Frequently Asked Questions About Big BRAG 2021
The health and well-being of our riders, staff, volunteers, and partners is a priority for BRAG. We are committed to making decisions that align with this priority. We are committed to playing a constructive role to limit the spread of the virus which is why we are moving the 41st Annual Bicycle Ride Across Georgia to June 5 – 12, 2021.
Same ride, routes, good times and good vibes! Your registration and merchandise will be automatically transferred, you don’t need to do a thing. In the mean time, ride your bike! Cycling supports a healthy immune system
Q: I’ve already registered. What will happen to my registration fee?
A: Your registration will automatically transfer to the 2021 event. You do not need to do anything.
Q: What about my shuttle, first class BRAG, or Jersey purchase?
A: All of your merchandise orders will also automatically transfer.
Q: I’ve made hotel reservations, how do I cancel those?
A: You will need to go through each hotel or reservation system you used to make your reservation. BRAG is reaching out to each hotel to inform them of the event cancellation, however each hotel will have their own respective terms and agreements which you agreed to when making your reservation. Some hotels have already canceled and refunded participants.
Q: I registered for a team, will I still receive that jersey?
A: If you still continue to meet the team requirements on March 31, 2021, you will receive your team jersey at registration on June 5, 2021.
Q: What will the theme of Big BRAG 2021 be?
A: We will keep the same Under the Covers with BRAG theme.
Q: What days will we be in which towns in 2021?
A: On Saturday June 5, 2021 we will spend the night on Lookout Mountain, Sunday the 6th Layfayette, Monday the 7th Cavespring, Tuesday the 8th and Wednesday the 9th Carrollton, Thursday the 10th Senoia, Friday the 11th LaGrange, and we’ll end in Columbus on Saturday the 12th.
Q: Will I have to sign a new waiver?
A: Yes, all currently registered participants will need to sign a new waiver and that can be done electronically.
Q: How can we support BRAG during this time?
A: Shortly we will have an online store where you can purchase past merchandise items.
Q: How can we support the towns that BRAG was going to pass through in 2020?
A: Please show your support for the town that BRAG was going to pass through in 2020. A lot of the economies of these towns depend on tourism dollars. When things improve, please take a trip to some of the towns!
Most people know Lookout Mountain as the home of See Rock City, the historic rock formations and gardens open to the public year ’round. There is always something to do at Rock City. Check out their festival schedule, and especially the Enchanted Garden of Lights during the holiday season. Covenant College, a four-year private institution, also graces the outskirts of the city. For those who are looking to stay overnight in this mountain city, check out the Chanticleer Bed and Breakfast. Ancestral lands of the Yuchi and Cherokee nations.
Often called the “Queen City of the Highlands,” LaFayette is the county seat of Walker County and boasts a rich Native American, Civil War and African American history. The area offers beautiful cycling through the Chickamauga National Military Park and some of the most beautiful valleys in the region. Ancestral lands of the Yuchi and Cherokee nations.
Cave Spring is a small town, just 15 miles southwest of Rome, with a picturesque square and a mix of specialty shops, restaurants, and charming bed and breakfast inns. An abundance of antiques, nestled within sight of a 29-acre tree-shaded park, await exploration and discovery. The namesake limestone cave is the signature attraction of this Southern village. Cave Spring offers a wonderful getaway and a step back in time with its rich history, architecture and gentle beauty. Ancestral lands of the Yuchi and Cherokee nations.
Explore the shops, restaurants and galleries of our historic downtown. Play the state’s best disc golf course at Hobbs’ Park. Compete or watch a game at our top-notch rec facilities. Walk or bike the Carrollton GreenBelt, Georgia’s longest closed loop bike trail. Catch a show at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center or the AMP amphitheater. Connect with the art and history of textiles in West Georgia at the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum, and along the West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail.Fly high on the “Screaming Eagle” zip line at Historic Banning Mills, Guinness-certified longest in the world. Swim off the sand beach at John Tanner Park. Camp or ride horses at McIntosh Reserve Park or Little Tallapoosa Park. Ancestral lands of the Muscogee/Creek nations.
It lies hidden within the historic district of a quaint little town incorporated in 1860, and you’ll find it just outside of Atlanta in Coweta County. Grand in its simplicity, Senoia is a destination for those who seek to decompress from a modern, fast-paced lifestyle…or escape it altogether. It’s a place for leisurely shopping in our historic downtown with one-of-a-kind gifts and antique treasures. Enjoy our driving tour of our historic homes and then dine in our unique restaurants or coffee shop. We are proud to announce that Southern Living Magazine chose Senoia as the site of its 2010 and 2012 Idea House. We welcome you to a passage back to simpler times, where neighbors are friends, shopkeepers believe in service, and family values are important to everyone. Ancestral lands of the Muscogee/Creek nations.
From world-renowned classical musicians to the ballet, from museum exhibitions to revivals of memorable plays and musicals, performing and visual arts offer cultural experiences for every age and interest in LaGrange. Visitors are discovering that there is always a warm and friendly welcome and plenty to see and do in our charming towns – LaGrange (county seat), Hogansville and West Point. From lakeside cabins to brand new hotels, the perfect accommodations for every stay are conveniently located right off of Interstate 85. Popular attractions include Hills and Dales Estate, Bellevue, Explorations in Antiquity Center and Highland Marina Resort. Ancestral lands of the Muscogee/Creek nations.
Enjoy a lazy river ride in the morning and a wild adventure with class V rapids in the afternoon on the longest urban whitewater course in the world. Take a high adventure on the zip line that crosses the Chattahoochee River from Georgia to Alabama and back again. Visit the National Infantry Museum and experience 200+ years of history of the U.S. Infantry. Fly to the moon at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center or study distant planets at the Omnisphere Planetarium. Simulators and artifacts from NASA’s space program provide a glimpse that are truly out of this world. Explore your creative side with our arts scene. Visit the Springer Opera House, the State Theatre of Georgia, Columbus Museum, one of the largest museums in the Southeast that brings American art and regional history to life, and RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, the centerpiece of the city’s new arts and entertainment district. Ancestral lands of the Muscogee/Creek nations.