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SEASON KICK-OFF RIDES
The ride season is starting so lets kick-off with some bike rides & socialize afterwards with food -- to get all into the riding groove. We'll meet at Red Bank City Park to launch the rides. After rides we'll replenish our biked off calories with a catered lunch. Extra good news: there are restrooms!
Red Bank City Park (aka Skipper Fairbanks Rec Cntr) is located off Morrison Springs Road, behind Erlanger Hospital and RB High School. (Directions are below.)
There will be 3 levels of rides & start times:
10:00 am Climbing Series #5 - Joe Nivert - Ride Leader and probably sweep. Suck Creek Mtn Both Sides This is an out and back ride of 42 miles which includes the 5.6 mile climb up the front side of Suck Creek Mt and the 5.0 mile climb up the back side. We will ride out to Gary Hooper's office on Pine St in Whitwell for a rest stop then reverse the route on the return ... Gary has kindly offered his office and will provide refreshments.
11:00 am Moderate - Tom Ingeldew leader - sweep Peggy Olson -- 30 miles mol
11:30 am Fairly easy - Tom Grey leader - sweep Bill Cornwell -- 15 - 20 miles
1:00 PM - or soon after - we will have lunch -- catered by Qdoba Restaurant. All CBC members are invited to eat, but please try to RSVP to me by Wed, March 16 so there will be enough food for everyone.
Social Committee Chair
423 488 5435 cell
423 886 4050 home
DIRECTIONS TO RED BANK PARK (aka Skipper Fairbanks Rec Cntr)
Take hwy 27 to the Morrison Springs Exit (there is only one exit whether coming from Soddy DZ or dowtown); at the traffic light turn west (go towards Signal Mtn). In about 1/4 mile you will see Erlanger Hospital. Immediately before Erlanger note a sign - on the left - Skipper Fairbanks Rec Cntr & another sign saying Sleep Center -- turn left here. Continue past a swimming pool, a communirty center, and park in the lot on the left on a little rise. You will see a white van parked across from parking lot by our picnic pavillion. This be the place.[color=#][/color][/b]
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