Weekly Group Rides

Recurring Weekly Group Rides (2017 Spring-Summer 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  Most up-to-date info is on our Yahoo user group.  Join the club for access.

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                                                                                                                   Route:   https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14222912
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.

Routes:  vary, lots of options.

Multiple ability groups as needed.

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

HogBack Climbing

Karl Johnson leading.

Where: Landrum, North Shamrock Ave. Across from Police station

When:    6pm roll

Date:     weekly thru May 8th

Pace:    @16 mph, until climbing Hogback

Route:   https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19544483

Zones:    Climbing – Hogback.

Extra Mitchell training for those who can’t get enough or missed our Saturday training ride.  Stay together until Hogback, climb / descend (careful) at your own pace.  Regroup at Tryon IGA supermarket.

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WaterMelon Rides

Where: Va-Du-Mar park in Boiling Springs
Time: 600 sharp
Terrain: rolling, approx 30 miles, differing with each group

Main Route:   https://ridewithgps.com/routes/10696577
Groups:
Group 1 avg 19+ – 3-4 have been showing, no guarantees
Group 2 avg 17+ – Cheri Tutterow
Group 3 avg 15-16- Larry Hart
Group 4 avg 14+ – Cheryl Ivey
Group 5 avg 12-14- Frank Tutterow

Wednesdays

Wednesday Landrum Ride 

Scott Sisk leading.

Time: 6:00 pm

Route:  https://www.strava.com/activities/372690065

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)

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

Ride route- will vary.

Distance:  28-30 miles


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

Bronco’s

Andrew Thurman leading.

Union St. Spartanburg, Broncos Restaurant, 6:00 pm.
Need at least three riders for a quorum.
Will detour off of Cedar Springs before it merges down to two lanes.
Two zones planned, regroup after.
Average speed, 18-19.
Will not ride if it’s below 45 at ride time or if it’s raining.
Helmets, headlights, rear blinkers all required.
No riding left of the center line.

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Reidville Ride

Sammy Woodruff leading.

Location:  Riedville Road Elementary School, park between school and church.

A Group:
Leader:  Sammy Woodruff
Pace:  18+
Distance:  30.1 miles
 
B Group:
Leader:  TBA
Pace: 16+
Distance: 28-32 miles
 
C Group:
Leader:  Bob Fennessee
Pace:  14+
Distance:  28-32 miles
1) Helmets required 
2) Rear blinkers recommended – This is something new for daytime rides in light of some of the incidents between cars and bikes in the last year. Trying to be more visible. 
3) Absolutely no earbuds – We verbally communicate information about obstacles in the road, turns, etc…. that is of great importance to the safety of the group and yourself. 
4) Please be open to suggestions – They are generally made with good intentions and hopefully will help you fit in with the group. 
5) Please have some kind of picture ID with you. If you’re new please introduce yourself before the ride. For example I have an old driver’s license in my bike bag.
Join us for after the ride at Los Mexicanos!!!

 

 

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