PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE SOLD OUT OF PREPARED PICNIC LUNCHES. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO RIDE OR TO BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH TO THE PICNIC, BUT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR PICNIC LUNCHES. Have you ever wondered why D.C. has some of the best cycling in the
region right on its doorstep? Cyclists are blessed with a 93,000-acre
Agricultural Reserve just 30 minutes west of the city. The Ag Reserve,
Maryland 's rural treasure, is home to hundreds of farms, orchards,
galleries and a vineyard. Please join us on one of six scenic routes on
lightly traveled roads around the Ag Reserve.
Featured stops will be
Homestead Farm and Kingsbury's Orchard, with the event culminating with a
picnic at Kingsbury's from 12:30 to 3 PM.
For Ride Only, no
registration is required. Veterans of the event may remember that the
longest ride included a gravelly section. That route has been replaced
by a much improved 75-mile, gravel-free, route that follows a portion of
the 55 mile route but ventures over into the scenic northeast section
of the reserve. This change has been
approved by the "No Gravel" committee and is the ride coordinator's
For weather related cancellations and other updates, from
www.potomacpedalers.org, click Community, then Forums, then MD Ride News
or sign up for the "Pedalers" Google Group.
For more information on
questions related to the event, contact Denise at bikergal001gmail.com.
Call 301/233-7535 after 7 AM on the event morning. (Departure times
vary according to distance. See front page article in this issue of the
Pedal Patter for more info.)
Any questions about the bike portion of
the event should be directed to Karen Berlage at
email@example.com, or call at 240/997-5121. We plan to assign
ride leader duties at the ride start from the participants who are in
- 75 miles: 8:30 AM
- 55 or 58 miles (two different routes): 9 AM
- 35 miles: 10 AM
- 25 and 17 miles: 11 AM
- Picnic 12:30 PM to 3 PM
Cue Sheets, Maps, and GPS Files:
17 Mile Route: Click Here for Cue Sheet, and Here for link to Map and GPS files.
26 Mile Route: Click Here for Cue Sheet, and Here for link to Map and GPS files.
35 Mile Route: Click Here for Cue Sheet, and Here for link to Map and GPS files.
55 Mile Route: Click Here for Cue Sheet, and Here for link to Map and GPS files.
75 Mile Route: Click Here for Cue Sheet, and Here for link to Map and GPS files.