[RSVP OPEN] Introductory / Beginner Level: CBG Cupcake Crawl (Bunny Edition)

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Boat House At Fletcher's Cove

4940 Canal Road · Washington, DC

How to find us

We'll meet in the LOWER parking lot, you have to drive through a tunnel to be in the right place.

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Details

The Easter Bunny stopped visiting this big kid a while ago so I have to go out and fend for myself now. If that darn Bunny ignores you too, come join me !!

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The Ride: Summary
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* NAME: CBG Cupcake Crawl (Bunny Edition)
* ARRIVAL: 3:00pm
* THE SPEECH: 3:15pm
* ROLLING: 3:30pm
* START LOCATION: Boat House At Fletcher's Cove
* GPS DIRECTIONS: http://goo.gl/maps/JWZ6
* PARKING INFO: http://goo.gl/5Ldshd
* LEVEL: Introductory & Beginner Level
* DISTANCE: 12 miles
* PACE: 10 mph
* TERRAIN: Flat trail, incline out, downhill back.
* ROUTE: TBD
* ADDITIONAL INFO:
(a) Bring a Bike Lock

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The Ride : Detail
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For your sweet-tooth riding pleasure NoVA CBG presents The CBG Cupcake Crawl (Bunny Edition).

Please join us for a nice Easter Day dessert ride.

We will ride our bikes up to Bethesda and wait in line at the Georgetown Cupcake shop (I am NOT "pre-ordering" any cupcakes).

See the link for the cupcake menu below.
Note the "Everyday Classics" section.
Note the "Daily Specials: Sunday" section.
Note the "Monthly Seasonals: April" section.
https://www.georgetowncupcake.com/menu.html

For those with a special palate Gluten-Free Strawberry Lava Fudge
and a Vegan Apple Cinnamon option is what's available.

With cupcake names like
Easter Egg Hunt Chocolate;
Chocolate Caramel Easter Bunny;
Cherry Blossom;
Vanilla Confetti Bunny Face
how can we go wrong!!

The ride begins at the boathouse at Fletcher's Cove. From Fletcher's, we’ll take the Capital Crescent Trail to Bethesda, MD (approx. 6 miles).

There ride is smooth, flat, and tree-lined. If you are truly an introductory rider, but you don't want a cupcake, come anyways, the distance for the round-trip ride is about 12 miles. Going northbound on the Capital Crescent Trail has a slight incline and is tree lined and very picturesque. Coming home is downhill so we have that to look forward to.

Please Remember to bring a bike lock !!

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The Meeting Spot:
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Boat House At Fletcher's Cove
4940 Canal Road · Washington, DC
http://www.fletcherscove.com/
GPS: http://goo.gl/maps/JWZ6
Parking: http://goo.gl/5Ldshd

If you're driving to this meetup location I'm warning you right now .. give yourself enough time to find (and get down into) this location or you will miss the ride.

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The Ride after the Ride:
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None

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Ride Level Chart
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NoVA CBG tries to accommodate all levels of cyclists by offering different types of rides. We just ask that you come to the ride that suits your current riding ability the best.

* Introductory Level : If you haven't ridden a bike in a number of years (or are uncertain of your abilities on a bicycle).

* Beginner Level : You can easily ride your bike for 10 miles with some minor hills at a comfortable pace of 10+ to 12+ mph.

* Medium Level : You can do 20 miles pretty easily at a moderate pace of 13 to 15+ mph.

* Advanced Level : You can do 20++ miles easily at a 15+ pace and / or handle various challenges as rain, night riding, or other odd cycling situations.

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The Fine Print:
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An RSVP of 'YES' is your digital signature and means you have read and understood MEETUP.com's "Terms of Service : Section 6. Release " found at https://www.meetup.com/terms/ and NOVA-CBG's "Assumption of Risk Agreement" found @ https://www.meetup.com/novacbg/pages/1942951/NOVA-CBG_Waiver/.

Helmets are required to participate in all NOVA-CBG rides. NO Helmet, NO ride, NO exceptions. All riders ride at their own risk and with the understanding that cycling is an inherently dangerous activity. When coming to the meetup you do so voluntarily and are ready and able to participate in the ride as described under the conditions of the day.

Be on time for the "pre-ride" preparation. If you do not attend the pre-ride preparation you will not be allowed to participate on the ride, there will be NO exceptions.