- Location: Ride Headquarters in Sherborn, MA
- Ride Type: Road Ride
- Time & Date: Saturday, 8 April 2017. Rolling out at 9:30am. Breakfast begins at 8:15am and ends at 9:15am. Food is also served upon your return.
- Distance: 30 miles & 45 miles paved roads
- Price: Free
Description: This is a 100% paved ride. There are 30-mile and a 45-mile route options and various speeds. It's spring and this is a great opportunity to get back on the road, meet other road riders, and enjoy good time in the saddle!
Route: The routes are available to attendees via .tcx and .gpx files the morning of the ride at Ride Headquarters; we'll help load your Garmin. All RSVPers will receive the routes via email Friday before the ride.
Ride Notes: We have Ride Headquarters Super Domestiques leading the ride and pointing out turns. There will be two speed groups: 15-16mph average and 17-18mph average.
If you and your self-organized team or group would like to roll together, let us know and we'll give you a separate roll-out time.
Estimated time: A little less than 2 hours for the 30-mile ride, 3 hours for the 45-mile ride.
Please RSVP Now!
Last Minute Information: Watch Ride Headquarter's Twitter feed for last-minute updates, weather cancellations or other changes. We will also email all who RSVP with last-minute details.
Contact Information: Email - firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone - 508-975-4678
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 Headquarters requires a signed waiver. Please fill it out online prior to your first ride.
Proper Bike for this ride:
- Road bike with 23-28c tires. Weather conditions will change the ideal bike type.
- Clipless pedals and shoes. These are important elements of bike control.
- A bike that’s in safe working order.
- Fenders if it's wet on the road.
- No aerobars.
If you'd like us to do any work on your bike prior to the ride, please email us the day before so we're ready to do the work as soon as you come in; we want you to be ready to roll before
Get your butt out and ride with us! We’ll make it worth your time.
o Special Offer: Ride HQ special offer for participants of this ride only: you'll receive a voucher at the ride that is appropriate for road riding at this time of year!
o Burning Snowflake Credit Voucher: You’ll get one or two credits for the Burning Snowflake Ride – depending on which route you do. You’ll get a lot more credits depending on the weather conditions. See above for details about the value of credits and how to rack them up fast.
o Food: Full breakfast and lunch with hot foods and hot drinks - caffeinated and non.
o Learn and connect: New roads, and new riding friends: We hope you’ll discover new roads on one of the routes we’re offering. We promise you’ll meet unfamiliar riders, too.
o Get a jump on the season. Be the envy of your cycling friends when you’ve already got some good miles in this early in the year!