That's what you'll say the
whole day, and hopefully many days following as you start 2014 with cycling
miles. No downside. Healthy and fun.
This "inclusive" ride rarely has any dropped riders. From the
easy pace of the casual new-hybrid-for-the-holidays rider to the over-achieving
racer. We will have local leaders to
work with the breaks and stragglers alike in this
known-for-being-conversational outing in 'possum country.
We'll mingle a bit in the lot, size up the
clothing, bikes, chatter, and calves, and all start together. After a few gasps of the country air on our
initial "beginners' slope" start, many will know how much of a toll
December's parties took out of them.
Because we'd like to arrange enough guides
and leaders, and have enough pre- and post-ride refreshments afterward, a nose
count in advance (up til the morning of) is requested. If you do have too many
temptations left over from December's celebrations and the midnight before,
we'll provide table space and beverages --the more you share, the less you'll
The start point is Mt
Airy Bicycles, 4540 Old National Pike (Md rte.144), Mt. Airy MD.
Restrooms for changing are available.
Directions: From the Beltway, I-270 North to Exit 16 (Md 27); go North/East 12
miles (including twist through Damascus) to MD 144, Old National Pike (Shell
Gas on right); turn right to head East on 144 then 3/4 miles to the shop.
NB: Please register at www.bike123.com to let
them know how many riders will be attending.