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February 2019 Ride Schedule / Jump to Scheduled Rides 

Weekday Daytime Rides
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Monday- Friday
10 a.m.

Morning Geezer Ride Washington Park Pavilion on the South side of the park Pete Gudmundson 217-523-8200

Show-N-Go ride for retired geezers or those hoping to become geezers. No leader or map, but Pete can answer questions about this ride. NOTE: Riders occasionally change the start time due to weather and other considerations. Please call ahead for information.

Monday- Friday
9 a.m.

Vrendenburg Park Saxon Dr. & Crusaders Rd. Show-N-Go Ride

Weekday A/B Ride. The weekday ride is a No Drop Ride, but riders should be able to maintain speeds of 18-20 mph for 20-40 miles between stops. Usually includes a stop midway. For more information about this ride, contact Derek Ewing (217-624-2016). Also check the Facebook page "Springfield IL Area Cycling" for updates.

Monday- Friday
Noon

IDOT, Lost Bridge Trail Dirksen Parkway Show-N-Go

ABC Ride. Lunch ride. Skip lunch and ride the trail. Riders may add a loop from Rochester. D riders are welcome to ride the trail, but should be self-sufficient. Turn your miles in to the records keeper.

Weekday Evening Rides

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5;30 p.m.

Parking lot at east end of Wabash Trail by Sonic Wabash Ave. & Park St. Marty Celnick 217-494-9967

BC Ride. Show-N-Go from the east end of the trail at 5:30 PM. Those riding from Parkway Point theatre (Lindbergh Blvd. & Robbins Rd.) will start a few minutes earlier to allow time to meet up with those riding from Sonic. This ride will get you 16 miles from Sonic or 21 miles from Parkway Point. There is no ride leader, but Marty can answer questions about this ride. Lights required.

Tuesday
5:30 p.m.

IDOT Dirksen Pkwy & Ash St. Show-N-Go

BCD Ride. Show-N-Go along the Lost Bridge Trail. Turn miles in to the club records keeper. Lights required.

Tuesday- Thursday
5:30 p.m.

Main Pavilion in Washington Park Sean Walker
217-652-5250

ABCD Ride. Show-N-Go from Pavilion. Counter-clockwise around Washington Park. Add base miles 15-17 mph pace. Lights required.

Wednesday
5:30 p.m.

Sangamon Valley Trail South End Parking Lot Bunker Hill Road Ted Sunder
217-698-9194

BC Ride. Show-N-Go alongg Sangamon Valley Trail to Stuart Park for 12 mile RT or take the new extension north for up to 24 miles. No ride leader, but Ted can answer questions about this ride. Lights are required

Thursday
5:30 p.m.

IDOT
Dirksen Pkwy & Ash St.

BC Ride. Show-N-Go along the Lost Bridge Trail Turn in miles to club records keeper. Lights Required.

Monday- Friday
5:30 p.m.

Pana Trail, Lake Taylorville parking lot, Route 29
Charlie Witsman
217-299-7038

BC Ride. Show-N-Go. Ride the Lincoln Heritage Trail. Turn in miles to club record keeper. Call Charlie if you need information about trail conditions or directions. Lights Required.

Weekend Daytime Rides

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Saturday- Sunday
9 a.m.

Vrendenburg Park Saxon Dr. & Crusaders Rd. Show-N-Go

Weekend A/B Ride. This ride is intended for extremely strong and competitive riders with expert bike handling skills. Expect riders to be self-sufficient and to maintain speeds of 19+ mph for extended distances using pace lines. Riders will agree on a destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental A-riders and B-riders are welcome, but they should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more information about this ride, contact Derek Ewing (624-2016). Also check the Facebook page "Springfield IL Area Cycling" for updates.

Saturday- Sunday
11 a.m.

Vrendenburg Park Saxon Dr. & Crusaders Rd. Show-N-Go

Weekend BCD Ride. Hit the trails or go out in the country. If the trail is not clear and dry but the roads are not, start from west end parking lot on Robbins Road. Turn your miles into the club record keeper. D riders can ride the trails but should be self-sufficient.

Scheduled Rides and Events

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Wednesday, February 6th
7:00 p.m.

Residence 2301 Sangamon Ave. Ken Anderson 217-522-3876

NC - Board Meeting. All SBC members are invited to attend the board meeting.

Wednesday, February 13th 5:00-7:00 PM

The SKY Lounge
3254 West Iles Ave.
(Across from Family Video on the corner of Koke Mill and West Iles)

NC - February Socializer. Start planning your season with your cycling friends at this new location. Enjoy 39 craft beers and wines on tap sold by the ounce as tracked by a device worn on each patron's wrist. A patron may purchase one (or more) ounces to try before pouring a full serving. Free Appetizers, Cash Bar and Prizes.