Blowing Rock Fall Classic

fall_classic_logo_stackedThe Blowing Rock Fall Classic is a 72 mile bike ride, coming on September 24, 2016.  It is part of a Triple Crown of bike rides along with Blood, Sweat & Gears and the Beech Mountain Metric of the High Country Cycling Hat Trick. The circuit has an elevation gain of over 6000 feet and follows some of the most scenic roads in the state. (There is a second cycling event on Sunday at Blue Ridge Mountain Club called the Blue Ridge Ascent. Two rides, two days, all mountain!)

The ride starts Saturday morning at 8am, beginning and ending on Park Avenue, in front of the Police Department. Park Avenue will be closed to automobile traffic Saturday from dawn until around 4pm.    

Follow the event’s official page on Facebook for up-to-date information.

See the route at

Register ($70) at

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Friday, September 23:
Packet Pickup- 4pm-9pm at Blowing Rock School
Food, Music – 5pm-8pm at Blue Ridge Mtn. Club Main St. Office
Saturday, September 24:
Parking assistance at 6:30am
Packet Pickup- 6:30am- 7:45am
Ride Start – 8am on Park Avenue
Post Ride Food – 11:30am at finish (rain location: Blowing Rock School)
Sunday, September 25: 
Blue Ridge Ascent at Blue Ridge Mountain Club 

Printable Weekend Schedule: click here.

Coming with a participant but not making the ride? Check out some of our itineraries to plan your time in Blowing Rock!