Thursday, May 5, 2011

BLR Ride Schedule - May 7 & 8 - Amelia Island Sunday - Beaches Fine Arts Triathlon on Saturday Lodge Ride Route Change

WE Ride to Amelia Island on Sunday, May 8.

Great weekend and next week for watching bicycle racing on TV.
Giro d'Italia on Universal Sports TV Ch 200 on Comcast everyday at 9:30 AM (9:00 AM for Mountain Stages) from May 7 to May 29. On May 7, Saturday the coverage starts at 8:30 AM with the Jersey Ceremony.
Tour of California on Versus Ch 448 on Comcast starts Sunday, May 15 thru May 22, with daily updates @ 5:00 PM. There is a preview on Sunday May 8 at 6:30 or 11:00 PM.

Jacksonville Beach weather forecast (as observed from Mayport Naval Air Station)

The Beaches Fine Art first triathlon is this Saturday, May 7 starting at 7:00 AM. The Lodge Group bike ride route will leave the Lodge @ 8:00 AM and ride north on PVB to west/left onto Solana Road crossing over A1A and ride south on Roscoe Blvd to the Palm Valley Bridge and then begin the traditional Saturday bike ride route. In the past, by the time we arrive at the bridge the bike portion of the Triathlon has been completed. We will return by Mickler's Road to PVB. Watch for heavy traffic around the Triathlon.

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 =
Alternate route to the Palm Valley Bridge due to the Beaches Fine Arts Triathlon - See Above.
Group AA = 25+ MPH
Group A = 19 – 25 MPH
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

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