Dog Days of Dallas Metric Century


Sunday July 10, 2016

Presented by:

Ride-A-Bike Bicycle Shop 

Gaston County Cyclists


Gaston County Senior Centers


Time:  8:00 am mass start (7:00-7:45a onsite registration).

Come out and enjoy another great ride, supported by the Gaston County Senior Center and Ride-A-Bike Bicycle Shop. All proceeds will benefit senior programs and equipment at the Gaston County Senior Center. The Gaston County Cyclists and the Gaston County Senior Center will work together for the third year to make this a very  enjoyable ride, with great support along the route and at the aid stations. We are looking forward to another great ride this year. Please come out and enjoy the morning!Rolling hills and back country roads with long stretches of scenic rural Gaston County!  A great Sunday ride to cap off the weekend with some nice straights, good climbs, and a lot of cyclist friends to share it with.  Come see why a lot of people are heading “over the bridge” to Gaston County for their riding joy!

Distances: 25 or 46 or 63 mile options.  Route HERE on MapMyRide (Dog Days of Dallas 2014 - route will be slightly different to avoid busy roads on last part of the return)

Elevation: ~2600ft (for the 63 mile option)

SAG: Yes

Rest stops: Yes, 2 or 3 depending on route

Cost: $25 prior (via bikereg), $30 day of


Food: Yes, pizza/subs afterwards and food at rest stops

FLYER: please print or email to those that may be interested HERE

100% of Proceeds go to Gaston County Senior Centers

Parking: At the Gaston County Senior Center (plenty of free parking)

Important Time Notes:  
Course support ends at 1:00 p.m.  All riders should complete their rides by 1:00 p.m.

Location:  Dallas Senior Center.  1303 Dallas Cherryville Hwy, Dallas, NC 28034 (approximately 25 minutes from downtown Charlotte)  Link: HERE  Approximately two miles North of Gastonia, N.C. on US321. Exit onto Hwy 279 W (Dallas / Cherryville exit) toward Cherryville. The Senior Center is on the left just beyond the fast food restaurants (appx 20 min from Charlotte).

Gaston County Cyclists is a 501c3 non-profit, 100% volunteerism!