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Ride Red Road
Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 9:30 AM
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
2135 Natural Bridge State Park Road
Slade, KY 40376
Summer Weekly Ride
is not Required
Primary ride leader: Mark Davidson, (859)749-2034 Additional ride leaders: Bena Halecky
Pace: B/C Pace (12-14 mph), A/B Pace (16-18 mph)
Terrain: 5 - Hilly, 6 - Significant Climbs
Map and cue sheet both provided
The ride will have regrouping,
The ride is swept
Rain cancels - check bgcycling.org forum one hour before if unsure
Restroom facilities are available at the starting location
There will not be a store stop
Strenuous to very strenuous.
35-mile reverse route through the Gorge is planned again this week with the optional 11 mile extension before starting the climb to Nada Tunnel (group decides). **The long route has 1.5 miles on hard-packed limestone/gravel.** Repeating the whoop-de-doos out to Sky Bridge adds a couple miles as does the optional climb up Sky Bridge for anyone interested. Bring a light for the Nada Tunnel on the 35-mile route. Once we enter the Gorge, the only water source is at the Gladie Visitor Center so plan accordingly please.