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Date: Saturday, August 04, 2018 8:30 am - 8:30 am
Categories: e-mail Rides*
Ride Description:

 

NAME:  SATURDAY MORNING SOCIAL "C" 

RIDE NAME:  TRAIL HEAD-MOUNT GRETNA LOOP

STATS: 27.2 MILES

SPEED:  12-13 mph

START LOCATION:  ABANDONED GAS STATION NEAR TRAILHEAD OF CONEWAGO RECREATION TRAIL. TAKE TOLL HOUSE ROAD EXIT FROM 283 EAST.  TAKE 230 EAST TOWARD ELIZABETHTOWN.  ABANDONED GAS STATION IS ON THE LEFT JUST PAST HOFFER ROAD AND CONEWAGO CREEK.

 

WE WILL LEAVE THE PARKING AREA AND TAKE THE ROADS TO MOUNT GRETNA.  WE'LL TAKE LAKEVIEW DRIVE AROUND CONEWAGO LAKE AND BREAK AT THE JIGGER SHOP.  WE'LL CONTINUE BACK ON MOUNT GRETNA ROADF TO THE MOUNT GRETNA TRAILHEAD. ANYONE WANTING TO TAKE THE TRAIL BACK TO THE PARKING AREA IS WELCOME. WE'LL CONTINUE ON 241 AND 743 THROUGH ELIZABETHTOWN AND BACK TO THE PARKING AREA VIA ROUTE 230.

THE WEATHER THIS WEEK IS NOT LOOKING TOO GOOD, BUT THE PREDICTION IS TO CLEAR FOR THE WEEKEND.  IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH THE WEATHER, I'LL SEND OUT A CANCELLATION BY 7:30AM.

RIDE LEADER:  HALE BAKER   717-395-6281



Start Location: Varies - see description
Ride Leader: (click to email) 'Hale Baker
Sunrise Time: 6:08 AM
Sunset Time: 8:18 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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