With is this being the 4th of July weekend it is a big weekend for bike riding, first the Tour de France starts on Saturday, July 3rd and The Lodge Groups has 3 days of scheduled - Saturday, Sunday, & Monday - of bike riding for the 4th of July Weekend. It appears that Monday, July 5th is the work day off to celebrate the 4th of July.
Jacksonville Beach Weather Forecast (as observed at Mayport Naval Air Station)
Please Remember with the large Saturday morning bike ride group it is a warm up ride speed around 20 MPH "Neutral Zone" to the Palm Valley bridge.
Saturday – 8:00 AM @ the Lodge – 35 to 40 miles = Traditional Saturday ride.
Group AA = 25+ MPH
Group A = 19 – 25 MPH
Remember it is a warm up ride to the Palm Valley Bridge.
See link for the Map on the right.
Group AA will make Right at Crosswater Parkway.
Group A will make a Left at Crosswater Parkway
Sunday - 7:00 AM at the Lodge - Ride to Amelia Island
70 miles round trip from the Lodge
We will ride North on First Street. We will pass Rag Time in Atlantic Beach around 7:30 AM. Catch the 8:00 Ferry - $1.00 Each Way.
We will catch the returning 10:15 AM Ferry
This is a group ride; we try to keep the group together.
Ride Pace = 19 – 22 MPH
Monday – 7:30AM @ the Lodge – 40 - 65 miles
Group Ride Ride Pace = 19 – 22 MPH.
Remember this is a GROUP ride.
We will regroup when necessary for those losing contact with the group.
Let’s try to keep everyone together back to the Palm Valley Bridge