Josh "Too Tall" Simonds (NixFrixShun), Boyd "Bringer of Pain" (Boyd Cycling) and Jon "Scout" Knauer (Superstar) are your guides. Many of the participants in this ride are exhibitors. We need to maintain a steady 18 to 20 mph pace so that they have time to get back, eat, shower, and be in their booths when the doors open. Read the ride description below, arrive on time and ride safe.
Saturday - Chestnut Hill - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15982693
Start: 7am Saturday from front door of Host Hotel
Pace: Steady 18+ pace. Regroup after Manayunk. This is not a "not drop ride" please know the route. Print the queue sheet and use GPS. Wear a helmet.
Ride Description: Ride to Manayunk and up The Wall, through West Mount Airy before dropping into the Wissahickon Valley at Valley Green. Climb out of the valley on Wises Mill Road, down Shawmount Avenue, back to Manayunk on the Schuylkill River Trail, and returning to Center City on MLK/West River Drive.
Sunday - Lower Merion - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11037646
Start: 7am Sunday from front door of Host Hotel
Pace: Steady 18+ pace. Regroup after Manayunk. This is not a "not drop ride" please know the route. Wear a helmet.
Ride description: Ride through West Fairmount Park to Bala Cynwyd, then on to Gladwyne to do a lap around Rolling Hill Park on Mill Creek and Rose Glen before returning to Center City via River Road, West Manayunk, East Falls, and MLK/West River Drive.