Each Year Many AOTC Riders Are Return Visitors
Last updated 9/15/2021 at 2:29pm
From its beginning in 2000, Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) has grown from 48 riders to the present limit of 1,000 riders.
For this Saturday’s ride, 350 registrants are first timers, 490 have ridden two to four times, and over 200 have ridden five or more times. Most riders live in North and South Carolina, while others come from 25 states and the District of Columbia.
Each year there are also riders coming all the way from Canada.
The Assault has two routes each year – 50K (28.8 miles), and 100K (65.8 miles). The 50K ride meanders through the sc...