Join the e-list to receive ride updates:
chaingangbicycle@gmail.com

Want to schedule a ride, hike, ski or kayak event?
Email Kate at ckpeople@aol.com

Coordinators:  email mileage reports to
Stat Master Mike at mikeadair8@gmail.com

Pace Classifications
REC
– Recreational ride, pace averaging 12-14 mph.
ADV – Advanced ride, pace averaging 16-18 mph.
TBD – Pace determined by participants at start of ride.
Note: Coordinators may adjust the ride to match the weather and participants wants. Riders are responsible for knowing the route and being safe.
Helmets are required.
Rides are open to adults age 18 and up.

Ride Cancellations – check Facebook
If it looks like a ride may be cancelled due to bad weather, check for updates on the Facebook page for Chain Gang Bicycle & Adventure. Or contact the ride coordinator.

CURRENT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2019

Monday, Sept. 23 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Tuesday, Sept. 24  Beautiful Fall Morning Spin on the Macomb Orchard Trail (REC/ADV)  30-50 miles
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at MOT trailhead in Richmond. Ride out and back as far and fast as you like. Lunch after at Chaps or T's Rockin Roadhouse - TBA. Coordinator Kate ckpeople@aol.com

Wednesday, Sept. 25 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Saturday, Sept. 28 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Monday, Sept. 30 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Tuesday, Oct. 1  Running Out of Daylight Ride - WTA Trail (REC/ADV), 14 miles paved, plus all the gravel miles you like
Ride begins at 5:30 p.m. at Wadhams-to-Avoca trailhead on Wadhams Road. Dinner to follow at Darrell's Steak & Seafood. Coordinator Kate ckpeople@aol.com

 

TOM'S POSTSEASON OCTOBER RIDES

10 a.m. EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY
Tom’s Choice – Meet at the old Sear’s parking lot at Birchwood Mall at 10AM for 30-50 miles. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Route TBD based on weather. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Wednesday, Oct. 2 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Saturday, Oct. 5 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Monday, Oct. 7 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Wednesday, Oct. 9 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Saturday, Oct. 12 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Monday, Oct. 14 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Wednesday, Oct. 16 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Saturday, Oct. 19 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Monday, Oct. 21 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Wednesday, Oct. 23 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Saturday, Oct. 26 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Monday, Oct. 28 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

Wednesday, Oct. 30 Tom's Choice (ADV), 30-50 miles paved
Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Birchwood Mall old Sear's parking lot. Route TBD based on weather. No go in rain, sleet, snow or winds exceeding 12 mph. Coordinator Tom thomasjohnston@comcast.net

 

NOTE: Our cycle season typically runs from Mid-April through the end of September. Impromptu bike rides, hikes, cross-country ski outings, kayak paddles, and more may be posted and announced as weather and interest allow.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY:  People engaging in Chain Gang activities do so at their own risk.
PARTICIPANTS UNDERSTAND THAT BICYCLING IS AN INHERENTLY DANGEROUS ACTIVITY THAT CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY AND DEATH. PARTICIPANTS RECOGNIZE THAT CHAIN GANG ACTIVITIES MAY TAKE PLACE ON PUBLIC ROADS OPEN TO MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC AND CONTAINING OTHER HAZARDS TO BICYCLISTS. PARTICIPANTS TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR OBEYING ALL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS AND PERSONAL SAFETY WHILE RIDING. PARTICIPANTS ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT CHAIN GANG PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING THEMSELVES, OFTEN ENGAGE IN OTHER OUTDOOR ADVENTURES SUCH AS KAYAKING AND HIKING. PARTICIPANTS RELEASE AND WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST THE CHAIN GANG, ITS PARTICIPANTS AND/OR COORDINATORS, FOR ALL DAMAGES INCURRED AT OR ASSOCIATED WITH ANY CHAIN GANG ACTIVITY FOR THEMSELVES, THEIR HEIRS, THEIR EXECUTORS AND THEIR ASSIGNS.