Date and Time
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1440 Pleasant Valley Rd., Manchester, CT,
Connecticut, East of River,
Registration is not required for this activity. However, you may wish to contact the leader(s) if you have any questions.
(RC or TR, FL/RL, Cue /No Cue, 13-22mph) Meet at 5:45 to ride promptly at 6:00 p.m. from Jo-Ann Fabrics, 1440 Pleasant Valley Rd., Manchester. Weekly Tuesday night group ride series with routes of varying paces and distances. The rides travel over mostly flat to rolling terrain on country roads past fields and farms in South Windsor, East Windsor, Ellington, Somers, Enfield, East Hartford, Windsor and sometimes over the border into MA. Distances will be shorter early in the season, increase depending on hours of daylight and decrease later in the season. Riders will join groups based on pace and ability, each with its own leader. The faster groups will ride the longer distances at a training pace with no cue sheets, while the slower groups will be more recreational and may have cue sheets. Usually there are 4 to 5 groups with upwards of 50 to 75 people. Sample distances and paces include 18 miles at a 14 to 15 mph avg. pace, 28 miles at a 17 mph avg. pace, 40 miles at 18 mph avg. pace and 44 miles at a 20+ mph avg. pace. Helmets are required. Lights and reflective wear are strongly recommended for safety reasons. Possible meet for dinner after the ride at a local restaurant chosen by participants. If you are new to this ride, please arrive well in advance to determine the appropriate group. Rain or forecast of rain and storm warnings cancels.
AMC Trip Policy
I-84 East to Exit 62, left at end of ramp, then left at third light onto Pleasant Valley Rd. Right into shopping center to Jo-Anns. Park near Five Guys. From I-84 West, taken Exit 62, left onto Pleasant Valley Rd., then right into the shopping center.