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Thursday Group Ride

By May 7, 2016Events

Thursday group rides are a CBS favorite.  Routes vary, as does tempo.  Ride is led by a CBS staff member or ambassador. Coffee likely at the end of the ride. If you’re looking for a regular ride to count on, Thursday may be your ride.

When: Every Thursday Morning, departing from Cascade Bicycle Studio PRECISELY at 8:00 am. (ride will move to 7:30 am after Day Light Savings Time)

Fenders required if the pavement is wet or rain is expected.

Duration: 1.5 to 2 Hours (2 to 2.5 Hours after Day Light Savings Time)

Where: Routes will vary and will be announced at the start of the ride.

Pace: Rides average around 17-19 mph on flats; varies on climbs.

Expectations:

  • You are skilled riding in a double and single paceline at 17-22 mph.
  • You follow all traffic laws.
  • You are a good ride partner: no attacking, no half-wheeling, you rotate through the paceline, etc.
  • You can change a flat tire and have all the supplies to do so with you.
  • You will wait at the top of climbs and the bottom of descents for the group to regroup.
  • You are willing to take direction and instruction from the ride leader as needed.
  • You understand if you can’t meet these expectations you may be asked not to return to a future ride.

Mission:

  • To enjoy the fluid experience of riding in well organized and efficient group.
  • To expose riders to new terrain and enjoyable routes in the Seattle Metro Area.
  • Enjoy the company of others on the road with the wind in your face.

Coffee: Very likely the group will get coffee at the end of the ride in or near Fremont.