C&O Canal Ride

Saturday June 16th leaving Snyders Landing at 9:30 am.  Travel north to Williamsport where we will eat lunch at the Desert Rose Cafe.  After lunch we return  to Snyders Landing arriving around 3:30 pm with a ride total of approximately 46 miles.  Ride leaders will be Lee and Diana Rabideau – call or text at 301-639-3394 if you have any questions or need directions.

(Almost) Spring Century Ride

Please join us on Friday April 27, 2018 for a Spring Century Ride. Exact Route to follow prior to the Ride. Cue sheets will be provided. There will also be a 47 mile version.

Initial Details:

When: Friday April 27, 2018 at 8AM

Where: 100 mile riders will meet at Doub’s Park, Intersection of Rt. 40 and Rt. 17 in Myersville, MD.  47 mile riders will meet at Sheetz in Rouzerville at Route 16 and 13030 Washington Township Blvd. (park at the Walmart about a block away).

Length: 100 miles/Total elevation 5,660 feet;  47 miles/Total Elevation 2228 feet

Leader: Chris Borkman, caborkman@comcast.net 

Ride Description: A pleasant ride over typical rolling Frederick County/Maryland terrain with some climbing.100 Mile Riders will ride to Rouzerville and meet up with 47 mile riders and have lunch at Windy Knoll Farm Market and Creamery.  

April Club Meeting

The April Club Meeting will be held on April 26, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Braddock Inn, 4830 Schley Ave, Braddock Heights, MD 21714. You can get directions from Google at this URL. The executive board will meet, but all club members are welcome to attend.

Utica Park-Wednesday Night Rides!

Starting Wednesday April 4, rides at Utica Park are back. Rides start at 6:00 PM. Most nights we will have B, CC, C and D rides. We still need ride leaders and backups.

When: Every Wednesday at 6:00 PM beginning on April 4

Where: Utica Park

Length: 20-40 miles at a B, CC, C or D pace

Leaders: Dennis W, Rick L, Diana/Lee R, Terry E, Charley K and others

Ride Description: A pleasant ride over typical rolling Frederick County terrain in and around Utica Park.

Adopt-A-Road

Please join us in the semi-annual adopt-a-road cleanup on April 14th from 10:00 to 11:30.    We will gather at the Bethel Lutheran Church at the corner of Bethel and Opossumtown Roads.  A ride is planned following the completion of the clean-up.

June Sojourn along the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP)

Paul Ericson, Lee Rabideau, Rick and Marily Ludwick are undertaking a three day trip along the GAP from Cumberland to Pittsburgh, overnighting in Rockwood and Connellsville.  They are looking for others to join them.  They are leaving Cumberland on Monday, June 4, 2018 and will return to Cumberland, via an arranged shuttle, on the afternoon the June 6, 2018.  Contact Paul Ericson at paul.ericson@gmail.com if you are interested in joining this trip.  You would be expected to book your own accommodations, but Paul will arrange for you to join with them on the shuttle form Pittsburgh to Cumberland.  It’s a great ride!

Annual Frederick Pedalers Meeting

March 24, 2018, 12:00 PM at the William R. Talley Rec Center, 121 North Bentz Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Pre-Meeting Rides – There will be a C ride and a CC ride starting at 10:00 AM at the Talley Center

At the meeting, pizza and drinks will be provided.  Members are asked to bring a salad or dessert to share.  Please RSVP so we have an idea of how much pizza and drinks to buy.  RSVP to Terry at Ltesk@comcast.net.

Club Elections – We will be holding elections for the club officers at the meeting.  We are still open to nominating, and we will accept nominations from the floor at the meeting.

Annual Awards – As in the past, we will give awards to the top three ride leaders of the year.

Speaker – Art Anderson will speak about travel cycling.  He and his wife, Julane, are experienced touring bicyclists and he will be able to offer insights.

Accessory Swap – A table will be set up for an accessory swap to accommodate items.  (No bikes please!)

Old Jerseys – A few club jerseys will be available for sale at a discount price.

New Jerseys – New jerseys are being designed.  They will be displayed at the meeting with a sizing kit.  Orders can be taken.

 

 

Monocacy Middle Sunday Rides

When: Sundays at 11:30am

Where: Monocacy Middle School, Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD (map)
Length: C Level, 20 – 25 miles
Ride Leader: Terry Eskuchen.
Ride Description: This is a “no cue sheet ride”. We wander around this side of route 15 (no crossing), picking a slightly different route each week. No go if rain or snow or icy roads. Check FrederickPedalers@yahoogroups.com on Sunday morning for any changes or cancellations.