Try a Group Bike Ride

Friday, September 2 by silvia

The Princeton Freewheelers are inviting newcomers to join them on Saturday, Sept. 17. Three rides will leave from the Hamilton YMCA at Sawmill Road at 9a.m.: ?D+, C and B-level rides.

The D+ ride will cruise on flat terrain at 11-12 mph (or an average moving speed of 9-10 mph) for about 20 miles.?The C ride cruises about 14 mph for about 25 miles and the B ride at about 17 mph for about 30 miles.

Most importantly, though, the D+ and C rides are social rides.?? New riders may expect much encouragement and support.? No one will be dropped for going too slowly.

This new-member ride has a preliminary stop after 4.5 miles to be sure everyone is in a group appropriate for their ability. That?s in addition to the usual rest and/or food break somewhere in the middle of a ride.? Most people who choose these rides enjoy the camaraderie of others who also like cycling, as well as the beautiful scenery.

Helmets are required.? Riders need to be sure their equipment is in good working order. There will be a brief discussion of safe riding practices for group riding and about the Princeton FreeWheelers (also see the group?s website, www.princetonfreewheelers.com). Snacks will be served.

The PFW provides opportunities for recreational bicycling and related activities, including the promotion of safe recreational riding, fellowship among cyclists, advancement of the general interests of cyclists, and education about the rights and responsibilities of cyclists.

Comments Off on Try a Group Bike Ride

Archives

Categories

Tag Cloud

bicycle bicycle commuting Bicycle Friendly Community bicycle safety Bicycle Tourism bicycling Bike/Ped Path Bike Commuting bike lanes bike path bike racks bike ride bike safety biking Community Bike Ride Complete Streets crosswalk D&R Canal Downtown Princeton Junction East Coast Greenway Historic Bike Trail League of American Bicyclists Learn to BIke Livable Communities Main Street Mercer County mercer county bike commuting Mercer County Park multi-use trails National Bike Month NJDOT pedestrian pedestrian safety Plainsboro Princeton Princeton Junction train station Ride of Silence Route 571 safety sidewalks Smart Transportation speed limits traffic walking West Windsor

Upcoming Events

Full Opening Day for WWBPA at the WW Farmers Market  (next spring)

Oct 17 West Windsor Recreation Community Bicycle Ride 10:30 am- Preregistration required.

Oct- Dec – 2021 WWBPA Membership Drive. Please support WWBPA to help the community become a more inviting and safer place for activities. 

Nov 12 Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level) – CANCELLED IN-PERSON MEETING DUE TO COVID

Dec 10  Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

Jan 14, 2020  Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

Feb 11  Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

Mar 11 Annual Membership Meeting 7 pm – location TBD

Apr 8    Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

Become a Member/Donate

Pace Car Program

Ongoing – Register your bike with the WW Police Dept for Free

Volunteer Opportunities – Sign up to give back to the community

Now Accepting Applications for WWBPA Student Advisory Board

More Events »

Visit our Facebook Page

Follow us on Twitter

Google Group