The 27th annual Tour de Madison bicycling event will take place on May 17th, 2014, rain or shine, starting and finishing once again at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, Virginia. Riders and their families will have the opportunity to enjoy the complete Graves Mountain Lodge experience.
As in the past, we will offer three ride options. NOTE: Rest Stop and SAG support will end at 2:00PM.
The Metric Century—A 65 mile ride that takes cyclists all the way to the extreme southeast corner of Madison County at Uno. Rest stops will be provided at Brightwood General Store (at 19 miles), Good Hope Baptist Church (at 33 or 43 miles), and Hoover Ridge near the town of Madison (at 51 miles). Those choosing the metric century will leave at 8:30 a. m.
The Intermediate Route—This is a beautiful and challenging 45 mile route whose first half and final fifteen miles shares the metric century route. It will feature rest stops at Brightwood General Store (at 19 miles) and Hoover Ridge near the town of Madison (at 31 miles). There are no short cut options this year incorporated into the route plan. Those choosing the intermediate route will leave at 8:45am.
The Family Ride—Ride as long as you want on the flat or gently rising roads around Syria. A planned route featuring several out and backs totals 20 miles. These riders will leave at 9:00 am.
Registration and Fees.
Early Registration online only through May 10. Pre-Registration opens January 1!!
Early registrants are guaranteed a pair of Tour de Madison socks and are eligible for one of our door prizes. The fee for Metric Century and Intermediate riders who register early is $40. For Family riders the fee is only $20. There is no longer mail-in pre-registration. Registration fees increase May 1 to $55 for the Metric and Intermediate rides, and the Family ride fee increases to $30. So, REGISTER EARLY!!
On Site Registration: from 7:00 to 9:00am
Those who do not register early may register in person at the picnic pavilion at Graves Mountain Lodge between 7:00 and 9:00 am. On-site registrants may not receive a socks and are not eligible for door prizes. On site registration is $55 for Metric Century and Intermediate Riders and $30 for Family Riders.
Graves Mountain Lodge will have a la carte breakfast items available for sale during registration.
No refunds will be given.
Ride will be held rain or shine.