• NEW START LOCATION ETT Training Ride #6 C-B+/2/38miles

    7050 E Golf Links Rd

    Pace: 14-18mph average
    Terrain: Rolling hills. Fast and flat last 14 miles
    Elevation Gain: 1,410 ft. Elev gain. 10% grade Houghton Hill
    Traffic: good bike lanes but high speed cars.
    Ride Type: Training Ride
    Route:https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37754962

    Meet at the Fry's Southwest corner of Golf Links and Kolb. Wheels rolling at 7:00am. Arrive a little early for sign in and route overview. We will be riding the El Tour Pistol hill loop. A lot of this route will be in the Tour. Please do sneezing, spitting, coughing, etc. at the back or wide of the pack. Options to go longer but Ginger and I will be recovering form the Nogales Bicycle Classic held the day before. Join us in Nogales!!!

    Covid policy: fully vaccinated + 2 weeks, GABA member, mask up at store stop, vaccination photo.

    What to Bring:

    • Food & fluids for 3 hours - 2 24oz Bottles or Hydration Pack.
    • Bring a tube/patch kit and a way to inflate your tires.
    • Be sure your bike is in good mechanical condition.
    • CPSC approved helmets must be always worn while riding.
    • No ear buds! This is a safety requirement, not a request.

    While Riding:
    • You are a representative of the greater cycling community and will therefore conduct yourself appropriately.
    • You will represent GABA well.
    * Obey all traffic laws.
    * Be respectful to other riders, walkers, and traffic.
    * Have fun!!!!

    Ride Codes

    • A 20+ mph

    • B+ 18-20 mph
    • B 16-18 mph

    • C+ 14-16 mph

    • C 12-14 mph

    • D 8-12 mph

    Terrain

    • 1 Flat

    • 2 Minor Hills

    • 3 Moderate Hills

    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep

    GABA Ride Types:

    Social – No Drop: we ride together two abreast where conditions permit. We often have a sweep rider and no one gets dropped

    Re Group: We ride in smaller groups at our own pace and regroup at specified points in the route

    Training Ride: The route is posted and all riders need to be self sufficient

  • Vinyards, Coyboys, & Magical Canelo C,C+/2/48.2

    Sonoita Shell Station

    Ride Description:
    This mellow ride takes us to Elgin wine country east of Sonoita, and to lush Canelo Valley. We will enjoy spectacular views of the grasslands as well as the Mustang Mountains where many western movies were filmed. Ice Cream is available after the ride at a new shop across the street from our start.

    Club rules:
    You must have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least two weeks prior to the ride. Your GABA membership must be current.

    We will meet in the dirt lot on the southeast corner of Rt. 82 and Rt. 83 between The Steak Out Restaurant and The Sonoita Inn.

    We ask everyone to be responsible for their own navigation. Please download the route to phone or bike computer, or print queue sheets. Do not lead unless you know the route AND the next regrouping point.

    Start Time: Arrive by 7:45AM for sign-in and route rap. Wheels rolling by 8:00 AM. sharp.
    Ride Type: Social/ Re-group.
    Pace: Final rolling average 13-16 mph.
    Terrain: Gradual climbs and descents.
    Route Total Elevation Gain: 2335 ft.
    Traffic: Country roads without bike lanes.

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37786326

    Ride Coordinator: Dave McElwaine @ (781)[masked]. If you are running late, give me a call.

    Additional Notes:
    • Bring food & fluids for 3-4 hours. There is no water available on the route.
    • Bring a tube/patch kit and a way to inflate. Goatheads abound this time of year.
    • Helmets are mandatory.
    • No headphones.
    • This ride is unsupported.
    • Sonoita averages about ten degrees cooler than Tucson. Dress accordingly.
    • Please obey traffic laws and represent GABA well.

    Ride Codes:
    • A 20+ mph
    • B+ 18-20 mph
    • B 16-18 mph
    • C+ 14-16 mph
    • C 12-14 mph
    • D 8-12

    Terrain Codes:
    • 1 Flat
    • 2 Minor Hills
    • 3 Moderate Hills
    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep

  • Coed Beyond Bread to Rancho Vistoso - C/3/30.5

    Beyond Bread

    This route was fun! Let's do it again! I've even found us an updated ending to get around having to make that left turn across Ina at the end. Beautiful scenery, tasty food, and good company. Come explore some lesser-known but popular side routes!

    ******GABA GUIDELINES*****

    PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU STILL HAVE TO BE 2 WEEKS POST FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID AND SHOW PROOF TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY GABA RIDE.

    ***MAKE SURE TO***
    -Take a picture of your vaccination card.
    -Show up 15 minutes prior to ride for vaccine verification and sign in.

    Today's Ride will be a Co-ed Social Ride, lead by Brooke.

    • Pace: 12-16mph

    • Terrain: Moderate Climbs

    • Start Time: Wheels Rolling at 7 a.m.

    • Ride Type: Social

    • Distance: 30.5
    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37558239

    Ride Coordinators: Tanya, Carolyn, Linden, and Brooke

    This is a women's ride to encourage every level of rider to feel more confident and improve their cycling skills. We do a different ride every week with a variety of start locations and times (summer usually around 6 am and shifting back in winter – 9ish am). We are a solid C (12-16mph) group that does a variety of rides from recovery, interval training, climbing, social & everything in between with the focus of helping all our riders succeed. We usually regroup often and make sure everyone is good with the route and pace.

    Oh yeah, every 2nd week of the month we play on Mt Lemmon; every 3rd week of the month we let the boys join our fun and try to have a co-ed ride :)

    Check your tire pressure and brakes; before each ride. ABC Quick checks.

    Bring:

    • Appropriate food and water for about 1 to 2 hours.

    • Bring a spare tube and a way to inflate it. Make sure your bike is in good mechanical condition to start ride.

    • Helmets must be worn at all times.

    • Obey all traffic laws and remember you're a representative of the Greater Arizona Bicycling Association.

    Ride Types:

    • Social- No Drop- We ride together two abreast where conditions permit.

    • Re Group- We ride in smaller groups at our own pace and regroup at specified points in the route.

    • Training Ride- The route is posted and all riders need to be self sufficient.

    Please select a ride where you are confident and that you can ride the posted distance and pace.

    Ride Codes

    • A 20+ mph

    • B+ 18-20 mph

    • B 16-18 mph

    • C+ 14-16 mph

    • C 12-14 mph

    • D 8-12 mph

    Terrain

    • 1 Flat

    • 2 Minor Hills

    • 3 Moderate Hills

    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep

  • Tuesday Ride: Starbucks to Pistol Hill C/2/35

    Starbucks

    To participate in a GABA group ride you MUST
    1) have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and it has been two weeks since your vaccination.
    2) Take a picture of your vaccination with your cell phone.

    If you have not sent me your contact information since January 2021 please send me:

    Name, phone number, emergency contact, emergency contact phone number (NOT 911) at [masked]

    I will fill in the ride waiver prior to the ride you will just need to verify the information and sign it

    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE POST!

    This will be a social paced ride.

    We will maintain social distancing while stopped.

    Tuesday October 19 the ride will be starting from Starbucks on the northeast corner of Harrison Rd and Old Spanish Trail.

    Please arrive by 7:45 to sign the ride waiver and have a few minutes of socializing.

    Wheels rolling 8:00 AM

    Bring a cue sheet or load the route on your smart phone or cycle computer.

    For Route information see

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37380769

    We will meet at Starbucks on the northeast corner of Harrison Rd and Old Spanish Trail. This will be a C paced (12-14 mph rolling average) ride. This is a social ride, lots of conversations, and regroupings we will not drop anyone.
    If you would like to join us after the ride, we will stop for breakfast someplace in the area.

    The route is 35 miles with a few hills. C/2/35

    Ride Coordinator: Bob Willman
    If you sign up for the ride and are running a couple of minutes late call me on my cell (DO NOT TEXT)[masked] and we will wait. This is a social ride, lots of conversations, and regroupings we will not drop anyone. If you are looking for a high paced training ride, this is not it.
    If you would like to contact me before or after the ride via email [masked]
    What to Bring:

    • Food & fluids for 3 hours - 2 24oz Bottles or Hydration Pack.
    • Bring a tube/patch kit and a way to inflate your tires.
    • Be sure your bike is in good mechanical condition.
    • CPSC approved helmets must be worn at all times while riding.
    • No ear buds! This is a safety requirement; not a request.

    If you are riding on this ride I ask that you agree that:

    • You will obey traffic laws. Drive your bike as you would your car.
    • You are a representative of the greater cycling community and will therefore conduct yourself appropriately.
    • You will represent GABA well.
    • While on the Loop, you will respect others on the Loop. You will take care when passing pedestrians and other cyclists: ring your bell or call out "Passing" or "Good morning!" before passing
    • This is not a "training" or "intensive" ride - this is a social, no drop, base building ride.
    • If any of these standards are unclear, you will ask for clarification.

    • Route subject to change based upon, weather, road conditions, group requests, and or the ride leader getting lost :-)

  • Session #2: Back In The Saddle (BITS)--A 5 week series for "newish" riders

    North Craycroft Road & East River Road

    Group size is limited to 6 riders. Riders are expected to complete all 5 sessions. A waitlist will be managed.

    COVID REQUIREMENTS

    If you decide to sign up for the series or any one of the Series rides, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED. YOU MUST SEND ME A PICTURE OF YOUR VACCINATION CARD AT LEAST 2 DAYS PRIOR TO THE RIDE. A copy of
    documentation of a negative test is not sufficient. If you have been on any other GABA ride and have sent a copy of your vaccination card to that ride leader, you MUST send that same information to me. You only need to send it to me once. I do not need to see it for succeeding rides.

    For further description of BITS please see the post for Session 1 hosted on October 16th or the BITS article in the Paceline or GABA's Website, https://bikegaba.org.

    Rides will range in distance between 15 - 30 miles. End of ride average speed will be 10-12 mph.

    Helmets are required on all GABA rides.
    Bring 2 bottles of water, enough for 2-3 hours, and a snack.

    Questions? email me, Susan Reed, at [masked]

    SESSION 2
    Review ABC Quick Check
    Do Your Part: Be alert, Be Predictable, Be Visible
    Path safety
    We will ride from Craycroft and South on the Pantano Path to Irvington
    C/C-/21/1-3
    Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37697064

  • ETT Training Ride #7 C-B+/2/75 miles

    7050 E Golf Links Rd

    Pace: 14-18mph average
    Terrain: Rolling hills. Fast and flat last 14 miles
    Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft. Elev gain. 4% grade Continental Rd.
    Traffic: good bike lanes but high speed cars.
    Ride Type: Training Ride
    Route:https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37755233

    Meet at the Fry's Southwest corner of Golf Links and Kolb. Wheels rolling at 7:00am. Arrive a little early for sign in and route overview. We will be riding the El Tour loop in Green Valley. A lot of this route will be in the Tour. Please do sneezing, spitting, coughing, etc. at the back or wide of the pack. 2 stops on this route. First on Continental Rd. at I-19 if needed. @nd stop the Circle K on Old Nogales Highway before Aerospace Dr.

    Covid policy: fully vaccinated + 2 weeks, GABA member, mask up at store stop, vaccination photo.

    What to Bring:

    • Food & fluids for 3 hours - 2 24oz Bottles or Hydration Pack.
    • Bring a tube/patch kit and a way to inflate your tires.
    • Be sure your bike is in good mechanical condition.
    • CPSC approved helmets must be always worn while riding.
    • No ear buds! This is a safety requirement, not a request.

    While Riding:
    • You are a representative of the greater cycling community and will therefore conduct yourself appropriately.
    • You will represent GABA well.
    * Obey all traffic laws.
    * Be respectful to other riders, walkers, and traffic.
    * Have fun!!!!

    Ride Codes

    • A 20+ mph

    • B+ 18-20 mph
    • B 16-18 mph

    • C+ 14-16 mph

    • C 12-14 mph

    • D 8-12 mph

    Terrain

    • 1 Flat

    • 2 Minor Hills

    • 3 Moderate Hills

    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep

    GABA Ride Types:

    Social – No Drop: we ride together two abreast where conditions permit. We often have a sweep rider and no one gets dropped

    Re Group: We ride in smaller groups at our own pace and regroup at specified points in the route

    Training Ride: The route is posted and all riders need to be self sufficient

  • Just a Coffee Loop: Viva Start B/1/55

    Viva Coffee House

    Ride Description:
    This is a full Loop ride with a stop for coffee at Ren Coffee House at the 35-mile mark. We will enjoy views of four different mountain ranges as well as the Tucson skyline along the way.

    This ride will start at Viva Coffee at the intersection of E Valencia and S. Nexxis Dr. We will travel gradually downhill through the Julian Greenway to the Santa Cruz bike path. We will return along the Rillito and Pantano washes, and then finish with a nice uphill next to Fantasy Island.

    Everyone should feel free to ride their own pace as we will regroup at several announced spots along the route. No one will be left behind. This ride is about gaining some fitness, and of course spending time with new and old friends.

    This ride will be limited to ten persons.

    Participation rules:
    You must have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least two weeks prior to the ride. Your GABA membership should be current.
    Start Time: Arrive by 6:45 AM for sign-in, meeting others, and overview. Wheels rolling by 7:00 AM.
    Final rolling average- 16-18 mph. Riding speeds typically 18 mph.
    Terrain: Relatively flat bike paths, one easy climb of less than 200 ft.
    Total Elevation Gain: 960 ft.
    Traffic: Special attention is required along Ajo and the VA Center.
    Ride Type: Training/ Re-group.
    Parking: Ample parking at Viva Coffee/ Safeway parking lot.

    Ride Coordinator: Dave McElwaine (781)[masked]. If you are running late, give me a call.

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37721165

    Notes:
    • Bring food & fluids for 4 hours
    • Bring a tube/patch kit and a way to inflate.
    • Front and back flashing lights are encouraged on The Loop.
    • Helmets must be worn at all times while riding.
    • No ear buds.
    • This ride is unsupported.
    • Please obey traffic laws and represent GABA well.

    Ride Codes:
    • A 20+ mph
    • B+ 18-20 mph
    • B 16-18 mph
    • C+ 14-16 mph
    • C 12-14 mph
    • D 8-12

    Terrain Codes:
    • 1 Flat
    • 2 Minor Hills
    • 3 Moderate Hills
    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep

  • Session #3: Back In The Saddle (BITS) A 5 week series for new-ish riders

    Group size is limited to 6 riders. Riders are expected to complete all 6 sessions. A waitlist will be managed.

    COVID REQUIREMENTS

    If you decide to sign up for the series or any one of the Series rides, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED. YOU MUST SEND ME A PICTURE OF YOUR VACCINATION CARD AT LEAST 2 DAYS PRIOR TO THE RIDE. A copy of
    documentation of a negative test is not sufficient. If you have been on any other GABA ride and have sent a copy of your vaccination card to that ride leader, you MUST send that same information to me. You only need to send it to me once. I do not need to see it for succeeding rides.

    For further description of BITS please see the post for Session 1 hosted on October 16th or the BITS article in the Paceline or GABA's Website, https://bikegaba.org.

    Rides will range in distance between 15 - 30 miles. End of ride average speed will be 10-12 mph.

    Helmets are required on all GABA rides.
    Bring 2 bottles of water, enough for 2-3 hours, and a snack.

    Questions? email me, Susan Reed, at [masked]

    SESSION 3
    What's in your tool bag
    We will ride all on the Rillito and Canada de Oro (CDO) Path to the Christian Taylor Green Memorial Park.

    C/C-/23/1
    Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37697252

  • Long Ride for the GABA 40th Anniversary Celebration Picnic Ride - C+/2/55

    Brandi Fenton Memorial Park

    This will be the longest of the four GABA 40th Anniversary Celebration Picnic Rides. We'll start at Brandi Fenton Park and take River Road west, then north to Dove Mt., and return to Camino de Oeste for our rest stop. The picnic festivities will start at 11:30.

    Here's a link to the GABA website where you can read all about the event - https://www.bikegaba.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=307669&item_id=1545063&actr=2

    DON'T FORGET TO SIGN UP FOR THE PICNIC! IF YOU SIGNED UP FOR THE RIDE, YOU ARE NOT AUTOMATICALLY SIGNED UP FOR THE PICNIC. THE NUMBER OF PICNIC ATTENDEES IS LIMITED TO 100.

    ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ THIS IS NOT OPTIONAL ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛

    To participate in a GABA group ride you MUST
    1) have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and it has been at least two weeks since your inoculation.
    2) Take a picture of your vaccination with your cell phone.

    If you have not sent me your contact information since January 2021, please send me:

    Name, phone number, emergency contact, emergency contact phone number (NOT 911) and Covid vaccination status at [masked] or reply through MeetUp.

    I will fill in the ride waiver prior to the ride you will just need to verify the information and sign it.

    Ride Description:
    • Pace: 14-16 for 55 miles
    • Terrain: We climb up to Dove Mt.
    • Traffic: This is a street ride
    • Ride Type: This is a regroup ride

    Map Link: Brandi Fenton Park to Dove Mt. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37664731

    Sign in at 6:45 and get our wheels rolling by 7:00.

    We'll meet in the south parking lot, just past the equestrian barn (that's where the picnic will be). Take East River Road into the park and follow it to the south end.

    Remember to bring lots of water and hydrate before you leave the house.
    Ride Coordinator: Harry Watson[masked]
    Bring:
    • Food & fluids for4 hours
    • Bring a tube/GABA patch kit and a way to inflate.
    • Be sure your bike is in good mechanical condition.
    • Helmets must be worn at all times while riding.
    • No ear buds! This is a safety requirement; not a request.
    • Obey traffic laws. Drive your bike as you would your car.
    • You are a representative of the greater cycling community and should therefore conduct yourself appropriately.
    • Please represent GABA well.

    GABA Ride Types:
    • Social – No Drop: we ride together two abreast where
    conditions permit. We often have a sweep rider and no one gets intentionally dropped
    • Re Group: We ride in smaller groups at our own pace and
    regroup at specified points in the route
    • Training Ride: The route is posted and all riders need to be self sufficient
    Please select GABA rides where you are confident that you can ride the posted distance and pace.

    When you are looking for a different pace or distance, contact any GABA Ride leader to request a ride. We LOVE requests!

    GABA Ride Codes:

    Pace
    • A 20+ mph
    • B+ 18-20 mph
    • B 16-18 mph
    • C+ 14-16 mph
    • C 12-14 mph
    • D 8-12

    Terrain
    • 1 Flat
    • 2 Minor Hills
    • 3 Moderate Hills
    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep

  • R & I - GABA 40th Anniversary Celebration Picnic Ride - C+/1/43

    Brandi Fenton Memorial Park

    This will be an out and back ride of around 43 miles on the Loop bike path from Brandi Fenton Park to the Market Place in Oro Valley. We'll meet in the south parking lot, Ramada #6, just past the equestrian barn (that's where the picnic will be). Take East River Road into the park and follow it to the south end. Our sign-in will be at 7:15 am and wheels rolling at 7:30 am. We'll head west on the Loop to the Santa Cruz river path and then head north to the CDO river path. Our rest stop and turn around point will be at the restrooms off of Innovation Market Dr. at the Market Place. After a brief rest, we'll retrace our route back to Brandi Fenton Park. Picnic and activities will begin at 11:30 am.

    ⬛ IMPORTANT NOTE - This Meetup listing is for the ride only! To attend the picnic, you must register through the GABA website. Attendance at the picnic is limited to the first 100 people who sign up.

    ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ THIS IS NOT OPTIONAL ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛

    To participate in a GABA group ride you MUST
    1) have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and it has been at least two weeks since your inoculation.
    2) Take a picture of your vaccination with your cell phone.

    If you have not sent me your contact information since January 2021, please se

    Name, phone number, emergency contact, emergency contact phone number (NOT 911) and covid vaccination status to: [masked]

    I will fill in the ride waiver prior to the ride you will just need to verify the information and sign it.

    Bring:
    • Food & fluids for 2-3 hours -[masked]oz Bottles or Hydration Pack.
    • Bring a tube/GABA patch kit and a way to inflate.
    • Be sure your bike is in good mechanical condition.
    • Helmets must be worn at all times while riding.
    • No ear buds! This is a safety requirement; not a request.
    • Obey traffic laws. Drive your bike as you would your car.
    • You are a representative of the greater cycling community and should therefore conduct yourself appropriately.
    • Please represent GABA well.

    GABA Ride Codes:

    Pace
    • A 20+ mph
    • B+ 18-20 mph
    • B 16-18 mph
    • C+ 14-16 mph
    • C 12-14 mph
    • D 8-12

    Terrain
    • 1 Flat
    • 2 Minor Hills
    • 3 Moderate Hills
    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep

  • Bruce's Easy Peasy - GABA 40th Anniversary Celebration Picnic Ride - C/1/28

    Brandi Fenton Memorial Park

    This will be the Easiest Peasiest of the four GABA 40th Anniversary Celebration Picnic Rides. We'll start at Brandi Fenton Park and take the Loop to the Mercado, then return to the park by going through the University of Arizona. The picnic festivities will start at 11:30, so we'll have time for a cup of coffee at the Mercado.

    ⬛ IMPORTANT NOTE - This Meetup listing is for the ride only! To attend the picnic, you must register through the GABA website. Attendance at the picnic is limited to the first 100 people who sign up at
    https://www.bikegaba.org/content.aspx?page_id=4008&club_id=307669&item_id=1545063&actr=2

    Here's a link to the GABA website where you can read all about the event - https://www.bikegaba.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=307669&item_id=1545063&actr=2

    ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ THIS IS NOT OPTIONAL ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛

    To participate in a GABA group ride you MUST
    1) have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and it has been at least two weeks since your inoculation.
    2) Take a picture of your vaccination with your cell phone.

    If you have not sent me your contact information since January 2021, please send me:

    Name, phone number, emergency contact, emergency contact phone number (NOT 911) and covid vaccination status at [masked].

    I will fill in the ride waiver prior to the ride you will just need to verify the information and sign it.

    Ride Description:
    • Pace: 13-14 for 28 miles
    • Terrain: Flat - It's the Loop
    • Elevation Gain: 440 ft
    • Traffic: almost zip, none, nada,
    • Ride Type: Social - Regroup as needed
    • Route: The Loop - Brandi Fenton Park, Ramada #6 to the Mercado Annex (shipping container stores) then back through the U of A

    Map Link: Brandi Fenton Park to Mercado Route 28mi https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37362910

    Sign in at 8:45 and get our wheels rolling by 9:00.

    We'll meet in the south parking lot, just past the equestrian barn (that's where the picnic will be). Take East River Road into the park and follow it to the south end.

    Remember to bring lots of water and hydrate before you leave the house. This is an Easy Peasy Ride and no one will be dropped intentionally. That said, we should have an end of ride average of about 13+ mph.

    Ride Coordinator: Bruce Tucker @ (520)[masked]
    If you sign up for the ride and are running a couple of minutes late call me on my cell at[masked] and we will wait. If you are looking for a high paced training ride, this is not it.

    Bring:
    • Food & fluids for 2-3 hours -[masked]oz Bottles or Hydration Pack.
    • Bring a tube/GABA patch kit and a way to inflate.
    • Be sure your bike is in good mechanical condition.
    • Helmets must be worn at all times while riding.
    • No ear buds! This is a safety requirement; not a request.
    • Obey traffic laws. Drive your bike as you would your car.
    • You are a representative of the greater cycling community and should therefore conduct yourself appropriately.
    • Please represent GABA well.

    GABA Ride Types:
    • Social – No Drop: we ride together two abreast where
    conditions permit. We often have a sweep rider and no one gets intentionally dropped
    • Re Group: We ride in smaller groups at our own pace and
    regroup at specified points in the route
    • Training Ride: The route is posted and all riders need to be self sufficient
    Please select GABA rides where you are confident that you can ride the posted distance and pace.

    When you are looking for a different pace or distance, contact any GABA Ride leader to request a ride. We LOVE requests!

    GABA Ride Codes:

    Pace
    • A 20+ mph
    • B+ 18-20 mph
    • B 16-18 mph
    • C+ 14-16 mph
    • C 12-14 mph
    • D 8-12

    Terrain
    • 1 Flat
    • 2 Minor Hills
    • 3 Moderate Hills
    • 4 Long Climbs or Very Steep