Join The Adventure

Bicycle Across South Carolina (BASC) is a multi-day gravel ride that takes participants off the road and onto the scenic trails of South Carolina. Riders will experience the adventure of a lifetime as they explore rural gravel roads, camp under an endless country sky, and engage with a community of like-minded enthusiasts.

October 13 - 16, 2022

  • Ride Format: Each day, the ride will start and end at our BASC Basecamp. 3-Day, 2-Day, and 1-Day ride options are available.
  • Routes: THIS IS A GRAVEL / OFF-ROAD RIDE. Participants can expect 3 days of moderately challenging terrain.  The dirt/gravel roads are well maintained by the US Forest Service.  Each day will bring hills, gravel, and paved roads.  You should expect a ratio of 50% paved and 50% gravel roads each day.   The ride is set up for mountain, cross, gravel, and crossover bikes with wider, knobby tires.  Road bikes are not recommended.
    • Long Route: 50-60 miles per day
    • Short Route: 20-30 miles per day
  • Location: McCormick County, South Carolina - Among the pines and hill country of Sumter National Forest, nestled along South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast of Lake Thurmond.
  • Base CampThe South Carolina Governor's School for Agriculture at John de la Howe (JDLH)

Ride

The ride (not race) is an inclusive multi-day gravel ride that highlights the beauty and vast landscapes of South Carolina.

Community

Each year, new and returning riders conquer the ride and bond over a beer after the excitement dies down after the ride.

Adventure

Riders young and old are called to this ride to experience the diverse routes, rustic campsites and off-the-grid lifestyle.

Partners

BASC brings together local communities, businesses, vendors, and partners to create an unforgettable experience each and every year.

Interested in becoming a sponsor or partner?
Email us at BASC@postandcourier.com to learn more.

Stay Connected

Contact us for more information about the event or sponsorship opportunities.


Email:
basc@postandcourier.com

Phone:
(843) 937-5458
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