FOLKS ON SPOKES RIDE SCHEDULE

April 2016 Ride Schedule
May 2016 Ride Schedule

 

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 April 2016 Ride Schedule

 

Tuesday, April 26th, 6pm, 14-16 miles---Tuesday Evening 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.  After this ride we will go to dinner someplace.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)

 

Saturday, April 30th, 10am, 35 miles---Dalton Ride---Meet at the Sauder Elementary School in Jackson Township for a road ride to Dalton.  Ride Leader:  Roger Gray (330-309-6514)

 

 

 

 May 2016 Ride Schedule

 

Sunday, May 1st, 2pm, 16 miles---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 Trahpagen Road off of Amherst Road in Massillon.)  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, May 3rd, 9:30am, 8 miles---Full Towpath Ride---Meet at Ft. Lauren located at 11067 Fort Laurens Rd., NW in Bolivar.  We will be riding the trail to Rte. 800 and back.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, May 3rd, 6pm, 14-16 miles---Tuesday Evening 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.  After this ride we will go to dinner someplace.  Ride Leader: Doug Bower (330-4184145)


Thursday, May 5th, 9:15am, 37 miles---Orrville Group - Richland B&O Trail Ride---Meet at the trailhead next to the Whiffletree Restaurant located at 28 Main St. in Butler, Ohio.  We will be riding the paved trail to Mansfield and back. We can stop for lunch in Lexington or bring a sack lunch.  Ride Coordinator:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Saturday, May 7th, 10am, 30 miles---Portage Lakes Ride---Meet in the SW corner of BJ’s parking lot by the Good Year store at the corner of Portage and Frank Roads in North Canton.  This will be a new Saturday ride for us.  Ride Leader:  Randy Williams (330-575-4224)


Sunday, May 8th, 2pm 20 miles---Dalton Trail Ride---Meet at Massillon’s Lincoln Park located on 17th Street NW in Massillon.  We will be riding the Sippo Valley Trail (which is only partly paved) to Dalton where we can stop at the Dalton Dair-ette for a treat.  Ride Leader:  Roger Gray (330-309-6514)


Tuesday, May 10th, 9:30am, 16 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at St. Helena Heritage Park in Canal Fulton.  We will ride the towpath south to the Lake Ave. trailhead.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, May 10th, 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, May 14th, 9am-43miles/10:30am-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 10:30 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, May 15th, 2pm. 15 miles---Uniontown Ride---Meet at the Uniontown Elementary School located at 13244 Cleveland Ave., NW in Uniontown (just one block north of SR 629).   Ride Leader:  Elain Wages (330-418-6679)


Tuesday, May 17th, 9:30am, 13 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at the Craig Pittman Trailhead located at 8200 Hudson Dr., SW in Navarre.  We will be riding the towpath south to the aqueduct bridge.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, May 17th, 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 Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca located at 5855 Vantage Hill, NW in Jackson Township (Massillon) where we will order out for pizza and have our meeting where we will plan our rides for the month of June. If this ride is cancelled because of bad weather, meet at 6:15pm for dinner and our meeting.  All members and their families are invited to attend.  Ride Leader: Randy Williams (330-575-4224)


Thursday, May 19th, 8:45am, 40 miles---Orrville Group - Towpath Trail Ride---Meet at Ernie’s Trailhead on Lake Street in Massillon.  We will be riding the trail to Vanderhoff Road and back.  Ride Coordinator:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Saturday, May 21st, 9am, 41 miles---Goodyear Air Dock 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) at the Swenson’s Drive-In Restaurant.  The Sauder School is just west of the Jackson Middle School).   Ride Leaders:  Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Sunday, May 22nd, 2pm, 16-20 miles---Doug’s Country Ramble---Meet at the Amherst Elementary School in Jackson Township for a country road ride.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, May 24th, 9:30am, 18 miles---Stark Parks Adventure Trail Ride---Meet at the Crystal Springs Trailhead located at 4499 Erie Ave, NW in Canal Fulton.  We will be riding north on the towpath to the County Line.  Ride Leaders:  Mike Abrams (330-806-1112) and Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, May 24th, 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, May 28th, 9am-42 miles/10am-22 miles---The Orrville Ride---Meet at the Amherst Elementary School in Jackson Township at 9am for the 42-mile ride.  We will pick up the 22-mile riders at 10am at the Chapel of the Cross United Methodist Church located at 14411 Orrville Street, NW in North Lawrence (Just west of SR 93).  This is a nice country ride.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Sunday, May 29th, 2pm, 15 miles---Tour de Jackson---Meet at the Sauder Elementary School in Jackson Township for a ride around the township.  Ride Leaders: Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Monday, May 30th, 8am, 38 miles---Memorial Day Ride---Meet at the Jackson North Park across from Jackson High School for our traditional ride to the Farmer Boy Restaurant in Lakemore for brunch.  Ride Leaders: Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Tuesday, May 31st, 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)