Ride Categories

Rides are generally between 15 and 50 miles depending upon the ride type Each ride is a “no Drop” ride, meaning no one will be left behind. Each group ride allows for rides of each type listed below:

Ride Type Description Average Speed Riders Must Have Rest Stops Leader Rides
A Very Strenuous
Fast Paced, most difficult terrain, or longer distance
About 18 mph Advanced cycling skills; spare tube, patch kit, pump At leader’s discretion Anywhere
B Brisk
Social, but emphasis is on riding – A good choice for experienced group riders – generally intermediate or greater pace, terrain and distance
About 14 mph Intermediate to more advanced cycling skills; spare tube, patch kit, pump About every 15-20 miles At the rear of riders who are riding at a B pace
C Relaxed
Easier, for a more “laid-back” time, perfect for newer riders, slower pace and flatter terrain, shorter distance
About 10 mph Entry level to intermediate cycling skills; spare tube, patch kit, pump About every 10-15 miles At the rear of riders who are riding at a C pace