36 Mile Ride - Gilbert Shop Ride!

Moderate ride through Gilbert and Mesa

  • Help newer road riders learn road riding etiquette and safety tips.
  • Help folks who want to get stronger and prepare for a little longer distance.
  • Lessen intimidation and help newer riders learn where they are with stamina/endurance.
  • Improve confidence with clipless pedals, learning to drink while riding and steadiness.
  • ALL without the worry of being dropped or unable to manage a flat.

This ride will be at an easy pace of 15 mph and a distance of 36 miles from Global Bikes in Gilbert and back depending on the group.

Riders should:

  • Be sure to eat a light breakfast of toast/peanut butter or oatmeal
  • Wear a helmet and bring a road bike
  • Bring plenty of water and a spare tube
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Be prepared for two-three hours of riding
  • Arrive 15 minutes early and be sure to pump up tires

Ride host for the beginner ride is Global Bike's very own David Sanders w/Will Foster riding sweep.

Here's the route that we did last time....  http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/94768163/?open_ive_done=1&new_route=1

Questions?   email us at [masked] post a question here or give us a call at[masked]-1315.  We hope to see you there!

 

 

9am-3pm  Gilbret Location

Call[masked] with questions

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  • Seth L.

    The ride was great. It was my first large-group ride, and some guys cheerfully helped show me the ropes. The ride went faster than I expected, but that was a good thing, and I both enjoyed it and thought it did my body good.

    April 14, 2013

  • Dave L.

    Sure enjoyed the ride today, well all but the last 1.5.

    April 14, 2013

  • Heidi B.

    Not bad, I'll try to be on time next ride, ended up 5 minutes late and chasing everyone to Ftn Hills.

    April 14, 2013

  • Jeff R.

    Nice ride but a bit windy...I hear; I was following (SAG) vehicle.

    April 14, 2013

  • Jeff R.

    SAG Support

    April 14, 2013

  • Heidi B.

    Sounds perfect, I haven't been riding much lately and I need to get with someone who is not going to kill me!

    April 13, 2013

  • Marlene P.

    New route sounds like fun! CU in the morning!

    April 13, 2013

  • Kieran R.

    Planning on attending tomorrow.

    April 13, 2013

  • Danelle Browe F.

    Sorry to miss another great Sunday ride, but I'll be doing to Marquee tri.

    1 · April 7, 2013

    • Mike T

      Have fun be fast and safe

      1 · April 12, 2013

  • david t.

    Do to popular demand , we are going to ride to Fountain Hills this Sunday. We will ride about 5 miles more than usual, but will not be riding as many hills. Should be a fun one, hope to see you at the shop. Thanks!

    1 · April 10, 2013

    • Kevin H.

      New route map?

      April 11, 2013

    • david t.

      We will go up Lindsey to McDowell, to Gilbert, and on to HWY 87, which will take us to Fountain Hills. Fairly straight forward. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!

      April 12, 2013

  • Peter V.

    I'll have to catch you guys next Sunday! I'll be hanging out with a classroom full of 2nd graders!
    BTW, i know where the GILBERT location is, not familiar with the GILBRET location though lol.
    Have fun and ride safe.

    April 11, 2013

  • Dave L.

    More miles, fewer hills. I can live with that.

    April 11, 2013

  • Eddie R.

    I was nice to see old bikes at the Mesa swat meet Saturday morning.
    it was a nice day to be out.

    April 8, 2013

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