Labor Day Ride – September 4, 2017

Trail Ride – Labor Day Monday leaving Shepherdstown at 10:00 am on the C&O Canal traveling down to Brunswick for lunch and refreshments at Smoketown Brewery.  Round trip will be approximately 35 miles and we should return to Sherpherdstown by 3:00 pm.  Park in Shepherdstown on the C&O canal  in the lot on Canal Road approximately 1/2 mile south of the Route 34 (Duke Street) bridge.

Annual Club Picnic – August 19, 2017

Annual Club Picnic ~ Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Rain Date August 26,)

Frederick Pedalers Annual Picnic – Saturday, August 19, 2017, 12:00 PM at Loy’s Station Park and Covered Bridge (3600 Old Frederick Road, Thurmont, MD 21788)

Our pre-picnic rides are:  C and CC starting at 9:00 AM and D starting at 10:00 AM

All members, their families and guests are welcome to attend the picnic.

  • Frederick Pedalers will provide water, hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, chips and a garden salad.
  • Members are invited to bring deserts and / or soft drinks
  • We would like to have an accurate accounting of those planning to attend in order to aid in preparing for the picnic.  If you are planning to attend, please forward the number coming,including the number preferring veggie burgers for lunch, to secy.frederickpedalers@gmail.com

Civil War Rail Trail

 

For rail trail enthusiasts and those who live in Hagerstown.

This Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. Chip Wood and Dan Spedden will be reporting to the Washington County Board of Commissioners on the proposed 24-mile long Civil War Rail Trail (CWRT) linking the C&O Canal near Weverton to Hagerstown City Park. The meeting will held at 100 W. Washington Street in downtown Hagerstown.  Please plan to attend, if possible, to show your support for building this destination trail.

Hills and Pacelines

When: Every Tuesday starting May 2, 2017

Where: Starting July 25, the start will be at Lewistown Elementary School

Length: 27 – 30 miles at a B pace

Leader: Bill Smith <smith.william0214@gmail.com>

Ride Description: Hills and Pacelines returns again this year.   This ride will be 27 miles – 30 miles.  There will be several regrouping points; those in attendance are encouraged to ride as a team – until the last mile when all bets are off.

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.