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Women's Rides

ABOUT:

For 2017 we have a number of exciting rides & events planned!  Learn about all of our women's specific rides here and check out our blog/women's ride resource center: www.iamwomenscycling.com! 

Road Rides leave from Newington Bicycle Shop.  Please meet 15 minutes before ride start time!

WHAT TO BRING:

  • bicycle
  • helmet (required)
  • closed toe shoes
  • water and nutrition
  • personal ID
  • sunglasses
  • flat repair kit
  • money for the snacks/coffee (Sunday am)

If it's been a while since your last ride, or if you have any questions about the state of your bike, we strongly suggest you bring your bike to our service department for a free safety check prior to the day of the ride. 

RIDE DATES TIME DISTANCE SPEED

WOMEN'S A ROAD RIDE

road bike, pace lining, foot retention expected.  note: aside from our course preview ride on April 15th this will be a leaderless ride meaning you are responsible for knowing the ride route.  Cue sheets, GPX file available. 

1st Saturday/Month 

April 15: Course Preview

May 6 - November 4*

7:00 am

33 miles 16 - 18 mph avg.

WOMEN'S B/C ROAD RIDE

road bike, helmet and flat fixing kit required. these are no drop rides (meaning nobody gets left behind) and we will provide shop leaders for each ride.  depending on the group size/ride leader availability these groups may be combined if necessary! these are social road rides, for those looking to 'hammer' check out our women's A ride.

2nd Sunday/Month

May 14 - November 12*

8:00am  25 miles

B group: 14-16 mph avg. 

C group: 12-14 mph avg.

WOMENS PARK LOOP RIDE 

A 1 hr women's focused recreational ride.  This is a great training series and we will try to have a 'focus skill' for each ride including cadence, shifitng, hill climbing, etc.  This is a 3.5 mile loop ride on paved surfaces, and you're welcome to ride at your own pace and however many laps you like!  Primarily designed for flat bar bikes.  Road bikes are welcome to ride ahead. Helmet and flat kit required.  We'll meet in the parking lot at the West Hartford Res. (1420 Farmington Ave) 

2nd/4th Wednesday AM May - August

6:30 - 7:30 am 3.5 mile loop

Group dependent; casual

WOMENS SPRING MTB SERIES

a 3 week/3 ride series taking place in both the Spring and the Fall.  Each week will be a 2 hour women's focused mountain bike skills clinic + ride.  Skill work approx 1 hr, group ride approx 1 hr.  5:30 - 7:30 pm select dates.  

Note: Spring Series will be held at Longo Open Space, Glastonbury.  Fall location TBD.

May 5, 10, 17

September 13, 20 , 27

5:30 - 6:30 Skills, 6:30 - 7:30 Ride  n/a

 n/a

*weather dependent.  

 


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