NERds, the following is a list of what to expect for food / controls / and bag drops.
Start – Montpelier, VT: Start control; volunteer will be onsite w/ water & some pre-ride food
Control #1 – Warren, NH: Convenience store; volunteer will be onsite
Control #2 – North Conway, NH: Pizzeria (opens at 11:00 AM); volunteer will be onsite w/ water & the usual brevet fare
Control #3 – Bethel, ME: Convenience store & Dunkin’ Donuts; volunteer may be onsite
Control #4 – Rumford, ME: Italian Restaurant (closes at 11:00 PM); volunteer will be onsite w/ water & the usual brevet fare
Control #5 – Upton, ME: Sleep Control; volunteer will be onsite w/ water, pasta (likely ziti) dinner, sandwiches, pickles, etc.
Control #6 – East Burke, VT: Convenience store (opens at 6:00 AM); volunteer will be onsite for early arrivals w/ water & the usual brevet fare
Control #7 – Morrisville, VT: Convenience store
Finish – Montpelier, VT: Finish control; volunteer will be onsite w/ breakfast, lunch and/or dinner. A volunteer will be available to shuttle riders back to their vehicles at the start, should they decide not to ride. A shower will be available.
There will be two bag drops for riders to utilize. The first bag will be brought to the sleep control in Upton, ME. Please pack a towel in this bag if you wish to use the shower at the sleep control. The second bag, which should contain a towel & post-ride clothing, will be brought to the finish control. Please label each of the bags with your name & the destination for the bag (ie. Sleep -Upton, ME or Finish – Montpelier, VT).