TORC LCCP "Fat / Out Of Shape Guy (and Gal!)" Ride (Slow ride, all skill levels)

TORC LCCP "Fat / Out Of Shape Guy (and Gal!)" Ride (Slow ride, all skill levels)

Ride leader: Phillip Rhodes

Schedule: Every Saturday morning (weather and external factors permitting)

Time: Meet about 10:15, ride at 10:30

Directions and trail info: We will meet at the intersection of the Black Creek Greenway and
Old Reedy Creek Road. THERE IS A BENCH BESIDE THE BLACK CREEK GREENWAY AND
THIS BENCH WILL SERVE AS THE LANDMARK FOR OUR MEETING PLACE!!!

Park at the Gravel Road Entrance to Umstead State Park, Old Reedy Creek Road!!!
Meet at 10:15 a.m.. Hit the trails as promptly as possible @ approx. 10:30 a.m.
SEE THE LINK BELOW FOR WHERE WE WILL MEET!!!
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2121+Old+Reedy+Creek+Road,+Raleigh,+NC&hl=en&ll=35.836611,-78.779569&spn=0.00521,0.01236&sll=35.83842,-78.780845&sspn=0.00521,0.01236&safe=strict&...

Type of ride: All skills, no drop

Speed: expect to average about 5mph, depending on the group. No one will be dropped.

Distance: between 7-10 miles

Time spent riding: 1.5 - 2 hours (longer depending on the group)

Difficulty: Lake Crabtree is one of the easiest trails to ride with ride arounds for all obstacles.

Details: No-drop ride for ALL Skill Levels / Riders. Looking for a nice, slow, low-pressure group
ride as you work your way back into shape after a layoff, or as you get started with MTB'ing?
Here ya go.. We'll meet at the Old Reedy Creek Rd. entrance, by the bench, Saturday mornings at 10:30am. We'll ride a big chunk of the LCCP trails, depending on how people feel. No one will be left behind (not for long anyway), we'll stop and rest as often as people need, and generally have a good time, get some exercise, and enjoy ourselves.

Weather permitting, of course.

Call or email Phil at[masked] or [masked] for more details or if you have
trouble finding us. I'll be the guy in a blue Ford Expedition, riding a brown Specialized Hard Rock.


Lake Crabtree County Park is a great location for rides. Expect easy to slightly moderate elevation changes. All trail obstacles have ride a rounds. Pace will be dependent on the experience and skill levels of the attendees, but I'm expecting an average speed of probably 5mph or so.

You MUST wear a helmet while riding on the trails. Make sure you have plenty of water.

If you love mountain biking and care about the environment, you belong with IMBA. That's because supporting IMBA is the most effective way for you to build, maintain and open the trails you love to ride.

Join those who are passionate enough to support the trails they ride on. Join locally at IMBA-TORC Chapter.
http://www.imba.com/

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  • Dave W

    Great people and great park! It might be cold outside, but being on the bike is always more fun than being on the couch.

    January 5, 2013

  • El T.

    Great place and people. Hope to see you again.

    January 5, 2013

  • Erica

    I'm not going to make it today. It's a little colder than I anticipated.

    January 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Do you join this group? I don't have a mountain bike, yet, but am looking for a used one. Your name of this group is not intimidating. I used to ride all the time.

    1 · January 3, 2013

    • Phillip R.

      Deborah: You don't have to join the group to ride with us or anything, this is just a convenience to help us keep things coordinated. This particular ride is intentionally meant to be a slower, more relaxed pace ride, suitable for all skill and condition levels. There are other TORC group rides which ride faster and do race training etc., and everyone can pick and choose which rides they want to participate in, based on their skill, experience, level of conditioning, etc.

      January 4, 2013

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