FOLKS ON SPOKES RIDE SCHEDULE

August 2016 Ride Schedule

 

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 August 2016 Ride Schedule


   Tuesday, August 2nd, 9:30am, 18 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at the Sippo Valley Trailhead located at 563 17th Street NW in Massillon.  We will be riding the trail west to Dalton.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Tuesday, August 2nd, 6pm, 14-16 miles---Tuesday Evening Ride---Meet at the Jackson North Park across from Jackson High School.  After this ride we will go to dinner someplace.  Ride Leaders:  Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


   Thursday, August 4th, 9:15am, 28 miles---Orrville Group -Trail Ride---Meet at the Rocky River Nature Center located at 24000 Valley Parkway in North Olmstead. We will be riding the Valley Parkway Trail to the Emerald Necklace Marina for lunch.  Ride Coordinator:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Saturday, August 6th---Mad Anthony River Rally---There is no local ride scheduled for today because most of our ride leaders will be out of town for the MARR bicycle ride in Whitehouse, Ohio or otherwise busy with the Hall of Fame Parade.  We will be driving to Whitehouse and staying at the Staybridge Suites in Maumee on Friday evening so we can get up early on Saturday to do a 62-mile ride.  The rooms that Debbie reserved for us have all been taken.  If you would still like to go with us, you can find information at www.toledoareabicyclists.org and click on MARR. You will have to make your own hotel arrangements.


   Sunday, August 7th, 2pm, 16-18 miles---The Canal Fulton Ride---Meet at the Amherst Elementary School located at 8750 Jane Street NW in Jackson Township (Massillon).  (Directions:  Jane Street is located one block south of Traphagen Road off of Amherst Road in Massillon.)  This will be our traditional ride to Oser’s in Canal Fulton for some good ice cream.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Tuesday, August 9th, 9:30am, 16 miles---Full Towpath Ride---Meet at the Lock 29 Trailhead located at 1648 Mill Street in Peninsula, Ohio.  We will be riding the towpath south to the Portage Path Trailhead.  Ride Leader:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112)


   Tuesday, August 9th, 6pm, 14-16 miles---Tuesday Evening Ride---Meet at the Jackson North Park across from Jackson High School.  After this ride we will go to dinner someplace.  Ride Leader:  Pam Feit (330-209-6983)


   Saturday, August 13th, 9am, 44 miles---Hartville Ride---Meet at the Sauder Elementary School located at 7503 Mudbrook Street, NW in Jackson Township (Massillon).  (Directions:  Mudbrook Street is the traffic light on Wales Road (SR 241) at the Swenson’s Drive-In Restaurant.  The Sauder School is just west of the Jackson Middle School.)  This will be a nice country ride to Candle’s Kitchen in Hartville.  Ride Leaders:  Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


   Sunday, August 14th, 2pm, 18 miles---Bolivar Trail Ride---Meet at the Craig Pittman Trailhead located at 8200 Hudson Dr., SW in Navarre for an easy ride on the towpath.  Ride Leader:  Jim Postlewaite (330-650-2844)


   Tuesday, August 16th, 9:30am, 13 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at the Craig Pittman Trailhead located at 8200 Hudson Drive, SW in Navarre.  We will be riding the towpath south to the aqueduct.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Tuesday, August 16th, 6pm, 14-16 miles---Tuesday Evening Ride---Meet at the Jackson North Park across from Jackson High School.  After this ride we will go to dinner someplace.  Ride Leader:  Roger Gray (330-309-6514)


   Thursday, August 18th, 9am, 26 miles---Orrville Group-Trail Ride---Meet at the train station just south of the Mustill Store in Akron.  We will take the train to the Rockside Road Trailhead and then ride our bikes back.  Lunch will be at the Winking Lizard in Peninsula.  Ride Coordinator:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Saturday, August 20th, 9am-40 miles / 10:15am-20+miles---Alliance-Atwater Ride---Meet at the parking lot next to the Mount Union football stadium located at about 656 Hartshorn Street in Alliance at 9am for the 40-mile ride.  (Directions:  Exit SR 62 from Canton onto the Alliance/State St./University of Mount Union exit.  Turn right and go 2.5-3miles, passing Giant Eagle, then Lavery Chervolet on your right.  At the top of the hill just past Lavery’s, turn left at the blinker light, Rockhill Ave; then turn right at the very first street, Hartshorn St. and proceed a short distance until it dead ends next to the stadium and turn left into the parking lot.) We will pick up the 20+mile riders at the Walborn Reservoir Marina at about 10:15am. (Directions:  Go north on R 44 from Canton until you reach Pontius Street at New Baltimore.  Turn right on Pontius and go until you cross the bridge over Walborn Reservoir---Pontius changes names to Price Street along the way.  The entrance to the marina in on the right just over the bridge.)   We will stop at Kinsey’s Corner Restaurant at the corner of ST 183 and Waterloo Rd about half way through the ride.  Ride Leaders:  Leonard and Gretchen Epp (home 330-823-2655 or cell 330-206-5820)


   Sunday, August 21st, 2pm, 18 miles---Roger’s Country Ramble---Meet at the Crystal Springs Trailhead located at 4499 Erie Ave., NW in Massillon (Canal Fulton) for a nice country road ride.  Ride Leader: Roger Gray (330-309-6514)


   Tuesday, August 23rd, 9:30am, 24 miles---Full Towpath Ride---Meet at the Lock 29 Trailhead located at 1648 Mill Street in Peninsula, Ohio.  We will be riding the towpath north to Lock 39 on Rockside Road.  Ride Leader:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112)


   Tuesday, August 23rd, 6pm, 14-16 miles---Tuesday Evening Ride / Ride Planning Meeting---Meet at the Jackson North Park across from Jackson High School.  After this ride at about 7:30pm we will go to the home of Roger Gray 3506 21st Street, NW in Canton.  We will order out for pizza to eat as we plan our rides for September.  If this ride is cancelled because of bad weather, meet at 6:15pm for dinner and our meeting.  All club members and their families are invited to attend this meeting.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Saturday, August 27th, 8am-62 miles / 9am-45 miles---The Wooster Ride---Meet at the Amherst Elementary School in Jackson Township at 8am for the 62-mile ride.  We will pick up the 42-mile riders at 9am at the Chapel of the Cross United Methodist Church located at 144111 Orrville St. in North Lawrence (just west of SR-93).  We will be riding to Wooster with a new northern return route and we will have lunch at the Hero House.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Sunday, August 28th, 2pm, 18 miles---Canal Fulton Trail Ride---Meet at Ernie’s Lake Street Trailhead in Massillon for a ride on the towpath to Canal Fulton.  Ride Leader:  Jim Postlewaite (330-650-2844)


   Tuesday, August 30th, 9:30am, 17.5 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at the Craig Pittman Trailhead located at 8200 Hudson Drive, SW in Navarre.  We will be riding the towpath north to the Lake Ave. Trailhead.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


   Tuesday, August 30th, 6pm, 14-16 miles---Tuesday Evening Ride---Meet at the Jackson North Park across from Jackson High School.  After this ride we will go to dinner someplace.  Ride Leader:  Debbie Godfrey (330-990-2411)