Big Creek Greenway Bike Ride : Chill Mode - Sat, Jan 26 2019

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Big Creek Greenway Bike Ride : Chill Mode

The Basics:
Event Type:Bike
Event Location: Roswell, GA   Bike: Big Creek Greenway Bike Ride : Chill Mode  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 26 2019  10:10 am >> Sat, Jan 26 2019 11:40 am
Registration Opens: Thu, Jan 24 2019 3:10 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jan 26 2019 9:00 am
Event Duration:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:18 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join us for a wintery ride on the Big Creek Greenway. For those of you who have not been on the Big Creek Greenway, it is great!  It is very well maintained, clean and very pretty.  We might even see some wildlife. The Greenway is made up of mostly paved pathways through the woods with some boardwalks mixed in. We plan to do about 18 casual miles (after the LEARNING session I'm hosting at 9am), starting from the Old Alabama Road parking area. We'll ride to the end of the Greenway, at Marconi Drive. No Hills (unless you like extra pain) so it's chill.

We might not ALL be together for the whole ride as it's a "fun" ride, and I'll be sweeping to be sure we all find the correct paths, but it's just the Out & Back on the main path). The ride is suitable for a CX, hybrid, road bike or mountain bike...just be sure it's safe & mechanically sound.

Wheels down right at 10:10 a.m. - following the "Basics on Bike Repair" Learn event that starts at 9 a.m.

Trail map:


Please note:

1. no helmet = no ride

2. stay hydrated, even in the cold!

3. per the directions below -- please follow the paved road back and park by the restroom building


Required Items to Bring:


water, gatorade or maybe hot tea!

bike - probably best

helmet - a must

tube, pump - that might help 


Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.


cold weather gear - only you know your own limits


How to Get There:
Event Directions:


GA 400 to exit 7 (Holcomb Bridge Rd) and go East towards Norcross

Left at second traffic light onto Old Alabama Rd (Second traffic light). McDonalds is on your right)

Go about 1/3 mile and entrance to Roswell Greenway is on your left - you will turn in to a small parking lot. There is a beige (I think) sign with green writing. Come through that parking lot (continuing away from Old Alabama Rd) and follow the paved road over the hill. There will be a parking area and small restroom building on your right. We'll meet by the restroom building.





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