April 2013

Biking to the RBC Heritage


In an effort to reduce traffic congestion and leverage Hilton Head Island and The Sea Pines Resort’s existing pathways networks, access to The Sea Pines Resort by bicycle will be encouraged for RBC Heritage ticket holders and volunteers.

Tournament and volunteer badges must be presented for entry into The Sea Pines Resort. Access will only be granted during tournament hours. Bike path signage will direct cyclists to the free parking locations located on the tennis courts at Harbour Town and in the parking lot near the 13th green off Plantation Drive. Bike parking facilities will be provided at these locations, and volunteers from the Kickin’ Asphalt Bicycle Club and local bike shops will assist all cyclists to safely park and lock their bicycles.

RBC Heritage ticket holders and volunteers may enter into Sea Pines by bicycle at one of two locations:

**The Sea Pines Ocean Gate**—access from South Forest Beach Drive or Cordillo Parkway pathways.

**The Sea Pines Main Gate at Greenwood Drive**—access from the Office Park Road pathway. Enter this pathway at the New Orleans / Pope Avenue/ Office Park Road intersection.

RBC Heritage ticket holders and volunteers who access Sea Pines by bicycle will be given maps and special safety instructions to help make this event safe for all pathways users.

Cyclists are encouraged to follow these rules:

-Motor vehicles have the right of way at all road crossings.
-When overtaking pedestrians, call out “passing on your left.”
-Do not speed on the pathways; ride safely and stay to the right.
-Obey all signals and signs; no cell phone usage when riding.
-Ride only on the pathways where they are provided. If on a roadway with no pathway, always ride with traffic and stay to the right, single file.
-Ride predictably; use hand signals and voice commands when changing direction or stopping.
-Bring locks to secure your bikes.

For route information, a bike trail map is available at rbcheritage.com/spectators/bicycling.

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