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Wednesday
Aug162017

Polly Ann ride Sunday Aug.20, 10:00am.

Please join us at Evergreen's Coffee Shop at 10:00am. in Oxford. 

Next Sunday is the club summerfest out at Addison Oaks.  We will be hitting the mtb trail at 1:00pm.  Not into that there will be a gravel road ride out of Addison at 1:00 pm. also.  Don't forget to sign up by Aug.22.

Hope to see you,

Anne................  cycloanne@yahoo.com

Wednesday
Aug162017

Iron Belle Trail segment in Brandon Township

Hi folks,

Well, it seems that time is running out and the DNR / State of Michigan have asked the Brandon Township officials to make a decision by this October whether or not they want the Iron Belle Trail to run through Brandon Township. The township officials have had over two years to consider options and plan but they've faced strong opposition to the trail from NIMBY's (not in my back yard). It's boiled down to a simple yes or no vote amongst township residents. If yes, then a suitable route still needs to be determined. You can read more about the battle and how to cast your vote here, http://thecitizenonline.com/township-seeks-iron-belle-trail-input/. If you're a resident of Brandon Township, cast your vote by emailing brandontrailsubcommittee@gmail.com as described in the article. A simple SUPPORT or DONT SUPPORT vote, along with your name and address. One vote per household. 

Happy Trails

Tom

Wednesday
Aug162017

Assenmacher - Sunday August 20th

Hey gang, its that time of year again. We have a gathering started for the Assenmacher ride.

This starts in Swartz Creek from the Assenmacher bike shop.
8053 Miller Rd.
Swartz Creek, MI

If not registered by now, you will need to register at the store prior to start. Price $20. The ride is well supported in terms of rest stops. Its mostly flat but can experience prominent wind.  At this time, I plan to do the metric century route (~66 miles). There is a Chase Bank branch that is ~ 1/2 block north of the bike shop that works very well for parking and staging to meet as a group. Let's meet at that Chase Bank location and be ready to roll at 8am.

Print and complete the registration form in advance to save time. Please give yourself 15-20 minutes on arrival to complete registration at the store.
 
Wear your Rhino colors....
 
Dan Gauthier
Tuesday
Aug152017

Saturday "A" Road Ride, August 19th, 8:00 a.m.

Hi Everyone,

Lets meet down at Depot Park in Clarkston this Saturday at 8:00 a.m. The ride will be approximately 50-55 miles with the pace and route determined by those present. Again, this is a drop ride, so please bring navigational assistance if you would like to fall back. Rules of the road and proper paceline etiquette are observed. It may be helpful to check over your bike prior to avoid any delays out on the road.

Hope to have you on board and looking forward to a good rip! -Ken 

Tuesday
Aug152017

Saturday Depot B-Group Road Ride

Date: Saturday August 19th
Time: 8 am departure
Place: Depot Park, Clarkston, MI
Pace: 18-20 mph cruise
Distance: ~ 40-45 miles  Route determined by those present. 
This is a no-drop ride. But please be comfortable with riding in close quarters of a pace line. Follow all rules of the road and look out for each other.  Let's talk when we meet about Columbiaville riding.
Bill Haslinger on behalf of Dan Gauthier 
Friday
Aug112017

Road Training "A" Ride, Saturday, August 12th, 8:00 a.m.

Hi Folks!

For those not racing Corktown, please meet at Depot Park in Clarkston at 8:00 a.m. This ride is approximately 50 miles or so with the pace and route determined by those present at the park. Please observe the rules of the road and proper paceline etiquette. The ride is a "drop" ride so, please bring navigational assistance if you decide to fall back. Check your bike function prior to the ride to avoid any delays out on the road.

Have a good rip! -Ken

Thursday
Aug102017

Polly Ann ride Sunday Aug.13, 10:00 am.

Meeting in Oxford at Evergreen's Coffee Shop.  Please join us....................

Anne   cycloanne@yahoo.com

Thursday
Aug102017

B-Group Columbiaville Road Ride

I am late publishing this ride post.

Gang,

As promised, let's meet at Brandon Township Park in Ortonville for a ~50 mile ride to Columbiaville.

Date: Saturday, August 11th
Time: 8:30 am start
Place: 1414 N Hadley Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462
           Brandon Township Community Park
            ~ 1/4 mile north of intersection Oakwood & North Hadley Roads

These roads are beautiful, quiet and freshly paved. Beware however that elevation drops 520 feet riding north followed by 520 feet climb coming home. A majority of that elevation climb is during the last ~4 miles where grade approaches 10%.

Dan Gauthier

Monday
Aug072017

Time Trial?

Its been about  a month since the last TT.  Would anyone like to join me in doing a time trial at the track tomorrow, Aug. 8?

Rob

 

Wednesday
Aug022017

Saturday Depot B-Group Road Ride

Another day in cycling heaven...

Date: Saturday August 5th
Time: 8 am departure
Place: Depot Park, Clarkston, MI
Pace: 18-20 mph cruise
Distance: ~ 45-50 miles  Route determined by those present. 

This is a no-drop ride. But please be comfortable with riding in close quarters of a pace line. Follow all rules of the road and look out for each other.  Let's talk when we meet about Columbiaville riding.

Dan Gauthier