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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.

A Nappetite Ride

When:  Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:45 am
Where:  Monocacy Middle School
Length:  40-45 miles at C pace (about 12 mph)
Leader:  Bill Smith, smith.william0214@gmail.com

Ride Description:  Slow-paced ride to lunch at the Thurmont Country Kitchen.  On the way there, work up an appetite for lunch.  On the way back, work up an appetite for a nap.

Indian Head Rail Trail Plus

INDIAN HEAD RAIL TRAIL PLUS

 

When: Saturday, October 14th at 10:00 AM

Where: Eastern trail head which is located on Theodore Green Blvd. approximately 100 yards from U.S. 301 (Crain Hwy),see: http://www.charlescountymd.gov/locations/indian-head-rail-trail. The Trail Head will bee on your left and the parking lot on your right.

Length: 47.1 miles

Pace: C

Leader: Glenn Angus

Ride Description: The Indian Head Rail Trail is a beautiful trail. I have ridden the western 5 miles of the Trail as part of the Oxon Hill Bicycle Club annual century ride. I am looking forward to riding the whole trail. We will start at the eastern trail head and ride to the western end in Indian Head (approx.. 13 miles).From there we will ride3 on the roads to Dale’s BBQ for lunch and after lunch we will continue on the roads to Bumpy Oak Road where we will again travel to the Trail and then back to our cars.

Steve Blagg has mapped the ride on “Ride with GPS” and has prepared a cue sheet and at TCX file for loading into your Garmin; https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25673764.

Send me an email (harrydemoll@gmail.com) if you will be joining us. If anyone gets lost driving to the starting point give me or Glenn a call. I’ll be driving to Glenn’s house and then down to the starting point.

Glenn: 410-608-2206; Harry: 301-676-7614

Pine Creek Ride

Lee Rabideau will be leading a ride (Pine Creek Ride) on October 3 and October 4, which will include a 60 mile ride each day.  Participants will leave Frederick on October 2, travel to Williamsport, PA where they will have dinner and spend the night at the Marriott Hotel.  On October 3 participants will travel to Jersey Shore, PA and then start biking at 9:00 AM.  The night again will be spent in an inn.  Biking will resume back to Jersey Shore, PA at 9:00 AM on October 4.  Arrival back in Frederick will be at 10:00 PM.  For more information contact Lee Rabideau at lrrabideau@comcast.net

Let Lee know ASAP if you are interested in participating!

Lights and Pizza

When:  Wednesdays, October 4, 2017 thru March 28, 2018 at 6:15pm

Where:  Toppings Pizza (5330 New Design Road, Frederick 21703)

Length:  20-30 mile at True CC pace (12-14 mph on moderate terrain)

Leader:  Doug Stull or Bill Smith

Description:  Meet at Toppings PizzaLights (a front headlight and a rear taillight) are required on this friendly, social ride.  We try to keep the distance to approximately 25 miles. Remember that the temperatures will be dropping throughout the ride, so dress appropriately. Post-ride pizza experience on most evenings.  The colder it is, the more hills we are likely to climb (for warmth).  NO ONE WILL BE DROPPED