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Rumor has it… the weather will be great this weekend.

February 23, 2011
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We have listed all the rides on the Meetup site:  http://www.meetup.com/Bicycle-Riding-Velo-San-Antonio/

It is free to join meetup.  You should join up today, just click the link and sign up, it takes 2 minutes!  If you RSVP for a ride, the system will send you an automatic reminder.  How cool is that? And don’t forget, you can schedule your own rides!!!! If 3 or more say they want to join you, the system notifies everyone about it!

We would like to see lots of you join up through meetup so it will be easier to know who is going to which rides.  It’s a really great system, we spent many hours getting it ready for you.  I think you’re going to love it!!

Weekend Rides:

What: Saturday #4 Weekly Beginner Ride & Clinic Alamo Height

Where: Alamo Heights: Start location-parking lot of Bike World at 5911 Broadway St, 78209, on Broadway just north of Austin Hwy.

When: Feb 26, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Description: Join us the fourth Saturday of every month for San Antonio’s Ride Like A Girl / Velo San Antonio Beginner Ride & Clinic.

This is an excellent ride for all levels. We’ll be riding through Alamo Heights to Olmos Park and then back again.
We’ll meet around 8:30AM, start riding at 9AM.

We’ll be riding Alamo Heights. We have 2 groups / levels.
Group 1 is the slower beginners. This will be an easy beginner pace, about 8 – 10 mph and we’ll go either 8-10 miles.
Group 2 is the faster beginners. Still a beginner pace, just a little faster and a little longer. About 10-12mph and we’ll go about 13-15 miles.

Both groups will include skill building, basic riding techniques and valuable tips to assist you in being an independent and confident cyclist.

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What: Sunday #4 Tour De Cure Training Road Ride – Gruene Texas
Where: Meet at Starbuck’s in the Forum, IH 35 & 1604. We drive to River Road & Hueco Springs Loop Road at 8am.
When: Feb 27, 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Description: Sunday #4 Tour De Cure Training Road Ride
Velo San Antonio & Ride Like A Girl are goin’ Gruene…
Gruene, Texas that is…

Meet at Starbuck’s in the Forum, IH 35 & 1604. If you want coffee, get there by 7:30 – 7:45AM. We drive at 8AM to River Road & Hueco Springs Loop Road. Click here for a map & directions.

In Gruene: 8:30AM Wheels down at 9AM.

Pace information:
Scenic Intermediate – Steady, scenic pace of 12-14 mph – 22 or 44 miles

Veloce Intermediate – Moderate to fast pace of 14-15 mph – 22 or 44 miles

Advanced Intermediate – Fast, advanced pace of 16+mph – 44+ miles

You can ride the 24 mile course once or twice, depending on the distance you want to ride. River Road is an amazingly beautiful route – we always enjoy it! This may be our last time to ride until Fall.  Afterwards, some of us will be having lunch at this incredible little mexican restaurant down the road…

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What: Sunday HVC Hill Country Village Ride – Fast Beginner / Scenic Intermediate level.

Where: 14807 San Pedro 78232. It is on the corner of Winding Way and Hwy 281

When: Feb 27, 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Description: This ride is for Scenic Intermediate riders & Fast Beginners.

This ride is NOT suitable for Super-Beginners. This is a leaderless ride.

We’ll meet in the parking lot of the Eye Center. Address is: 14807 San Pedro 78232. It is on the corner of Winding Way and Hwy 281 (NW corner).

This ride is not currently suitable for Super-Beginners. If you are a Super-Beginner & want to do this ride You have to contact Veronica @ 210-383-4663 so we can put a Super-Beginner group together for this ride.

We are in our Winter Schedule:  (this is the LAST weekend of our winter schedule)
Meet: 9:45AM Wheels down: 10AM

We have a group of FAST Beginners & Scenic Intermediate level riders that want to add to their mileage in training for some of the bigger rides. They’ll be riding Hill Country Village. It is a 3.5mile loop, you get to choose how far you go.

Be watching on the Velo San Antonio Meetup site for the During The Week Rides coming up after the time change on March 13th!!

See ya’ll on the road!!!

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