- – For the beginning cyclist who wants a leisurely ride
with lots of conversation. Generally flat terrain and low traffic
roads as much as possible. Average speed 8-10 mph, with
distances typically 8-12 miles. Water breaks every 3-5 miles.
Family friendly. No rider is dropped.
8-10 mphTerrain: Ride Description:
Saturday or Sunday "ad hoc" social rides (not EVERY week) in which we carpool/caravan to a trail/route outside the immediate metropolitan Harrisburg area or have weekend camping/biking adventures. Travel to venues will range from 45 minutes to 3 hours away. These are C/D+ rides which will have a 9-13 mph average and range from 20-45 miles.
TIME CHANGE – 10:00 AM, MEET at 8:00 AM at shopping center!
Western Maryland Rail Trail starting in Hancock MD - paved trail http://www.westernmarylandrailtrail.org/WMRT/ . Ride mileage and lunch location (after the ride) TBD by the riders. I have plenty of quarters for parking (very cheap) and plan on returning in the early evening.
Buddy Lou’s in Hancock – on trail - http://buddylous.com/
Weavers in Hancock - up the stairs from trail - https://weaversbakeryandrestaurant.com/
Leaving at 9:00 a.m. from Hampden Shopping Center on Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg to carpool/caravan. Park on far part of lot away from Karns. Start Location: Varies - see descriptionRide Leader: (click to email) 'Mary McClain
Sunrise Time: 7:18 AM
Sunset Time: 6:28 PM