:00 am

Century and 61 mile route riders MUST start riding before 8:00 am

Rest Stop Hours - Check Route Cue Sheets for open/close times

SAG vehicles will operate from rest stops on all routes

RWGPS Links

RWGPS links are provided for each route. 

                                 30 mile route:   Classic 30 mi 2019_7_3
 
                                 46 mile route:   Classic 46 mi 2019_7_3 

                                 61 mile route:    Previous route dated 2019_7_3
                    Classic 62 mi 2019_8_16                  

                               101 mile route:   Previous route dated 2019_7_3
                                                           Classic 101 mi 2019_7_3 

Note:  Routes might change due to road construction.  If any routes are changed, a note will be added to the site flagging the changes and the link date will be changed.



REGISTRATION

Sign up on Active.com using the link below:

                                                    Register at Active.com

    
If you cannot register via Active.com, you can download a Century Application and brochure here:

2019 CCCC Century Brochure & Registration Form 

Mail To:

Cream City Cycle Club
P.O. Box 0894
Milwaukee WI 53201

Mail your application at the latest one week BEFORE the event date or bring it with you to register at the start location. 


Click on the link to watch a video clip of  the 2018 Century.  video







Ride Information


The color coding for the ride events is: RED = No Ride Leader(s), YELLOW = one Ride Leader, but no Ride Leader for other route(s); GREEN = Ride Leaders for all routes are assigned. There is a LEGEND button at the upper right of the Calendar page that opens to show all the color codes used on the Calendar.

CCCC Ride policy is that if there is a ride route without a Ride Leader prior to the ride date, the leaderless route will be cancelled, and route with Ride Leader will continue as the only sanctioned, official CCCC ride that day. The leaderless route to be cancelled may be the long route or the short route, based on the Ride Leader's route choice. Therefore it is important for club members to monitor the Ride Calendar and check for future YELLOW ride dates, and volunteer as Ride Leaders for the open routes. This will promote CCCC weekend rides that will be pleasant and successful experiences for all club members.

Rider Notes and Tips

This club asks that you ride responsibly. Keep yourself and your bicycle in good riding condition. Obey the ‘rules of the road’ and carry necessary equipment. Stay aware at all times of what’s around you – vehicles, other bicyclists, dogs, potholes etc. and be prepared to respond accordingly. This club encourages members and guests riding with us to be courteous bicyclists. By setting an example for other riders, we can help drivers learn to respect and accept bicycles on the road. Remember: Responsible bicyclists stay safer and have more fun riding.

Cream City Cycle Club strongly promotes the following SAFETY POLICY

  1. Learn and practice safe bicycling skills.
  2. Learn the rights and responsibilities of bicyclists and practice what you learn.
  3. Always wear a correctly fitted CPSC approved helmet that is in good condition.
  4. Headphones/earbuds are prohibited on CCCC rides


Rider Checklist

Necessary

Optional

Water bottles

Jacket

Spare tubes

Sunscreen

Tire tools

Snack

Frame pump / CO2 cartridges

Lip balm

Eye protection (sunglasses)

Phone

Id

Money



Some Basic Ride Guidelines / Rules of the Road

  • Stay out of right turn lanes when going straight
  • Do not hinder traffic
  • Ensure safe road crossings
  • Make space for cars to pass in large groups
  • Use hand signals on turns
  • Warn if stopping or slowing by using hand signals as well as calling out
  • Warn if passing on left or right
  • Call “Car Back” and “Car Up”
  • Ride single file when traffic is present
  • Point and/or call out potholes, gravel, etc. to those behind
  • Stay right and do not pass on curves or hills with limited sight lines
  • Don’t ride too close to the bicyclist in front of you in case that cyclist has to make an emergency stop
  • If stopping, move off of the road

2019 Camping Rides


There are six camping ride weekends planned for the 2019 ride season.

They are:


Bong State Park 5-17 thru 5-19

Hartman Creek 5-31 thru 6-2

Menominee River Century 6-28 thru 6-30
Point Beach State Park 7-19 thru 7/21

Mirror lake 8-9 thru 8-11     

Door County Century 9-12 thru 9-15

         
See all the details on the regular CCCC Ride Schedule and in the Event Calendar.

CCCC Camping Rides

 

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDES IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE YOUR TENT SPACE.


When space is limited, priority will be given to club members up to 2 weeks before the trip. So, don’t be disappointed. Call the trip leader in advance.

 

The cost for the camp site will be $5 per person per night for all club members.  Non members of Cream City, Bay View, News Pedalers, or Spring City Cycle clubs will be charged an extra $5 per night for camping. A two night minimum charge will be required, except for the self-contained riders. 


Please contact Mark Steckhahn for more information. Mark Steckhahn 414-453-6872 or steck58@att.net.

Ride types


Looped: Also known as car camping. Drive a car or carpool to the chosen campground and put up your tent for the weekend.

Self-contained: Carry all your gear with you on the ride to the campground. Everything, clothing, tent, etc. you need for yourself is contained on your bike. (No sag)