Road Closures

The county will repairing some bridges in the area that many of us ride.

The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering announced today that Old Frederick Road will be closed at the bridge over Fishing Creek on or about July 25, 2017. This will allow contractor, Kinsley Construction, Inc., to complete rehabilitation work on the bridge.

The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering announced today that Thurston Road will be closed at the bridge over Bennett Creek on or about August 1, 2017. This will allow contractor, Kinsley Construction, Inc., to complete rehabilitation work on the bridge.

C & O Canal Ride – Snyders Landing to Williamsport

When:  Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 9:30 AM

Where:  Snyders Landing is located on Snyders Landing Road.  In Sharpsburg turn onto North Potomac Street.  Then turn left on Chapline Street, which turns into Snyders Landing Road.  Allow 45 minutes to reach Snyders Landing from Frederick.

Length:  47 miles with a lunch break in Williamsport at the Desert Rose.  Return at 3:30 PM to Synders Landing.

Leader: Lee Rabideau, lrrabideau@comcast.net, 301-639-3394

 

Spring Century and Metric Century

Spring Century

Friday, April 28, 2017 at 08:00AM
Where: Utica District Park
Length:  101 miles
Leader:  Bill Smith

Ride Description:  Over the mountain on MD77 to Smithsburg; then north to Rouzerville for a Sheetz stop.  Then over to Chambersburg for a lunch stop at a farm market (this stop makes the entire ride worthwhile).  Back to Rouzerville Sheetz again and over the mountain to Thurmont and Utica.  Two long climbs (5300 ft total) with rolling terrain in between.  Leader’s on-road pace will be about 14 mph.  Ridewithgps: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20484680/

Spring Century 2017 cue sheet

Spring Metric Century

Friday, April 28, 2017 at 08:00AM
Where: Utica District Park
Length:  62 miles
Leader:  none

Ride Description:  Over the mountain on MD77 to Smithsburg; then north to Rouzerville for a Sheetz stop.  Then back over the mountain to Thurmont and Utica.  Two long climbs (3900 ft total) with rolling terrain in between.  Ridewithgps: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20485288

Spring Metric Century 2017 cue sheet