Location: Starts at Ride Headquarters in Sherborn, MA
Ride Type: Road Ride
Date & Time: Saturday, September 21 & other select dates - 11:30am Rollout from Ride Headquarters, 1:30pm Rollout from Ride Studio Cafe
Distance: 61 Miles
Description: The Shop-to-Shop Ride is Ride Headquarters’ long ride that links riders with Ride Studio Cafe in Lexington. The average pace is 16-17 mph. We're riding for endurance, not speed. It's a steady pace with a food & coffee stop at Ride Studio. If enough people show, we will split into two groups with a faster (17-18mph) pace for the first group. Please come prepared with the route loaded into your cycling computer.
Proper Bike for this ride: 23-28c road slick tires, clipless pedals, drop handlebars; no aero bars.
Route: The route takes riders to Ride Studio Cafe to enjoy hot coffee, iced coffee drinks, food, get fresh water, use the facilities. Download the route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30549746
Ride Notes: All paved. Food stop is at mile 29, Ride Studio Cafe. Ride Headquarters’ doors open for riders at 8:30am, rollout is at 8:45am after a safety talk.
Estimated time: About 4 hours depending on the time spent at Ride Studio for the mid-ride break. Realistically, allow 20-30 minutes for this stop so all riders have time to enjoy the time at the Studio and refuel without rushing.
Last Minute Information: Watch Ride Headquarters' Twitter feed for last-minute updates, weather cancellations or other changes.
Contact Information: Email - firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone - (413) 461-7433
Riding Rules, What to Bring, How Our Rides are Different: All riders are required to read and are expected to abide by These Rules.
Waiver: Ride HQ requires a signed waiver before your first ride. Please fill it out online prior to your first ride.