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If you enjoy fun, casual bike rides and live in Rockville or the surrounding Montgomery County area, then this is the group for you! Learn more.

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Carl Henn Millennium Trail Ride

Thomas S. Wootton High School

Join us for a monthly ride on Rockville's bike beltway! The Carl Henn Millennium Trail (CHMT) is a 10-foot wide multi-use path that loops for about 11 miles around the city. The Rockville Bike Advisory Committee hosts CHMT rides on the third Sunday of every month starting at different locations. Committee Chair Nancy Breen will be leading these rides. The August 18th ride starts at Wootton High School (2100 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, MD). The 11-mile loop ride will begin on the trail along Wootton Parkway and follow the path clockwise around the city. The pace is casual and the route is mostly flat with a couple mild to moderate hills. We hope you'll join us! -------------------------------------------------------- Bike Rockville participation requirements and considerations: • Bicycling involves inherent risks and requires that participants be in proper physical condition. When you RSVP "yes" to a Bike Rockville event, that RSVP is your digital signature attesting that you have read, understood, and agreed to the group's Liability Waiver and Release, located here: http://files.meetup.com/13403652/RBAC_Bike_Rockville_Liability_Waiver.pdf • If you attend an event with one or more guests, those individuals will be required to sign a hard-copy version of the Liability Waiver and Release in order to participate. If your guest is a minor, you will be required to sign the waiver on the minor's behalf. • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED for all riders on every ride. • We strongly recommend you also bring a water bottle, spare tube, cell phone, ID card, and cash or credit card for emergencies. • Rain or an impending storm at the start time cancels a ride. Wet pavement does not. • Although no one will be left behind, we ask that you and your bike be capable of maintaining at least a casual pace of 10 mph. • Smiles are mandatory. We dare you not to have a great time! :)

Tuesday Evening Ride: Tour de Bikeshare 3

Rockville Civic Center Park

Join us for a weekly after-work ramble through Rockville. On Tue, Aug 20th, Sophie will take us on a fun 7-mile loop tour of Capital Bikeshare stations in eastern Rockville -- with a potential sweet stop for ice cream! :) The Details Our ride will begin from Rockville Civic Center Park (603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD), in the parking lot next to Glenview Mansion. Sophie will guide us through a 7-mile loop to see the locations of bikeshare stations in the Lincoln Park, Montgomery College, and Town Center areas. We will be riding on parts of the Carl Henn Millennium Trail, multi-use paths, bike lanes, some sidewalks, neighborhood streets and a fun bridge over the railroad tracks. As we pass through Town Center around mile 5, if time allows, we'll make a delicious pit stop at the Ben & Jerry's ice cream shop. Yum! About Our Tuesday Evening Rides Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm during the months of June, July, and August, the Rockville Bike Advisory Committee hosts an after-work ride. (The start location changes each month.) In August, we begin from Rockville Civic Center Park, in the parking lot near Glenview Mansion. The routes vary each week, but the rides are always casual with distances ranging from about 7 to 12 miles. We typically finish before sunset. For a fun and informative 2-minute video about our Tuesday evening rides, courtesy of the Rockville 11 cable channel, click the link below. https://youtu.be/tt3wbQNq2BA We hope you'll join us! -------------------------------------------------------- Bike Rockville participation requirements and considerations: • Bicycling involves inherent risks and requires that participants be in proper physical condition. When you RSVP "yes" to a Bike Rockville event, that RSVP is your digital signature attesting that you have read, understood, and agreed to the group's Liability Waiver and Release, located here: http://files.meetup.com/13403652/RBAC_Bike_Rockville_Liability_Waiver.pdf • If you attend an event with one or more guests, those individuals will be required to sign a hard-copy version of the Liability Waiver and Release in order to participate. If your guest is a minor, you will be required to sign the waiver on the minor's behalf. • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED for all riders on every ride. • We strongly recommend you also bring a water bottle, spare tube, cell phone, ID card, and cash or credit card for emergencies. • Rain or an impending storm at the start time cancels a ride. Wet pavement does not. • Although no one will be left behind, we ask that you and your bike be capable of maintaining at least a casual pace of 10 mph. • Smiles are mandatory. We dare you not to have a great time! :)

RBAC Monthly Meeting

Rockville City Hall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67FY8yFuU8&list=UUcfUJA6KhJVfIXr54S9us3Q The Rockville Bicycle Advisory Committee (http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=327) (RBAC) holds monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 PM in the Black Eyed Susan Conference Room at City Hall. Are you a bike enthusiast? Are you interested in the bikeways in Rockville? Would you like to see more trails or bike lanes? Would you like to make a difference on how the bikeways are maintained? Then join RBAC (http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=327)! The committee has volunteer members, representing a broad range of bicyclist types. Since its creation, the RBAC has held regularly scheduled meetings throughout the year, carried out its mandated tasks, and has become an important and valuable resource to the City on bicycling issues. The active participation of the RBAC is vital to Rockville's continued success in implementing the Bikeway Master Plan Update and in improving conditions for bicycling in the City. Several members of the RBAC worked closely with the City to develop the final recommendations for the 2004 Rockville Bikeway Master Plan Update. This committee provided input on the facility and programmatic improvements that are needed over the next 10 years, commented on the new Rockville Bicycle map, and served as liaisons to the full RBAC and other interested citizens. RBAC's Mission (http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=327): The committee's mandate for action includes the following tasks: •Assist in the development of the City's bicycle and pedestrian specific policies, as well as other policies that affect the conditions for bicycling in the City; •Oversee the implementation of the City’s Bikeway Master Plan Update and report progress toward completion to the Mayor and Council; •Review current and proposed CIP projects to ensure bicycle needs are incorporated into design and construction when appropriate; and •Deliver updates on the needs and desires of bicyclists in the community, with recommendations for action to the Mayor and Council.

RBAC Monthly Meeting

Rockville City Hall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67FY8yFuU8&list=UUcfUJA6KhJVfIXr54S9us3Q The Rockville Bicycle Advisory Committee (http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=327) (RBAC) holds monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 PM in the Black Eyed Susan Conference Room at City Hall. Are you a bike enthusiast? Are you interested in the bikeways in Rockville? Would you like to see more trails or bike lanes? Would you like to make a difference on how the bikeways are maintained? Then join RBAC (http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=327)! The committee has volunteer members, representing a broad range of bicyclist types. Since its creation, the RBAC has held regularly scheduled meetings throughout the year, carried out its mandated tasks, and has become an important and valuable resource to the City on bicycling issues. The active participation of the RBAC is vital to Rockville's continued success in implementing the Bikeway Master Plan Update and in improving conditions for bicycling in the City. Several members of the RBAC worked closely with the City to develop the final recommendations for the 2004 Rockville Bikeway Master Plan Update. This committee provided input on the facility and programmatic improvements that are needed over the next 10 years, commented on the new Rockville Bicycle map, and served as liaisons to the full RBAC and other interested citizens. RBAC's Mission (http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=327): The committee's mandate for action includes the following tasks: •Assist in the development of the City's bicycle and pedestrian specific policies, as well as other policies that affect the conditions for bicycling in the City; •Oversee the implementation of the City’s Bikeway Master Plan Update and report progress toward completion to the Mayor and Council; •Review current and proposed CIP projects to ensure bicycle needs are incorporated into design and construction when appropriate; and •Deliver updates on the needs and desires of bicyclists in the community, with recommendations for action to the Mayor and Council.

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Tuesday Evening Ride: North to Needwood

Rockville Civic Center Park

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