Rock Hill Bike Club Events:
Saturday October 15, 2016
17th Annual Cotton Pickin'
Metric Century Ride
Location: Downtown Rock Hill, SC
The ride will be starting and finishing at the Wells Fargo parking lot at 113 E. Main St. in Downtown Rock Hill. Registration opens at 9:00 AM and the ride starts at 10:00 AM.
Registration is $15 for RHBC club members and $20 for non-club members. There will be opportunity to join the club at registration.
There will be 62 and 31 mile route options.
Also, each registrant will receive a pair of very nice Cotton Pickin' socks - available while supplies last!!
2016 Wednesday Night Time Trial Series
The purpose of the time trial series is to give each rider an individual measure of their 'fitness' by establishing their time over a 10-mile road course.
Watch this video & see how much fun it is !! RHBC TT video (video courtesy of Tom Ryan)
South Point High School (801 Neely Rd, Rock Hill, SC). Start/finish is at South Point High School. Parking available in school parking lot. They are kind enough to host us, so please treat their property with respect, and clean up after yourself. No bathrooms will be available on site. There are ample side roads nearby to warm up on.
10 mile loop through the country roads of york county. Standard time trial rules apply. The decisions to award, or take away, time are final and are not open to debate.
2016 RHBC TT Course Link: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/954595787
Ogden Road bridge has been completed and the road is now open. The current plan is to revert back to the 2014 TT course for 2016.
2016 Rock Hill Time Trial series schedule
(All dates are Wednesday evenings)
March 23 Results: Speed
April 13 Results: Speed
April 20 Results: Speed
May 11 Results: Speed
May 25 Results: Speed
June 15 Results: Speed
June 22 Results: Speed
July 20 Results: Speed
July 27 Results: Speed
August 17 Results: Speed
August 31 Results: Speed
September 7 (Merckx Challenge) Results: Speed Final Points
All dates are Wednesday evenings except as noted. Dates are subject to change, please refer to this web page for any updates.
Warm ups start at 6:00 pm. First rider off at 6:30 pm.
They will also be posted on our ride calendar...
First rider off at 6:30 pm . Successive riders go in either 30 or 60 second intervals dependent on number of riders. This will be decided by the starting official and they will notify the riders before the TT. It is possible that the starting time will be moved up to 6:00 for the last event in September. Check website for updates.
Registration opens at 5:30 pm. No Fee, but a donation jar will be present. Competitors usually kick in $2-3 or so per event.
Waivers and Helmets
Each rider and volunteer will need to sign an RHBC liability waiver. Helmets are required to be worn whenever you are on your bike.
A rider accrues points based on personal improvement. There will be year end awards for the top finishers in the point standings. Everyone can participate in the TT series and the points competition.
2010 Final Results: 2010 Final Points (TT #1) 2010 Final Points (TT #2)
2011 Final Results: 2011 Final Points
2012 Final Results: 2012 Final Points
2013 Final Results: 2013 Final Points
2014 Final Results: 2014 Final Points
2015 Final Results: 2015 Final Points
Monday Night Ride
During the Spring, Summer and Fall months the RHBC hosts a weekly Monday night “Hospitality” ride which draws close to 75 riders for all levels of social riding. Highlighted in nationally distributed Bicycling Magazine, the ride gives the club an opportunity to share the beauty of our area with new members, to teach riding safety and promote healthy living. After the ride, dozens of cyclists remain in the area to dine, shop and socialize.
2016 Cotton Pickin' Ride
Is on this year!!! Details to follow.
Breakaway to the Beach
The MS Bike Tour is the largest organized cycling event in America with 100 tours to choose from in 48 states. About 100,000 cyclist participate in these rides each year.
Each MS Bike Tour is fully supported with frequent, well stocked rest stops, mechanical support, and even someone to give you a lift if you need a rest. There are several teams in your area like Phyllis' Flyers and the Bikeaneers.
Please consider contacting a local team and make your plans to participate in this years Ride to the Beach.
Annual Chili Ride January 1st
When: New Years Day
We will ride 20-25 miles
CHILI wtih Fixins & Meeting following the Ride!!!
The Rock Hill Bicycle Club hosts an Annual “Chili Ride” to start the New Year off right with friends, fun and fellowship! The ride is a short and the pace is easy so that all can participate. After a chilly ride we enjoy gallons of chili, cornbread and all the fixins. Lots of hot and cold beverages. Riding is not required so you can come just to eat— bring your spouse or friend. If you have a special desert please bring one. New Years Resolutions are always a fun topic for discussion so be prepared to discuss yours.
The growth of the RHBC is based on the promotion and participation of cycling events for all ages and abilites. The RHBC has worked hard to foster a bicycle friendly atmosphere in the community and supports racing, touring, comfort riding and mountain biking. Join us for some of our popular recreational rides below!