There are several activities for those who wish to enjoy the weekend in the area. The Dewey Cannon Trading Company & Bicycle Museum can get you started. Here you can find current literature on local events, winery tours, antiques, and shopping. The ride always happens on last Sunday of September.
Our Bicycle Museum is back and now housing the 1860's Boneshaker, 1890's Tally-Ho Tandem, Side-by-Side Tandem and many other unique bicycles and historic plaques. Be sure to take a look around our gift shop too!
Early arrivals may pick up their rider packets between the hours of 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. E.D.T. at the Three Oaks Elementary School.
Saturday starting at 10 a.m. E.D.T. and Sunday starting at 6 a.m., riders can browse the variety bicycle shop displays which will include parts and accessories. This will be located outside in display tents until 10 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. At the Saturday afternoon Ice Cream Social, we will provide refreshments and you can enjoy conversation and camaraderie at the Dewey Cannon Park from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. E.D.T.
Duplicate Confirmation Letters
Can be obtained with a photo ID at the Information Table.
NO GROUP PICK UP of REGISTRATIONS
This has been our policy for many, many years. We want each rider to come in and obtain their wristband from us personally. That is our policy, thank you for your understanding in this matter.
Parking on Sunday, we'll have our people directing parking as early as 5am. There are multiple areas throughout the Village. Please head to the Three Oaks Elementary School and you will be directed where to park.
Sunday morning packet pick-up begins at 6:00 a.m. E.D.T. at the Three Oaks Elementary School. Riders arriving on Sunday should use Exit 4 (I-94) at Three Oaks from the west and Exit 12 (I-94) at Sawyer from the north and east. Signs and security personnel will direct you to the start & finish location of Three Oaks Elementary School (T.O.E.S.). Parking is available at the elementary school and also parking just west of downtown Three Oaks off of US-12. (see map) Registration closes at 12:00 noon E.D.T.
Breakfast on Sunday morning is from 6:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. E.D.T. and is an all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, sausage and choice of beverage. This is prepared and served by the Three Oaks Fire Dept. at a cost of $6.00 for adults, while children 12 & under are free. Tickets may be purchased in advance via our registration form or at the door on the morning of the ride. Riders can renew acquaintances while enjoying the early morning preparations.
Departing time for the ACC is up to you. You may start at any time between daybreak Sunday morning, approximately 7:30 a.m., until 12:00 noon E.D.T. Unless you are in excellent condition, we insist all Century Riders depart on or before 10:00 a.m. E.D.T.
When choosing a route, riders may choose the flat 15/25/37 mile routes or the rolling hills of the 50/62/75 mile routes, if you’re not ready for a Century. The cyclists attempting their first Century or looking for a real challenge will long remember the Apple Cider Century. You are free to set your own pace, the only requirement being that you finish the distance before dark, approximately 7:30 p.m. E.D.T. All riders must be off the routes at this time.
The ACC route map in your registration packet shows all SAG stop locations, found approximately every 15-20 miles. SAG stops will be open for a set time only, so check your map for times of operation. There will be plenty of apples, bananas, cider, cookies and high energy snacks. In case of wet or cold weather, hot potato soup will be available.
All registered riders will receive a Certificate of Recognition in their Rider Packet. After completing your ride the Certificate must be taken to the Information Table in the Three Oaks Elementary School to be embossed with the mileage ridden (15, 25, 37, 50, 62, 75 or 100 miles).
On Sunday, from 12:00 noon to 7 p.m. E.D.T., an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner will be served at Three Oaks Elementary School. A complete salad bar with fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, cheese, choice of dressings, bacon bits, Parmesan cheese, fresh apple pie, french bread, cheddar cheese and milk or coffee will be waiting upon your return.
Because of the great number of ACC riders, the Emergency and Repair SAG Wagons will be limited to those with justifiable needs. First attention will go to those whose bicycles have irreparable break-downs or the rider who has become ill or injured. Those riders who have simply tired in the early miles will receive last priority.