GEORGIA BIKES

Our state-level bike advocacy organization.  Georgia Bikes maintains a lobbyist at the Capitol to affect cycling related legislation, trains police officers for cyclists, supports local advocacy groups, encourages cycling, and educates the public.

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GREYHOUND BUS LINES

The easiest way to get back from Savannah to Atlanta.  Online fares can be a low as $26.  Bike is another $30 or so.  4 hour ride.  De-board at the Atlanta Airport.


PATH FOUNDATION

Since 1991 Atlanta's efficient PATH Foundation has developed over 200 miles of high quality multi-use trail in Georgia.  They set the standard nation-wide.  Freedom Parkway Trail is a product of the PATH Foundation.

CYCLING LOGISTICS

Blake and Bobbi Ramey have been providing logistical support for groups of touring cyclists for over 20 years.  Competent, flexible, low-key and reasonably priced.

RIGHT WING DAY#1 
Atlanta to                  
High Falls State Park
RW ATL-HFP
RidewGPS RW ATL-HFP  MapMyRide RW ATL-HFP

RIGHT WING DAY#2 
High Falls State Park to Juliette
RW HFP-JUL
RidewGPS RW HFP-JUL
MapMyRide RW HPF-JUL

HIGHLAND  BAKERY

Good in town kind of breakfast.  Granola, yogurt, eggs benedict, &c...  strong coffee. Atlanta

RIGHT WING DAY#3 
Juliette to Blue Goose Hostel
RW JUL-BGH
RidewGPS RW JUL-BGH
MapMyRide RW JUL-BGH

RIGHT WING DAY#5 
Cypress Inn to Griffin Lake Campground
RW CYP-GLC
RidewGPS RW CYP-GLC
MapMyRide RW CYP-GLC

RIGHT WING DAY#4 
Blue Goose Hostel to Cypress Inn
RW BGH-CYP
RidewGPS RW BGH-CYP
MapMyRide RW BGH-CYP

RIGHT WING DAY#6 
Griffin Lake Campground

to Savannah

RW GLC-SAV
RidewGPS RW GLC-SAV
MapMyRide RW GLC-SAV

LEFT WING DAY#4 
Sandersville to Magnolia Springs State Park
LW SAN-MSP
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LEFT WING DAY#3
JereShai Campground to Sanderville
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LEFT WING DAY#2 
Ga Internat'l Horse Park to JereShai Campground
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LEFT WING DAY#1
Atlanta to
Ga Internat'l Horse Park        LW ATL-GHP
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BIKE TOURS OF ATLANTA
Robin Elliot's bike tours are fun.  This is the preeminent bike tour company for in town tours.  Atlanta

SOUTHERN KAFE ON 17
No website

Buffet style breakfast. Guyton

UNCLE MELVIN'S
No Website

Good stop for biscuits and coffee in the middle of nowhere.

COLEMAN LAKE RESTAURANT
Fish camp style restaurant with a hap'nin bar.  On the banks of the Ogeechee River.  Midville

CORINNA'S COFFEE CUP
Great pancakes and full breakfast.  Corinna and her daughter are lovely people... and coffee.  Juliette

DAUSET TRAILS
Don't miss this stop.  Best zoo in the state-- and it's free.  Indian Springs

GRINGO'S

Ask for the Southern Gentleman or the delicious Fried Green Tomato Taco.  Milledgeville.

CINDY'S BISCUITS
No Website.  Biscuits made with lard.  Delicious (but maybe not a good idea every day of your life).

OUTBACK BIKES
Great bike shop located near the Carter Center in Little Five Points

FOSTER'S RESTAURANT
Air conditioned.  Buffet style restaurant.  Very Good.  Louisville.

JAILHOUSE BREWING 

Misdemeanor Ale, Reprieve, Conjugal Visit are their brews. Located just of Main Street in Hampton these guys are great friends of the cycling community.

WHISTLE STOP CAFE
This place should be on every rider's bucket list.  Check it off while in Juliette


HONG KONG STAR RESTAURANT

Air conditioning and the food is plentiful and reasonably priced. Hampton

JUSTIN'S CAFE 
Open for long hours and they will deliver to the campground at High Falls.  Salads, hamburgers, fried chicken.  High Falls

OLD MILL CAMPGROUND
Camp on the river, washer & dryer, hot showers in Juliette.

BLUE GOOSE BIKE HOSTEL

Love these guys.  Savvy entrepreneurs with an excellent facility for cyclists in just the right spot.  Don't miss it. Irwinton

JENEANE'S CAFE

Great home cooking, buffet style.  Old Allman Bros hangout.  Downtown Macon

CHERRY STREET CYCLES

This a great shop... and the only shop 'til Savannah.  Ask to see the Italian bike museum in the basement.  Downtown Macon

CYPRESS INN
World class nighttime sky.  Janice, the owner, is a true southern belle. This B&B has rooms and can accommodate campers.

MAEBOB'S RESTAURANT

Gena, the owner, will know your first name before you've left.  Salad buffet and great fried chicken. Irwinton

BARTOW CAFE
Lacy cornbread-- what else can be said?  No Website  (912) 364-3610 Bartow

 


GRIFFIN LAKE CAMPGROUND

Darlene and Stanley make their campground a destination in itself.  Lovely setting that catches every breeze.  Swimming.  N of Guyton

SERRANO CENTURY

This annual ride honors the life of Tony Serrano who needlessly died while riding his bike.  Proceeds from this ride support state-wide advocacy through Georgia Bikes.  Social Circle

SOUTHEASTERN CYCLING TOURS, LLC
Celeste Burr's tour company can help you organize your trip.  Atlanta

BRAG
Jerry Colley's Bike Ride Across Georgia organizes several rides in Georgia each year.  Atlanta

THUNDERBIRD INN
Simple, reasonable and understated.    Directly across from the Greyhound Station and easy walk to Savannah historic district. Savannah

SENTIENT BEAN
This is the pitch-perfect place to stop and celebrate immediately after finishing at Forsyth Park.  Vegetarian fare.  Beer.  Savannah
SCREAMING MIMI'S
Excellent pizza loaded with toppings and cold beer.  Reasonable.  (that's saying a lot in) Savannah.

LOS FLORES
Better than usual Mexican restaurant with a great deck and an outstanding tequila bar.  Very good specials.  Closed Sundays.  Conyers.

FLYING BISCUIT
Breakfast fare that'll stick to your ribs. Little Five Points

FOUR OAKS
This small farm opens to cyclists who'd like a room or camp.  hot showers.  Reservations please eddieshirey@gmail.com or (770) 365-0480.  Conyers 

JERESHAI CAMPGROUND
Dawn & Chris' campground in-between a busy highway and a power plant.  Showers, washer & dryer.  Right on the water at Lake Sinclair.  Milledgeville
COASTAL GRILL
Excellent  bar food and cold beer. Eatonton 

SQUARE PERK
Coffee and breakfast on the square in historic Covington

BISTRO
Restaurant in the historic heart of Louisville.

LOUISVILLE IGA

No website.  Last grocery store before camping at Magnolia Springs State Park.

MARICELA'S RESTAURANT
Right across the street from the Sandersville Inn.  Beer specials.  It's a no-brainer.  Sandersville.

COUNTRY BUFFET
In this writer's opinion, the best fried chicken between Atlanta and Savannah (except my momma's).  Closes at 2:00.  $9 all you can eat.  Sandersville.

OCONEE OUTFITTERS
Great bike shop and the last bike shop until Savannah. Milledgeville.

LOS LOMES MEXICAN RESTAURANTE
Cold beer and excellent cocktail de camarones. Louisville

EFFINGHAM COUNTY
4th parrish (county) in Colonial Georgia.  Lots of history.  Springfield

MOAT'S GROCERY
Old school grocery store in downtown Sylvania.  Last grocery store before camping at Griffin Lake.

WALL'S RESTAURANT
Buffet style.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Sylvania

CINDY'S CAFE ON COTTON

$9 buffet.  Good fare.  No beer.  Millen

LEFT WING DAY#5 
Magnolia Springs State Park to Griffin Lake CG
LW MSP-GLC
RidewGPS LW MSP-GLC
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THUNDERBIRD INN
Simple, reasonable and understated. Directly across from the Greyhound Bus Station and an easy walk to the Savannah Historic District.  Savannah.

J CHRISTOPHER RESTAURANT

Try the blueberry crunch pancakes.  Savannah

AMERICAN LEGION

BETTY BOMBERS RESTAURANT

Good food & beer.  Small patio.  Adjacent to Forsyth Park.  Savannah

PERRY RUBBER BIKE SHOP

Dave is particularly accommodating to touring cyclists.  He can arrange boxing your bike for your return trip.  Savannah

LEFT WING DAY#6
Griffin Lake Campground to Savannah
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