Bicycle for Life

Brevet-200k, 300k, 400k or 600k

Feb 2, 2013 Brevets
400k - 600k Lumberton, NC

Brevets start Feb 2, 2013 at 07:00 AM

Distance for 200k is approximately 202 Kilometers (125 miles with about 531 ft of total climbing)
Distance for 300k is approximately 302 Kilometers (188 miles with about 388 ft of total climbing)
Distance for 400k is approximately 403 Kilometers (252 miles with about 515 ft of total climbing)
Distance for 600k is approximately 608 Kilometers (380 miles with about 780 ft of total climbing)

Pre-Registration is strongly recommended for all events! If you do not pre-register your start may delayed or you may not be able to get credit for the brevet.

The route is such that most fit randonneurs should be able to finish on time with time to spare.

Drop Bags

For those that are doing the 600k, a small individual drop bag may be used and can be taken to ---undecided-- for you. The drop bags will be taken to the official overnight hotel for you and picked up to bring back to the finish sometime Sunday.

Please do not put anything in your drop bag that you cannot do without for a few days just in case we miss you or don't get them to you at the finish for some reason. If you do not wait at the finish for your drop bags, they can be shipped to you at your expense, BFL will not pay for shipping of items to you.

We will not be responsible for your drop bags or items in your drop bags.

There will be no drop bags taken to the beach area!!

There is no official SAG on any of these Brevets.

Hotels - Near the start

Super 8 at exit 22 in Lumberton has agreed to give us a good rate for our group.
Please call (910) 671-4444 and mention Bicycle for Life bike ride during registration.
The rate they are giving us is better than standard rates.

Super 8
150 jackson court
Lumberton, NC 28358
(910) 671-4444
mention Bicycle for Life bike ride at registration

Hotels - 600k mid route

Note: the normal common room Hotels may change due to weather forecast

There will be a common room in Lumberton and one on course for those of you riding the 400 & 600 to take a short break if needed during your brevet
If you think you need an extended sleep period, please reserve your own room!

White Lake Motel & Campground
~197 miles on the 600k
Just past the Scottsman on the left
10 White Lake Drive
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
(910) 862-3947

Days Inn Elizabethtown
.4 miles East on Business 41/87
609 East Broad Street
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
(910) 862-7444

Sunset Beach Continental Motel at
~270 miles on the 600k
Continental Motel & Apartments
has agreed to give us a reduced rate starting at $ (some rooms cost more) per night for this weekend.
431 Sunset Boulevard South
Sunset Beach, NC 28468-4167
(910) 579-6772

Start is Just off I-95 exit 22 from parkng lot behind Super 8 Lumberton, NC

Super 8 click for Google map of approximate start location.
If you have not completed the brevet by Sunset you must have RUSA approved lights and reflective gear on and operational from Sunset to Sunrise or you will receive a DNF for the brevet.
Suggested donation
200k = $20 per rider
300k = $30 per rider
400k = $40 per rider
600k = $60 per rider

Brevets are generally not races and there is no prize money, so please be polite to all volunteers, fellow riders and convenience store attendants. Helping a fellow rider to finish is allowed and should make you feel better.

Please ensure that you dress appropriately for the weather conditions and have sufficient supplies and extra funds if needed for anything that may arise while en route on brevets!

This is an ACP Brevet. The total time allowed from start to finish is 13.5 hours for the 200k and 20 hours for the 300k and 27 hours for the 400k. and 40 hours for the 600k and 75 hours for the 1000k. Riders must follow and complete the approved route. This route goes through several small towns in central North Carolina traveling along mostly low traffic roads. There may be some sections where traffic is high, so please ride carefully and safely at all times. The intermediate controls are where stores allow you to refuel with some basic supplies. There are also some other stores along the route where you may be able to stop and get limited nutritional supplies.

These are basic route maps. Please note that all online images, que sheets and maps are for general reference. Offical routes will be provided at the event start for registered participants. Anoter map version is available by clicking on either map.

200k route

Bridge is closed on Hallsboro Rd

300k route

Bridge is closed on Hallsboro Rd

Bridge is closed on Hale Swamp Rd

400k route

Bridge is closed on Hallsboro Rd

Bridge is closed on Hale Swamp Rd

600k route

Bridge is closed on Hallsboro Rd

Bridge is closed on Hale Swamp Rd

Click on maps above to View Larger Map and for GPS options

Que sheets are for Jan 2013

Bridge is closed on Hallsboro Rd

Bridge is closed on Hale Swamp Rd

200k Que sheets

300k Que sheets

400k Que sheets

600k Que sheets

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