Ok. Given the weather forecast I am going to go with the shorter Ride to the Colleges. It also gives us some options to shorten the ride if the weather forecast is wrong and we get heavy rain earlier. And if things are good and we want to add some miles we have some options. Well, weather is a bit iffy for Saturday, and by iffy I mean do I bring my older bike for a rainy ride or my new bike because its bright and sunny. The ride goes on either way. Since I don't know what the weather will bring Saturday I have created two routes. One is a little shorter and will have us riding at a slower pace since its through parts of Easton and Bethlehem, and we have some nice climbs. The other also has some nice climbs, but a lot more open and flat for a faster pace. I will make the final call on the route Friday when we have a better read on if the weather guys are in any way correct with the current forecast.
So the rainy ride would be to tour the 4 major colleges/universities in Easton, Bethlehem and Center Valley:
If you can get there before 8 we'll try to get out a few minutes early. • Please note that we are leaving at 8:15 am. So please arrive before to get paperwork and a quick bike check out of the way.
Century Club w/ Lou, is a road ride that prepares you for Century Season. Speed, difficulty and distance will progress throughout the season. Expect an average speed of 13-18+ mph(depending on route and riders). A road bike is required. We will stop for a breather and a snack around the mid-way point. Be sure to bring a few bucks for food and drink.
This ride is led by Genesis Ambassador Lou Brooks, an experienced Ride Leader who was professionally trained by a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor. Lou is a competitive duathlete and triathlete with over 25 years of cycling experience and knowledge.