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A/BB/B/CC (MH) * 27 * Downtown Breakaway

When:
Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 6:00 PM until 8:45 PM
Where:
Mitchell Park
2285 S Street NW
Washington, DC  20008
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Rudi Riet
Category:
Rides
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
- Please bring front and rear lights!
- Rear lights on solid mode only (unless riding solo).
- No attacking pacelines or racing tactics (rolling pacelines will be used for the A and BB groups on MacArthur returns).
- Keep it social - this isn't the Greenbelt race series.
- What the designated ride leaders say is what goes!
- Call out all potholes and road hazards.
- Signal your intentions: turning, slowing, stopping.
- Adhere to Velominati rule 43: don't be a jackass.
No Fee

*** Please make sure to sign the online liability waiver and emergency contact form! There will be no capacity to do this on-site before the ride rolls - thank you! You need only fill out this form ONCE for the entire DTB series! ***

September 15 update:
 
This is it folks: the final DTB for 2021! Thanks to all who attended - and if you were at more than three of them please become a member of Potomac Pedalers! Thank you!

PROPER FRONT AND REAR LIGHTS REQUIRED for this ride - no exceptions! These lights much be used in a steady beam mode and not strobe in a group setting.

Because we will be returning in the dark (sunset is at 7:15pm and it gets very dark on Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park) there will be no pure rotating pacelines as we usually do. We may break into smaller groups if enough show up but we will ride with safety in mind and not speed.

There will be separate A, BB, B, and CC groups this week.

RWGPS route links:
27 mile route (all groups)
 
This week's ride will have one last hurrah at Dawson's Market for those interested. Lights are necessary for this ride regardless, but this makes the point more clear as the roads aren't all silky smooth.
 
NOTE: by registering for the Downtown Breakaway you agree to the Waivers of Liability of Potomac Pedalers. To sign an online waiver (and provide required emergency contact info), click here. You need only fill out these forms ONCE for the entire DTB series!

NOTE: this ride is open to both Potomac Pedalers members and non-members. However, if you are a non-member and ride the DTB more than 3 times we ask that you please join the club to help cover our administrative costs and keep the ride going. Thank you!

No go if rain and thunderstorms are bearing down on us, if AQI is over 100, or if the heat index is patently unsafe - last minute announcements will be sent via the DTB email list. If you wish to be on the DTB email list, please drop Rudi Riet an email with the subject "Subscribe to DTB List."