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Daily Rides for June 26, 2016


Sunday, June 26 Frog Level Metric
Pace Time Miles Terrain Stops Leader
A 8 am 62 2/3 1 Mike & Kim Moore 358-0935

Description and Directions: This is a long-time club favorite – pretty scenery, some challenging hills and low car traffic make this a must do. Plus, some of these very same roads will be on the Heart of Virginia event in mid-September. Come out to preview and prepare! The ride leaders would love to have additional ride leaders for B+ or B paces at the 62 or 38 mile option. If you are interested in co-leading, please contact the Moores.

The start / finish is at Hanover Courthouse Complex, 7516 County Complex Road, Hanover, Va. 23069. The Complex is about 15 miles north of the City of Richmond limit, directly off of Rt. 301 North. Please plan for a little extra driving time

Sunday Sunday D Pace
Pace Time Miles Terrain Stops Leader
D 8:30 am 22 5 0 Wes Surina, (804) 234-4030, wessurina@gmail.com

Description and Directions: Start at Four Mile Creek parking area on Rt. 5. ( across from the Dairy Queen at I295 and Rt.5). Ride eastward 11 miles along the Capital Trail to the flashing light at Route 5/ Roxbury Rd. Then return back along the same route. This is a great ride for new riders wanting to ride with a group. All paces are welcome

Sunday Sunday Portabella Ride
Pace Time Miles Terrain Stops Leader
Various 9 am 19-52+ 4 Various See list below

Leaders:

  • June 05- John Senn
  • June 12- Deborah Lepièce
  • June 19 David McMillan
  • June 26 Jan Waldron

Description: This weekly ride starts at the rear of Portabella Ristorante located in the Varina Food Lion Shopping Center. It is a show and go ride like the Saturday ABC ride. There will be no pace group ride leaders; riders will form their own groups. Ride leaders for each Sunday, listed above, will provide a sign-up sheet and help new riders match up with riders of a similar pace. Riders will choose their own route. Cue sheets and maps for over a dozen rides ranging from 19 to 52 miles are available by clicking here. Print and bring your own cue sheet as none will be available at the ride.

Parking: Please park behind Portabella Ristorante in the rear of the shopping center. If this area is filled, park on the west (Richmond) side of the shopping center. Do not park in front of Portabella Ristorante or other areas in front of the shopping center.

Directions:Portabella Ristorante is located at 2627 New Market Road (Route 5 and Strath Road), Henrico, VA 23231. Park in the lot behind the building (See note above).

Sunday Powhatan Courthouse
Pace Time Miles Terrain Stops Leader
B+ 9 am 30 to 45 3 to 4 see below Barry and Martha Pullen, 561-3950
B 9 am 30 to 45 3 to 4 see below Barry and Martha Pullen, 561-3950

Description: Meet at the Powhatan County Courthouse on Route 13. There are many nice rides from the Court House, mostly with good scenery and low traffic. The ride leaders will select a route that will be at least 30 miles with a longer option usually available. There may be no store stops. Maps and cue sheets will be available for those wishing to ride at their own pace. If the weather is doubtful, call the leaders to confirm if they will be riding.

Richmond Area Bicycling Association Home Monthly Rides Weekly Rides Non-RABA MMS RABA Main A 18-20+ mph B+ 16-18 mph B 14-16 mph C 12-14 mph D 8-12 mph Paces:
Note: Club Members should check the Message Board or their email for notices regarding ride changes or cancellations.
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