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Mosquito Lake Autumnal century and 3/4 century

Updated shorter route - I rounded it up 'cuz I like how 125Km sounded vs 122.310144 kilometers.  I did not edit the century route.  It's still very ride-able but I'm not up to doing 100 miles this season.

An easier century ride if you're going to do one.  The revised route is a total of 98.3 miles with minimal climbs. If you're not quite up to a 100 mile ride.  An additional 8-10 miles can be shaved off if you decide to avoid the causeway loop on the northern most part of the route.  A 76 mile option is also available.

Plenty of fuel and water locations including,  Lunch stop/breakfast in Cortland @ 'Four Star Diner', Newton Falls at Subway on the way back.  Several water stops available about 25-35 mile intervals.  Optional stop in Lake Milton at about mile 80 for fuel, ice cream (well earned) and convenience store (cash is a good idea).

This is unsupported, no SAG.

For your riding pleasure and to provide a better riding experience to the bicycle populous, there are multiple routes.  Two starting locations and meet up times have been established. 

NOTE: In order for both groups to combine.  We will meet near the intersection of McClintocksburg Rd and Gilbert.  Please wait on McClintocksburg Rd a couple hundred yards east. [this subject to change depending on the road work this summer] I'll update soon

The SHORTER 77.7 mile route will start at the:
5781 Wayland Rd, Wayland, OH
Easy to find and just a short distance south on Wayland Rd after turning off of RT5. (ask Esther and Chris, they started here in the past)


Start Time: 9:00/9:15 AM in order to meet the other group
Distance: 77.7 miles/125Km
Food Stop: at mile 38.1 - Four Star Diner in Cortland (yes that's the name of the establishment!)
A second stop for water and fuel at Subway in Newton Falls
An optional ice cream/water break at Lake Milton


let me know if you are riding this 100 mile route
so I can get an idea of interest
I won't be doing the 100 - injured my foot a week ago.  Might have trouble on the shorter route even.  But I'm going to attempt it.

Start location: WHS (Waterloo High School) south parking lot.
Start Time: 8:30 am
Distance: 98.3 miles
Food Stop: at mile 52 Four Star Diner in Cortland
A second stop for water and fuel at Subway in Newton Falls
An optional ice cream/water break at Lake Milton

Moving Speed:15-16 mph average - possible 17-20+ on the flats ----- no one is left behind
NOTE: we did an extra loop to get in miles to make it a 100ish on the last go round.  We'll make sure you get in your 100 miles!
Parking - WHS south lot

As always, helmets are required on all ABC rides. Please no use of ear buds, or cell phones while riding. Recommend use of rear view mirrors. By law ( and for your safety) a headlight, rear reflector and tail light is required 30 minutes prior to sunset, and recommended at all times for additional safety. Please obey all traffic laws. Safety is everyone's responsibility.

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Come Ride With Us!
Sunday, October 8, 2017, 8:30 AM
Waterloo High School south parking lot
2382 Industry Rd
Atwater, OH  44201
Jim Bowker
Club Ride
Registration is not Required
Be prepared...couple of water bottles, on-the-bike fuel, mobile phone, some cash for lunch. A helmet must be worn on all Akron Bicycle Rides.