Friday, March 2, 2012

BFSC Ride Schedule March 3 & 4

Day Light Saving Time will change Sunday at 2:00 AM on March 11. That means you turn your clock ahead 1 hour. 8:00 will now be 9:00. 

The Tuesday/Thursday Night rides will begin Tuesday, March 13. Sunset will be 7:33 with Twilight ending at 7:56 PM.

The Tuesday/Thursday Morning ride are now leaving the PV Inn at 7:15 AM. They will will continue this schedule until it Sunrise is earlier. March 13 Sunrise is 7:39 with Twilight beginning at 7:16 AM.

BeachesWeekend Weather Forecast (observed at Mayport Naval Air Station)

The Beaches Weekend shows spring is coming.  The weather forecast for the 8:00 ride start time on Saturday is Mostly Cloudy at 66F, 14 SW winds. Sunday’s 9:00 ride time forecast is Cloudy and a chance of rain hold over from Saturday night at 55F, 15 NW winds.

Beaches First Street Cycling Ride Schedule

With the beginning of March most of the BFSC riders are starting to road bike. So we will discontinue the posting of the mountain bike optional ride.

If the rain has finished by our 9:00 Road Bike Start time on Sunday we will start our road bike season. The first ride will be the 40-mile loop. We will maintain an easy pace 19/22 MPH and keep the group together so everyone can build back their riding level.
Saturday – 8:00 AM @ the Lodge – 40 miles
The BFSC Saturday Ride warms up together for the first 5 to 6 miles.
The Ride Pace begins to pick up quickly to the Palm Valley Bridge.
The BFSC splits into 2 groups base on Ride Pace either at the PV Bridge
Or at the Traffic Light at Crosswater Parkway & Old 210
Group 1 = Ride Pace 25+ MPH with max speed 30+
Group 2 = Ride Pace 19 – 25 MPH 
See link for the Map on the right. 
Group 1 will make Right at Crosswater Parkway. 
Group 2 will make a Left at Crosswater Parkway

Sunday - 9:00 AM Road Ride Leaving from the Lodge – 40 miles
Group Ride Ride Pace = 19 – 22 MPH.
Remember this is a GROUP ride.
We will regroup when necessary for those loosing contact with the group.
We have been trying to keep everyone together back to the Palm Valley Bridge,
 so that everyone finishes the ride together.

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