Weekly Group Rides

Recurring Weekly Group Rides (2016-2017 Winter schedule)

Note: If you know of any other recurring or group rides and you would like for us to post them, please contact webmaster@freewheelers.info

The Club’s supplemental accident medical insurance covers members in good standing on all Club rides.

Click here for the Freewheelers “Rules to Ride By” for information on how you can be better prepared to ride with the group!

Sundays

Sunday Rocky Branch Burner

Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Rocky Branch Plaza on Hwy 9 in Boiling Springs next to Manny’s Italian Restaurant
Description: 36 miles to Green Creek, NC and back. Flat course. Avg speed 19-20 mph. Regroups as necessary at turns, stop signs and mechanicals. Fast but friendly ride.
Contact: Richard White

 


Mondays

Anderson’s Monday Ride (year-round)

Sammy Woodruff leading
Pace: 16.5 Distance: @25 miles

Roll out at 6 pm.

 

One group during the winter, stay together.

Notes:  Lights and blinkies required.  All stay together.  Stop for all mechanicals.  Obey rules of the road.

Meet: Chris & Gloria’s farm
1956 Moore-Duncan Hwy., Hwy. 290, Moore

 


Tuesdays

 Rockers Ride

Karl Johnson leading.

Where:  RJ Rockers Brewing Co, downtown Spartanburg
When:  Tuesdays all winter.
Roll time:  6pm
Pace:  16 – 17 mph
Parking:  Behind Rockers on Ezell St.  Park in the lot without a gate on it.  Ok to park there after 5 pm.
After:  Join us for at least 1 beer.  Portion of the proceeds will benefit PAL.
Notes:  Lights and blinkies required.  All stay together.  Stop for all mechanicals.  Obey rules of the road.  Start in the front parking lot of RJR.  If temp drops below 40 deg F at start, we will not ride.

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Indoor Spin – Spartan Spin
Larry Hart leading.
Where:  USC Upstate, University Readiness Center.  The official address is 301 N. Campus Blvd. Spartanburg.  Google maps puts it at 281 N. Campus Blvd.
ALL riders are welcome!  Indoor spin is a lot of fun with a group.
You will need to bring the following:
1.  bike
2.  shorts/cleats
2.  trainer
3.  towel for the floor (no dripping on the floor please)
4.  sweat towel for your face
5.  (optional) fan—most riders buy a small fan to clip onto handlebars.  I’ll bring an extension cord.
6.  great attitude
7.  $5        We’ve negotiated a very cheap cost to use the room.  $5/person per night to defray the university’s utility/maintenance costs.

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Wednesdays

Wednesday Landrum Ride 

Scott Sisk leading.

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Bowen’s Landing Restaurant just past Lake Bowen, SC on Hwy 9.
Description: 30 miles (average 16-17 mph)No one left behind. We’ll enjoy good food and beverages after the ride either at Bowen’s Landing restaurant.   Come join us.

Notes:  Lights and blinkies required.  All stay together.  Stop for all mechanicals.  Obey rules of the road.

Contact: Scott Sisk

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Wednesday Downtown

Ralph Paquin leading

Roll Time: 6:00pm

Ride start location-the lower lot in the Grain District (between Hub Bub Way and Harris Place)

https://www.google.com/maps/@34.9466184,-81.9341293,188m/data=!3m1!1e3

Ride average speed ~17mph. Moderate pace. Routes will contain some hills.

Ride route- will vary.  One option:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17558253

We will only be riding during dry nights when the temperature is 45˚ or ABOVE at 6pm. 

Ride requirements:
• Headlights 
• Blinking taillights
• Helmets
• Work together
* We will stay together as a group
• Road and traffic awareness
• Please be proactive with mechanical issues BEFORE ride time such as: 
tire wear, saddle bag stock, cables and batteries. 


Thursdays

Bicycle Time

Brian Edwards, Karl Johnson leading.

Location: Bicycle Time,  3396 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs
Roll Time: 6:00pm (arrive by 5:45, ready to roll at 6 pm)

Pace: 16-17 mph.
Distance:  31 miles – http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7156546
Notes:  Lights and blinkies required.  All stay together.  Stop for all mechanicals.  Obey rules of the road.

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Reidville Ride

Sammy Woodruff leading.

Location:  Riedville Road Elementary School

Roll Time:  6pm

Pace:  varies 15-17 mph

Notes:  Lights and blinkies required.  All stay together.  Stop for all mechanicals.  Obey rules of the road.  Riding when start temp is above 40F.

 

 

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