Saturday July 26 and Sunday July 27 Rides

Veloist Ride Notice

 7AM departure on Saturday, 8AM Sunday

 

Saturday 7 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

If the weather holds the plan should be for Lake Geneva and around the Lake if there are any takers. To LG is 35 miles, around LG is another 20 miles and then return for another 35. A long hilly ride if you have time. I will not be able to attend due to family commitments.

Sunday 8 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

Plan on 30 to 50 miles depending on the group. This is an easy/recovery ride to Twin Lakes for a coffee.

Steady pace making and working together will be encouraged on all rides. Please be careful out there.

 

Saturday July 19 and Sunday July 20 Rides

Veloist Ride Notice

 7AM departure on Saturday, 8AM Sunday

 

Saturday 7 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

I think Kenosha the long way north, MB and A. This will put us by the lake and we can return along Carroll Beach. Plan on 65 miles. Stop at the Common Grounds for an espresso!

Sunday 8 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

Plan on 20 – 30 miles depending on the group. This is an easy/recovery ride.

Steady pace making and working together will be encouraged on all rides.

 

Saturday Ride Cancelled

We need to cancel the Group Ride this morning due to Thunderstorms in the area. The radar shows cells in and around with a 50% chance of rain. As a group we cannot take the chance of being caught out 3o miles from home.

If you go out, stay in the area so you can take cover or get home quickly. Be safe and stay off the wet cobbles. I’m just sayin’.

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Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13 Rides

Veloist Ride Notice

 

Saturday 7 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

I really can’t say where we’re going yet, I don’t know. It may be raining, it may be sunny, hot and humid–I just don’t feel like saying right now. I will say it will be 50-60 miles and we’ll have fun. Eat something and drink something along the way.

That much I do know.

Sunday 8 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

Plan on 20 – 30 miles depending on the group. This is an easy/recovery ride.

Steady pace making and working together will be encouraged on all rides.

 

July 4th Weekend Rides

 

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Please join us for one, two or three rides this weekend. We’ve made the routes shorter so you can be back with your families sooner. Plan on 3 hours out Friday and Saturday, back at 10am.

7AM departure on Friday, July 4th

 Friday 7 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

We are planning on 50 miles this Friday the 4th of July so everyone can get back to be with their families. Kenosha or Twin Lakes via Lakeshore.

7AM departure on Saturday, July 5th

Saturday 7 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

We are planning on 50 miles so everyone can recover from their late night of celebrating and get back to be with their families. Kenosha or Twin Lakes via Lakeshore.

8AM Sunday

Sunday 8 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

Plan on 25 – 30 miles depending on the group. This is an easy/recovery ride.

Steady pace making and working together will be encouraged on all rides.

Have a safe and happy 4th!

 

Saturday June 28 and Sunday June 29 Weekend Rides

Veloist Ride Notice

 7AM departure on Saturday, 8AM Sunday

 

Saturday 7 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

I think the Kenosha Express via the long way, MB and A is in order for tomorrow. This will put us along the lakeshore for cool temps. Expect 4 hours out. Stop at the Common Grounds for an espresso!

Sunday 8 am depart McDonald Woods Forest Preserve on Grass Lake Road

Plan on 20 – 30 miles depending on the group. This is an easy/recovery ride.

Steady pace making and working together will be encouraged on all rides.

 

Burlington Express

Climbing Knob Hill Road

Climbing Knob Hill Road

Well not quite express, more like we got there, we ate and we got home. That kind of express. Five Veloist started at the 7am ride, four of us went on to Burlington. Rick was pressed for time and turned at Powers Lake, a good ride in it’s self.

Cranberry Road was perfect.

Cranberry Road was perfect.

Scot, Jim, Isasio and myself carried on north to Knob Hill Road and then to Gooseberries in Burlington. I ate too much, better than too little and acted once again as the anchor for the group. That is, slowing them down waiting for me.

Le "Lantern Rouge" again.

Le “Lantern Rouge” again.

Isasio was amazing with strong pulls into the wind as was Scot and Jim. Nice work. Even with getting stopped by two trains we stayed on schedule, 4-hours riding.

Jim clocked some 8-9% grades.

Jim clocked some 8-9% grades.

Scot, steady as a rock.

Scot, steady as a rock.

The first of two train delays. Just like the old days of the TdF.

The first of two train delays. Just like the old days of the TdF.

Next Week

Next week I will not post a ride since I will not be available to. Many riders have said they may be out so gather at 7am on Grass Lake Road as usual and figure out a nice ride. Be safe. I’ll see you at 8am on Sunday for the usual Sunday ride pace and distance. Safe rides this week my friends.