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Club Ride to Eldorado Springs

  • Oct 6, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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WHEN: Club rides take place on alternating Saturdays and Sundays MOST weekends throughout the riding season, and will leave from a convenient Longmont location.

ROUTE: This will be a 48 mile loop to Baseline Road, then an out and back to Eldorado Springs on Cherryvale Rd. Route can be viewed HERE.

WHAT: Club rides will have 2 or 3 groups. We ride as a close group, two abreast only when it is safe to do so. The Club rides are "NO DROP", we will re-group at the top of hills, and at any turns where necessary.

GROUP Abici: This group will be at a faster pace                                                    (17 to 19mph average).

GROUP Basso: This group will be at a medium/fast pace                                           (15 to 17mph average).

GROUP Cinelli: This group will be at a medium pace                                                 (13 to 15mph average).

WHO: This is a road bike ride for people who have experience riding on the road with traffic. Please only sign up if you are confident you can complete the above described ride/route (distance, pace etc).

RIDE NOTES: Rides roll out no more than 5 minutes after advertised start time, please arrive early & be ready to roll on time.

- Come prepared for mechanical breakdowns (bring spare tube, patch kit, tire levers, multi-tool).

- Be sure to bring enough water for the length of the ride, especially with warmer weather ahead of us. As a general rule, one bottle of water is good for 1 hour of riding (8oz per 20 mins of ride time).

DISCLAIMER: We try to ensure the safest cycling experience on all of our rides, but cycling does come with some risk. Our ride leaders are all volunteers, not professional guides. Each member accepts responsibility for their own conduct and safety (including the safety of your bicycle and any other equipment) during club rides. You take part in club rides entirely at your own risk.

 

 

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  • Peter S.

    This was a great ride. Beautiful weather and terrific route.

    Thanks to all.

    October 8, 2013

  • Nick M.

    Now that is what Fall riding is all about, clear blue skies, crisp temps, but warming up through the ride = perfect!. Thanks everyone for coming out today and joining us!.

    October 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for joining us today! Perfect weather for riding with a great group of friends!

    October 6, 2013

  • Steve S.

    The Rick fireball group took the directissima route back. Didn't know you wanted to loop through Niwot to 75th.

    1 · October 6, 2013

  • Debbie

    Some roads were closed and I had to drive around to get to Longmont. At the end I forgot my bike shoes. Hope you guys have fun! Maybe next time. Disappointed :(

    October 6, 2013

  • Jerry

    I'm not going to be able to make it today. See you next week.

    October 6, 2013

  • Erik

    Do to flood and weeks in Europe I haven't ridden in a month! With jet lag and out of shape legs I might not be in A group tomorrow . . .

    October 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      It will be nice to have you riding with us, Erik!

      October 5, 2013

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