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Polly Ann ride Sunday May 6, 10:00 am.

Hoping to get our ride in, the forecast as of now is showing showers in the morning.  So let's keep our fingers crossed that it will be dry in the morning.  Stay posted for an update.  Meeting at Evergreens Coffee Shop in Oxford.  Some folks riding to Leonard others to Dryden. 

Hope to see you,



Saturday morning Bikepacking ride

Hello folks,

I will not be leading this weeks Bikepacking ride on saturday morning, Because....I will be Bikepacking up North!

Do not fear, I will be back on the 12th at 9:AM

IF I find an alternate ride leader, I will post here.

Now, for something interesting...

I will have a satellite tracker with me that be updating my position throughout the weekend.

Here is the link to the site

The Password is  " Rhino "

Feel free to visit and send me a text, the map goes live thursday evening.








Saturday Depot B-Group Road Ride

Dear Fellow riders,

Sadly, it was snowing an hour ago and just turned to rain in our area. While the rain is leaving soon, conditions are quite wet at this time.

So, I am cancelling today's ride.

I'll go ride my trainer again.

Dan Gauthier


Saturday Morning Bikepacking ride, April 28, 9:00 am

Hi folks, we will be departing from Independence Elementary school on M15 just north of I75 at 9:00 AM

It looks like it might be a bit chilly but hopefully it will warm up a bit.

roads are in good shape albeit a bit loose and dusty in spots.

I will be riding packed out in preparation for an upcoming trip I have.





Polly Ann ride Sunday April 29, 10:00 am.

Looks like another great weekend for the Polly Ann ride.  Join us at Evergreens Coffee Shop in Oxford at 10:00 am.  We had a great turn out last Sunday 25 riders!  Some folks will ride to Leonard and back.  Last week nine of us rode out to Dryden.  We took dirt roads up from the County Line.  Ended up with 30 miles and the dirt roads were in great shape.  Extra bonus no traffic................

Hope to see you,



Saturday Depot B-Group Road Ride

This very recent spring weather has been beautiful! Let's start our beloved Saturday morning B-Group Road rides.

Date: Saturday, April 28th
Time: 9:00 am start    <----  NOTE TIME........
Place: Depart from Depot Park, Clarkston, MI
Pace: 18-20mph cruise
Distance: Usually ~45 miles. Specifics will be chosen by those present.

This is a no-drop ride but, please be comfortable with riding in close quarters of a pace line. Check body & bike to avoid mechnical difficulties. Be respectful to rules of the road and watch out for your fellow riders.

Dan Gauthier


Tuesday's at the Track

Information for the Tuesday night regulars is starting April 24th we will allow non-FRCC members join us at the Waterford track.  The purpose is to increase the participants so we can resume the structured training drills and hopefully entice new members to join the club.

Hope to see you all next Tuesday - it will be warmer, so ignore the forecasted drizzle!




NEW***Saturday Morning Bikepacking ride***

Starting Saturday, April 21, we will be starting a bikepacking ride that starts Saturday mornings at 9:00 am, departing from Independence Elementary school on M15 just north of I75.

 Think of bikepacking as a cross between backcountry hiking, mountain biking and camping with the emphasis on adventure and FUN.

This ride is to get acquainted with packing and riding a loaded bike on backroads with the eventual goal of doing periodic overnight trips during the summer (if summer ever comes!). If you are new to this and want a low stress way to try Bikepacking, this is the ride for you.

The best bike to use is the one you already have. If you currently ride a mountain bike that works for you on the trail, chances are it will make a very capable bikepacking rig with few modifications

This is a no drop, casual pace ride that emphasizes learning, adventure and most importantly fun with a group of like-minded riders.


Hope to see you there!




Polly Ann ride Sunday April 22, 10:00 am.

Finally it is looking like a great weekend for a ride!  If all remains equal partly sunny and a high of 57!  Looking forward to a spring like ride with no lobster claws..........Hope to see you at Evergreens Coffee Shop in Oxford.



Wednesday night gravel ride cancelled

Hopefully winters return will be short-lived. Forecast for tonight at ride time is low 40's dropping to mid-30's and rain / snow. I won't be leading the ride tonight. Fortunately it looks like a very nice weekend. Hope to see you next week.