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FRG-Madisoncountylake

When:
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017, 12:00 PM until 2:30 PM
Where:
Flint River Greenway
TrailLink Page
1173 Old Highway 431
Huntsville, AL  35748

Contact:
Lewis Harmon
Category:
Moderate Ride
Registration is not Required

Title: SCCC FRG to Madison County Lake –35 (2 Avg Paces)

Start Location: Flint River Greenway Parking Lot,1173 Old Highway 431, Huntsville

Date & Start Time: Saturday, 18 Mar, 12:00 PM

Ride Leaders: Hunter Chockley (14-15 mph), chockleyj@bellsouth.net, 256 527-8643  & Raul Briseno (13-14 mph) NRLB, raulbriseno@me.com, 563 940-3888

 

Description: This will be a SCCC 35-mile ride with rolling terrain that goes to the scenic Madison County Lake. There will be two average paces (14-15 mph & 13-14 mph) with two Ride Leaders. The slower pace ride is a NRLB. The route has a total elevation gain of ~1060 ft. There is a short 1-mile stretch on Highway 72 during the return. The shoulder on Highway 72 is wide and is relatively clean. Also, the Rock Cut Road is now paved.

The link for the cue sheet and map is: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19606173 .This route is listed on the SCCC RWGPS Club Account.

Rest Stops: Gurley Mapco station – 7.5 mi (optional) & Madison County Lake ~18.5 miles.

Bring a cue sheet and/or a map and/or Garmin and also have the phone number of the either Ride Leader. It is also recommended that you have the phone number of at least one friend.

Please be sure you can keep the specified pace for the distance for either pace. If you choose to ride at a much faster pace or deviate from the route, then you are on your own.