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Urban Assault Ride ::: #UA45’er
|STATUS:||Inactive - Draft Form, Do Not Show on Calendar|
|Event Location:||Roswell, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Sep 25 2024 5:30 pm >> Sat, Sep 28 2024 5:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Sep 20 2023 11:11 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Mon, Sep 25 2023 11:11 am|
|Event Duration:||3 Days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||4|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||1 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Saddle up and gear up for an urban assault ride that starts at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center (as you pull into the lot, look left; parking nearest the road by bocce ball courts, as it's usually less congested) and travels down a series of bike paths, trails, roadways, boardwalks, sidewalks, and such - ALL the way down to Truist Park & Paces Mill CRNRA in Vinings....and back ;)
The pace will be swift and the hills are a bit ridiculous, but the suffering is well worth it at the end! After all we are on a lot of flat smooth sections where recovery can be obtained easily.
I'll be on my gravel bike but you can manage on a cross bike, hybrid, mountain bike...but keep in mind I'll be throwing EVERY discipline of cycling at you during this ONE ride! We'll be in dirt, on gravel, hammering paved paths & streets, we have big hills up & big hills down, fast corners, and dogging flat sections where the MaxHR is checked - oh and don't forget we have the boardwalks too! All this and 45 miles = a killer urban assault ride. As I said we are alongside traffic a couple of times, (this is not for the faint of heart or inexperienced) be prepared to get vetted if I've never ridden bikes with you.
Once we get down to the end of the "out & back" part of this loop (Rotten Wood Creek Trail) we'll take a quick second to catch our breath use the bathrooms, and head back up the hills we just came in on. I've done this loop many times b4 so I know you'll love it too.
p.s. headlights will be needed on the way back as it tends to get dark on the path by 8 pm.
|How to Get There:|
if you click on the GPS link above :: this gives you a pin drop to the parking area across from the Rec Center - and the area where we muster before "wheels down"
The Adult Rec Center and Bocce Ball courts are right off Grimes Bridge Road, between Oxbo and Warsaw/Norcross traffic circle ::
830 Grimes Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
if you have any questions please call or email me...we'll get ya there if you're not already familar with that park.
once more for the record:
NO EARBUDS, you need to hear traffic, other rider's callouts and such.
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