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Get ready to ride in this year's Tour de Cure! Outdoor training rides, organized by friends and volunteers, are open to all Rochester Tour de Cure participants - and potential participants. Weekly rides start in April and go up to Tour day, on June 8th.

Register at http://www.diabetes.org/rochestertour to be a part of the Rochester Tour de Cure, presented by Excellus BCBS, for the fun and the fight to end diabetes forever.

Here's what you need to know about our fun and safe group rides:

• Arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to warm up and sign in.

• Bring a helmet (required to ride) and lots of water.

• A volunteer rider will organize every ride.

• Review the details of a ride on Meetup on the post itself, and make sure your bike is in proper working order before arriving.

• Riders under 18 shall be accompanied by an adult.

• Remember that our rides are open to all Rochester Tour de Cure participants - and potential participants.

Upcoming events (5+)

Saturday TdC Friends Ride, hosted by Team Come Ride With Owen

Webster Town Recreation Center

May 25 - Tour de Cure Practice Route - 17.4 Miles Start / Finish: Webster Town Recreation Center – 1350 Chiyoda Drive Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to warm up and sign in. Don’t forget your helmet (required to ride) and water. Make sure your bike is in working order before arriving. All rides are no drop meaning a volunteer will ride last to make sure everyone makes it back to the starting location. These rides are volunteered organized and led. Some stops are near food and beverages so you may want to bring a few dollars for a treat. Again, everyone is invited to join us but youth 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. RSVPs to Meetup are appreciated! Ride at your own risk. Printable Map & Cue Sheet: https://goo.gl/G5oexN On Ride with GPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29308403

Tuesday TdC Friends Ride, hosted by the Rochester Bicycling Club

Thanks for training with us! All Tuesday rides are led and organized by volunteers from the Rochester Bicycling Club. The routes for these rides are intermediate level—rolling hills, with a larger hill or two on some rides. Not sure about hills? No worries! Give them a try—a ride leader will be riding with the last of the group for encouragement and re-routing if needed, so no one gets left behind! Routes will vary from week to week. Check the link to the Rochester Bicycling Club Meetup page for the route: https://www.meetup.com/RBC-NY/events/260203917/ Registered Tour de Cure riders and those planning to register are welcome to attend. Not yet registered, go to: www.diabetes.org/rochestertour Here's what you need to know for a fun and safe group ride: - Arrive 10-15 minutes early to warm up and sign in. - Bring a helmet (required to ride) and lots of water. - Review the details of the ride distance you are choosing and make sure your bike is in proper working order before arriving. - Riders under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesday TdC Friends Training Ride, hosted by Team Midtown Chain Reaction

Thanks for training with us! All rides are led and organized by volunteers. Here's what you need to know for a fun and safe group ride: - Arrive 10-15 minutes early to warm up and sign in. - Bring a helmet (required to ride) and lots of water. - Review the details of the ride distance you are choosing (below), and make sure your bike is in proper working order before arriving. - Riders under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 15 Mile Route: Printable Map & Cue Sheet: https://goo.gl/qU9JGY On Ride With GPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29282882 21 Mile Route: Printable Map & Cue Sheet: https://goo.gl/Sr5yKk On Ride with GPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29277765 29 Mile Route: Printable Map & Cue Sheet: https://goo.gl/8jktdv On Ride with GPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29279082

Thursday NightTdC Friends Destination Ride - Amiel's / NY Beer Project

Thanks for training with us! Thursday nights are social and fun! The routes for these rides are intermediate level. Tonight's starts near our favorite sub shop, Amiel's in Victor and will finish near NY Beer Project for drinks and social time! Route options of this event will be posted here soon. Registered Tour de Cure riders and those planning to register are welcome to attend. Not yet registered, go to: www.diabetes.org/rochestertour Here's what you need to know for a fun and safe group ride: - Arrive 10-15 minutes early to warm up and sign in. - Bring a helmet (required to ride) and lots of water. - Review the details of the ride distance you are choosing and make sure your bike is in proper working order before arriving. - Riders under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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