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January, 2022

Saturday
1
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Let's start the New Year off right and burn some calories! This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift user name and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Saturday
1
Village Park from Main St turn on Westminster and go one block to park.
10:00 AM
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30 - 35 miles, Average pace between 12.5 - 13.9 mph. I will try to maintain a High C pace. There will be one short rest stop. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 16 riders, Registration is required.
Saturday
1
Twin Pines Recreation Area
10:00 AM
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Expected distance will be around 40 miles. Plan is to do hills at your own pace, regroup at the top, and social between the hills. Quick rest stop around the halfway point. Planned route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31588122
Saturday
1
Washington Crossing Park, Parking lot on NJ side, 40°17'49. 74°52'03
10:00 AM
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Start at Washington Crossing parking lot NJ. Will ride north on the D&R tow path as far as the weather permits. Usually to Bulls Island crossing the footbridge to the Lumberville General Store. Hybrid, Gravel, Fat and Mountain Bike recommended. Note: If event is canceled will list again the next day Sunday 1/2/2022.
Sunday
2
Mercer County Park East picnic Area - parking lot off Edinburg Road
9:00 AM
Sunday
2
Claremont School
9:30 AM
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35-40 miles, usual Plain Jim Low B pace; nobody dropped, and faster riders have opportunities to sprint. Route link and more details in full description.
Sunday
2
Etra Lake Park
10:00 AM
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Expect approx 13mph average to catch the last warm day before the big chill. Anticipated route: RWGPS Etra-Wdwrd-Wawa-27.5, LINK: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38276647. RAIN OR WET ROADS WILL CANCEL. CHECK LATE SAT EVE OR EARLY SUN MORNING FOR AN UPDATE.
Sunday
2
Washington Crossing Park, Parking lot on NJ side, 40°17'49. 74°52'03
10:00 AM
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Start at Washington Crossing parking lot NJ and head north maybe making to Lumberville,PA. Gravel, hybrid, fat bikes recommended.
Monday
3
Princeton Municipal Building, Conference Room A. Enter via door from the parking lot.
7:00 PM
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Members are welcome to attend. If you wish to attend and/or have a specific topic to discuss, please contact a board member to request space on the agenda, identify your topic and confirm the meeting place.
Tuesday
4
Etra Lake Park
12:00 PM
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28 - 32 miles, Average pace between 11-13 mph. there will be one short rest stop. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 12 riders, Registration is required. All club rules apply.
Tuesday
4
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area, Lot 2
12:00 PM
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~30mi
No Stop Ride
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Elevation ~750ft
Pace 17-18+ (conditions permitting)
Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38289453
Tuesday
4
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Wednesday
5
Northern Community Park
Groveville Rd, Trenton, NJ 08620
10:00 AM
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About 14.5 mph avg, with a brief stop. RIDER NUMBER LIMITED, MUST REGISTER! Rain cancels. Route info on Ride With GPS: "NCP-Columbus31"
Thursday
6
Etra Lake Park
12:00 PM
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28 - 32 miles, Average pace between 11-13 mph. there will be one short rest stop. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 10 riders, Registration is required. All club rules apply.
Thursday
6
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area, Lot 2
12:00 PM
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~30mi
No Stop Ride
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Elevation ~700ft
Pace 17 - 18+ (conditions permitting)
Route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38298989
Thursday
6
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Saturday
8
E Amwell Twp Elementary School 40.429898,-74.8617157
9:00 AM
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It could be hilly!!!
Saturday
8
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Let's have some fun indoors on a cold day! This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift user name and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Saturday
8
Brearley House parking lot
10:00 AM
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Join the Slugs for a non-stop loop around the Lawrence-Hopewell Trail, 20-something miles at a social pace. Wide tires, gravel bikes, and mountain bikes are recommended as some of the terrain can be a bit squishy. UPDATE: If there is snow on the ground, the ride will be canceled.
Saturday
8
Village Park from Main St turn on Westminster and go one block to park.
12:00 PM
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30 - 35 miles, Average pace between 12.5 - 13.9 mph. I will try to maintain a High C pace. There will be one short rest stop. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 16 riders, Registration is required.
Saturday
8
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area, lot 2
12:00 PM
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30-40mi
No Stop Ride
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Elevation - TBD
Pace 17-18+ (conditions permitting)
Route - TBD
Sunday
9
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Depending upon weather...I will try to chance it. Forecast is questionable. See Pictures. I try to ride partially into the wind the first 1/2 of ride and tailwind on way home. Ride through Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer and Somerset counties. Average pace 14.5-16 mph. At least 2 must register or let me know
they are coming via text for ride to go on. Per Covid 19 guidelines, wear a mask when gathering before and after the ride and during rest stop.


Route Subject to change, but here is the proposed route. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31944393

Register to receive cancellation or updates please.
Sunday
9
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Depending upon weather...I will try to chance it. Forecast is questionable. See Pictures...I try to ride partially into the wind the first 1/2 of ride and tailwind on way home. Ride through Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer and Somerset counties. Average pace 14.5-16 mph. At least 2 must register or let me know they are coming via text for ride to go on. Per Covid 19 guidelines, wear a mask when gathering before and after the ride and during rest stop. Ride limited to 10 people per new guidelines. IF YOU DO SIGN UP, PLEASE BE THERE AS THERE ARE LIMITED SPOTS AND YOU DO NOT WANT TO FORECLOSE SOMEONE ELSES DESIRE TO RIDE IF YOU CANNOT. Route Subject to change, but here is the proposed route. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31944393
Sunday
9
Mercer County Park East picnic Area - parking lot off Edinburg Road
10:00 AM
Sunday
9
Claremont School
10:00 AM
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35-40 miles at the usual Plain Jim Lo-B pace; nobody dropped. More info, including a link to the route, in the full description.
Tuesday
11
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area, lot 2
12:00 PM
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Distance ~5k
All Paces - Run with Cycling Friends
Flat Course
Restrooms Available at the RUN Start

Stay Fit & Connected
Tuesday
11
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Wednesday
12
Etra Lake Park
12:00 PM
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28 - 32 miles, Average pace between 11-13 mph. There will be brief stop with a warm bathroom, but no food or drinks to buy. Please bring your own snack and drink. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 12 riders, Registration is required. All club rules apply.
Wednesday
12
Mercer County Park, East Picnic Area
12:00 PM
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EAST PICNIC AREA START TODAY
~30mi
No Stop Ride
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Elevation ~675ft
Pace 17 - 17+ (Winter Series Ride)
One Strava Segment
One Loop Through the Park
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38335989
Wednesday
12
Titisville school
6:00 PM
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mountain, gravel and fatty to ride the towpath 15/20 miles
Social dinner after.
Early start at 5pm
Bring lights and reflective.
Thursday
13
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‘Chill out‘ will have real meaning this day. Start 10:45 AM; return ~1:15PM. Face covering required when not riding. RWGPS TITLE: Etra-Wdwrd-Wawa29.2 v PineHl
Thursday
13
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area, lot 2
12:00 PM
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~30mi
No Stop Ride
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Elevation ~700ft
Pace 16+ - 17+ (conditions permitting)
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38336230
Thursday
13
Robbinsville Community Park (parking lot is on Gordon Road)
3:00 PM
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Around 33 miles. Bring lights in case we return in the dark.
Thursday
13
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Friday
14
Etra Lake Park
12:00 PM
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28 - 32 miles, Average pace between 11-13 mph. there will be one short rest stop. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 12 riders, Registration is required. All club rules apply.
Saturday
15
Village Park From Main St turn on Westminster and go one block to park. 40.312118, -74.511734
9:00 AM
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This ride is typically 50 miles but will be shortened on very cold days. We'll ride as cold as 20 degrees if it is sunny and not too windy.
Saturday
15
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Let's have some fun indoors on a cold day! This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift user name and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Saturday
15
E Amwell Twp Elementary School 40.429898,-74.8617157
10:00 AM
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There will be hills!
Saturday
15
Village Park from Main St turn on Westminster and go one block to park.
12:00 PM
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30 - 35 miles, Average pace between 12.5 - 13.9 mph. I will try to maintain a High C pace. There will be one short rest stop. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 16 riders, Registration is required. Rain or wet roads will cancel. Please check early Saturday morning for an update if weather changes.
Sunday
16
Washington Crossing Park, Parking lot on NJ side, 40°17'49. 74°52'03
10:00 AM
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The Hill Slugs will be studying the Venn diagram of crazy and stupid on Sunday morning on the towpath. We will start from Washington Crossing, NJ, cross the new Scudder Falls bridge, ride up the PA side to New Hope, and return on the NJ side. The route is approximately 20 miles. Wear all the winter clothes you own.
Sunday
16
Washington Crossing Park, Parking lot on NJ side, 40°17'49. 74°52'03
10:00 AM
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Ride from Washington Crossing parking lot to New Hope via Calhoun Street bridge. Gravel, hybrid and mountain bikes recommended. New club Covid rules in effect as listed on PFW website.
Monday
17
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift user name and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Monday
17
Etra Lake Park
12:00 PM
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28 - 32 miles, Average pace between 11-13 mph. there will be one short rest stop. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Limit 12 riders, Registration is required. All club rules apply.
Monday
17
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area, Lot 2
12:00 PM
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~40mi
No Stop Ride
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Elevation - TBD
Pace - 17 - 18 (conditions permitting)
Route - TBD
Tuesday
18
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Wednesday
19
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Warmest day of the week, 30 to 35 mile ride with rest stop. Route to be published later.
Wednesday
19
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area, Lot 2
12:00 PM
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~30mi
No Stop Ride
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Elevation - TBD
Pace - 17 - 18+ (conditions permitting)
Route - TBD
Thursday
20
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Tuesday
25
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Thursday
27
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This is a ZWIFT group meetup ride which anyone can join and have fun with your fellow club members regardless of your riding pace. Riders will stay together no matter how many watts they can crank out. Simply email or text the ride leader with your Zwift username and you will receive instructions as to how to join our Zwift group. Registrants will receive a link to Zoom which will allow us to chat as we ride. New to Zwift or want to learn more: https://www.zwift.com/
Friday
28
Etra lake Park on Disbrow Hill Rd, 40°15'06.4"N 74°29'51.2"W
10:00 AM
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A casual C+ pace ride (14.0 - 14.5MPH target average) from Etra Lake Park for those either drawing from, or contributing to, Social Security. The route is 28 miles long, has 738 feet of climbing, and a stop in Allentown. Advance registration required (thanks in advance). Cancellations accepted until 7:30AM on the day of the ride. Please cancel via this site or text/email me if you are not coming so we do not wait for you. Here is the link to the route in RIDEWITHGPS. You can download the route to your device AND/OR print a cue sheet from this site. Route is "Etra-UTT28.2" at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38287692
Monday
31
Etra lake Park on Disbrow Hill Rd, 40°15'06.4"N 74°29'51.2"W
10:00 AM
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A casual C+ pace ride (14.0 - 14.5MPH target average) from Etra Lake Park for those either drawing from, or contributing to, Social Security. The route is 29 miles long, has 837 feet of climbing, and a stop in Manalapan. Advance registration required (thanks in advance). Cancellations accepted until 7:30AM on the day of the ride. Please cancel via this site or text/email me if you are not coming so we do not wait for you. Here is the link to the route in RIDEWITHGPS. You can download the route to your device AND/OR print a cue sheet from this site. Route is "Etra-Wdwrd-Wawa29.2 v PineHl" at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38132626
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