Ride Schedule

Fri, 10/18 C * 28 * MD * 9:00am * Leave from VMP & join Friday Lunch Ride * Veirs Mill Park Recreation Center (VMP)
Fri, 10/18 B/CC * 35 * MD * 10:00am * Bud Bike Friday * Buddy Attick Park (BUD)
Fri, 10/18 C/D * 30 * MD * 10:00am * Friday Lunch Ride * Lake Needwood (NEE)
Fri, 10/18 C/D * 20/15 * VA * 10:30am * Fridays' Brunch Ride * South Run Recreation Center (SRR) RIDE CANCELED
Fri, 10/18 AA/A/BB/B * 26 * MD * 4:45pm * Scenic Social Germantown Rec Park Friday Night ride * South Germantown Rec. Park - Adventure Playground (SGRAP)
Sat, 10/19 BB/B * 79 * VA * 8:30am * Tour of Fort Valley and Shenandoah Valley aka Edinburg Gap & Beyond * Eastham Park (EAS)
Sat, 10/19 B/CC * 40/50 * MD * 9:00am * Dickerson, Pick your Distance * Riley's Lock (RIL)
Sat, 10/19 CC * 33 * DC * 9:00am * Hills of DC - Beginners Rock Creek Hills * District Hardware and Bike (DHB)
Sat, 10/19 AA/A/BB/B/CC * 48 * MD * 9:00am * Rockville Wootton Ride * Thomas S. Wootton High School (TWHS)
Sat, 10/19 B/CC * 43/53/60 * VA * 9:00am * Upper Loudoun Wanderer * Loudoun County High School (LOU)
Sat, 10/19 Tandem * 22/31/37 * MD * 9:30am * Tandem Tailgate Potluck (Joint CRABS / WABITS) * - Other Start Location MD
Sat, 10/19 CC * 29 * MD * 10:00am * The Many Hills near Laytonsville * Layton Village Shopping Center (LAV)
Sun, 10/20 BB/B/CC * 48/62 * MD * 9:30am * Harvesting Corn * Mount Airy Municipal Lot (MTA)
Sun, 10/20 C * 21/27 * VA * 9:30am * Mason Neck Half Reverse * Gunston Elementary School (GES)
Sun, 10/20 CC * 35 * DC * 10:00am * The Boundary Stones Border Ride * District Hardware and Bike (DHB)
2019-08-17 10:00:00 2019-08-17 10:00:00 America/New_York Between the Rivers   CC(F) * 32 * VA * 10:00 AM * Margaret M. Pierce ES (MPS) “I Need Never Get Old” The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Brandy Station, occurred on June 9, 1863 and involved nearly 17,000 horsemen under Confederate Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and Union Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton.  Amid rumors of a possible major Confederate offensive, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker (famous for "Hooker's Girls" and you know the rest of the story), commander of the Union Army of the Potomac, assigned a reconnaissance-in-force to Pleasonton's 11,000 man cavalry.  Though the Confederates could claim the victory, the Battle of Brandy Station, remarked one Confederate, "made the Federal cavalry."  Along with this new-found confidence, Union horsemen discovered the position of the Army of Northern Virginia.  The Confederates were slipping west to the Shenandoah Valley on Lee's last great offensive which would end a month later at Gettysburg.  Lee's strategy that fateful day in July included a flanking maneuver by JEB Stuart, but he had his hands full with the newly formed Union cavalry and one Captain Custer who distinguished himself at the Battle of Kelly's Ford.   You're going to like this ride and six miles before the end we stop for lunch at the Inn at Kelly's Ford.  The Pelham's Pub (Maj. John Pelham commander of Stuart's horse artillery – Stuart wrote Pelham’s mother, “I loved him as a brother; he was so noble, so chivalrous, so pure of heart, so beloved.”) downstairs invites us with outdoor seating and a grand vista of an equestrian meadow.  If you’re not happy at Kelly’s Ford, we’ll check you for a pulse.  "Now, of my fourscore years and ten, sixty will not come again,  And take from ninety springs three score, It only leaves me thirty more." - John Wannen Cell: 202-374-1523 or email john@wannen.com Margaret Pierce Elementary School (MPS)

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00 AM

CC (F) * 32 * VA * Between the Rivers
Margaret Pierce Elementary School (MPS)

Ride Start Details
Margaret Pierce Elementary School (MPS)
12074 James Madison St
Remington, VA 22734

Weather

 

CC(F) * 32 * VA * 10:00 AM * Margaret M. Pierce ES (MPS)

“I Need Never Get Old”

The largest cavalry battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Brandy Station, occurred on June 9, 1863 and involved nearly 17,000 horsemen under Confederate Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and Union Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton.  Amid rumors of a possible major Confederate offensive, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker (famous for "Hooker's Girls" and you know the rest of the story), commander of the Union Army of the Potomac, assigned a reconnaissance-in-force to Pleasonton's 11,000 man cavalry.  Though the Confederates could claim the victory, the Battle of Brandy Station, remarked one Confederate, "made the Federal cavalry."  Along with this new-found confidence, Union horsemen discovered the position of the Army of Northern Virginia.  The Confederates were slipping west to the Shenandoah Valley on Lee's last great offensive which would end a month later at Gettysburg.  Lee's strategy that fateful day in July included a flanking maneuver by JEB Stuart, but he had his hands full with the newly formed Union cavalry and one Captain Custer who distinguished himself at the Battle of Kelly's Ford.   You're going to like this ride and six miles before the end we stop for lunch at the Inn at Kelly's Ford.  The Pelham's Pub (Maj. John Pelham commander of Stuart's horse artillery – Stuart wrote Pelham’s mother, “I loved him as a brother; he was so noble, so chivalrous, so pure of heart, so beloved.”) downstairs invites us with outdoor seating and a grand vista of an equestrian meadow.  If you’re not happy at Kelly’s Ford, we’ll check you for a pulse.  "Now, of my fourscore years and ten, sixty will not come again,  And take from ninety springs three score, It only leaves me thirty more." - John Wannen Cell: 202-374-1523 or email john@wannen.com

CC: John Wannen [john@wannen.com] [(202) 374-1523]

Cue sheet for 32 mile route
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Ride Schedule

Fri, 10/18 C * 28 * MD * 9:00am * Leave from VMP & join Friday Lunch Ride * Veirs Mill Park Recreation Center (VMP)
Fri, 10/18 B/CC * 35 * MD * 10:00am * Bud Bike Friday * Buddy Attick Park (BUD)
Fri, 10/18 C/D * 30 * MD * 10:00am * Friday Lunch Ride * Lake Needwood (NEE)
Fri, 10/18 C/D * 20/15 * VA * 10:30am * Fridays' Brunch Ride * South Run Recreation Center (SRR) RIDE CANCELED
Fri, 10/18 AA/A/BB/B * 26 * MD * 4:45pm * Scenic Social Germantown Rec Park Friday Night ride * South Germantown Rec. Park - Adventure Playground (SGRAP)
Sat, 10/19 BB/B * 79 * VA * 8:30am * Tour of Fort Valley and Shenandoah Valley aka Edinburg Gap & Beyond * Eastham Park (EAS)
Sat, 10/19 B/CC * 40/50 * MD * 9:00am * Dickerson, Pick your Distance * Riley's Lock (RIL)
Sat, 10/19 CC * 33 * DC * 9:00am * Hills of DC - Beginners Rock Creek Hills * District Hardware and Bike (DHB)
Sat, 10/19 AA/A/BB/B/CC * 48 * MD * 9:00am * Rockville Wootton Ride * Thomas S. Wootton High School (TWHS)
Sat, 10/19 B/CC * 43/53/60 * VA * 9:00am * Upper Loudoun Wanderer * Loudoun County High School (LOU)
Sat, 10/19 Tandem * 22/31/37 * MD * 9:30am * Tandem Tailgate Potluck (Joint CRABS / WABITS) * - Other Start Location MD
Sat, 10/19 CC * 29 * MD * 10:00am * The Many Hills near Laytonsville * Layton Village Shopping Center (LAV)
Sun, 10/20 BB/B/CC * 48/62 * MD * 9:30am * Harvesting Corn * Mount Airy Municipal Lot (MTA)
Sun, 10/20 C * 21/27 * VA * 9:30am * Mason Neck Half Reverse * Gunston Elementary School (GES)
Sun, 10/20 CC * 35 * DC * 10:00am * The Boundary Stones Border Ride * District Hardware and Bike (DHB)