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In addition to our maps and cue sheets, we will also use additional navigational means including painted road marks, orange ribbons, chalk on the ground, or additional signage as secondary aids to help you follow the route. All signage is considered supplemental because we cannot keep their availability and accuracy completely within our control. They are subject to degradation from such external factors such as getting worn out by traffic running over it on busy streets, rain, wind, road construction, vandals, etc.

Despite this, we really do a fantastic job marking all the turns on the route, literally putting down thousands of additional pieces of signage along our routes every year. It is our intent to make our signage big, bright, obvious, and intuitively simple visual beacons for you to be able to easily recognize and follow but still discreet enough to not stand out to any of the communities we pass through.

We also verify that all the signage is in place and accurate as we scout the route during the event itself and on the rare occasion that a piece of signage is faded, missing, or incorrect on the road, once notified of the situation we will come out and fix the problem immediately. If for any reason you think a piece of signage on the routes is not as good asit should be please contact us and let us know. When a professional bicycle mechanic travels he will be the primary staff member to fix any road markings as necessary since he will be our main staff member on the road. All other staff members will also carry orange paint and ribbons with them and are authorized to fix signage problems as well.

Signage will only be used on our routes on the road. They will not be used on in town routes within our stopping towns. Please note that we may not use all possible secondary navigational means for every event.

Click on one of the links at left for more information about our secondary navigation systems.

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