June 22, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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Experience a night ride under an ALMOST SUPER full moon!
The ride will be 30 miles on low-traffic, paved roads at a moderate pace.
Riders should be capable of maintaining a riding pace of 12-15 MPH over the entire 30 mile ride. We will stop to regroup and take quick breaks as needed. Plan for a 2-1/2 hour ride, including time for breaks.
6:30 PM- Meet at Goodland Memorial Park in Sharon. We will walk to a nearby restaurant for dinner.
7:49 PM - Moonrise
8:00 PM- Return to Goodland Memorial Park. Setup our bikes, sign-in and make sure our lights are working properly.
8:30 PM - Ride!
8:36 PM - Sunset
9:11 PM - End Civil Twilight
11:00 PM - End of Ride
For safety reasons, the ride is limited to those at least 18 years of age. Also, the ride will be canceled if it is raining or threatening to storm. Everyone should be prepared for the cooler temperatures of the evening.
A front, white headlight visible for at least 500 feet and a rear, red taillight visible for a distance up to 600 feet, to comply with Wisconsin and Illinois laws, are mandatory to participate in this ride.
Please note in your RSVP if you are planning to join for dinner or just for the ride.