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CCC "D-Level"­ Beginner Ride from JAX Bicycle Center - Level D2 (18.4 mi)

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  • Jax Bicycle Center

    217 W. First Street, Claremont, CA (map)

    34.094742 -117.716868

  • Park in the parking lot adjacent to the building or street park.
  • CCC "D-Level" Saturday Ride rolling from JAX Bicycle Center, Claremont

    ROLLING AT 8:15am (SHARP!)

    Please arrive at least fifteen minutes earlier for last minute prep and call or text if you happen to be running a little late.

    Ride Length: 18.4 Miles

    Ride Elevation Change: Only 812 feet of Elevation Gain!

    Garmin Compatible Route Link: CLICK HERE

    Ride Level: D2 Level** (Click Here for Ride Level Details)

    Ride Description:

    This ride is geared towards those of you that haven't ridden much these past few months and are looking for a slower paced ride to whip yourself into bike riding shape while being able to stop and smell the roses and enjoy the view along the way. 

    This route starts from Jax Bicycle Center, Claremont.  We will ride at a nice, steady stress-free endurance pace geared towards working you (back) into riding shape making needed adjustments along the way dependent upon the overall fitness/experience level of the group. Proper bike riding technique and road etiquette will be emphasized.

    Don't worry, we have a NO DROP policy so you won't be left behind. If we encounter any hills you will be able to climb at your own pace as we will regroup at the top, there will be several other regroups as needed along the way. Typically, a ride of this length will take about 2.5+ hours to complete including regroups and rest stops.

    We occasionally pay a post-ride visit to one of our local Village merchants to refuel and socialize a bit, so bring cash and/or a debit card if you want to purchase some goodies.

    If you are running late or have any questions about your ability or preparation to do this ride, please contact me directly through the Meetup messaging system or call/text:

    Pam Smith[masked]

    Minimal Riding Requirements:

    • Properly fitted and fastened bicycle helmets are MANDATORY!

    • An appropriate bike in good and safe working condition

    • Each rider should carry an extra tube, patch kit, tire levers, bike tool and a pump and/or CO2kit

    • Knowledge of which brake handle is for your rear brake (normally the right) and ability to use it as your primary brake or in conjunction with the front brake; do not apply only your front brake

    • Highly visible clothing and bicycling sport specific protective glasses

    • Proper hydration carried on the bike (water and/or a sports drink and drink often during the ride)

    • Some form of quick energy food

    • Ability to maintain speed and balance, brake efficiently, and safely handle your bike

    • Each rider should carry some form of identification in case of an emergency (RoadID, a copy of your current address/emergency contacts/special medical needs, etc.)

    • Small amount of cash and/or debit card for meals or snacks is optional Our rides emphasize group and individual rider skill development. Bicycle riders, like drivers of motor vehicles, must obey all traffic laws.

    In case of inclement weather or other possible ride cancellation conditions, our ride leader or designated representative will be present at the start location at the event start time to give postponement or cancellation details.

    DISCLAIMER: By being a member of this group you make it known that you, your personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin will hold blameless in the case of accident, injury, or damage of any kind the Claremont Cycling Club (“CCC”), its officers, members, and volunteers. You recognize that bicycling is potentially dangerous, and you represent that you are a competent cyclist with safe equipment. You fully understand the nature of Bicycling Activities and that you are qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activity. You understand that you participate in this bicycling activity at your own risk. You further recognize that safety is your own personal responsibility and you agree to participate in keeping all rides safe. You agree to hold the above organization harmless and indemnify them for all costs, judgments and awards that may be claimed including the cost to defend such claims brought by you or another on your behalf. CCC events are not races, it is incumbent upon the participant(s) to operate their bicycle in a safe manner, obey all traffic laws, and helmets are required. This disclaimer will be valid for any and all of the Claremont Cycling Club events and Community Rides. You also agree that your membership in this group is on an “at will” basis that can be terminated at any time for any reason.

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  • Pam S.
    CCC Ride Leader,
    Event Host

    I enjoy riding and making new friends. Look forward to riding with you soon :)

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