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Date: Saturday, July 07, 2018 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Categories: e-mail Rides*
Ride Classification: D
Social - – 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.
Pace: 8-10 mph
Terrain:
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.

 DITCHING LANCASTER TRAIL DUE TO BIKE RACE IN MARIETTA AND POSSIBLE FLOODING ISSUES.   NEW DESTINATION IS HANCOCK, MD (WESTERN MD RAIL TRAIL).  LONGER CAR COMMUTE, BUT WORTH IT – ALL PAVED AND 2 GREAT RESTAURANTS!!  START IN HANCOCK (METERS – NOT EXPENSIVE – BUT I HAVE LOTS OF QUARTERS).  PLEASE EMAIL OR TEXT ME IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SO I CAN GIVE DETAILS (TIME, ETC).

http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/pages/western/wmrt.aspx

 

 

 

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Start Location: Varies - see description
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Mary McClain
Sunrise Time: 5:45 AM
Sunset Time: 8:39 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.

 

 

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