FOLKS ON SPOKES RIDE SCHEDULE

July 2016 Ride Schedule

 

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 July 2016 Ride Schedule


Saturday, July 2nd, 9am, 45 miles---Fred’s GREAT Ride to West Salem---Meet at the Lincoln Way Elementary School located at 905 Pittsburgh Ave. in Wooster in the west side parking lot. (Directions:  Take SR 30 west and get off at the Apple Creek Road exit.  Turn left and go to old SR 30 where you will turn right and head west.  Keep going until you drive under the bridges and into Wooster.  This road becomes Pittsburgh Road and the school is on the left.) This is Fred’s scenic mostly flat to gently rolling ride to West Salem for lunch.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Sunday, July 3rd, 2pm, 18 miles---Canal Fulton Ride---Meet at the Crystal Springs Trailhead located at 4499 Erie Ave., NW in Canal Fulton (Massillon).  Ride Leader:  Bob Marshal (330-206-4453)


Monday, July 4th, 8am, 30 miles---Holiday Brunch Ride---Meet at the Jackson North Park in the parking lot by the big gazebo next to the pond off of Fulton Road across from Jackson High School.  We will be riding to the Waterloo Restaurant in Akron for brunch.  Wear your “Flag Jersey” if you have one.  Ride Leaders: Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Tuesday, July 5th, 9:30am, 18 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at the Lincoln Park Trailhead located at 563 17th Street, NW in Massillon.  We will be riding the Sippo Valley trail West to Dalton and back.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, July 5th, 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, July 7th, 8:45am, 32 miles---Orrville Group – Trail Ride---Meet at the Elementary School in Fredericksburg located at 160 West Clay Street.  We will be riding the paved Holmes County Trail to Killbuck and back.  Ride Coordinator:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)

 

Saturday, July 9th, 9am-43miles/10:40am-20+ miles---Alliance – Louisville Ride---Meet at the parking lot next to the University of Mount Union football stadium located at about 656 Hartshorn Street in Alliance at 9am for the 43-mile ride. (Directions: Exit the SR 62 hi-way from Canton onto the Alliance/State St./University of Mount Union exit. Turn right and go 2.5 - 3 miles, passing Giant Eagle, then Lavery Chevrolet 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. Proceed a short distance on Hartshorn until it dead ends next to the stadium and turn left into the parking lot.) We will pick up the 20+ mile riders at St. Joseph’s Church in Maximo at approximately 10:40 am. (Directions:  Take the Beech Street exit off Rt. 62.  After about 1.5 miles turn right just past the RR tracks /Beech Creek Botanical Garden/Butterfly House. Proceed to St Joseph’s Church at the blinker light at the next intersection.  Alternatively, you could come all the way across Easton St from North Canton (turn left where Meese St intersects) and keep going to the blinker light/church in “downtown” Maximo.  Park in the north end of the lot behind the school rather than in front of the church entrance.)  This is a rural ride from Alliance into Louisville.  We will stop in Louisville for lunch at Grinder’s. We could also make a stop mid-route at the Botanical Garden/Butterfly house if the group wishes. Ride Leaders: Leonard and Gretchen Epp (home: 330-832-2655 or cell: 330-206-5820)


Sunday, July 10th, 2pm, 20 miles---Barberton Trail Ride---Meet at St. Helena Heritage Park in Canal Fulton.  We will be riding the towpath to Barberton.  Ride Leader:  Jim Postlewaite (330-650-2844)


Tuesday, July 12th, 9:30am, 17 miles---Full Towpath Ride---Meet at the Wilbeth Rd. Trailhead located at 392 W. Wilbeth Rd in Akron.  We will be riding Section #6 south to the Vanderhoof Rd. Trailhead. Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)

 

Tuesday, July 12th, 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 Munches Brothers Restaurant in Massillon located at 235 Lincoln Way West behind the Bob Evans for dinner and our meeting.  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, July 16th, 9am, 43 miles---The Akron Ride---Meet at the Sauder Elementary School located at 7503 Mudbrook St., NW in Jackson Township (Massillon).  (Directions:  Mudbrook Street is the traffic light on Wales road (SR 241) t the Swenson’s Drive-In Restaurant.  The Sauder School is just west of the Jackson Middle School.) We will be riding to the Diamond Deli in Akron for lunch. Ride Leaders: Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Sunday, July 17th, 2pm, 14-18 miles---Country Ramble---Meet at the Sauder Elementary School in Jackson Township for a country ride.  Ride Leaders: Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Tuesday, July 19th, 9:30am, 12 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at MBT-Veterans Community Park (formerly Schneider Park) located at 1714 Schneider St., NE in Canton (across from Glen Oak High School).  We will be riding both the north and south loops. Ride Leader:  Mile Abrams (330-806-1112)

 

Tuesday, July 19th, 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)


Saturday, July 23rd, 9am, 44 miles---The Primo Deli Ride---Meet at the Sauder Elementary School in Jackson Township for a ride to the Primo Deli in Barberton.  Ride Leaders: Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Sunday, July 24th, 2pm, 20 miles---Sippo Valley Trail Ride---Meet at Massillon’s Lincoln Park located at 562 17th Street NW in Massillon.  We will be riding the partially paved trail to Dalton where we can stop at the Dalton Dair-ette for a treat.  Ride Leader:  Jim Postlewaite (330-650-2844)


Tuesday, July 26th, 9:30am, 15 miles---Full Towpath Ride---Meet at the Wilbeth Rd. Trailhead located at 392 W. Wilbeth Rd. in Akron.  We will be riding Section #7 north to the Portage Path Trailhead.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)

 

Tuesday, July 26th, 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:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Saturday, July 30th, 9am-50 miles/10am-30 miles---The Barn Ride---Meet at the Amherst Elementary School located at 8750 Jane Street NW in Jackson Township (Massillon) at 9am for the 50-mile ride.  (Directions: Jane Street is located one block south of Traphagen Road off of Amherst Road in Massillon.) We will pick up the 30-mile riders at 10am at the Chapel of the Cross United Methodist Church located at 14411 Orrville St., NW in North Lawrence (Just west of SR 93).  We will be riding to the Barn Restaurant in Smithville for lunch.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Sunday, July 31st, 2pm, 16 miles---New Baltimore Ice Cream Ride---Meet at the Lake Community Park located across from Lake High School in Hartville.  This will be an easy ride to New Baltimore for some good ice cream.  Ride Leader:  Elaine Wages (330-418-6679)