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Amishland Pre-Ride

When:
Friday, July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM
Where:
Hampton Inn and Suites
105 Crystal Heights Blvd
Middlebury, IN  46540
Category:
Summer Weekly Ride
Registration is not Required

Primary ride leader: Glenn Mitchell, 502 229-6170 Additional ride leaders: Jamie Bagley  859 229-4713; (If needed due to number of riders)

 

Distance: This will be an out-and-back ride on the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, which is a rail trail of approximately 16 miles, so the total mileage will be about 32 miles, with options to go shorter or longer.  The Mapleheart Trail begins at Goshen and offers another 9 miles (18 OAB).

Pace: All Comers Ride

Terrain: 1 - Mostly Flat

Entirely on trail - no map or cue sheet required
The ride will have regrouping
Ride will be held rain or shine
Restroom facilities are available at the starting location
There will be a store stop

 

Overall Difficulty:

This will be an Easy or Moderate ride on the rail trail, which is paved and mostly flat.  The pace will depend on the group(s) and will likely be in the B and A/B range.

 

Details:

This is the Friday Pre-Ride for those attending the Amishland and Lakes bike tour sponsored by the Michiana Bicycle Association.  The official "headquarters" for this ride is the Hampton Inn of Middlebury, IN.  However, other BCC members may wish to find accomodations elsewhere, such as in Shipshewana, or LaGrange.  The official start point of the Amishland ride is in LaGrange.