The 10th Annual Tour De Lure Ride

***2014 Tour De Lure Times***

The Dewey Hughes Memorial Bike Ride
10th Annual Tour de Lure Fun Ride The course is a scenic yet hilly 71 mile route with 5600’ of total ascent. The ride winds through scenic farmland in McDowell county, climbs up Stone Mountain, passes through Chimney Rock and around beautiful Lake Lure and finally heads back into McDowell County via the Assault on Mt. Mitchell route. The roads are lightly travelled with few turns, have nice pavement, and cross no major highways. Whether you are looking for a fun day out on the bike or a great training ride for “The Assaults”, this ride will have what you need.
Route Information and Cue Sheet Strava Route Information

The Corpening YMCA Fun Bike Ride
The shorter course is an exciting 23-mile route on rolling hills winding through scenic farmland in McDowell County. This is a fantastic ride for anyone, but is especially great for those new to cycling.
Route Information and Cue Sheet

All ages welcome!

April 5th, 2014
Both rides begin at 9:00am

Ride begins and ends at the Corpening Memorial YMCA in Marion, NC.

Pre-Registration is now closed. On-site registration will open up at 7:30 am on 4/5/14. Spots are still available!  

*Day-Of Registration: $50


Dewey Hughes Memorial Bike Ride Route Cue Information

Corpening YMCA Fun Bike Ride Route information

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"The facility is fantastic, unmatched by any facility in the Southeast as a starting point for a Metric or Century ride. Close parking, large locker rooms, and numerous restrooms make the pre-ride experience a good one. Post-ride, an  ample number of HOT SHOWERS are available."


- Dr. Greg Simolke

Check out the following websites for comments about the ride:

Steep Climbs - Review of Tour De Lure    

Master Competitor - Tour De Lure Delivers on Many Levels

Corpening Memorial YMCA
348 Grace Corpening Dr | Marion, NC 28752
P 828 659 9622 F 828 659 9400
Click here for directions to the Corpening Memorial YMCA

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