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Fetch Cycling Group
August 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet in the parking lot behind Fetch Brewing Company on Thursdays at 6:00pm for a 60 minute No Drop Bike Ride. All abilities and fitness levels are encouraged and welcome. Helmets are strongly encouraged. Fetch Brewing Company provides you with the added incentive of $1 off your first post-ride beer!
There is a right-fit group for you:
The group with knobby tires will head up to Clear Creek Nature Preserve.
The group that goes 8-10 mph follows the bike trail.
The other groups take to the roads along Lake Michigan.
The 14 mph group goes a total distance of 14 miles.
The 17 mph group goes a total distance of 17 miles
The 20 mph group goes a total distance of 20 miles.
Group Ride Protocols:
Your safety is one of your responsibilities
Show up early
Work with the group
Maintain a steady pace – keep gaps closed.
Do not overlap wheels – soft pedal; don’t brake or coast
Stay in the saddle
Take short pulls
Vary effort on grades
Lead rider must point out hazards.
Signal the end of your pull
Accelerate out of the way of the new leade.
New lead rider maintains pace
Accelerate to smoothly return to “last rider” position
t stop signs announce “Right Turn”, “Left Turn”, “Clear”, or “STOPPING”
Use hand signals
Obey traffic laws.
Announce “Car Back/Car Up”.
Ride not more than two abreast.
Ride as far to the right as practicable
Wave and smile
Do the safe thing.