Beginner Level : We Ride 4 Weck

@Vienna Elementary School
128 Center Street South

23 Jun 14:00 - 16:00

by meetup.com

https://www.meetup.com/novacbg/events/250052904/
#fitness

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The Ride: Summary
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* NAME: "We Ride 4 Weck" to Jimmy's Old Town Tavern
* ARRIVAL: 10:00am
* THE SPEECH: 10:15am
* ROLLING: 10:30am
* JIMMY'S: 11:30am
* EATING: 12:15pm (APPROX)
* BACK ON BIKES: 1:00pm (APPROX)
* BACK AT START: 2:00pm (APPROX)
* LEVEL: Beginner
* DISTANCE: 17miles
* PACE: 12+
* TERRAIN: flat-ish
* START: Vienna Elementary School
* GPS DIRECTIONS:
* PARKING INFO:
* ADDITIONAL INFO:

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The Ride : Detail
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For your riding pleasure, let's visit my buddy Jimmy at Jimmy's Old Town Tavern for lunch (http://www.jimmystavern.com).

Why Jimmy's Old Town Tavern do you ask?? Well Jimmy is from Buffalo N.Y. just like I am (well close enough... he's from Arcade NY and I'm from North Tonawanda NY to be exact) and his fine establishment brings down some of my favorite Buffalo foods so we can enjoy them below the Mason Dixon Line.

For Example, Chicken Wings with the original Anchor Bar Wing Sauce (that he has brought down especially from Buffalo) and Beef on Weck which is essentially a hot roast beef sandwich on a special salty kimmelweck roll (that's where the WECK comes from). He offers them both in a "Buffalo Platter" with fresh cut french fries (or perogies) so that is what I'll be getting. Let's not forget about poutine fries!! YUMMY.

However, there are all kinds of great foods on the menu to enjoy whether you want a taste of Buffalo or not. http://www.jottnew.com/menu.html

The good news is that you'll have a chance to work off those calories with the bike ride. The bad news is that you'll have to ride 8 miles after a lunch like that with a full belly so plan accordingly.

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The Meeting Spot:
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Vienna Elementary School
128 Center Street South, Vienna, VA
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=128%20Center%20Street%20South%2C%20Vienna%2C%20VA

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The Ride after the Ride:
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There is no ride after the ride as Jimmy's is the ride WITHIN the ride.

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Ride Level Chart:
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A note about our ride levels. We try to accommodate all levels of cyclists with different types of rides. We just ask that you come to the ride that suits your current riding ability the best.

* Introductory Level : If you haven't ridden a bike in a number of years (or are uncertain of your abilities on a bicycle).
* Beginner Level : If you can easily ride your bike for 10 miles (distance) with some minor hills at a comfortable pace (10+ to 12+ mph).
* Medium Level : If you can do 20 miles pretty easily at a moderate pace (13 to 15+ mph)
* Advanced Level : If you can do 20++ miles easily at a 15+ pace and / or handle various challenges as rain, night riding, or other odd cycling situations.

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The Fine Print:
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An RSVP of 'YES' is your digital signature and means you have read and understood MEETUP.com's "Terms of Service : Section 6. Release " found at https://www.meetup.com/terms/ and NOVA-CBG's "Assumption of Risk Agreement" found @ https://www.meetup.com/novacbg/photos/26152775/467307124/ or https://www.meetup.com/novacbg/pages/1942951/NOVA-CBG_Waiver/.

Remember that helmets are required to participate in all NOVA-CBG rides. NO Helmet, NO ride, NO exceptions. All riders ride at their own risk and with the understanding that cycling is an inherently dangerous activity. When coming to the meetup you do so voluntarily and are ready and able to participate in the ride as described under the conditions of the day.

Be on time for the "pre-ride" preparation. This is when we check to make sure you have all the required equipment and that your bike is ready for the ride. We will review basic safety instruction for group riding as well as other important topics. If you do not attend the pre-ride preparation you will not be allowed to participate on the ride, there will be NO exceptions. Please also keep in mind the group's cancellation policy when you RSVP.

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