On Sunday October 7th the Bermuda Bicycle Association will host their President Cup 100 kilometer Race and a new champion will be crowned.
2017 champion Matthew Oliveira is away in school, leaving the door wide open for anyone to challenge.
The race will follow the same course as has been used in the prior four editions. There is a chance that some roadworks may require the organizers to make small amendments but as of this time it will remain the same.
This event is neutral from the start until approximately Black Watch Pass on North Shore Road and racing will commence when indicated by the appointed race official.
Riders will start from Lindoís Family Foods on Middle Road Road, Paget. From the parking lot, head east on Middle Road to Manse Road. Left on Manse Road and then right on Harbour Road to The Lane, left at the roundabout on to East Broadway, Front Street and Pitts Bay Road, then left on St. Johnís Road.
Right on North Shore Road to Flatts and continue on North Shore Road to Blue Hole Hill. Left on Blue Hole Hill, the Causeway, Kindley Field Road. At the Swing Bridge turn left on Mullet Bay Road, continuing on Wellington Street and York Street into St. George. Turn left on Kent Street and then right on Government Hill Road and right on Sapper Lane.
Turn right on Old Military Road and right on Barrack Hill into York Street heading west. York Street to Wellington Street and Mullet Bay Road. At the roundabout after crossing the Swing Bridge turn left on St. Davidís Road. St. Davidís Road to Texas Road, turn right and the right on to Orange Hole Road, left on Pepper Hall Road and straight on to Cooperís Island Road. Turn right into the car park and make a circuit exiting back onto Cooperís Island Road.
At the roundabout turn left on Southside Road and left at the stop sign. Continue on Southside Road, crossing Stocks Road and continuing out of Southside at the gate by Double Dip. At the roundabout head west on Kindley Field Road, cross The Causeway and Blue Hole Hill to the roundabout. Turn left on Wilkinson Avenue and continue along Harrington Sound Road until left on Paynters Road. Turn right on South Road and continue on South Road through the Collectors Hill intersection, through the Trimingham Hill roundabout and through the Paget traffic lights.
Stay on South Road to the end at Barnes Corner. Left on Middle Road, crossing Somerset Bridge and on Somerset Road which becomes Mangrove Bay Road, Malabar Road, Cockburn Road and Pender Road in to Dockyard.
Continue on Clock Tower Parade, right on Camber Road, straight on Maritime Lane and right on Dockyard Terrace, left on Comber Road and left on Clock Tower Parade. Straight on Pender Road becoming Cockburn Road to Malabar Road, Mangrove Bay Road, Somerset Road and Middle Road, now heading east. Stay on Middle Road to a left on Burnt House Hill and then Harbour Road. Finish is in front of 60 Harbour Road, just west of the intersection with Chapel Road.