announces the
Murray’s Mill Bike Ride

June 3rd 2017

15, 30 or 65 MILES


RIDE DESCRIPTION: A pleasant ride through the rolling and flat expanse of eastern Catawba County. Visit historic Murrav’s Mill water driven gristmill on the National Register of Historic Sites and The Old Country Store. Three routes available – 15, 30 or 65 miles. All three rides follow the same route for the first 11 miles. A scenic and enjoyable ride for the entire family. Take advantage of the fully supported sag and rest stops, and don’t miss the lunch at the end of the ride that has become known as The Big Feed. The ride is sponsored by the Catawba Valley Heritage Alliance, a non-profit organization committed to preserving recreational resources and natural habitats. Visit our web site at All proceeds will go to the Catawba Valley Heritage Alliance and Catawba County Historical Association. For more information on historic Murray’s Mill visit their website at

We are pleased to post this year’s route.  Click on the length of the ride to see the map or use this turn by turn route sheet. 

15 Mile Route

30 Mile Route

60 Mile Route

STARTING PLACE / TIME: Ride will start at 8:00 am. The ride begins and ends at Murray’s Mill, 2 miles south of Catawba.

REGISTRATION: The pre-registration cost is $25.00 (deadline May 28, 2017). Day of the ride registration is $35.00 per rider. Registration will begin at 7:00 am. RAIN OR SHINE! The first 300 riders to check in on ride day will receive a ride t-shirt.

There are two ways to register(please note in an effort to use less paper we will no longer be taking registrations by mail).

1.  Register now with

2. Day of the ride registration starts at 7am.  Day of the ride registration will cost $35.