[BCC-Ride More] Saturday Rides

David Krawitz dkrawitz at alumni.princeton.edu
Fri Sep 3 12:33:19 PDT 2021


Jerrod,
My nickel opinion is that Coal Creek traffic could be ugly on a holiday
weekend, so although I always like to climb I'd vote for the other option.
Please let us know what you decide because some riders might instead join
the 9 AM group depending on the route choice.
Thanks,
David

On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 9:08 AM Jerrod Hohman via Ridemore <
ridemore at bouldercyclingclub.org> wrote:

> Hey Weekend Riders,
>
> I wanted to throw out a couple of suggestions for our ride this Saturday
> morning.  We'll be leaving at 8:00 from Sanitas Brewing and returning at
> about noon to enjoy a beer and tacos to kick off the Labor Day weekend.
>
> We had talked last week about a big out and back ride up Coal Creek
> Canyon to Wondervu.  I checked on the road construction and it is
> finished so there are no road restrictions all the way up to Wondervu.
> Depending on our route out, that ride is 55-60 miles (round trip) with
> 4,000 - 4,400 feet of climbing.  We can stop at the cafe in Wondervu
> before turning around and going back down the canyon and returning to
> Boulder.  Fair warning:  Hwy 72 gets narrow and fairly steep for the
> last few miles of the approach into Wondervu.
>
> Another option is to keep the ride local for a more laid-back start to
> the holiday weekend.  We can head up to Lyons and ride Blue Mountain
> and/or Rabbit Mountain as we loop back towards Boulder.  If anyone is on
> a time constraint, that's a much easier route to peel off and head out
> when needed.
>
> Two very different suggestions, I know.  Final decision will be up to
> the group that shows up on Saturday, but let me know if there are any
> preferences or other ideas.  Also, please let me know if there is anyone
> interested in a shorter ride starting at 9 am.
>
> Thanks and have a good weekend.
>
> Jerrod
>
>
>
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