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Transportation Options
Seating on all transportation options is guaranteed until August 25th. All transportation options include the transport of your bicycle to the final destination. 
 

Before the Ride
Durham to Banner Elk (Sept 30): $75 - Cycle North Carolina offers riders the option to leave their vehicle in Durham (an additional $10 parking fee is required to leave your vehicle) at the Sheraton Imperial (4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703) and take a bus to Banner Elk at the start of the ride. All bikes will be loaded on a CNC Bike Transport Truck and taken to the start of the ride. The bus will leave Durham at 10am on Saturday, September 30. Check in will begin at 9am. Travel time typically ranges from 3 to 4 hours.

3-day Western Bus
Mebane to Banner Elk (Oct 3): $75 - This transportation option is primarily for those participating in the 3-day Western Option. This option provides you with the ability to leave your vehicle at the long term parking location in Banner Elk (an additional $10 parking fee is required to leave your vehicle), ride your bike for three days and then hop on a bus back to your vehicle. This bus will depart Mebane at 5:00pm with bus loading beginning 30 minutes prior to departure. The estimated travel time is typically between 2.5 to 3 hours. All bikes will be loaded on a CNC Bike Transport Truck and taken back to the start of the ride.
Only two wheel upright traditional bikes are allowed.

After the Ride
Emerald Isle to Henderson (Oct 7): $75 - This transportation option is primarily for those participating in the 3-day Eastern Option. This option provides you with the ability to leave your vehicle in the short term parking location in Henderson (an additional $10 parking fee is required to leave your vehicle), ride your bike for three days and then hop on a bus back to your vehicle at the end of the ride. This bus will depart for Henderson at 6:00pm on Saturday, October 7. The estimated travel time is 3 to 3.5 hours. All bikes will be loaded on a CNC Bike Transport Truck and taken back to Henderson.


Emerald Isle to Kinston (Oct 7): $65 - This transportation option is primarily for those participating in the Last Day Only option. This option provides you with the ability to leave your vehicle in the short term parking location in Kinston, ride your bike for the last day and then hop on a bus back to your vehicle at the end of the ride. This bus will depart for Kinston at 6:00pm on Saturday, October 7. The estimated travel time is 1 hour. All bikes will be loaded on a CNC Bike Transport Truck and taken back to Kinston.

Emerald Isle to Durham (Oct 8): $75 - This transportation option is available for those who parked their car in Durham at the Sheraton Imperial at the beginning of the ride (an additional $10 parking fee is required to leave your vehicle) or those just needing to get back to the Raleigh-Durham area at the end of the ride. Departure will be on Sunday, October 8 at 8:00am from Emerald Isle. Travel time is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours.  All bikes will be loaded on a CNC Bike Transport Truck on Saturday after you have crossed the finish line.

Emerald Isle to Banner Elk (Oct 8): $90 This transportation option is available for those who parked their car in the long term parking area in Banner Elk at the beginning of the ride (an additional $10 parking fee is required to leave your vehicle). Departure will be on Sunday, October 8 at 8:00am from Emerald Isle. Travel time is approximately 6 hours plus a stop for lunch along the way.  All bikes will be loaded on a CNC Bike Transport Truck on Saturday after you have crossed the finish line. No trikes, recumbents or velomobiles are permitted.