Monthly Archives: August 2015

Roads and Beer Ride

When:  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Where:  Monocacy Brewing Company, 1781 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Length:  35 miles at C Pace

Leader:  Louanne Welgoss,

Ride Description:

Roads and Beer Ride Yes, you heard that right, I said beer! We will start at Monocacy Brewing Company and head North towards Mountaindale Road and cross Rt. 15 for a few extra miles and head back on the same roads we typically ride on Sundays. Total mileage about 35. C Pace. Please bring money for beer (this is very important), a sandwich for yourself, and a snack to share with everyone when we return. There are picnic tables available and if they are full then we can sit on blankets. (so bring one of those too) Time: Depart at 9:30am Location: Monocacy Brewing Company: 1781 North Market St Frederick, MD 21701 PS: If you aren’t a beer drinker, you’ll have to bring a beverage of choice for yourself (sorry, no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted). Monocacy does not serve soda or water. -Louanne

Club Metric Check-Out

If the picnic rides on Saturday aren’t enough fun for you…


When: Sunday August 23, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Where: Emmitsburg McDonald’s (Silo Hill Rd)

Length: 62 miles at a B pace (15 mph)

Leader: Bill Smith,

Ride Description: Checkout ride for this year’s Club Century/Metric – but we will only ride the metric portion.  To McSherrystown PA.  Snack stop at the Turkey Hill.  Back to Emmitsburg by 1:45 pm

-Bill Smith


Kelbaugh-Orchard-Harney Ride

When: 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 15th

Where: Utica Regional Park

Length: 42.7     miles       “C” pace

Leader:  Harry deMoll, 301-676-7614,

Ride Description: We start at Utica Park and ride to Emmitsburg, where we will stop at the Holy Grounds coffee and sandwich shop for an early lunch; or for those who don’t care what they put in their stomachs, there is a McDonalds and Subway (a little better) further down East Main Street. After lunch we will cross Rte. 15 and take a quick left onto Harney Road. We will work are way back to Utica Park on Toms Creek Church, Longs Mill roads and cross the Utica Covered Bridge. The cue sheet and gps for the ride can be found on the Club website: “A 43 mile ride to Emmitsburg.” Utica Park maybe a little crowded as Keith Carter is leading a “Meet Up” ride starting a Utica Park; therefor give me a call or email me if you are coming so I can look for you.

Frederick Pedalers Annual Picnic

Frederick Pedalers Annual Picnic – Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Boys and Girls Club (413 Burck Street, Frederick, MD (off Jefferson Street behind McCurdy Field)

Rides leave at 9:00 AM

  • CC ride – 30 miles to be lead by Doug Stull
  • C ride – 25 miles to be lead by Lee Rabideau
  • Slow and Easy – 20 miles lead by Bill Smith
  • Lunch will include hamburgers (beef and Veggie), hot dogs, salads, chips, drinks, sides and desserts. Guests are welcome. Games and social will follow lunch
  • Please bring a small salad, bag of chips or drinks (water and ice tea will be provided
  • Please RSVP by August 15th by emailing or texting Diana Rabideau or Lee Rabideau ( or




Tour de Frederick Checkout Rides – Metric & Century

When: Sunday August 9, 2015 at 07:30 AM

Where: Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, 40 S Carroll St, Frederick MD 21701

Length: 100/60 miles at a CC/B pace

Leader: 60: Bill Smith, <>; 100: no leader at this time

Ride Description: Our objectives today are: 1) to get a feel for the metric and century rides on the Tour de Frederick next weekend; 2) check to make certain that all painted arrows are correct and match the cue sheets; 3) have a good time.  Bill will lead the metric; anyone who would like to step up and lead the century is welcome to do so.