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Ride Schedule

Fri, 09/20 C * 30 * MD * 9:00am * Leave from VMP & join Friday Lunch Ride * Veirs Mill Park Recreation Center (VMP)
Fri, 09/20 C/D * 20/15 * VA * 9:30am * Fridays' Brunch Ride * South Run Recreation Center (SRR)
Fri, 09/20 B/CC * 35 * MD * 10:00am * Bud Bike Friday * Buddy Attick Park (BUD)
Fri, 09/20 C/D * 30 * MD * 10:00am * Friday Lunch Ride * Lake Needwood (NEE)
Fri, 09/20 AA/A/BB/B * 26 * MD * 5:35pm * Scenic Social Germantown Rec Park Friday Night ride * South Germantown Rec. Park - Adventure Playground (SGRAP)
Sat, 09/21 AA/A/BB/B/CC * 51 * MD * 8:00am * Rockville Wootton Ride * Thomas S. Wootton High School (TWHS)
Sat, 09/21 CC * 32 * MD * 9:00am * Loop de Adventure * South Germantown Rec. Park - Adventure Playground (SGRAP)
Sat, 09/21 BB/B/CC/C/D * 36/13 * MD * 12:00pm * 2019 BRC Saturday Sugar Rides * Sharpsburg MD (BRC Saturday Ride Start)
Sun, 09/22 AA/A/BB/B/CC/C/D * 25/30/50/62 * WV * 7:00am * Back Roads Century * Shepherd University - Back Roads Century Start
Sun, 09/22 CC/C * 25 * DC * 10:00am * All Bike DC Loop! * District Hardware and Bike (DHB)
Mon, 09/23 A/BB/B * 30 * MD * 9:30am * The Usual Monday Ride From Glen Echo * Glen Echo Park (GLE)
Mon, 09/23 BB * 40 * MD * 5:00pm * Frederick's Monday EZ * - Other Start Location MD
Tue, 09/24 B/CC * 35 * MD * 10:00am * Bud Bike Tuesday * Buddy Attick Park (BUD)
Tue, 09/24 BB/Tandem * 24 * VA * 5:15pm * Tuesday Night Tandems * - Other Start Location VA
Tue, 09/24 BB/Tandem * 24 * VA * 5:15pm * Tuesday Night Tandems * - Other Start Location VA

Ride Class Table

Key to Ride Classes
This table shows average riding speeds [mph], typical ride distances [miles], and intervals between rest stops [miles].

For example: The CC ride class is highlighted in bold.

  • Hilly CC ride averages 10-12 mph
  • Moderate CC ride averages 12-14 mph
  • Flat CC ride averages 14-16 mph
  • Route length is typically 30-50 miles
  • Rest stop intervals would average around 15-20 miles apart
  • Pacelines (riding in straight lines and drafting) only happens occasionally
Ride
Class
Average Riding Speed Route
Length
Rest Stop
Interval
Use of
Pacelines
(H)illy (M)oderate (F)lat
D 6-8 8-10 10-12 10-25 5-10 no
C 8-10 10-12 12-14 20-35 10-15 no
CC 10-12 12-14 14-16 30-50 15-20 occasional
B 12-14 14-16 16-18 40-60 20-30 occasional
BB 14-16 16-18 18-20 50-70 25-35 frequent
A 16-18 18-20 20-22 60-80 25-35 common
AA 18-20 20-22 22-24 60-100 30-40 common
R Randonneuring is long-distance (endurance) cycling over scenic and challenging terrain. Randonneur rides often leave early in the morning and require lights, go under most weather conditions, and typically are challenging all-day affairs with distance and speed determined by the participants. This includes the annual Brevet series of qualifying rides between 125 and 625 miles in length.
ATB These are rides for all-terrain or mountain bikes. The individual ride descriptions should be read for specific information regarding terrain (e.g., single-track, double-track, or gravel roads), distance, and equipment requirements (e.g., type of bike or tire width).
T Specialty rides for bikes with two or more cyclists. Tandem ride leaders often choose routes that are particularly well-suited to these types of bicycles, as they typically go much faster on down-hill and flat sections, and slower uphill, than single bikes.

 

 

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Ride Schedule

Fri, 09/20 C * 30 * MD * 9:00am * Leave from VMP & join Friday Lunch Ride * Veirs Mill Park Recreation Center (VMP)
Fri, 09/20 C/D * 20/15 * VA * 9:30am * Fridays' Brunch Ride * South Run Recreation Center (SRR)
Fri, 09/20 B/CC * 35 * MD * 10:00am * Bud Bike Friday * Buddy Attick Park (BUD)
Fri, 09/20 C/D * 30 * MD * 10:00am * Friday Lunch Ride * Lake Needwood (NEE)
Fri, 09/20 AA/A/BB/B * 26 * MD * 5:35pm * Scenic Social Germantown Rec Park Friday Night ride * South Germantown Rec. Park - Adventure Playground (SGRAP)
Sat, 09/21 AA/A/BB/B/CC * 51 * MD * 8:00am * Rockville Wootton Ride * Thomas S. Wootton High School (TWHS)
Sat, 09/21 CC * 32 * MD * 9:00am * Loop de Adventure * South Germantown Rec. Park - Adventure Playground (SGRAP)
Sat, 09/21 BB/B/CC/C/D * 36/13 * MD * 12:00pm * 2019 BRC Saturday Sugar Rides * Sharpsburg MD (BRC Saturday Ride Start)
Sun, 09/22 AA/A/BB/B/CC/C/D * 25/30/50/62 * WV * 7:00am * Back Roads Century * Shepherd University - Back Roads Century Start
Sun, 09/22 CC/C * 25 * DC * 10:00am * All Bike DC Loop! * District Hardware and Bike (DHB)
Mon, 09/23 A/BB/B * 30 * MD * 9:30am * The Usual Monday Ride From Glen Echo * Glen Echo Park (GLE)
Mon, 09/23 BB * 40 * MD * 5:00pm * Frederick's Monday EZ * - Other Start Location MD
Tue, 09/24 B/CC * 35 * MD * 10:00am * Bud Bike Tuesday * Buddy Attick Park (BUD)
Tue, 09/24 BB/Tandem * 24 * VA * 5:15pm * Tuesday Night Tandems * - Other Start Location VA
Tue, 09/24 BB/Tandem * 24 * VA * 5:15pm * Tuesday Night Tandems * - Other Start Location VA