The 36th annual Blue Water Ramble on June 25th, 2017 includes a tour of the beautiful Blue Water Region with views of the St. Clair River. 27, 46, 63 and 100 mile route options available. ALL routes will take a ferry onto Harsens Island, where riders will experience low traffic and breathtaking views. Perfect for family and novice riders. Century route provides a challenge and a spectacular view of the Blue Water Bridge.
Start Location: Algonac High School at 5200 Taft Rd in Algonac, Michigan, and will take place rain or shine.
Pig Roast lunch included at the end of the ride. Vegetarian menu also available. Music and activities will complete your fun filled day. Rest stops and SAG support included. Local bike shops will be present to assist with mechanical issues.
FOUR FULLY SAGGED ROUTES
The routes include distances of 27, 46, 63, and 100 miles. The 27 mile route is designed for those who want less miles and less traffic, on Harsens Island. All routes are paved and well mark, maps will be provided. Routes will include SAG, mechanical support and rest stops with food, fruit and drinks. ALL routes (INCLUDING the century this year) will go onto Harsens Island via the car ferry. The island portion of the ride is approximately 25 miles and offers great views of the river and bay. A rest/food stop will be positioned at the 17 mile mark.
The Clinton River Riders will be leading ride groups on the 27 mile and the 46 mile routes.
All routes open at 7 am and close at 4 pm. All cyclists riding the 100 mile route must start no later than 8:00am. All other cyclists must start no later than 10:00 am. Sag wagons will be available to assist riders on ALL routes during the day and will make a final sweep of all routes at 4 pm.
HARSENS ISLAND FERRY CROSSING
Transportation across the St. Clair River by commercial ferry to Harsens Island is included.
REST STOPS AND HOT LUNCH
Each rest stop will include food, drink, restrooms and assistance if needed. Lunch will be at the end of the ride at Algonac High School, where a pig roast as well as vegetarian selections will be served at the end of the ride. Lunch stop closes at 4 pm.
ENTERTAINMENT – lively music and more!
POST-RIDE SHOWER FACILITIES
Hot showers are available after the ride at the high school. Bring your own soap and towel.
Clinton River Riders
Blue Water Ramble