The Ride to the Rock is a cycling event sponsored by The Pickens Rotary Club. Historic Pickens, South Carolina is a beautiful town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The ride begins at the Pickens Recreation Center and challenges riders with 3 routes to choose from: 40k*, 60k, and 100k rides.
Pickens is the gateway to the lakes and mountains of SC and offers many recreational opportunities, shopping, and restaurants are available for the riders and their families to enjoy.
The rides leaves the Pickens Recreation Center at 545 Sangamo Rd, Pickens SC 29671 and travels north to Highway 11 with beautiful views of Table Rock Mountain. The Metric Century also climbs Caesars Head before returning to Pickens. The rides are fully supported with SAG vehicles and 4 rest stops (approximately every 10 miles). Day of ride registration begins at 7am and the ride will start at 8am.
A complimentary t-shirt will be included for all
The post ride meal will be provided at no cost from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.
*The 40k ride does not go all the way to Table Rock.