The Big Pig Bicycle Tour

Saturday 10th November 2018

Luter Family YMCA: 259 James Street, Smithfield, United States




The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present “The Big Pig Bicycle Tour!”


We’ve partnered with the Smithfield & Isle of Wight Department of Tourism and the Luter Family YMCA to rebrand, refresh and reinvent the former Smithfield Century.


If you liked the Smithfield Century . . . you’ll love The Big Pig!


Join us on Saturday of Veteran’s Day Weekend (Saturday, November 10th, 2018) in Historic Smithfield, Virginia for the inaugural, and soon to be famous “The Big Pig!” Three routes to choose from will take you on scenic country roads with some rolling hills. Our host site is the YMCA, offering gymnasium for pre-ride check in, use of locker rooms & shower facilities and Post-Ride Party! Enjoy the 3-day weekend and partake in Rider Discounts at participating restaurants, pubs, shops and lodging.


Ride “The Big Pig!” Get the t-shirt! Have fun with friends!


Event details and schedule

Registration Fees:

The Big Pig (62-mile Metric Century, 35-mile Route and 25-mile Route)

Early Registration Discount: $49.00 per person (on or before November 1st)

$69.00 per person after November 1st.


Event Schedule:

8:00am – 10:00am ~ Check-in and on-site registration

8:30am ~ Opening Ceremony honoring US Veterans, Color Guard Presentation

9:00am ~ 62-mile metric century mass line-up and start

9:30am ~ 35-mile route mass line-up and start

10:00am ~ 25-mile route mass line-up and start

12:00pm – 3:00pm ~ Post Ride Party (YMCA Gymnasium)

The bike tour will go with wind, rain or shine! In case of extreme circumstances (ie. tornado, northeast storm front, hurricane etc.) the chamber reserves the right to cancel the event for the safety of the cyclists. All cyclists will be contacted via e-mail, a cancellation notification will be placed on the website as well as Facebook in case of these extreme weather conditions.

At each rest stop there will be volunteers, food and beverages to refuel. SAG wagons (rider support vehicles) will be out on course assisting riders throughout the tour.

Emergency Information

The chamber will have access to all emergency contact information completed on the registration forms.

Organised by

Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 100, Smithfield

Phone: 7573573502

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