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Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017
Duration: All Day

 

This year's HBC picnic will be held at Fort Hunter Park on Front Street in Harrisburg on Sunday, July 16. HBC has rented the west pavilion on the riverside. Rides will be offered in the morning for all levels of rides from D to B, but there's plenty to do at the park even if you don't ride a bike. There's a great new playground, a downloadable self-guided walking tour map, tours of the Ft. Hunter Mansion, horseshoe pits and the opportunity to do some boating or tubing on the Susquehanna River. Bring the whole family!  https://forthunter.org 

Lunch will be at 12:00 noon and HBC will provide the grilled chicken, hot dogs, water and Gatorade. Everyone who attends is asked to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert to share. Bringing a folding chair is a good idea, too. You can also bring lawn games or other activities. Relax and have a good time with friends. The pavilion is ours for the whole day. 

 

Ride schedule:

8:00 a.m.  B Ride   40-50 miles Leader: Mark Riordan

9:00 a.m. C+ Ride  30-40 miles Leader: Deb Barish

9:30 a.m. C Ride   20-30 miles Leader: Howard Ross

10:30 a.m. D Ride  10-15 miles Leader: Hal Warnick

 

Questions? Contact 

Dave Young This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 717-877-0672

Marilyn Chastek This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 717-798-4537

 

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Ride Classifications:

Pace for Rides:
A: 19+ mph
B+: 17-19
B: 15-17
C+: 13-15
C: 11-13
D+: 9-11
D: 8-10

 

Please note that these are average speeds. If you are new to club rides and aren't sure what pace you can maintain, be conservative with your first ride! Direct all questions, cancellations or updates to  the contact shown on the ride event, or Jeff Hoch at ridecaptain@harrisburgbicycleclub.org

 

Helmets are required on HBC rides.  A trained Ride leader is obligated to collect waiver signatures prior to the ride to be an HBC Sanctioned Ride.

Show and Go Rides are NOT HBC Sanctioned.

 

 

Interested in becoming a Leader?  Send an email to becomealeader@harrisburgbicycleclub.org

and indicate Ride Category and Location you are interested in and we will connect you with a Ride Lead Mentor.