PedalGR 8-29-18 Taco Ride!

PedalGR ride begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, 8/29/2018 at Founder’s Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave SW. PedalGR is a ride of the Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club, but membership is not required to participate.

It’s time for the PedalGR Taco Ride. An annual tradition, this year’s route we’ll be returning to Tacos El Cuñado on Grandville Ave. Bring a few bucks to get some delicious tacos.

While the mileage will be short, we’ll be hitting up some other sites along the way. 

Need to Know:

  • This is a no-drop ride. We will do our very best to keep the group together and make sure no-one gets separated or left behind.
  • Ride is ~10.5 miles and will have a 25-30 minute stop for tacos, so bring a few bucks. The ride should take ~2 hours (PedalGR is not a race).
  • Lights are suggested, just in case we start to run out of daylight.
  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED on Rapid Wheelmen Club rides. (The insurance company’s lawyers insist) Please email or comment if you need to borrow one and we will try to accommodate you.

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PedalGR 8-15-18 – Ice Cream Ride!

PedalGR ride begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, 8/15/2018 at Founder’s Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave SW. PedalGR is a ride of the Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club, but membership is not required to participate.

It’s time for the PedalGR Ice Cream Ride. This year’s ice cream ride will return to Too Talls on Coit. Thanks to the generous support of the Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club, each rider will get $2, enough to buy a small cone. If you would like something fancier, bring a few extra bucks.

Unsurprisingly for PedalGR, there will be some short sections on unpaved trails during the route. We’ll also visit the cemetery at the Michigan Home for Veterans, and check out parts of the Seward Ave Bikeway.

Need to Know:

  • This is a no-drop ride. We will do our very best to keep the group together and make sure no-one gets separated or left behind.
  • Ride is ~14 miles and will have a 25-30 minute stop for ice cream. The ride should take ~2-2.25 hours (PedalGR is not a race).
  • Lights are suggested, just in case we start to run out of daylight.
  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED on Rapid Wheelmen Club rides. (The insurance company’s lawyers insist) Please email or comment if you need to borrow one and we will try to accommodate you.

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7-5-18 PedalGR – Huff Park Ride

PedalGR ride begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, 7/5/18 at Founder’s Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave SW. PedalGR is a ride of the Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club, but membership is not required to participate.

We’ll tour the newly re-built boardwalk at Huff Park, which is being officially rededicated on 7/13, https://www.facebook.com/events/1153713231437201/, so be prepared for about a 1/2 mile walk. If you want to skip the walk there should be some shady sitting spots to wait for us. We’ll hit a few other highlights on the NE side, including John Ball’s headstone and Aspen Lake.

It’s still going to be in the mid-80s, so don’t forget your water!

Need to Know:

  • This is a no-drop ride. We will do our very best to keep the group together and make sure no-one gets separated or left behind.
  • This route contains many different riding surfaces, including some short unpaved sections.=
  • Ride is ~16 miles. The ride should take ~1.75-2 hours (PedalGR is not a race).
  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED on Rapid Wheelmen Club rides. (The insurance company’s lawyers insist) Please email or comment if you need to borrow one and we will try to accommodate you.

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