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On Road Maps

Scale and DetailRoute LocationsOptions


There will be several sheets of maps for each riding day. Each day's route will be listed at the top center of the page and each page will be listed as page # of # so you can make sure you have all the maps you need for that day's ride and easily follow them in order on the road. Each map is also designed to be folded into quarters so you can easily fold them up in a clear plastic sandwich size bag in your jersey pocket for quick reference.

The maps are comprised of the actual route itself overlaid onto map plots, which were then compiled together into a comprehensive map of the routes for each ride. As a result not all roads on the maps will line up perfectly due to the curvature of the earth.

Scale and Detail
In rural areas the left side of each map sheet will contain the main map for the ride. The scale for the main maps will be lower in rural areas because there will be fewer potentially confusing cross streets. The right side of each map sheet will contain large, highly detailed separate insets of every town we pass through including the stopping towns as well as confusing or tricky spots as necessary. You will be able to easily notice an available inset by a reference box placed on the main map.

In more populated areas our main maps will be much higher scale, more numerous, and contain much more detail due to the additional cross streets and potential confusion.

Route Locations
Every route location (such as rest stops, main lodging sites, supported hotels, etc.) will be clearly identified on all maps with a large, unique, easily recognizable symbol to quickly identify their location on the road in relation to yours.

Options
All route options will also be clearly labeled including such options as century options and the routes to the supported hotel in each stopping town. When two optional routes overlap and could be confusing to follow they are separated into distinct map insets and clearly labeled.

Specific mileages and cues will not be placed on the maps to maintain clarity. You will need to reference this information on the cue sheets themselves.

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