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Slow as Molasses - Trail Ride

When:
Tuesday, July 02, 2024, 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:


Canada
Additional Info:
Ride Leader(s):
Jack Wilson
Category:
Slow As Molasses
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Capacity:
20
Available Slots:
14
No Fee
This week we depart from the Harrowsmith K&P Parking lot at 0930hrs and travel west to Perth Rd, a distance of some 17km. We will pass by Hogan Lake for those wanting a quick dip and stop in Sydenham on the return leg for a coffee. See you then!     A leisurely weekly ride of 20 to 30km (group consensus) with a coffee/ice cream break in the middle. This ride is ideal for those new to cycling or those getting back in the saddle after a few years away. All rides will be on either on the K&P or Cataraqui Trail. We will never ride on the road. Pace will be 10 to 15 km/hour and each week we will depart from a different trail parking lot. Junior participants are warmly welcomed and encouraged to ride along. See you then!

Start Location 
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The Routes
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Car Pooling Please consider!

Post Ride Refreshments [insert short description, if applicable]

Safety/Ride Preparation
  • Safety Matters Please familiarize yourself with everything under the "Safety Matters" tab 
  • Lights Always use front and rear lights with daytime flashing modes
  • Group Riding Communicate your movements (including speed changes) and any obstacles
  • No Wheel Overlapping Just don't do it!
  • Passing Always on the left, and call it out (typically, “on your left”)  
  • Traffic Laws Obey them!
  • Things to Bring
    • cell phone (if available), with the app "what3words" installed
    • copy of the ride route (downloaded to a mobile device or printed)
    • spare tube, pump and tool kit
    • sufficient hydration and nutrition
    • health card and document showing address and emergency contact information