The 29th annual Peninsula Century Spring Classic bicycle ride will be held June 16, 2018.
Registration is open now!
Registration Questions: Jordan Burress, 920.421.4680
Ride Director: Brian Fitzgerald, 920.421.1518.
Schedule of Events
Friday, June 15
5 – 8 pm: Packet Pickup at Brann Field (8113 Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor)
Saturday, June 16
*7:00 am: Century Ride and Metric Century Roll-out
*8:00: Suggested start time for 50-mile riders
*8:45 am: Suggested start time for 25-mile riders
11:00 am: Start of post-ride meal from Thyme Catering and local chefs
12:00 pm: Door County Beer Festival Tasting Tent Opens (tickets sold separately).
12:00 pm: Live music
2:00 pm: Live music
4:00 pm: Door County Beer Festival tasting tent closes
5:30 pm: Post-ride meal ends
*Riders may start their ride at anytime, however, in order to ensure that aid stations are open when you come through, we advise the starting at the suggested start times.
2018 Course Maps
2018 course maps are available now on RideWithGPS here>>
*Please note that routes are subject to change, so please check our Facebook page and keep up with email updates about the event.
Printed maps will also be distributed at Packet Pickup Friday from 5 – 8 pm and Saturday morning.
Your post-ride meal features specialties from Thyme Catering and local chefs! Meal will be available till 5:30 pm. This year’s meal will feature an entree of Southwest Penne Pasta, traditional caesar salad, and rolls, plus bites from local chefs.
Cherry Crisp, The Cookery, Fish Creek
Live music will be provided throughout the day as part of our partner event, the Door County Beer Festival. This year’s music includes Evan Murdock and the Imperfect Strangers, followed by the Cajun Strangers.
Recommended Start Times
We’ll feature a mass roll-out for those riders taking on the Century and Metric Century distances. The starting portion of Highway 57 will be closed for a short time at 7 am to roll everyone out together, so be ready to go!
These recommended start times will get both the competitive and recreational riders to the aid stations during the time periods shown. If you leave later than the suggested start times and ride slower than 14 miles per hour, we cannot guarantee that all aid stations will still be open when you pass.
The Century will start with a rollout at 7:00 am.
• Metric Century (62 miles)
The Metric Century will start with a rollout at 7:00 am.
• 50 Mile
Recommended start time is 8:00 am
• 25 Mile
Recommended start time is 8:45 am.
Open: 7:45 am – 10:15 am
Rides passing by: 100, 62 & 50
Food available: Water, Energy Drink, Bananas, Oranges, Donut Holes, Plain or Cinnamon Raisin Bagels
Open: 8:15 am – 10:30 am
Rides passing by: 100 & 62
Food available: Water, Energy Drink, Cookies, Bananas, Oranges, Donut Holes, Peanut Butter Pretzels
Ephraim Fire Station
Open: 9:00 am – 11:15 am
Rides passing by: 100, 62, 50 and 25
Food available: Water, Energy Drink, Bananas, Oranges, Cookies, Sandwiches (peanut butter & strawberry jelly, turkey, cheese)
Open: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Rides passing by: 100, 62, 50 & 25
Food available: Water, Energy Drink, Bananas, Oranges, Cookies, Peanut Butter Pretzels, Granola Bars
Open: 9:15 – 1:30 pm
Rides passing by: 100
Food: Cookies, Bananas, Oranges, Granola Bars, Melon, Water, Energy Drink
Schopf’s Dairyview Farm
Open: 10:15 am – 2:30 pm
Rides passing by: 100
Food available: Water, Energy Drink, Bananas, Oranges, Cookies, Sandwiches (peanut butter & strawberry jelly, turkey, cheddar), Hammer Gel
Lakeside Park (Jacksonport)
Open: 11:15 am – 3:30 pm
Ride passing by: 100
Food available: Water, Energy Drink, Bananas, Oranges, Cookies, Sandwiches (peanut butter & strawberry jelly, turkey, cheddar), Hammer Gel, Flat Coke, Granola Bars, Chips and Salsa
Support Services and Sag Wagon
Experienced mechanics will be stationed at each rest stop along the route. It is recommended to ride with a cell phone along the route, in case of emergency or the need for mechanical assistance from the Sag Wagon; however, your cell phone may not work at all locations along the route.
Mechanics from Nor Door Sport and Cyclery will be available near the start to help you get set for a great ride.
Door County average temperatures in mid-June range from lows in the 50s to highs near 70. Keep in mind that it will be cooler by the lake.
On Friday, June 15, riders may pick up their packets at the grounds of the Door County Beer Festival behind the Cornerstone Pub from 5 – 8 pm. Packets will include wristbands, detailed maps of the routes, with turn by turn directions, and other goodies.
On Ride Day, Saturday, June 16 packets may be picked up at the grounds of the Door County Beer Festival behind the Cornerstone Pub from 6:30 – 9:30 am. Packets will include wristbands, detailed maps of the routes, with turn by turn directions, and other goodies.
Door County Beer Festival Tickets
At the end of your ride you’ll find a great way to finish your afternoon with the Door County Beer Festival.
While all five courses have been designed to follow Door County’s less-travelled back roads, the routes will not be closed to traffic. All bikers should follow the rules of the road, including stopping at stop signs and riding single file on the right side of the road. It is recommended to wear a helmet when bicycling.
All routes for the Spring Classic follow regular state, county and local roadways and are used by automobiles, trucks, buses, bicycles, motorcycles and farm machinery; they have no special provisions for bicyclists. Bicyclists participating in the Spring Classic, using the map and the marked route, assume the responsibilities and risks for their own safety when cycling.
The bicycle is classified as a vehicle under Wisconsin state law (WI Statute 346.02 (4)) and has the same Rights AND RESPONSIBILITIES as motor vehicles, including the right to use public roads unless specifically prohibited. The safety of bicycling depends on the conscientious efforts of bicyclists and motorists to obey traffic laws and act with mutual consideration when sharing the roadway.
Plenty of parking will be available throughout downtown Baileys Harbor, as well as at the Town Hall and the Fire Department lot (on Park Road).