Cancelled Due to Rain
A "Blast From the Past" move of the Downtown Breakaway to Tuesday, due to the July 4th holiday!
Did you know that you could
ride in DC at rush hour and not be in the midst of cars? Its true! Come join us
on this beautiful ride, through the tree lined streets of NW and out to
The ride goes up and down many hills between Dupont Circle and
Potomac, great for building up for the seasons big event rides like Mountains
of Misery, the Civil War Century, and the Back Roads Century (and it beats the
pants off the repetition of laps at Hains Point). The return, as the daylight
is fading, is flat and fast along MacArthur Blvd, good for working on speed and
Something for everyone – the
division between "A" and "BB" usually happens closer to the
return leg, which most people (hopefully) know, though the cues are easy for
said stretch. Plenty of short cuts along the way to finish by dark or make your
evening date, though its STRONGLY advised to bring front and rear lights, just
Too speedy for your tastes? There is a B/CC group as well. Ride leaves
from Mitchell Park, S St NW, between 22nd and 23rd Sts. Parking in the
neighborhood, but please be mindful of zone regulations which are in effect
until 8:30 PM and somewhat strictly enforced (there is limited free parking in
front of the Textile Museum and Wilson House).
Leaders may alternate week to
week, according to availability.
No go in steady rain or impending
thunderstorms --late-breaking announcements on Pedalers Google Group and
Potomac Pedalers website (this latter also features map & GPS files for the
week's specific route).
BB/B: Mark Hemhauser [firstname.lastname@example.org]
BB : Keith Barron [email@example.com],
A: Jonathan Mirsky [firstname.lastname@example.org]
A: Rudi Riet [email@example.com].