Bicycle for Life

Brevet - 400k or 600k

Mar 3, 2018 Brevets
400k - 600k Lumberton, NC

Distance for 400k is approximately 403 Kilometers (~250 miles with about 3025 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.

Note: There were some closed roads due to flooding that are now open so the 600k route has changed to go through Sunset Beach via Rocky Point

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

Drop Bags - 600k only

The drop bags will be taken to the official overnight hotel for you and picked up to bring back to the finish sometime Sunday.

For those that are doing the 600k, a small individual drop bag may be used and can be taken to ---Comfort Inn, Shallote NC at about 258 miles-- 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 is no official SAG on any of these Brevets.


Near the start

Super 8 at exit 22 in Lumberton has agreed to give us the corporate rate for our group
Please call Super 8 at (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 along or near route

If there are enough riders, There will be a common room in Lumberton at finish and one on course for those of you riding the 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!

The 600k in route common room will be at about 258 miles
Comfort Inn Shallote
360 Whiteville Road
Shallotte, NC 28459
(910) 754-3044

Note: Other Hotels along route --- no drop bags for these

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

On Site Registration/inspection opens at Mar 3, 2018 5:30AM
Brevets starts at Mar 3, 2018 06:00 AM
Just off I-95 exit 22 from parkng lot behind 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
1000k = $100 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. Another map version is available by clicking on either map.

Maps below are approximate
RWGps routes are up to date, provided no construction starts or finishes

400k route


Click on maps above to View Larger Map

The below cue sheets will be updated as needed

Current cue sheets will be posted soon as roads are checked closer to start date

400k Cue sheets

600k Cue sheets - cue will be posted after pre-ride

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