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Date: Saturday, October 07, 2017 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Categories: e-mail Rides*
Phone Number: 582-2951
Ride Description:

Riders,

 

 Perry County Covered Bridge Series - Ride #5 Red Bridge

Weather is looking pretty nice this weekend!  Visit Red Bridge; the 14th and final Perry County Covered Bridge in this series.  We will also get a sneak preview of some of the Apple Butter Boil roads (one of my favorite rides!).

Start Location:  Little Buffalo State Park Parking Lot next to Swimming Pool (Note change in start location due to Little Buffalo Festival).  The swimming pool parking lot is on the west end of the park and is the location used for the Bike4Books ride. 

Distance: 42.7 miles

Pace: 12-14 mph adjusted to the slowest rider. NO ONE WILL BE DROPPED!

Terrain:  Some hills.  2422' of elevation change.

Ride Leader: Keith Douglass Ph. 582-2951.  Call if you need help with directions.

 

Cancellation:  In the event of inclement weather, a cancellation e-mail will be sent by 7:00 Saturday morning.

 



Start Location: Varies - see description
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Keith Douglass
Sunrise Time: 7:11 AM
Sunset Time: 6:39 PM

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Ride Classifications:

Pace for Rides:
A: 19+ mph
B+: 17-19
B: 15-17
C+: 13-15
C: 11-13
D+: 9-11
D: 8-10

 

Please note that these are average speeds. If you are new to club rides and aren't sure what pace you can maintain, be conservative with your first ride! Direct all questions, cancellations or updates to  the contact shown on the ride event, or Jeff Hoch at ridecaptain@harrisburgbicycleclub.org

 

Helmets are required on HBC rides.  A trained Ride leader is obligated to collect waiver signatures prior to the ride to be an HBC Sanctioned Ride.

Show and Go Rides are NOT HBC Sanctioned.

 

 

Interested in becoming a Leader?  Send an email to becomealeader@harrisburgbicycleclub.org

and indicate Ride Category and Location you are interested in and we will connect you with a Ride Lead Mentor.