Intermediate Ride at Patapsco

Due to a change of shift at work I can Only do 2 more Saturdays, but I can do Sundays.

Where: Patapsco State Park, Avalon Area, via CCBC Catonsville Tennis Court Parking Lot.

Pace: Intermediate/Moderate, approx. 6–8 mph. Appropriate for most average riders (not beginners). This is a recreational ride, no-drop, i.e., we wait up for everyone at intersections. It is not a training ride, so Racer X may be disappointed. Fitness Level 2–3 (see

Terrain: Intermediate/Moderate to Difficult. Most of the trails are fairly smooth, but there are a few steep climbs, plenty of rocks and technical sections, and a stream crossing or two. Skill Level 5–6 (see

Distance: Approx. 12–15 miles (not sure of exact route yet, depends on group dynamics and trail conditions).

Duration: Ride time approx. 2 hours; total time approx. 2.5–3 hours; depending on distance, group dynamics, trail conditions and number of breaks (we will take at least one or two short breaks).

Location: Meet at CCBC Catonsville Campus (tennis court parking lot), 800 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228.

Bring: Water, helmet, spare tube/patch kit, multi-tool, I.D. and emergency contact info where it can be easily located on your person.

Weather: Shine Only (no ride if it's raining or the trails are too muddy).

Ride Leader: Peter A, 410–9six7–sixsix83; trekfueler at comcast dot net.

Directions:  +39° 15' 0.56", -76° 44' 9.61"

At CCBC Catonsville entrance, take Campus Drive to the back of the campus, park near tennis courts, look for bikes.

Call/text ride leader if you have any questions. Hope to see you there!


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  • Jose T.

    What a workout so muddy, but what a ride.

    January 5, 2013

  • Ian B

    How muddy is it there?

    January 4, 2013

    • Jose T.

      should not be, it has not rain in a few.

      January 5, 2013

    • Jose T.

      man, it was muddyyyy!!

      January 5, 2013

  • Warren

    Very nice ride/weather today.

    January 5, 2013

  • Peter A

    I'll be there at 10:30 with 1 or 2 more, taking it easy today, maybe we'll run into y'all.

    January 5, 2013

    • Luis

      I'll meet you there @ 10:30 pete

      January 5, 2013

  • Katie C.

    Sorry we can't make these anymore.... The army moved us to ohio. Hope to be back in Dc after a few years here....

    January 2, 2013

    • Jose T.

      Sorry to see you go, but I know when duty calls, we will keep the trails in shape for you, LOL. Be safe.

      January 3, 2013

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