November 2nd & 3rd Rides

 

Jason Yunker - Road Rash

Jason Yunker – Road Rash

RECAP LAST WEEKEND

Saturday about six of us from Steiner Ranch Cycling Club went out to Dustin’s house in Georgetown to ride some country roads around Lake Granger and celebrate Dustin’s 40th Birthday.  The route was really nice and we saw a lot of cows and farms.  That being said, Jason hit a big deep patch of gravel going about 19-20 mph and went down.  He is fine except for some nasty road rash.  He cracked his helmet but other than that mechanically he was able to finish up the ride strong.

Sunday only one rider showed up to ride so we just stayed in Steiner Ranch.

STRAVA HIGHLIGHTS

The Strava highlights for last week by category are as follows:

Distance                    Robert Brown         140     Miles
Elevation                   Hicham B.                 11,240 Feet
Average Speed        Cody Summer         18.5 Mph over 75 Total Miles

Mellow Johnny’s Swap Meet  Remember that this Saturday is the Mellow Johnny’s Swap Meet and they have some insane deals.  You can learn more at the following link.  http://www.mellowjohnnys.com/the-5th-annual-mellow-swap/

MS150 – Saturday and Sunday April 12 – 13, 2014  The BP MS 150 is a two-day fundraising cycling ride organized by the National MS Society. In addition to this being a Charity ride for a good cause it is also a BEEF TEAM ride so that means SWAG.  You can join our team at http://main.nationalmssociety.org/goto/BEEF

NEXT WEEKENDS RIDES

AVERY RANCH ROUTE – Saturday November 2nd at 8:30am at Cups & Cones

On Saturday the Steiner Ranch Cycling Group will be heading out for an approximately 55+ mile bike ride that will roll out from Cups & Cones at 8:30 am morning and we will head out to AVERY RANCH and head back via Crystal Falls.

The ride is going to be fairly flat and fast.  While we do our best to keep the group together you will need to have a certain level of riding experience and conditioning to stay with the main group or else you may get left behind.  There is no designated sweeper for our Saturday ride.

There will be a faster group travelling at speeds of 18-20 mph over the course of the route and we will also have less faster group travelling about 16-17mph.  Again there is no designated sweeper.

ROUTE:

http://goo.gl/maps/4BjVd

OR –

TOUR DE GREUNE

This year is the 30th anniversary ride and you can learn more about this ride at our event page.  I think most of us will be doing the Avery Ranch Ride but if you want to try something different this ride is really cool.

Ski Shore – Sunday November 3rd at 8:30am at Cups & Cones

We will still leave from Cups & Cones and we will ride out to Ski Shores.  The ride is about 25 miles and about 2,000 feet of climbing.

This is a NO DROP ride and is fun but you should be able to average 14 – 15 mph.   There are always a couple road demons if you want to go a little faster.

ROUTE:

http://goo.gl/maps/6tqey

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