Beat the Rain Roll


5:45 am - 12:45 pm


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Center Square Park
1527 Yost Rd, Blue Bell, PA, 19422

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Ride Profile

Ride Leader: - Bill B
Distance: - 100
Pace: - B
Terrain: - Hills
Drop / No Drop: - No Drop


It looks like it may rain.  

    • If it rains late in the day we change the route accordingly so we can finish before the rain.
    • Expect the ride will be canceled if a lot of rain is expected early. 
    • Check this site an hour ahead to be certain.  We will try to send emails to registered participants if plans change.


Beautiful, Challenging, and Early!

This will be a solid B ride with quick water and bathroom break opportunities every 20 miles (or so) with a longer lunch stop.  The route features crazy beautiful quiet well-maintained roads.

Be on time!

We will be leaving before the sun/rain is fully up.  Remember any delay means everybody else has to stay in the scorching sun (or drenching rains) longer.  Although this is a no-drop ride, it does not mean we can’t leave without you. So triple up on your alarms!

Keep the Pace

This is a No Drop ride but be prepared to keep the challenging pace of 16+ MPH.  There are climbs throughout the ride and we will wait at the top of climbs, but if you are a C rider this will NOT be the ride to try and go B.  We are trying to get back before it gets too hot. As a courtesy to the group, we may ask riders who clearly cannot keep the B pace to catch an Uber back.  Once again this is a No Drop Ride.  But, it is a solid B-paced ride.

What is a solid B-pace?

    • Flat Roads, you are not expected to pull but you will be expected to hold a  wheel at 21 MPH.  Also, as a courtesy to those behind you please stay within 3 feet of the rider in front of you while keeping a consistent speed and cadence.
    • Climbs, do not wear yourself on hard climbs. We will wait (or soft-peddle).  This is an endurance ride.  Save something for the end.  If you feel like you need a rest at the top, you worked too hard.
    • Rollers, you are not expected to hold a paceline if it is more efficient to use your momentum to roll through at your own speeds.

Bring Food

We are leaving early but it may be HOT!  Bring salt/electrolytes; something concentrated like tablets or Nuun.  Also, the pace will be brisk, so bring pocket food like bars or blocks.  Needless to say but bring 2 large water bottles.  If everyone is good we may choose to skip a water stop for a longer lunch.




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