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DayStartPace/Terrain/
Miles/Climb(ft)
Starting PointLeaderTour/Ride Signup
Fri10/30
9:30amD+/B/32/1749Three Bridgeschaim schreiber1234 - Lefflers Love **CANCELED**
Sat10/31
9:30amC/C/38/1489Ghost Lake, AllamuchyFred Bennett961 - A Bit of Hope Scenically in Reverse
Sat10/31
9:30amC/C+/41/2009Summer Road Park, ReadingtonManuel Coelho1113 - Frontage with Friends II
Sat10/31
9:30amC/B/41/2307Far Hills R.R.Sal Rizzo519 - Far Hills-Black River Ramble #2
Sat10/31
9:45amB/B/41/2307Far Hills R.R.Maurice Alvarez519 - Far Hills-Black River Ramble #2
Sat10/31
10:00amC/C+/41/2009Summer Road Park, ReadingtonDave Hall1113 - Frontage with Friends II
Sat10/31
10:00amD+/B/32/1749Three Bridgeschaim schreiber1234 - Lefflers Love
Sat10/31
10:00amD+/B/30/1936Far Hills R.R.David Drescher104 - Far Hills-Jockey Hollow
Sun11/01
9:30amD+/C/35/1048Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Mark Jay336 - Loantaka-Liberty Corner #2
Sun11/01
9:45amC/C/35/1048Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Paul Malinowski336 - Loantaka-Liberty Corner #2
Sun11/01
10:00amB/C+/51/2114Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Michael Shapanka617 - Pluckemin - Ringoes **CANCELED**
Sun11/01
10:00amC/C/35/1048Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Sam (Sumant) Chandiramani336 - Loantaka-Liberty Corner #2
Sun11/01
10:00amD+/B/31/1587Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.David Drescher379 - Kittatinny-Franklin **CANCELED**
Sun11/01
10:15amB/C/35/1048Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.pete nevins336 - Loantaka-Liberty Corner #2 **CANCELED**
Wed11/04
9:45amC+/B/41/2223Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Andrew Glassman700 - Pluckemin-Five Towns
Wed11/04
10:00amC/B/41/2223Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Arlene Whalen700 - Pluckemin-Five Towns
Wed11/04
10:00amC/C/33/928Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Helene Motyka538 - Kittatinny-Htaed of Sedahs
Wed11/04
10:00amD+/B/32/1729Blackwell Parkchaim schreiber1215 - Copper Clapper
Wed11/04
10:30amB/B/41/2223Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Alex Cefalu700 - Pluckemin-Five Towns
Thu11/05
10:00amC/B/39/2219Denville Savage RdNoreen Drucker943 - Denville Lakes-Kinnelon-Boonton Ave
Fri11/06
9:45amB/C+/41/1944Belle MeadDennis Sinauskas680 - Hills, Hillier, Hilliest
Fri11/06
10:00amC/C+/41/1944Belle MeadArnie Cohen680 - Hills, Hillier, Hilliest
Fri11/06
10:00amC/C/33/1156Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Buz Tomasino427 - Kittatinny-Greendell
Fri11/06
10:00amD+/C/49/1579Colonial Park, Lot FLes Garber428 - Colonial-Montgomery Meander
Sat11/07
9:00amC/C+/47/2086White Oak Park - BranchburgJim Barnish526 - Branchburg-White Oak Pk.-Pig Ride
Sat11/07
9:00amC/C/54/1912Ghost Lake, AllamuchySam (Sumant) Chandiramani52 - Ghost Lake-Around The Mountain
Sat11/07
9:15amC+/B/54/3251Hope Park & RideGeorge Ebel937 - Hope Springs Benevolent
Sat11/07
9:15amC+/C+/45/2074Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Joseph Reo4 - Loantaka-Schley Mountain
Sat11/07
9:30amC/C+/45/2074Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Sal Rizzo4 - Loantaka-Schley Mountain
Sat11/07
9:30amD+/C/38/1489Ghost Lake, AllamuchyMark Jay961 - A Bit of Hope Scenically in Reverse
Sat11/07
9:45amB/B/38/2739Long Valley - Schooley Mtn. ParkDennis Sinauskas193 - Schooley's Mtn-Skinner's View
Sat11/07
10:00amC+/B/48/2639Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Larry Grossman1058 - Pluckemin - Califon
Sat11/07
10:00amC/B/38/2739Long Valley - Schooley Mtn. ParkManuel Coelho193 - Schooley's Mtn-Skinner's View
Sat11/07
10:00amC/C+/35/1401Denville Savage RdRichard Poore533 - Denville-Fayson Lakes Revised
Sun11/08
9:30amC/D/50/1135Colonial Park, Lot FRoy Fischman658 - Colonial-Cranbury/Kingston
Sun11/08
9:30amC/C+/35/1508Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Sal Rizzo802 - Pluckemin-Mountainville #3
Sun11/08
9:30amD+/C+/35/1401Denville Savage RdManuel Coelho533 - Denville-Fayson Lakes Revised
Sun11/08
9:45amD+/D/31/691Colonial Park, Lot FMichael Chenkin580 - Colonial Princeton Short
Sun11/08
10:00amC/C+/35/1401Denville Savage RdJoseph Reo533 - Denville-Fayson Lakes Revised
Mon11/09
9:45amB/C+/44/2089Summer Road Park, ReadingtonDennis Sinauskas218 - Locktown to Lambertville II
Mon11/09
10:00amC/C/40/1461Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Jim Williams381 - Kittatinny-Great Meadows Ride
Mon11/09
10:00amC/C+/44/2089Summer Road Park, Readingtonmark baumeister218 - Locktown to Lambertville II
Mon11/09
10:00amD+/C/35/1048Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Peter Simon336 - Loantaka-Liberty Corner #2
Tue11/10
10:00amC+/B/39/2860Pickell Mtn. Park, Whitehouse StationJohn Parsekian768 - Pickell-Skinners Up Close
Tue11/10
10:00amC/C/33/928Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Helene Motyka538 - Kittatinny-Htaed of Sedahs
Tue11/10
10:00amC/B/36/1816Far Hills R.R.Tracy Brown311 - Far Hills-Black River Ramble
Tue11/10
10:00amD/C/22/818Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Len Friedman116 - Loantaka-Weekday Explorer #1
Wed11/11
8:00amC/C/42/1515Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Paulo Piedade790 - Loantaka - Long Hill - Liberty Corner #1
Wed11/11
9:00amC+/C/40/1462Duke Island ParkRoy Fischman1047 - Hunterdon Farms-Whitehouse-3 Bridges II **CANCELED**
Wed11/11
10:00amD+/C/38/946Colonial Park, Lot FLes Garber1043 - Leave the Gun Take the Cannoli
Fri11/13
10:00amC/C+/40/1798Echo Hill Parkmark baumeister1082 - Ellen's Ride **CANCELED**
Sat11/14
9:00amC/C/43/1715Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Sam (Sumant) Chandiramani57 - Kittatinny To Hope & Back
Sat11/14
9:15amD+/C/43/1715Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Manuel Coelho57 - Kittatinny To Hope & Back
Sat11/14
9:30amC/C+/30/1221Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Lynda DeLuca1120 - Along More Mill Rivers
Sat11/14
9:45amB/B/41/2223Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Joseph Reo700 - Pluckemin-Five Towns
Sat11/14
10:00amB/C+/58/2662Pickell Mtn. Park, Whitehouse StationMichael Shapanka562 - The Soybean Ride
Sat11/14
10:00amC/B/41/2223Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Sal Rizzo700 - Pluckemin-Five Towns
Sat11/14
10:15amD+/B/41/2223Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Mario Pompeo700 - Pluckemin-Five Towns
Sat11/14
11:30amC/B/39/2219Denville Savage RdNoreen Drucker943 - Denville Lakes-Kinnelon-Boonton Ave
Sat11/14
2:15pmD+/C+/23/1095Long Valley Middle SchoolDavid Drescher324 - Long Valley-River Rd.
Sun11/15
9:15amC+/C+/32/1452Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Joseph Reo99 - Loantaka-Great Swamp Roundabout
Sun11/15
9:15amD+/C/39/1198Colonial Park, Lot FManuel Coelho510 - Colonial Park-Sourland
Sun11/15
9:30amC/C+/32/1452Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Sal Rizzo99 - Loantaka-Great Swamp Roundabout
Mon11/16
9:45amC+/B/41/2614Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Andy Boulcott1084 - Over Hill and Dale and Hill and Dale **CANCELED**
Mon11/16
10:00amB/C+/40/1903Echo Hill Parkmadeleine roese1054 - Echo Hill to the Flateau Plateau
Mon11/16
10:00amC/C/33/928Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Helene Motyka538 - Kittatinny-Htaed of Sedahs
Mon11/16
10:00amC/B/40/2094Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Richard Poore373 - Loantaka-Near & Far Hills
Mon11/16
10:00amC/B/41/2614Pluckemin (Bedminster I)Tracy Brown1084 - Over Hill and Dale and Hill and Dale
Wed11/18
11:00amB/A/31/2730Brookside-Mendham Twp.madeleine roese178 - Brookside-Ironia
Wed11/18
11:00amD+/D/20/662Denville Savage RdDavid Drescher1178 - Denville Reduced Climb **CANCELED**
Fri11/20
9:30amC/C/33/928Kittatinny St. Park - Limecrest Rd.Fred Bennett538 - Kittatinny-Htaed of Sedahs
Fri11/20
10:00amC+/C/43/1193Colonial Park, Lot FJohn Parsekian563 - Colonial-Hopewell for Bridge Out
Fri11/20
10:00amC/B/32/1743Hope Park & RideBarbara Delaney496 - Hope To See The Gap Twice
Fri11/20
10:00amD+/B/37/2086Otto Farm ParkLes Garber1213 - Harbourton Haven
Fri11/20
1:30pmC+/C+/19/870Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Joseph Reo142 - Loantaka-Weekday Explorer #3
Fri11/20
3:00pmTB/C+/19/870Loantaka-South St., Morris Twp.Joseph Reo142 - Loantaka-Weekday Explorer #3 **CANCELED**

Road Day & Evening

When choosing the pace you want to do, please consider:

    • if you are new to the club it is better to start with a slower pace and your work your way up to faster paces
    • choose the right pace for you on that day and don’t pigeon-hole yourself into a single pace classification. Factors impacting your pace include
    • terrain
    • how much you have been riding
    • who you are riding with
    • your conditioning
    • distance – note that you should increase the maximum length of your rides gradually. It is recommended that you do not attempt a ride any longer than 20% more than your longest ride of the season.

Pace classifications use average speed, which is the total distance divided by the moving time. This is the average speed reported by most by bicycle computers, although you might have to adjust the options to exclude time while not moving. It is critical to realize that your average speed is significantly less (typically 3/4 or less) than your “cruising” speed on flat terrain.

 

DAYTIME PACES  (Updated: April 2015)

Pace

Minimum Average Speed

 

  Description

A

18+ mph

Hard fast riding, few stops, slower riders will be dropped, frequent pace lines.

B+

17 mph

For very fit cyclists, slower riders will be dropped, leader rides at listed pace, occasional pace lines.

B

16 mph

For fit cyclists, terrain varies, up to 30 miles between rest stops. Leader sweeps no slower than 16 mph.  BUT if there is a concurrent identical (same tour #, same start time) C+ ride, or the ride leader has posted “no sweep” in the ride comments, the leader rides a B pace and does not sweep.

C+

14.5 mph

For accomplished cyclists, terrain varies, up to 30 miles between rest stops, leader sweeps no slower than 14.5 mph. If there is a concurrent identical (same tour #, same start time) C ride, the Ride Leader may choose not to sweep and depend on the C ride to look after slower C+ riders.

C

13 mph

For accomplished cyclists, terrain varies, up to 30 miles between rest stops, leader sweeps no slower than 13 mph.

D+

11 mph

For experienced cyclists who want an easier pace, up to 20 miles between rest stops, leader sweeps no slower than 11 mph.

D

9 mph

Relaxed riding for experienced cyclists, easier terrain, up to 15 miles between rest stops, leader sweeps no slower than 9 mph (typically no longer than 35 miles and on terrain not more difficult than C+).

CA(Casual)

Casual

Relaxed riding, no steep hills, frequent stops, group stays together.

S (Special)

varies

Special ride. Click on ‘More’ (after login) to read special comments.

EVENING TRAINING RIDE PACES
Paces for evening rides have a T prefix to indicate that they are “training” rides. Training means that the rides are typically shorter, do not have rest stops and riders generally ride at a faster average compared to day rides.

Pace

Average Speed

 

  Description

TA

18+ mph

Hard fast riding, few stops, slower riders will be dropped, frequent pace lines.

TB

16.5+ mph

For very fit cyclists, slower riders will be dropped, leader rides at listed pace, occasional pace lines

TC

15+ mph

For accomplished cyclists, terrain varies, leader sweeps no slower than 15 mph.

TD

13+ mph

For experienced cyclists, leader sweeps no slower than 13 mph

TE

11+ mph

For any cyclists who can average 11 mph and ride the posted distance without a rest stop, leader sweeps no slower than 11 mph

 

Ride leaders on A, B+, B, TA and TB rides are not required to sweep, so riders on such rides should either be confident that they can keep up with the pace of the group or be comfortable riding independently.

Ride Leaders on C+, C, D+, D, TC, TD and TE pace rides are required to sweep. However, riders on those rides must be able to average at least that minimum speed, making only the scheduled rest stops, or they may be dropped.

TERRAIN RATINGS:

The terrain rating for a tour is determined by “average climb”. That is the total climb, as determined by ridewithgps.com as per the club’s map of the tour, divided by the length of the tour. Total climb is the total uphill climb ignoring the downhills. Note that the total climb as reported by ridewithgps.com is almost always lower than the climb reported by bike computers doing a route. That difference is “built into” the classifications below.

    • The ratings are:
    • Rating   Average Climb (ft/mile)
    • A           greater than 75
    • B           50 to 75
    • C+         40 to 50
    • C           25 to 40
    • D           less than 25

Two tours with the same terrain classification may have very different terrain profiles. For example one C+ terrain route may be relatively flat with one big climb, while another C+ terrain route may have lots of “rollers” but no big climbs. The best way to determine the type of terrain a route covers is to click the “MAP” link for the ride from the ride schedule and look at the terrain profile at the bottom of the ridewithGPS.com page for that tour.

Path & Trail Rides

ALL PATH AND TRAIL RIDES ARE SCHEDULED DURING FULL DAYLIGHT HOURS

     PACE: Varies with type, terrain and group. 
  • MB   Mountain bike required  (Bike with 26-inch or 29-inch knobby tires, flat bars)

  • HB   For MB’s or Hybrids (road-sized frame with flat bars, wide tires, pedals that allow EZ off and on)  Tires should be at least 28mm or 1 1/2 inches wide; some road bikes will accept 28mm tires, but road bikes not recommended.

   TERRAIN:

    For MB  rides (Trail)
  • HT     Highly technical – may include steep climbs/descents, very rocky, large intentional obstacles, drop-offs – for very experienced riders only

  • MT     Moderately technical – may include some steep climbs/descents, water crossings, some rocks or roots – for lower intermediate riders and up

  • NT     Not technical – relatively smooth hard pack with few or no steep hills or obstacles – riders of all abilities

   For HB  rides (Path)
  • NH     Not technical for hybrid bikes. All HB rides will have an NH terrain rating. Trails are generally hard pack and may be partially paved – riders of all abilities. Road bikes with 28 mm tires OK, but hybrid still better.