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2012 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride Agenda

September 15 - 16, 2012 at Callaway Gardens

"Steve and I are honored that more than 45 Team Noodle members will be joining us in September for the 2012 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride. We could not continue this fight against MS without your support. Thank You!"   ~Emily

2012 Agenda and Important Information!

  • Accommodations
    Friday and Saturday, September 14th and 15th

    If you have not already done so, you need to arrange for accommodations for the ride weekend immediately!

    Click HERE for more information from the MS Society!

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  • Bike Inspections

    Bike Inspections = Free Labor!

    Get your bike inspected for FREE through August 31st. The Official Bike Stores of the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride provide free, professional inspections to event participants.

    We strongly recommend that all participants take advantage of this offer to ensure your bike's safety prior to each Bike MS event. An inspection sticker will be provided for passed inspections and will entitle you to free labor while on the ride. Inspections will be available August 1 – August 31, 2012.

    See the OFFICIAL BIKE STORES page for more details.

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  • Bike MS Jr.
    Saturday, September 15th ~ 8:00 AM

    The 2012 Bike MS Jr. will be held on Saturday, September 15th and will begin at 8:00 AM. Participants should meet the Bike MS Jr. Ride Leaders each morning between 7:30 AM and 7:55 AM at the designated area within the Beach Pavilion at the Beach Entrance of Callaway Gardens.

    Bike MS Jr. participants must be picked up from the designated area NO LATER than 12:00pm.

    Please Note! All Bike MS Jr. participants must have their waiver signed by a parent/guardian AND have the waiver notarized, EVEN IF THE PARENT IS PRESENT AT THE PACKET PICKUP. Please be sure to have this signed and notarized prior to going to your Packet Pickup.

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  • Friday Night Kick-Off
    Friday, September 14th

    This is the Bike MS Kick-Off and Final Opportunity to pick up your rider packet! See below for the Packet Pickup details! Festivities will begin at 4:00 PM at the Circus Tent and end with Dinner at the Team Noodle Chalet!

    Team Noodle Dinner! Team Noodle is providing a "Carb Loading" Dinner for our team riders, volunteers, family and friends. It is BYOB! Dinner will be held "drop-in" style between 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM. This year dinner will be at our Team Noodle Chalet at the Pine Mountain Club Chalets Chalet #66.

    We'll provide a pasta dinner (with a Gluten Free option), Salad, Rolls, and Water. (BYOB) We'll also provide the plates, utensils, napkins, cups, etc.

    We're asking everyone to pitch in and bring bottled drinks, appetizers, fruit,  desserts, etc. So that we don't duplicate too much, please also let Emily know if you plan to bring drinks, fruit, appetizers, desserts, etc.!

    We need a head count! Please RSVP to Emily at EmilyWebb@bellsouth.net and let her know if you plan on coming and how many people you'll be bringing.

    Team Jerseys - If you ordered a Team Jersey they will be available for pickup from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM on Friday night at the Team Noodle Tent. They will also be available from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM at the Team Noodle Chalet.

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  • Packet Pickup
    Multiple Dates ~ Please Read Below!

    There are a total of five packet pickup locations/times for the 2012 Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride. Make sure to get your packet at one of the pickup locations at the time that works best for you. (See below for the times and locations.)

    Remember, you must pick up your packet to be able to ride. In order for staff and volunteers to focus on the safety the morning of the ride, rider packets and registration will not be available on the day of the ride. The minimum pledge of $250 is due prior to or at the packet pickup in order to obtain your rider credentials.

    The minimum age to participate in a National MS Society – Georgia Chapter bike ride is 12 years of age by the date of the ride. For the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride 2012, riders must be 12 by September 15, 2012.

    Every Bike MS Jr. participant must collect a rider packet and turn in a signed and notarized Bike MS Jr. Waiver Form at the Packet Pickup.

    Bike MS Jr. participants must have their waiver signed by a parent/guardian AND have the waiver notarized, EVEN IF THE PARENT IS PRESENT AT THE PACKET PICKUP.

    Packet Pickup Dates/Locations

    • September 5 (Wed) - 6 p.m.--9 p.m.
      Peachtree Bikes
      2825 Peachtree Road
      Atlanta, GA 30305
       
    • September 6 (Thurs) - 6 p.m.--9 p.m.
      Roswell Bicycles
      670 Houze Way
      Roswell, GA 30076
       
    • September 8 (Sat) - 10 a.m.--1 p.m.
      Free-Flite Bicycles
      2949 Canton Road, Ste.1000
      Marietta, GA 30066
       
    • September 11 (Tues) - 11 a.m.--6 p.m.
      MS Life Center
      1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite E101
      Atlanta, GA 30338
       
    • September 14 (Fri) - 4 p.m.--9 p.m.
      Bike MS Kick-Off & Packet Pickup
      Callaway Gardens Beach Entrance - Under Circus Tent

    Click here for more information about the packet pickup procedure.

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  • Saturday - Day One
    Saturday, September 15th

    Breakfast: 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM (At Circus Tent) Breakfast will include assorted cereals, bagels, yogurt, muffins, oatmeal, grits, hard boiled eggs, fruit, coffee and juice.

    Team Picture: 7:15 AM Sharp! (At Team Noodle Tent)

    Day One Start: 8:00 AM

    Lunch: (At Circus Tent or On Route) From HoneyBaked Ham Company and will include ham, chicken salad or veggie sandwiches, chips, cookies and soft drinks.

    Day One Route Closes: 6:00 PM

    Dinner: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (At Circus Tent) From Carino's Italian Restaurant and includes spicy romano chicken, penne with meat sauce, angel hair with artichokes, chicken penne gorgonzola, salad, cookies and soft drinks.

    More General Information can be found at the Bike MS website.

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  • Sunday - Day Two
    Sunday, September 16th

    Breakfast: 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM (At Circus Tent) Breakfast will include assorted cereals, bagels, yogurt, muffins, oatmeal, grits, hard boiled eggs, fruit, coffee and juice.

    Team Picture: 7:15 AM Sharp! (At Team Noodle Tent)

    Day Two Start: 8:00 AM

    Day Two Route Closes: 5:00 PM

    Lunch: (At Circus Tent) From HoneyBaked Ham Company and will include turkey, roast beef or veggie sandwiches, chips, cookies and soft drinks.

    More General Information can be found at the Bike MS website.

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  • Team Pictures
    Saturday & Sunday Mornings  

    Team pictures will be taken both Saturday and Sunday mornings at 7:15 AM Sharp! The pictures will be taken at the Team Noodle tent and we want everyone in the picture!!!

    Please make plans to be there for the pictures!

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