- – 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.
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).
Sunrise Time: 5:45 AM
Sunset Time: 8:39 PM