Come join us and learn to ride properly and to train for cycling’s equivalent of a marathon—the century (100-mile) ride. Your training will culminate with the Bluff City Blues 100 Ride on October 6.
Having a hard time imagining riding 100 miles? The team also will train cyclists to ride a Metric Century (62 miles). Either way, the team can help you get there. We have trained well over 300 cyclists. Team members are cyclists of varying backgrounds and abilities, including many who are new to the sport. If you can ride your bike for an hour, you can train and do a century. It only takes desire, dedication, and proper training.
We will have an orientation meeting on Monday, March 19 at 6:30 pm at the MHBC Clubhouse at 397 Cumberland Street in Memphis (behind Wiseacre Brewery, off of Broad Street). Come learn about what is involved, our training schedule, cost, and more.
Team Registration Opens March 1
Registration runs from March 1 through April 15 at midnight. Register at Memphishightailers.com.
Our First Training Ride
Our first ride will be Saturday, March 31, leaving from 7945 Wolf River Blvd, West Cancer Center. Rides are scheduled on an alternating Saturday/Sundays with 21 rides set as you build up to riding a century (100 miles) or a metric century (100 km/62 miles).
At registration, team members are also eligible to receive special pricing on two other Memphis-area rides, the Wolf River Conservancy’s Cycle the Greenway in June and West Cancer Center Fight On in September. These rides fit right into the team’s training.
Team benefits include:
- Bluff City Blues 100 Entry Fee
- BCB 100 Training Team Bike Jersey
- BCB 100 Training Team T-shirt
- 21 Training Rides with SAG Support
- Training Advice and Seminars
- Pre-Ride Dinner
The Cost is $170, plus extra savings on the WRC Cycle the Greenway and WCC Fight On.
Additionally, the team recommends having a Road ID, which we make available for $22.50 (Regularly $24.99)
For additional information or questions, contact Mitchell Lansky at BCB100TrainingTeam@memphishightailers.com.