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long distance bike rider

B to A to B

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I did. Way too much driving, so I’m eager to get out on a ride. The Ramble is doing an “on again-off again” of the Baltimore & Annapolis trail this Sunday. I’ve made a … Continue reading

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The B&A

Next Ramble will be Dec. 4th. A nice winter roll down to Annapolis with diversions to Sandy pt. and Thomas pt. Details to follow but similar to the version we did in 2014   -Bob

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Gettin’ back to it.

Next ride, Olde Roads, will be on Sunday, Nov. 13th. The route is a rough, hilly, beautiful tour of unpaved roadways above and below the Mason Dixon. It’s 75mi. and hilly. We’ll climb nearly 100ft. per mile on at times, loose … Continue reading

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Big ideas. Big circles.

  The Ramble will take a couple months off now that we’re done our big July ride. There’s a ton of centuries out there in late summer for you to pick from. See ya in October. – This ride started … Continue reading

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The Northern Chesapeake Circumnavigation

Isaias or not, here is the scoop: DETAILS: Northern Chesapeake Circumnavigation: 180 mi., 4900ft. Date/Time: Sunday July 3rd, 5:00AM start (yes, that says 5AM) Start: Middle Branch Park START Route Map (click EXPORT for GPS files): ROUTEMAP Cue Sheet (print one, or … Continue reading

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Up & Over, Around, Across and back Home

July’s ride is a big one: The Northern Chesapeake Circumnavigation, 180 miles. Did you ride Lunch in Leesburg last year? This route will be 25 miles longer, but have half as much climbing. Like Leesburg this route has two river … Continue reading

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Storm dodging in Taneytown

The weather hasn’t been very cooperative with our rides this year. However, what we’ve lost in comfort, we’ve made up in adventure. The June ride up to Taneytown was threatened by terrible weather forecasts– severe thunderstorms. The forecasters kindly added … Continue reading

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