Starting Point: Soldiers and Sailors Park, 2 Memorial Park Drive, Mechanicsburg. Park at the back of the park by the swimming pool.
Starting Time: 10:00 but be there 10-15 minutes early so that we can leave on time.
Ride Classification: D, D+, Easy C
Average Speed: 8-11 mph when riding
Terrain: Fairly flat but a few rolling hills.
Ride Length: Approximately15-18 miles
Ride Duration: ~2.0-2.5 hours including stops
Other Information: Frequent water/rest stops. No rider left behind.
This is a Learn to Linger ride. The Harrisburg Bike Club generally describes LTL rides as rides for those riders interested in a more leisurely pace. This specific ride will be a "D, D+, Easy C" ride leaving from Soldiers and Sailors Park in Mechanicsburg. The average speed will be in the 8-11 mph range with slower speeds on hills. In any event, no rider will be left behind. We will make water/rest stops every 3-5 miles. There will be an opportunity for at least one and maybe 2 potty stops on the proposed route.
If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact me. If you plan to participate, send me an email so that we know you’ll be coming. In the event of bad weather, we will let you know at least an hour before the start of the ride. The weather forecast is calling for clear skies with a high of about 75. Perfect biking weather. Make sure to bring something to drink and a snack if you want one. If you have any additional questions, call me at 732-3205.
Lunch ?: After the ride, we can catch lunch in Mechanicsburg if anyone wants too.
Start Location: Ride Leader: (click to email)
'Vince KaminskiSunrise Time:
5:45 AMSunset Time: