Date: January 4, 2014 @ 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Location: - Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop
Led by the University of Texas Cycling Team
This ride is a great fit for the intermediate rider who has spent some time on the bike riding in groups and on urban roads, but is looking for a bit more challenge in distance and speed. This no drop, co-ed ride averages 17-20mph in the front group, and 15-16mph in the second/sweep group. We typically start in one large group of 50+ people, and naturally split into intermediate and advanced groups. Routes vary from 30-40 miles on in-town bike routes and/or on roads with low to moderate traffic. Riders for this group should have experience riding in groups, be able to change a tire and address minor mechanical issues and understand the etiquette of group riding.
We will ride the Happy Buda route, a 35 mile route that takes us through south Austin to Buda and back again. There will be a water stop at the turn around point in Buda. We will roll out together to Old San Antonio Road stopping at the Walgreen’s on Loop 4 to regroup for the return ride back to the shop.
General group ride expectation: helmet, bike in good working condition, water and nutrition, flat changing tools, and no headphones. We encourage you to ride your bike to the shop. If driving, please park in the street.
For pre-ride coffee or snack, meet at Juan Pelota Café a half hour before ride time.
For more information or questions contact us by email here.