Description: Loop along the Potomac River passing the Tidal Basin, West & East Potomac Parks
Distance: 15.2 mi
Pace: Leisurely, probably averaging 10-12 mph depending upon tourists
Terrain: generally flat except minor climbs onto Roosevelt Br. and for two blocks of Columbia Pike leading up to the Air Force Memorial
Course: paved roads and bike paths
Arrival & Ride Prep: 12:45 pm to complete sign-up sheet and get queue sheet
Start Pedaling Time: 1:00 pm promptly
What to Bring: water bottle; Photo ID & Helmet necessary to pass through Ft. Myer; $2 Adventuring fee; snack and camera should we stop along the way; pump and spare tube; tires pumped.
Other Things to Keep in Mind:
> If you RSVP "yes" and you are unable to attend due to unexpected circumstances, please call or text the event host to minimize the queue sheet printing expenses and the time wasted for the group waiting.
> If you are running late, please call or text the event hosts w/ your ETA!
> No go if conditions are bad such as precipitation and/or wind chill less than 50 deg.
> Advise to keep personal use of CPs to a minimum; don't expect the group to wait.
Contact(s): Leader's cell phone number will appear on top of queue sheet.