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WNC Flyer 2017

When:
Sunday, Jun 4, 2017
Where:
Oskar Blues Brewery
342 MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIAL DR
BREVARD, NC  28712
Contact:
Daphne Kirkwood
Category:
Event Rides
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Helmets are required. Obey NC traffic laws.
Cancellation Policy:
The Flyer has a NO REFUND policy. Ride rain or shine. The profits go to good causes.
Since its conception 14 years ago the Fletcher Flyer (now called WNC Flyer) has raised over $200,000. All profits have gone toward supporting cycling advocacy and supporting local non-profits related to greenways, cycling and education for kids. Profits this year will also benefit Trips for Kids WNC and two other local charities.
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WNC Flyer 2017
Extra Meal
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Extra Meal 3
Training Program-Half Metric Century-Check WNC Flyer above if you also want to sign up for the ride
Training Program-50 Mile&Metric Century-Check WNC Flyer above if you also want to sign up ride
Training Program-Full Century-Check WNC Flyer above if you also want to sign up for the ride.
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Ride the Hunter Subaru WNC Flyer

 

The 14th annual Hunter Subaru WNC Flyer (formerly called the Fletcher Flyer) has the same start/finish location as last year:  Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, NC.  What better way to spend the day than with a Bike Ride, Bluegrass, BBQ, and a Brew (or Root Beer Float Shooters)!

Like last year, the offering includes the full, metric, half century, and half metric rides which wind through the valleys south of Asheville, NC. Although it is the least hilly ride in Western North Carolina, it has plenty of rolling hills to keep all riders interested. There is beautiful mountain scenery without the long mountain climbs. 
The Flyer is a ride for everyone from first time riders to experience riders.
The 2017 Flyer offers four rolling routes through the beautiful hills of western North Carolina

Full Century - 100 miles, 4595' of climb

Metric Century - 63 miles, 2436' of climb

Half Century - 54 miles, 1792' of climb

Half Metric Century - 33 miles, 1250' of climb

 

Ride rain or shine! Helmets required

 

Features

After ride BBQ meal and snacks included in ride fee

Bluegrass Band at the finish line
Beer available at the finish line (1st beer free, compliments of Oskar Blues)
Well stocked, staffed, and placed rest stops
Friendly and helpful SAG support

 

 

Register Early! Ride capped at 1,000 riders. Last year we sold out.

The first 1,000 pre-registered riders will receive official Flyer socks (by DeFeet)

Pre-ride packet pickup on Saturday, June 3, at Liberty Bicycles, 378 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC 28803, from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, 828-274-2453

Ride day packet pickup at Oskar Blues Brewery on Sunday, June 4 from 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM

If online registration has closed, you can still register in person during pre-ride packet pickup or at Oskar Blues Brewery during the hours shown above unless we've reached our cap and closed registration.

 

Ride for Better Cycling

Presented by the Blue Ridge Bicycling Club (BRBC) and the WNC Bicycle Dealers Association (WNCBDA)

Proceeds go to the BRBC's cycling advocacy programs and the WNCBDA's promotion of bicycling.

Over the last 13 years, over $200,000 of BRBC event profits have been spent on WNC cycling advocacy programs and supporting local non-profits related to greenways, cycling and education for kids.  

Your support will help us promote safe and enjoyable bike routes in WNC.

This year:  Profits will also be shared with Trips for Kids WNC and two other local charities.

Get Your WNC Flyer Jersey and/or Arm Warmers Today! 

WNC Flyer Jersey Front