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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Location:Alexandria, VA
2019-08-20 09:00:00 2019-08-20 09:00:00 America/New_York Mid-Week Morning Belle Haven Come out for this mid-week ride through pleasant neighborhoods, with just a short time on the bike path and a few slightly busier streets. Group typically goes to lunch afterwards. If the weather looks doubtful, check the website for a cancellation notice. Meet at second or north Belle Haven Picnic parking lot. Belle Haven Picnic Area (BEL)
Location:Annandale, VA
2019-08-20 18:00:00 2019-08-20 18:00:00 America/New_York Everyone Evening Rides Ride Start Details: Wakefield Park (WKP), 8110 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA 22003. From Braddock Road after you turn into Wakefield Park, take the 2nd left into the parking lot. Park restrooms are located at the end of the parking lot by the baseball field. Welcome beginners, re-starters, intermediate and advanced cyclists, members and non-members of the club. For this ride you can use all types of bicycles. The terrain is mostly flat with a few short ups or hills. All categories of cyclists can participate and enjoy biking in three major groups on different distance: (1) for cyclists who prefer only flat paths we are offering 9 miles paved Cross Country Trail parallel to Accotink Creek the finest wildlife corridors in Fairfax County  (2) for moderate riders with my leadership a route on neighborhood streets only up to 15 miles or with optional combination on CCT plus some neighborhood streets. (3) for advanced and speed up riders, 17 miles only on streets with a separated ad hoc leader.   Wakefield Park (WKP)

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Location:Annandale, VA
2019-08-22 18:00:00 2019-08-22 18:00:00 America/New_York Everyone Evening Rides Ride Start Details: Wakefield Park (WKP), 8110 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA 22003. From Braddock Road after you turn into Wakefield Park, take the 2nd left into the parking lot. Park restrooms are located at the end of the parking lot by the baseball field. Welcome beginners, re-starters, intermediate and advanced cyclists, members and non-members of the club. For this ride you can use all types of bicycles. The terrain is mostly flat with a few short ups or hills. All categories of cyclists can participate and enjoy biking in three major groups on different distance: (1) for cyclists who prefer only flat paths we are offering 9 miles paved Cross Country Trail parallel to Accotink Creek the finest wildlife corridors in Fairfax County  (2) for moderate riders with my leadership a route on neighborhood streets only up to 15 miles or with optional combination on CCT and some neighborhood streets. (3) for advanced and speed up riders, 17 miles only on streets with a separated ad hoc leader.     Wakefield Park (WKP)

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Location:Bristow, VA
2019-08-25 09:30:00 2019-08-25 09:30:00 America/New_York BVP Creek Crossings CC (MF&MH) * 37, 45 & 52 * VA * Brentsville Park (BVP) * 45°or 95°/50% CREEK CROSSINGS.  Mostly downhill with a tailwind.  This fantastic ride uses some familiar country lanes and then goes south of Bristerburg on roads that PPTC does not usually frequent.  If you are pondering the short or long options, GO LONG - the additional miles are really great cycling. The short route ascends 1,200 feet - a flat-ish 35 feet per mile.  The long route ascends 2,400 feet - 45 feet per mile with two short, steep climbs after two creek crossings.   Short:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/3694957 Mid:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/249529  Long: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14178516     PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CUE SHEET.  IMPORTANT NOTE:  Ride start is in the gravel lot behind the Brentsville Presbyterian Church.  HELMETS REQUIRED.  I may cancel if the forecasted high is above 95 or below 45 or chance of precip is 50% or more.  Please check the PPTC ride schedule if weather looks marginal.  On Sundays only, toilet available at BVP Presbyterian Church.  Questions?  Call me at home NLT 2 hours prior to ride start or on cell thereafter.   Len Wilkinson [len.wilkinson@verizon.net] Home: 703/455-0368 or Cell: 703/350-9209 Brentsville Park (BVP)

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Location:Annandale, VA
2019-08-27 18:00:00 2019-08-27 18:00:00 America/New_York Everyone Evening Rides Ride Start Details: Wakefield Park (WKP), 8110 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA 22003. From Braddock Road after you turn into Wakefield Park, take the 2nd left into the parking lot. Park restrooms are located at the end of the parking lot by the baseball field. Welcome beginners, re-starters, intermediate and advanced cyclists, members and non-members of the club. For this ride you can use all types of bicycles. The terrain is mostly flat with a few short ups or hills. All categories of cyclists can participate and enjoy biking in three major groups on different distance: (1) for cyclists who prefer only flat paths we are offering 9 miles paved Cross Country Trail parallel to Accotink Creek the finest wildlife corridors in Fairfax County  (2) for moderate riders with my leadership a route on neighborhood streets only up to 15 miles or with optional combination on CCT plus some neighborhood streets. (3) for advanced and speed up riders, 17 miles only on streets with a separated ad hoc leader.   Wakefield Park (WKP)

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Location:Annandale, VA
2019-08-29 18:00:00 2019-08-29 18:00:00 America/New_York Everyone Evening Rides Ride Start Details: Wakefield Park (WKP), 8110 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA 22003. From Braddock Road after you turn into Wakefield Park, take the 2nd left into the parking lot. Park restrooms are located at the end of the parking lot by the baseball field. Welcome beginners, re-starters, intermediate and advanced cyclists, members and non-members of the club. For this ride you can use all types of bicycles. The terrain is mostly flat with a few short ups or hills. All categories of cyclists can participate and enjoy biking in three major groups on different distance: (1) for cyclists who prefer only flat paths we are offering 9 miles paved Cross Country Trail parallel to Accotink Creek the finest wildlife corridors in Fairfax County  (2) for moderate riders with my leadership a route on neighborhood streets only up to 15 miles or with optional combination on CCT and some neighborhood streets. (3) for advanced and speed up riders, 17 miles only on streets with a separated ad hoc leader.     Wakefield Park (WKP)

Saturday, September 14, 2019

CC/C/D (MF) * 24/15 * VA * 9:00 AM * Biketoberfest!
Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church (AUU)
Location:Burke, VA
2019-09-14 09:00:00 2019-09-14 09:00:00 America/New_York Biketoberfest! Biketoberfest is back with a 24-mile ride starting at 9 a.m. and a 15-mile ride starting at 10 a.m.  Pedal through upscale neighborhoods and along wide paved paths paralleling the Fairfax County Parkway and Route 123.  The 24-mile ride goes to scenic Occoquan Regional Park, where restrooms and water are available.  Return via quiet residential streets, shady parkland and a paved trail above Lake Mercer.   After the ride enjoy annual Oktoberfest featuring great grilled bratwurst, chilled beverages and German music.  Stretch your legs and maybe even do the Chicken Dance.  Traditional Volksmarches (self-guided 3 and 6-mile walks) around Burke Lake start between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The location for Biketoberfest start point and Oktoberfest activities is Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church at 10125 Lakehaven Court in Burke, Virginia                 CC Ride Leader:  Steve Brown, steve.brown@dau.mil, (703) 805-4660 C/D Ride Leader:  Woody Lipinski, orsbicycling@gmail.com, (571) 309-2053 Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church (AUU)