Slow Spokes Intermediate Ride (13-15MPH)

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A signed liability waiver is required each year for every participant. The form can be found at waiver.slowspokes.net

If you would like to come out, please RSVP and be familiar with pace line riding etiquette and safety. Read the documents linked below for information.

Route:

https://nav.ncbikeclub.net/Slow%20Spokes/Beginner/SS%20Beginner%20-%20Map.pdf

Comments:

Slow Spokes is a subculture of the North Carolina Bicycle Club (NCBC) (http://www.ncbikeclub.net).

No matter the season, but especially during the summer, please be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack so that you can stay hydrated and refuel as needed.

Ride is NO-DROP but you should be sensitive to the average pace each group is targeting.

Helmets and rear light are required. All riders should carry proper equipment in case they have a flat (spare tube, pump or CO2 cartridge). All bicycles should be in proper mechanical order.

It is strongly recommended that you carry your driver's license, health insurance card (or copies), a note containing emergency contact information or Road I.D. in case of an emergency. You may also want to program your cell phone with an emergency contact number under the name "ICE" In Case of Emergency. The note containing emergency contact information may be used if your cell phone becomes inoperable following a crash.

Post-ride food/drinks TBD. Several options are available nearby.

Please arrive in time to prepare your bike to leave promptly at the ride start time listed.

New riders should read:

http://files.meetup.com/14311802/BicyclingHandSignals.pdf

https://files.meetup.com/14311802/Identification.doc

https://files.meetup.com/14311802/Nutrition.doc

https://files.meetup.com/14311802/Hydration-Heat%20Exhaustion.doc

https://files.meetup.com/14311802/Equipment.doc

http://ravenrockramble.org/article_group.htm