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Group Bicycle Tour
July 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Meet in the parking lot behind Unruly Brewing Company every Tuesday at 6:00pm for a 90 minute group bike ride! There are five different groups to fit your biking needs and abilities and helmets are strongly encouraged. Loaner helmets are always available at City Hub Cyclery (585 W. Clay Ave., Downtown Muskegon). Unruly Brewing Co. is offering $1 off your first post-ride beer! For more information call Raymond at 231-206-6182.
There is a right-fit group for you:
Knobby Tires – stitch together a route of alleys, trails, and backstreets.
8-10 mph – follow the Lakeshore Bike Trail.
4 mph – Goes a total distance of 17 miles through North Muskegon.
17 mph – Goes a total distance of 20 miles through North Muskegon (including Blockhouse Hill).
20 mph – Goes a total distance of 30 miles through North Muskegon (including Blockhouse Hill).
Group Ride Protocols:
Your safety is one of your responsibilities
Show up early
Work with the group
Maintain a steady pace and 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 leader
New lead rider maintains pace
Accelerate to smoothly return to “last rider” position
At 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