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2024 ABC Think Spring Ride & Picnic

Start your 2024 cycling season off with this beautiful ride and tasty lunch. THE RIDE IS FREE!!!
Heritage Barn at Silver Springs Park    Stow, OH
11:00 am Ride Start


Free RIDE OPTIONS:

The 20 mile Short route (in RWGPS as 2021) is 100% paved Bike & Hike (back and forth). Great for 1st time riders who want to gain knowledge of cycling etiquette and rules of the road, as well as casual riders. Minimum pace of 8 - 10 mph, please.
Short Route - Think Spring 2024

The 36 mile route (in RWGPS as 2022) is rolling and hilly on roads and paved trail; Minimum pace of 12 mph, please.
Long Route - Think Spring 2024


Bring your family for a day of fun, food and riding. Invite your cyclist friends to enjoy the day and have them become an ABC member.  First time riders are welcome to learn more about the Akron Bicycle Club! Come for the Ride; Enjoy Lunch; Renew friendships and just have a very FUN day.

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For Pre-Ride, ABC will provide Protein bars and water upon Check In.

THINK SPRING IS BACK TO IT'S TRADITIONAL FORMAT, INCLUDING AN OPTIONAL LUNCH!!
In 2024, there is NO POTLUCK element for lunch.... No more hassles of bringing sides.... Leave everything to us!!! The optional Lunch can be ordered upon registration for a cost of $10. The Club will supply lunch, sides, water, hot drinks, SOFT Drinks, Dessert  and plates/plastic utensils (alcohol is prohibited at this event). No need to bring anything... Just come and have fun. 


RIDE PRE-REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED and will help the club plan for the ride.
LUNCH PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED By April 3rd.

Register by clicking the "REGISTER NOW" button on the right side of this page or REGISTER NOW  The ride and luncheon are separate activities!! Register for the RIDE and LUNCH separately when signing up.
LUNCH REGISTRATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3RD, PLEASE.


Meet by 10:30 am at the Heritage Barn in the Silver Springs Park, Stow, Ohio to SIGN IN for an 11:00 am ride start. The entrance is at the rear entrance of Silver Springs Park (off of Young Rd). See MAP link below. Rain, Snow or Shine.... the event will go on with an 11:00 am ride start!


There is no cost to attend this event!!! However, donations will be accepted at Think Spring to support Velosano's TEAM ABC!! All Velosano donations go 100% For The Cure and support life-saving cancer research at the Cleveland Clinic. Support Velosano and your 2024 "TEAM ABC" riders by donating at the ride, or at the LINK below:

Velosano 10

This ride is SELF-SUPPORTED.... There will NOT be SAG available. GPS navigation is preferred. If GPS is not available, you can print out your cue sheets in advance, if needed.  To print your cue sheets: 1) Click on your route link above; 2) Click on the "More" button in the left column; 3) Click on "Print Cue Sheets". 

When:
Saturday, April 06, 2024, 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Where:
Silver Springs Park - Heritage Barn
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Heritage+Barn/@4
Stow, OH  44224
Where:
Silver Springs Park - Heritage Barn
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Ron Ring
Organizer
Category:
Club Ride
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Helmets are required on all ABC rides. Please, no use of ear buds, or cell phones while riding. Recommend use of rear view mirrors. For your safety, a headlight, rear reflector and tail light is recommended at all times for additional safety. Please obey all traffic laws. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Rides are for members and first time guests. Class 1 e-Bikes are welcome on this ABC Ride per Club e-Bike Policy. See Akronbike.org for more information or to become a member. Come Ride With Us and Enjoy The Ride.
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, April 05, 2024 at 6:00 PM
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
2024 ABC Think Spring Ride - LONG ROUTE
2024 ABC Think Spring Ride - SHORT ROUTE
2024 Think Spring LUNCHEON

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Akron Bicycle Club P.O. Box 2268 Stow, OH  44224
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