Crofton – Shady Side Loop

When: Saturday, August 8, 2015, 9:00 AM

Where: Crofton Middle School, Crofton, MD

Length: 50+ miles, C pace

Leader: Glenn Angus, 410-551-5083 /

Ride Description: This ride will leave Crofton Middle School, and will wander south and east into the horse and farm country of Anne Arundel County , and will eventually arrive at the community park in Idylwilde, in Shady Side, MD, a fishing village in the Chesapeake Bay.  This lovely shaded park offers splendid views of both Kent Island across the Bay, and of the Bay Bridge itself.  There are no challenging hills, but there are some gradual climbs. The peace of the region is soothing. Lunch will be available for purchase about 5-6 miles before the Idylwilde Park.

I will be sending cue sheets via email, and will bring a few along for the ride.

I hope to enjoy this ride with you all.

Link to Cue Sheet, link to directions to ride start

Frederick Pedalers Annual Picnic

Frederick Pedalers Annual Picnic – Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Boys and Girls Club.

Bike rides will leave from the Boys and Girls Club, then we’ll return to enjoy a picnic, which will include burgers (beef and vegan), hot dogs, sides and drinks (water, ice tea).

Guests will be welcome. Please bring a small salad and/or drinks (if you want something other than ice tea or water).

Stay tuned for further details.



Tour de Frederick Needs

We are in need of Ride leaders for Club Rider and Family ride:


We also need some SAG support:


Please forward to your biking friends!  Thank you




Carole Heine


5206 Muirfield Dr

Ijamsville, MD 21754



When: Saturday, July 18 at 10:00 AM

Where:  GAP Trail Head Frostburg, MD

Length: 65 miles at 10 – 12 mph

Leader: Bill Smith 301-514-7941

Ride Description: We will depart from the trail-head in Frostburg MD and ride about 30-ish miles north on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail, then turn around and retrace our route back for a total of about 65. Pace will be about 10-12 mph, lunch in Rockwood or Meyersdale.  Bring a bike with wide tires.  We’ve got tunnels (bring a light if you can), viaducts, and the Eastern Continental Divide.  Call leader (Bill Smith, 301-514-7941) if you wish to discuss carpooling.  After the ride we will find food in Frostburg.

Directions from Frederick (about 1 hour 45 minutes of driving): Take I-70 west to I-68 west.  Take exit 39 onto Alt-40 west (in Lavale, MD).  Stay on Alt-40 west to Frostburg.  Turn R onto Depot Terrace, then R onto Depot St.  Parking is available at the train station.  If you set your GPS to find the Trail Inn Cafe, 20 Depot St, Frostburg, MD 21532, that will direct you there.

Recovery Ride

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 8:30 AM

Where: Woodsboro Community Park

Length: 43.2 miles at a C pace

Leader: Glenn Angus / 410-551-5083

Ride Description: 

Some of us have been out of cycling for a while due to medical issues.  And now, we are back in the saddle, and are rarin’ to go.  This ride is a celebration of our return, and is a chance to enjoy a relaxing, yet partly challenging ride, and to enjoy the company of good friends.

This ride includes a lovely trip into the past, as we gently glide down Bennie Duncan Road, and enjoy the area’s 3 covered bridges.  A lunch/rest stop is planned for the visitor’s center at Cunningham Falls State Park [off US-15].  We get a wide variety of terrain, with no super-difficult hills.

Come on out and join us.

The cue sheet is posted in the Club Archives for those starting at Wooodsboro Comm. Park.  Please bring some along.

Utica Park Wednesday Night Rides

June 24, 2015


Utica Park area is mostly moderate terrain ~ Rides start at 6:15 PM

  • Slow and Easy (Moderate is 8 – 10 mph) (Leader – Harry DeMoll)
  • C (Moderate is 10 – 12 mph) (Leader – Terry Eskuchen)
  • CC (Moderate is 12 -14 mph) (NEED A LEADER)
  • B (Moderate is 14-16 mp) (NEED A LEADER)


Please contact Terry Eskuchen at if you would like to lead a Utica Wednesday Night Ride this season.

Hills and Pacelines

When: Every Tuesday from May 12 through August 25, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Where: Utica Park

Length: 28 miles at a B pace

Leader: Bill Smith <>

Ride Description: Hills and Pacelines returns again this year.  We will ride up Catoctin Hollow, regroup at the top, and then descend, regrouping at MD77.  Then down the mountain on MD77 into Thurmont, where we regroup once more.  From there we will ride in pacelines back to Utica.  This ride has 1600 feet of climbing.  Slower speeds early in the season, faster speeds as we work ourselves into shape.

Lewistown Loopy 27 miles

Lewistown Loopy

When: Saturday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Where: Utica Park

Length: 27 miles at a C pace

Leader: Terry Eskuchen, 301-676-4747,

Ride Description: We’ll ride over the Utica Bridge, around Lewistown, stopping on Wilhide Road if the Day Lillies are in bloom, rest at the 7-11 in Thurmont, down Blue Mountain and wind our way back to Utica Park.