Well I have to say that the Steiner Ranch 6,000 was a successful ride. By leaving at 6:30am we missed most of the heat and we incorporated plenty of fluid stops so there was no shortage of water or rest breaks. The turnout was over 20 riders which surprised me given the early start time and the fact we climbed over 6,000 feet and road over 70 miles. Based on the feedback we may try to rotate this ride in every 2 or 3 months.
Sunday we had a great recovery ride which did not feel like a recovery ride. The weather was perfect and we had a really nice ride. We had a total of 10 riders. We might have to call the Sunday ride the Diva Ride because we are getting more and more women riding.
NEXT WEEKENDS RIDES
AVERY RANCH ROUTE – Saturday July 27th at 7:30am at Cups & Cones
On Saturday the Steiner Ranch Cycling Group (SRC) along with the Austin Cycling Association (ACA) will be co-hosting an approximately 55+ mile bike ride that will roll out from Cups & Cones at 7:30 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 Group A travelling at speeds of 18-20 mph over the course of the route and we will also have Group B travelling about 16-17mph. Again there is no designated sweeper.
STEAKHOUSE / JACK & ADMAS RIDE – Sunday July 28th at 8:30am at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse
On Sunday July 28, 2013 the Steiner Ranch Cycling Club will be riding on the Jack & Adams / Steiner Ranch Steakhouse Ride. The ride begins from the Steakhouse and leaves promptly at 8:30am so we recommend that you arrive at 8:00am.
The ride goes out to Crystal Falls golf course and back and there is a beginner, intermediate and advanced ride. There are two distances and the first is 14 miler and is a NO DROP and is designated for the beginners. The 35 miler is for intermediate and advanced riders.
The ride heads out of Steiner Ranch down the 620 to Anderson Mill Road and then out towards Crystal Fall Golf Course. The ride is an out and back and is relatively flat ride with the exception of the Crystal Fall Golf Course.
After the ride the Steiner Ranch Steakhouse has generously provided all riders ½ priced brunch and live music.
RIDE DISCLAIMER: Each rider is responsible for his or her own safety on our rides. Please join us at your own risk. Our weekly rides are open to public participation but ride leaders do NOT assume any liability for your participation.