January 4, 2017 at 2:16 pm #714989
The Thursday Night Mixed ride is bought to you by MORE and The Bike Lane.
Feb 16 – Think trails should be mostly ok with wind and relative cool temps. Plus wind should slow a bit by then.
Lights! – Bring em and make sure they are charged!
Accotink – Done for regular rides. Pre-ride only.
Time: Rally 6 to 6:30 – Ride starts at 6:45 Sharp!
Where We Ride: Wakefield and Accotink Park
Location: We meet in the furthest in lot of the Audrey Moore Rec Ctr. Near the recycling containers. Look for my Silver Nissan Rogue. G’Maps Link.
Contact: Rob Lowe – email@example.com
Duration: 1.5 to 2 Hours
Distance: 7 to 12 Miles
Groups: Multiple for the regular rides, typically at least a casual and an intermediate, often with others. For the Plan Series of rides we typically start and finish as one group.
Helmet, Hydration, Functioning Bike and Lights (Sept thru Mid April) –
We suggest at least 400 lumens. Many folks run 1000 lu or more between bar lights and helmet light.
Post Ride: PLB’s and Kilroy’s for food afterwards. Bring cash!
Sample Ride’s for Casual:
Wakefield Only – Winter Time
Wakefield and Accotink – April thru Sept
These below rides are typically 1 single group, though break-a-ways can and will happen.
Plan B – B-Arlington Ride – Typically from Mile 0 of W&OD – Some people are faster, some people are slower.
Plan C – Cross-County Thing Mixed Surface Ride – 12 MPH avg.
Plan F – Fairfax Mixed Surface Ride North – 10 to 14 MPH avg, we usually stop in fairfax for a beverage then ride back.
Plan V – Vienna Inn and Back – This is a 12 to 14 MPH avg pace. Try the 3 dog challenge!
Take a look here at the Accotink Creek data from right near the bridge under 495. This is one of my main tools for judging how wet the WF/Accotink area is. Click Here!February 1, 2017 at 11:35 am #715128
Ride is on for Feb 2.
Should hopefully be doing a trail ride. Not sure how powerlines, etc will be.February 16, 2017 at 10:55 am #715573
Feb 16 – Ride is on, we should be riding trails. Fairly cool and tons of wind.
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