Meet at Boone County Historical Society, 3801 Ponderosa Street. First lap starts at 6p sharp. All are welcome.
Course: (4-mile laps) Starts at Boone County Historical Society. Clockwise loop. Four right turns. Each leg is approximately 1 mile. Small hill on the backside of the course. "Race" pace depending on who shows and drives the peloton. Excellent opportunity to practice group riding skills. Usually 3-4 laps completed, any dropped or late riders can always jump back in on next lap.
Meet at Walt's Bike & Wilderness, Corner of Rogers & College Streets, Departs at 6p sharp. All are welcome.
Course: (25 miles) Group ride to Brown Station & HH intersection (2 abreast, no jumping, 15-17 mph pace), about 6 miles.
HH to Rte Z, race pace, about 6 miles to sprint at Murray. Wait for everyone at HH-Rte Z intersection. Proceed south on Rte Z, (2 abreast, 15-17 mph pace) to Mt Hope Road, about 2 miles.
Mt Hope to Rte PP, Race Pace, about 6 miles, Note: about 2 miles from the start of Mt Hope, it intersects with Kircher Rd. There is a STOP sign and a blind turn. CAUTION. Turn left onto Kircher Rd, final sprint at Columbia city limit sign (about 3 miles), then roll back into town.
Road: Meets at 5pm at Gentry Middle School (on Bethel Rd between Nifong and South Hampton Blvd), Departs at 5p sharp. All are welcome.
Course: Ashland Loop (about 45 miles), Usually a fast-paced ride (18 mph+ average for the loop). If a larger, more diverse group shows, ride can divide into several groups. Loop takes about 2.5 hours. Proceeds out Sinclair Rd, crosses Rte K onto Old Plank Rd, up hill to Smith Hatchery - (L)Woody Proctor - (R)Rte N - (L)Nashville-Sapp - (L)Rte MM - (L)Rte M - Ashland - Rte Y - (L)Rangeline Rd - New Haven to Grindstone and back to Gentry School.
Cross/Mountain: Meets at 6pm at Tryathletics. All are welcome.
Course: Varies from week to week, typical ride is 2 hours. Cyclocross or mountain bike depending on conditions - if Rock Bridge Trails are open (call 442-2249 to check), riding mountain bikes, otherwise bring cyclocross bike for some gravel road riding.
Meets at Boone County Water District (Water Tower) south of Route Z exit on I-70 (exit 133). Starts at 5:40p or thereabout. All riders welcome.
Course: Out and Back course (about 25 miles) Race pace ride south on Rangeline to Rte Y and back. Many groups and skill levels to choose from. Can't get lost and if dropped, simply catch back on as a group is returning north to the water tower. Stop signs at Rangeline-WW (East Broadway) , Rangeline-AB, and Rangeline-H
Wear Your Helmet. Don't just be self sufficient (pump, tube, multitool) but carry an extra tube, bottle, food to share if needed.