Bicycle Ride Across Georgia celebrates 40 years with Big BRAG 350-mile route, including Gainesville stop

By bragger1 | Feb 5, 2019 |

Originally published in the Gainesville Times newspaper. Article by Layne Saliba. Tony Butler crashed on the first day of his bike ride from Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Atlanta as part of Bicycle Ride Across Georgia’s U.S. Bicycle Route 21 event in September last year. But he was having too much fun to stop. He completed the ride and will…

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By bragger1 | Jan 14, 2019 |

I will ride single file when a car or truck is behind me. I will never ride more than two abreast, in accordance with Georgia law.  I will not be a road hog.  I will yield to riders trying to pass me. I will ride as far to the right as practicable, except when making a left…

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BRAG Dream Team Origin

By bragger1 | Jan 7, 2019 |

Before Lance Armstrong put cycling on the map in the minds of Americans and  prior to childhood obesity becoming recognized as an epidemic, the Dream Team program was created in 1994 by the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) to offer Atlanta Public School students the opportunity to get fit by cycling across the state. ​ After…

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BRAG Packing List

By bragger1 | Jan 2, 2019 |

Wondering what you should pack for your Bicycle Ride Across Georgia? We’ve compiled a (not exhaustive) list to get you started! Bicyclebicycle (of course!)helmet (mandatory)bike lock & cablehandlebar/seat bagframe-mounted pumpspare tube/patch kittire tool, allen wrencheslarge water bottlesrearview mirrorbicycle tag (preregistered)wrist band (preregistered) Clothingcycling shortscycling jerseyscycling glovescycling shoeswalking shortswalking shoessunglassest-shirtsunderwear, socksrain gearbandannas, hat, visor Toiletriestowels, wash…

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