Cyclists gear up to cross N.C.
The 24th annual Mountains to Coast bike ride will tour scenic North Carolina between Banner Elk and Emerald Isle Sunday, Oct. 1, to Saturday, Oct. 7, with Sept. 30 serving as check-in day.
With beautiful tourist stops along scenic back roads, this ride from Cycle North Carolina is the highlight of the year for many cyclists from across the nation. Roughly 850 cyclists from 41 states, Washington, D.C. and six countries will make the trek, ranging in age from 10 to 86 years old. On average, riders will bike 65 miles per day.
The Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” tour is the state’s only fully supported ride. For more information visit cyclenorthcarolina.org .