About this Event

Dates: July 14-16, 2017 (view schedule)


A Ride to Remember will take cyclists on a scenic 3-day journey through South Carolina on July 14-16. Join us for 1, 2 or all 3 days: Simpsonville to Newberry (65 mi), Newberry to Orangeburg (89 mi), and Orangeburg to Charleston (99 mi).

Rider Amenities:

This cross-state ride is fully supported throughout the event. Participants are provided with three meals daily, well-stocked water/nutrition stops every 10-15 miles, exceptional medical and mechanical support, luggage transportation, and the best SAG volunteers around! Lodging is the responsibility of each rider, but discounted rates are available. 

Registration Fee 

By March 12: $50 per rider (non-refundable)
After March 12: $100 per rider (non-refundable)
Deadline to register: July 1 (REGISTRATION IS CLOSED)

Fundraising Minimum:

In addition to the registration fee, each rider is responsible for a fundraising minimum of $500, which must be met by the event in order to ride. Learn more about fundraising.

Fundraising Incentives:

Every rider will receive the official RTR17 t-shirt. Our Hincapie jerseys, shorts/bibs, gloves and NEW vest are incentives to fundraise beyond the minimum!

$750 earns this year’s exclusive RTR17 jersey
$1,250 earns matching shorts or bibshorts (your choice)
$1,750 earns matching cycling gloves
$2,500 earns matching cycling vest - NEW FOR 2017! 

Fundraising Deadlines:

The deadline to earn incentive gear before the event is May 1, 2017. This gear will be available for pick-up during early check-in hours or at the event itself. The final deadline to earn incentive gear or other top fundraising prizes will be July 31, 2017; this gear will be shipped to you in October, 2017.

Event Schedule & Details: (view detailed schedule)

Thursday, July 13:
Pre-Ride Kick-Off Party hosted by Cycle Haus!
Check in early & pick up any gear you've earned!
5-9 PM at Cycle Haus, 3930 Grandview Drive, Simpsonville
Join fellow riders and their families on Thursday evening for food, drink, and fun at Cycle Haus, Simpsonville’s bike shop, which is located adjacent to the Thursday night hotels. All proceeds from beer sales will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association A Ride to Remember, along with 10% of Cycle Haus sales during the party. Food trucks will also be available for food purchases. 

Friday, July 14:
Check-in 7:30 AM. Ride starts 8:30 AM from Heritage Park.
Bus to start available from designated hotels,departs at 7:15 AM.
Overnight parking available at City Park,100 Park Drive, Simpsonville
(across from the Simpsonville Police Station).
NO overnight parking will be permitted at Heritage Park.
Shuttle service will be available from 7:30-8:00 AM, so please plan accordingly.
Start: 861 Southeast Main Street, Simpsonville, SC.
End: 2100 College Street, Newberry, SC.
Please leave bikes in secure overnight storage at Newberry College.  

Saturday, July 15:
Ride starts 7:00 AM sharp from Newberry College.  
Tag luggage and leave in designated lobbies for transport. 
Buses to start from designated hotels depart at 6:15 AM.
Start: 2100 College Street, Newberry, SC.
End: 731 Citadel Road, Orangeburg, SC.

Sunday, July 16:
Ride starts 7:00 AM sharp from Country Inn & Suites.
Tag luggage and leave in designated hotel lobbies for transport.
Riders should bike to start from hotels.
Start: 731 Citadel Road, Orangeburg, SC.
End: 255 Sessions Way, Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Have questions?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions!
If you need additional info, contact Aundi Hunter: or 864-699-0623.