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Weds Ride- Efland Cheeks Community Park to Corbett Ridge 42.3 mi

October 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Due to the pandemic, this ride is limited to 20 participants and RSVP IS REQUIRED for all riders. Bring a face mask for rest stops. If you sign up and find you cannot ride, please remove your name from the list so another rider can sign up.

The Weds Ride is a social ride of primarily B riders. We split at start into speeds of over 17 and 16-17. Jim Bourg and Ken Pennoyer have agreed to share leading the faster riders.

Within the (my) slower B group, the following rules will apply:

We ride a pace line, double or single, 1 min pulls, riders fall off to the left. Despite this, there will always be riders stringing off the back, these rules only apply to pace line participants.
When you are on the front, especially, but also if you are within the pace line, your aim is to try to keep the group together.
On flats, aim for 20-22 mph.
On hills, pedal hard downhill, (the aim is to ride hard enough so that not only are the riders behind the front not braking, but they are also able to pedal). Once momentum tapers, ride uphill at a reasonably slower climbing speed, i.e. 10-12 mph for any hill over 4 degrees.
When you finish a pull, drop fully back to the end of the line.
If you would rather sprint up, leave the line to the left and fall to the back to return.
If separations in the line occur, wait at intersections to regroup.

If you cannot follow these guidelines and continue to blow up the group, you will be asked to ride with another (faster) group. I am trying to spare us both that conversation.

Even with these rules, we can (all) still have fun and get a good workout.

Supply your own cue sheet or download the GPS file.

EC42.3 Corbett Ridge no Gunn Poole
http://tarwheels.net/route/34482272
http://tarwheels.net/pdf/34482272
http://tarwheels.net/csv/34482272

It is Tarwheels policy for all riders to sign the ride waiver before coming out to the ride.

*** WAIVER *** http://tarwheels.net/ewaiver

MEMBERS need only do this ONCE a YEAR. NON-MEMBERS are required to do this before EACH RIDE, please consider becoming a member.

Details

Date:
October 28, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Tarwheels/events/274044620/

Organizer

Carolina Tarwheels Cycling Club

Venue

Efland Cheeks Community Park
117 Richmond Rd
Mebane, NC 27302 us
+ Google Map

Details

Date:
October 28, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Tarwheels/events/274044620/

Organizer

Carolina Tarwheels Cycling Club

Venue

Efland Cheeks Community Park
117 Richmond Rd
Mebane, NC 27302 us
+ Google Map