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Putting a Spin on Thursday: Cycling @ Big Creek Greenway Trail - 6:15 PM Start

The Basics:
Event Type:Bike
Event Location: Roswell   Bike: Putting a Spin on Thursday: Cycling @ Big Creek Greenway Trail - 6:15 PM Start  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Sep 2 2021  6:15 pm >> Thu, Sep 2 2021 7:45 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Aug 30 2021 1:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Sep 2 2021 6:00 pm
Event Duration:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:18 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Tom Jarosz (Juh'rose)
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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: 3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes




Putting a Spin on Thursday - Cycling @ Big Creek Greenway Trail - 6:15 PM Start Time!

- Weather Dependent -

"Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride." - John F. Kennedy



This is a scenic bike ride bof sorts along the Greenway starting in Roswell. We'll go out about 8-9 miles or so and then turn around and head back the same way. Those wanting more mileage can go further,  or wanting less mileage may head back sooner. It's out and back so you must be able to return the same distance you go out.  We will also include Marconi as an option.  Our pace is planned to be moderate and will plan to stay together unless someone wants to go faster or slower. Maximum Greenway bike speed is 15 MPH.  However, this is not a beginners or slow ride.

NOTE: For safety, helmet required to be worn during this event.  No helmet, no bike ride.



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A greenway is a linear park. A greenway is about people and the land they love. It is about conservation. It is about recreation and alternative transportation. It is about environmental education. It is about connecting the quality of life Alpharetta now has with the future plan that will help maintain that quality of life. Our greenway is an investment in the future of Alpharetta that is green, with open spaces for people as well as natural areas for plants and animals.

The Big Creek Greenway is primarily a 12-foot wide concrete path that meanders through the deciduous woods along Big Creek. The greenway offers an ideal setting for walking, jogging, inline roller blading, and biking.


Required Items to Bring:

There is water and bathroom along the route but may not be where you want them so we suggest bringing your own water or Gatorade.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Water or Gatorade - 1 liter or more

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

400 to Holcomb Bridge Road East towards Norcross. Turn left onto Old Alabama Road. Park is about 1/2 mile on left. There is an upper and lower parking lot. We are going to the lower lot where there are bathrooms. Address is 1600 Old Alabama Road, Roswell

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