This ride is for meandering along the lake front and enjoying the ride. We will enjoy the beautiful vistas of the lake front path and head to get coffee and pastries, then return.
Date: Saturday, May 23
Departure Time: 8:00 AM SHARP
End Time: 11:00 PM
Start Location: La Rabida Children's Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Drive
Distance: about 20 miles
Rolling Speed: 10-14 mph
No Drop Ride: We will not leave anyone.
Ride Leader: Renita Taylorfirstname.lastname@example.org/415-509-2917
This ride is very newbie-friendly. Cyclists will be riding casually, and are encouraged to wear T shirts rather than kits. If you have some #MajorTaylorChi tees, then please wear that. We will stop at Bridgeport Coffee by the Roosevelt Collection to have a bite and a drink, then return. Here is the link to Bridgeport Coffee. http://www.bridgeportcoffeecompany.com/
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL MAJOR TAYLOR CHICAGO RIDES!
WHAT TO BRING TO AN MTC3 RIDE:
Part of being a good cyclist is having the tools and accessories necessary to be self-sufficient, safe, and ready to ride. Below is a general list of items to bring and a to-do list to be ready for an MTC3 ride.
Gear Bag: buy a gear bag (saddle bag is recommended) and stock it with the basics – extra tube,tire tools, a small multi-tool, and either a mini-pump or a CO2 cartridge set.
Tire Pressure: pump your tires up before coming to the ride, or bring a floor pump that you can use in the parking lot before the ride. If you need help, MTC3 ride leaders will be there to help you learn.
Your bike: Give it a quick inspection. Spin the wheels to make sure they aren’t rubbing. Do the gears shift accurately and easily? Does everything seem to be in order? This is called an ABC check. (Air, Brakes, and Chain)
Hydration/Food: Remember to bring water/sports drink and maybe an energy snack (bar, gel, banana, etc).