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    • 05/03/2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest car parking lot

     Briefing at 12 PM, Sunday. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking area.

     Intermediate-paced 52-miler with 1400-vertical-feet, northerly (N) and clockwise (cw). 
     ... Overland Trail road through Laporte; ... Taft Hill Road; County Road 70 [Owl Canyon Road]; ... Waverly; ...
    County Road 64; Wellington for break; Colorado_1; west on County Road 54 [Douglas Road]; ... County Road 56; ... Taft Hill Road; Vine Drive; Overland Trail road; ... Front Range Community College/Harmony Library campus, Fort Collins.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29123905 .

    • 05/05/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Trek Bicycle, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south.

    Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Bicycle lights are recommended. 

    Routes:

     Social-paced 15.6-miler with 360-feet-vertical-feet, northwesterly and clockwise: HMSC; .. Mason Trail path; ... Spring Canyon Community Park on eastern path; Spring Creek Trail path; Mason Trail path; Fossil Creek Trail path; ... HMSC.

     Route map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27206220

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 20.1-miler with 600-vertical-feet, northwesterly: U-turn at far west end of Laporte Avenue, ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31730294 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 24.2-miler with 870-vertical-feet, northwesterly:

    ... U-turn at summit of Bingham Hill Road; ... HMSC .

     Route map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347260 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 05/07/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 23-miler with 1300-vertical-feet.

     Northerly (N): ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive over two Horsetooth Reservoir dams]; County Road 50_G [Bingham Hill Road]; ... County Road 56 by cement plant; County Road 19; ... Laporte; Overland Trail street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723419

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 05/10/2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, southwest car parking lot

     Briefing at 12:00 PM, Sunday. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, 80526, southwest campus car parking area of Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.).

     Advanced-paced 62-miler with 2100-vertical-feet, south-southwest (SSW): 

     Route Description: ... west via 1st_Street in Loveland; County Road 20; County Road 29 by "Sedona Hills" subdivision; ... break at "The Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... County Road 16 by Lon Hagler Reservoir; ... F.R.C.C./Harmony Library campus.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29233007.

    • 05/12/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Three routes:

     Social-paced 15-miler with 400-vertical-feet, southerly: Boyd_Lake_State_Park....

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26607412

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 18.3-miler with 530-vertical-feet, southerly: ... Fort Collins-Loveland Connector Trail; ... one small clockwise loop in northeastern Loveland; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28520091 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25-miler with 650-vertical-feet, southerly: … twice figure-eight-looping through northern Loveland; ... HMSC/

    Map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347570 .

     

     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 05/14/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 24-miler with 725-vertical-feet.

     North-northeasterly (NNE) and clockwise: "Intersect Brewing"; ... Overland Trail street; Laporte, County Road 54_G; County Road 19; County Road 56; ... County Road 54 [Douglas Road]; some gravel roads, (green); ... Gregory Road; Lemay Avenue; Willox Lane; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723635

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 05/17/2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • Front Range Community College/Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwestern parking area.

    Spring Fling, (one-hundred-miler or eighty-seven-miler)

     Briefing at 8:30 AM, Sunday

     Front Range Community College/Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwestern parking area.

     Description: A southerly and clockwise (cw) loop on flat-to-rolling terrain in parts of southeastern Larimer, southwestern Weld, and northeastern Boulder, Counties.

     Intermediate-paced 100-miler with 3970-vertical-feet. 

     Route: … Boyd Lake Avenue, Loveland; ... Larimer County Road 9; ... Weld County 13; ... (break at convenience store, Mead); ... more southwestern Weld County roads; ... Sandstone Ranch, eastern Longmont; Saint Vrain Greenway path; southern Longmont; 95th Street; Niwot Road; 63rd Street; Nelson Road; Foothills Highway [U.S.36], north of Boulder; Hygiene Road; "The Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... Larimer County Road 23E; ... "Sedona Hills" area via Larimer County Road 12 and County Road 29; ... County Road 20 to western-Loveland; ... Harmony Library, Fort Collins. 

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27560839

    Or,

     Intermediate-paced 87-miler with 2860-vertical-feet. 

     Route: … Boyd Lake Avenue, Loveland; ... Larimer County Road 9; ... Weld County 13; ... (break at convenience store, Mead); ... southwestern Weld County roads; ... Sandstone Ranch, eastern Longmont; Saint Vrain Greenway path; southern Longmont; 95th Street; Niwot Road; 73rd Street; ... "The Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... Larimer County Road 23E; ... Larimer County Road 21; ... western-Loveland; ... Harmony Library, Fort Collins. 

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30068543

    • 05/19/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 13.9-miler with 250-vertical-feet, northeasterly and clockwise: ... Swallow Road; ... Power Trail path, northbound; ... Spring Creek Trail path; Poudre River Trail path; Environmental Learning Center roadway (quarter-mile gravel); ... Drake Road; ... Rendezvous Trail path; Vermont Drive; ... Power Trail path, southbound; ... Keenland Drive; Boardwalk Drive, northwest-bound; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23871712

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 17.0-miler with 360-vertical-feet, east-to-northeasterly, counterclockwise: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; ... Ziegler Road; ... U-turn via Poudre Trail path underpass of Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737029 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25.7-miler with 550-vertical-feet,east-to-northeasterly, figure-eight loop: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Ziegler Road; ... Timberline Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Turnberry Road; Richards Lake Road; Giddings Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26949283.


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 05/21/2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • Amy E. and Gary C. residence, 537 Saint Michaels Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525
    • 45
    Registration is closed

    Ride; then, Dinner-social

     Ride briefing at 5:30 PM, Thursday

     Location: Amy E. and Gary C. residence, 537 Saint Michaels Drive, Fort Collins  80525

     Parking is limited in the neighborhood! Please, if you may; carpool and/or park around the corner by the clubhouse -- northwest corner of Fossil Creek Parkway at Skyway Drive

     Registration is for food preparation purposes; is capped at 45; and, closes May (?). 

     A five-dollar (minimum cash donation) is to be collected at the event from each one there who is to partake-of the food, ordered before the bike ride.

     Soft drinks are to be provided by the club.  If you'd like to consume 'adult' beverages; please, bring your own. 

     Bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket; if you'd like to be sure to have one.

     Even if we are not bike-riding for some reason; there will be a dinner-social after 6:30.  


     Social-paced, Short-distance 14.5-miler with 470-vertical-feet [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29692287]

    * Minimum average speed: >10-mph for Ease-paced, Short-distance.

    or,

     Intermediate-paced, Moderate-distance 20-miler with 1260-vertical-feet [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19713721];

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced, Long-distance 25-miler with 1740-vertical-feet [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27270632].


     Rides Starter: Martin Ditzel.

     Ride Leaders: to be arranged.


    * Comply with our Ride Guidelines (such as, to wear a bike helmet).

    • 05/24/2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 11 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 51-miler with 3050-vertical-feet. 

     A southwesterly (SW) and clockwise (cw) loop.
     Route Description:
    ... County Road 38_E; Glade Road; east on U.S.34; western Loveland; ... past Lon Hagler Reservoir on County Road 16; ... County Road 23; County Road 12; County Road 29 by "Sedona Hills" and "Sunrise Ranch"; ... Masonville; ... County Road 38_E; ... near Harmony Library/Front Range Community College campus (F.R.C.C.).

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31759369 .

    • 05/26/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.   

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 15.2-miler with 500-feet-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route.

     Route Description: ... Swallow Road; ... Power Trail path, northbound; Spring Creek Trail path; Poudre River Trail path; Environmental Learning Center, gravel road driveway; ... Drake Road; ... Rendezvous Trail path; Vermont Drive; ... Power Trail path, southbound; ... Keenland Drive; Boardwalk Drive, northwest-bound; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill," HMSC.

     Ride route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737242

     Ride Leader: ...; 

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 17.5-miler with 620-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Skyway Drive; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; ... HMSC: out-and-back.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737113 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25.5-miler with 900-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Lemay Avenue; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; Wilson Avenue; 29th Street; ... U.S.34; Morning Drive; 22nd Street; ... HMSC.

     Route, southwestridewithgps.com/routes/17727985 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 05/31/2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwestern parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 11 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking lot.

     Intermediate-paced 44-miler with 1340-vertical-feet; east-southeasterly (ESE) and clockwise (cw). 

     ... Trilby Road; Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Weld County Road 72; Colorado_257 to Windsor; 7th Street; ... Eastman Park Pavilion for break; ... New Liberty Road; Steeplechase Drive; Highland Meadows Parkway; Colorado_392; ... Larimer County Road 3; County Road 32_E; County Road 5; County Road 36; Kechter Road, Fort Collins; ... Trilby Road; ... Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.)/Harmony Library campus.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31728866 . 

    • 06/02/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 12.5-miler with 260-vertical-feet, easterly

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Corbett Avenue; ... Vermont Avenue; ... Power Trail; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC.

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731721

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 16.5-miler with 360-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Poudre Trail path; ... Rendezvous Trail; ... Power Trail; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC.

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731611 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25.5-miler with 640-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Timnath; ... Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731364 .


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 06/04/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot
     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 25-miler with 2100-vertical-feet. 
     ...
    Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive]; County Road 38_E; County Road 27; west-to-east on Firethorne Drive, Masonville, (counterclockwise); County Road 25_E [N. Glade Road]; County Road 38_E; ... Spring Canyon Park path; ... Yorkshire Street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723037

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 06/07/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 10 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 49.2-miler with 4300-vertical-feet. 

     A northwesterly (NW) and counterclockwise (ccw) loop: ... Rist Canyon Road; Stove Prairie Road; Buckhorn Canyon Road; Masonville; ... Harmony Library/

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/8676579 .

    • 06/09/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot, south of Trek Bicycle.
     

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday. 

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot, south of Trek Bicycle.

     Bicycle lights are recommended. 

    Three Routes:

     Social-paced 13.0-miler with 450-feet-vertical-feet; westerly and counterclockwise: 

    HMSC; Boardwalk Drive; Landings Drive; Swallow Road; Dunbar Avenue; Horsetooth Road; Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area path; Fossil Creek Trail path; ... HMSC. 

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27373228 ;

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 14.3-miler with 675-vertical-feet, westerly:

    ... Trilby Road; ... almost to Horsetooth Reservoir; then, returning via Harmony Road to HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737431 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced 20-miler with 1100-vertical-feet; westerly:

    ... out-to-Horsetooth Reservoir, South Bay Overlook; then, back to HMSC

     Route Map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27271567 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced 25-miler with 1350-vertical-feet; westerly:

    ... out-to-Horsetooth Reservoir, Inlet Bay; Soderberg Open Space trailhead lot; then, back to HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27273118 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 06/11/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 23-miler with 1300-vertical-feet.

     Northerly (N) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... north on Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C [Dixon Canyon Road]; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] across two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; County Road 50_E [Bingham Hill Road]; ... County Road 56 eastward by cement plant; south on County Road 19; west on County Road 54_G to Laporte; south on Overland Trail street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723419

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 06/14/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 10 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 55.5-miler with 2630-vertical-feet. 

     A southerly (S) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... Boyd Lake Avenue, Loveland; ... Carter Lake; ... Masonville; ... Harmony Library lot.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28541267.

    • 06/16/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Trek Bicycle, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, southern parking lot

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, southern parking lot of Trek Bicycle.

    Four routes:

     Social-paced 14.8-miler with 380-vertical-feet, southerly: 

    ... Boyd_Lake_State_Park... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26607412

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 18.5-miler with 550-vertical-feet; southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ... Boise Avenue, Loveland (U-turn); ... Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31730524

    or,

     Advanced-paced 22.2-miler with 580-vertical-feet, southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ...
    Loveland: Clearwater Drive; ... Boyd Lake Avenue; ... U.S.34; Denver Avenue; 18th Street; Boise Avenue; ... County Road 11_C; ...
    Fort Collins: Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; Boardwalk Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27345868

    or,

     Fast-paced 26.3-miler with 700-vertical-feet, southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ...
    Loveland: Clearwater Drive; ... Boyd Lake Avenue; ... County Road 9E, U_turn at Colorado_402 [14th Street SE]; 1st Street; Boise Avenue; ... County Road 11_C; ...
    Fort Collins: Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; Boardwalk Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27345865 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 06/18/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Bruce and Lori Hottman's residence: 317 S. Loomis Avenue, Fort Collins, 80521
    • 30

    Monthly Ride; then, Dinner-social

     Briefing at 6:00 PM; depart shortly afterward

     Hosted by Bruce and Lori Hottman at their residence: 

    317 S. Loomis Avenue, Fort Collins, 80521Old Town West neighborhood. 

     Parking is very limited in the neighborhood.

     If you are parking off the alley, along the northwest side of the lot fence: It is first-in-last-out. From the alleyway, one may enter via their backyard gate

     Registration is for food preparation purposes; is capped at thirty; and, closes June 16th. 

     A five-dollar (minimum cash donation) is to be collected at the event from each one there who is to partake-of the food, ordered before the bike ride.

     Soft drinks are to be provided by the club.  If you'd like to consume 'adult' beverages; bring your own. 

     Bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket; if you'd like to be sure to have one.

     Even if it is adverse weather, and we are not bike-riding; there will be a dinner-social after 7.


    ROUTE OPTIONS

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced, long-distance 24-miler with 1400-vertical-feet: ... Bingham Hill Road; ... Bingham Hill Road; ... Bellvue loop; ... two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; … Plum Street; Colorado State University campus; .../    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12813189

     Ride Leaders: Marty and (tba).

     or,  

     Intermediate-paced, Moderate-distance 19-miler with 920-vertical-feet: ... Bingham Hill Road; ... Bingham Hill Road; ... Bellvue loop; ... Bingham Hill Road.../   https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12812859

     Ride Leader: (tba). 

    or,

     Social-paced, short-distance 10.5-miler with 250-vertical-feet: ... Colorado State University campus; … Prospect Road; Overland Trail (street); Vine Drive; Taft Hill Road; Poudre River Trail path.../    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27288635.

     Ride Leader for Ease-pace, short distance group: Stephen Beckley

    • 06/20/2020
    • 7:00 AM
    • Sinclair, Colorado Highway_9 (junction) Broken Lance Drive, Breckenridge, 80424
    Saturday.  Briefing at 7:00 AM.

     Advanced pace or Moderate pace 114-miler with 8200-vertical-feet.

     (Suggested) all-day parking: High Line Railroad Park, 189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge, 80424, (quarter-mile from start location).

     Start and briefing location: Sinclair (convenience store parking area, south), 715 S Main Street, (northwest corner of Boreas Pass Road and Colorado_9), Breckenridge, 80424.

     ... Blue River Bikeway to Frisco; Temple Trail path to near Copper Mountain Resort; Colorado-91 over Fremont Pass to Leadville; U.S.-24 over Tennessee Pass and through Minturn; paths and roads along Interstate-70 through Vail and over Vail Pass to Copper Mountain Resort; Temple Trail path through Frisco; Blue River Bikeway (to return) to Breckenridge:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18454768 .

     Ride Starter: Amy Ehrenberger. RSVP!

    • 06/21/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest car parking lot

     Briefing at 10 AM, Sunday. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking area.

     Intermediate-paced 52-miler with 1400-vertical-feet, northerly (N) and clockwise (cw). 
     ... Overland Trail road through Laporte; ... Taft Hill Road; County Road 70 [Owl Canyon Road]; ... Waverly; ...
    County Road 64; Wellington for break; Colorado_1; west on County Road 54 [Douglas Road]; ... County Road 56; ... Taft Hill Road; Vine Drive; Overland Trail road; ... Front Range Community College/Harmony Library campus, Fort Collins.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29123905 .

    • 06/23/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Trek Bicycle, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south.

    Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Bicycle lights are recommended. 

    Routes:

     Social-paced 15.6-miler with 360-feet-vertical-feet, northwesterly and clockwise: HMSC; .. Mason Trail path; ... Spring Canyon Community Park on eastern path; Spring Creek Trail path; Mason Trail path; Fossil Creek Trail path; ... HMSC.

     Route map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27206220

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 20.1-miler with 600-vertical-feet, northwesterly: U-turn at far west end of Laporte Avenue, ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31730294 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 24.2-miler with 870-vertical-feet, northwesterly:

    ... U-turn at summit of Bingham Hill Road; ... HMSC .

     Route map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347260 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 06/25/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 24-miler with 1320-vertical-feet.

     "Intersect Brewing"; ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; Centennial Drive over two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; truncated 'Bellvue loop'; Laporte; eastbound past 'cement plant'; ... southbound on Taft Hill Road; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31724152

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 06/28/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, southwest car parking lot

     Briefing at 10 AM, Sunday. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, 80526, southwest campus car parking area of Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.).

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 62-miler with 2100-vertical-feet, south-southwest (SSW): 

     Route Description: ... west via 1st_Street in Loveland; County Road 20; County Road 29 by "Sedona Hills" subdivision; ... break at "The Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... County Road 16 by Lon Hagler Reservoir; ... F.R.C.C./Harmony Library campus.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29233007.

    • 06/30/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Three routes:

     Social-paced 15-miler with 400-vertical-feet, southerly: Boyd_Lake_State_Park....

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26607412

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 18.3-miler with 530-vertical-feet, southerly: ... Fort Collins-Loveland Connector Trail; ... one small clockwise loop in northeastern Loveland; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28520091 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced 21-miler with 580-vertical-feet, southerly: ... once figure-eight-looping through northern Loveland; ... HMSC. 

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28520091

    or,

     Fast-paced 25-miler with 650-vertical-feet, southerly: … twice figure-eight-looping through northern Loveland; ... HMSC/

    Map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347570 .

     

     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 07/02/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 22-miler with 1900-vertical-feet.

     West-northwest (WNW): ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; ... County Road 54_G on Bellvue loop (clockwise); County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; County Road 42_C; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723327

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 07/05/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwestern parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 9:00 PM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking lot.

     Intermediate-paced 56.8-miler with 1530-vertical-feet; northeasterly (NE) and clockwise (cw). 

     ... Trilby Road; Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; Summit View Drive; ... Wellington for break; ... County Road 1; ... River Pass Road; County Road 3_F; ... Kechter Road, Fort Collins; ... Trilby Road; ... Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.)/Harmony Library campus.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31756135 . 

    • 07/07/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 13.9-miler with 250-vertical-feet, northeasterly and clockwise: ... Swallow Road; ... Power Trail path, northbound; ... Spring Creek Trail path; Poudre River Trail path; Environmental Learning Center roadway (quarter-mile gravel); ... Drake Road; ... Rendezvous Trail path; Vermont Drive; ... Power Trail path, southbound; ... Keenland Drive; Boardwalk Drive, northwest-bound; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23871712

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 17.0-miler with 360-vertical-feet, east-to-northeasterly, counterclockwise: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; ... Ziegler Road; ... U-turn via Poudre Trail path underpass of Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737029 ;

    or,

     Advanced- or Fast-paced 25.7-miler with 550-vertical-feet,east-to-northeasterly, figure-eight loop: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Ziegler Road; ... Timberline Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Turnberry Road; Richards Lake Road; Giddings Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26949283.


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 07/09/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot
     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 25-miler with 2100-vertical-feet. 
     ...
    Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive]; County Road 38_E; County Road 27; west-to-east on Firethorne Drive, Masonville, (counterclockwise); County Road 25_E [N. Glade Road]; County Road 38_E; ... Spring Canyon Park path; ... Yorkshire Street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723037

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 07/11/2020
    • 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Evergreen (Bergen Park), Georgetown, Copper Mountain Ski Resort, or Avon
    Register

    2020 July 11th, (and 12th), Triple Bypass


     All riders get their appropriated jersey, aid station service, McDevitt’s tacos and Colorado Native beer.

     Whether you're riding for the first time or the umpteenth time, it would be great if you let fellow FCCC participants know whom to expect, to ask questions or lend one another support. 

     Ride 40, 75, 120 or 240 miles in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains on multiple closed roads with stocked aid, food, beer and high fives. 


     Fort Collins Cycling Club, Triple ByPass registrants are encouraged to carpool and eat together, but should coordinate time and place amongst themselves. 

     Please, register your participation on the FCCC calendar.

    Registering on the club calendar does not equate to signing-up for this event: It's only to let your fellow FCCC members know who is to be there. 

     Official guide (.pdf).

     Thanks, ride safely, and wear your FCCC jersey, please.

    • 07/12/2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 8 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 71.2-miler with 5400-vertical-feet. 

     A westerly (W) out-and-back route: ... Masonville; ... Big Thompson Canyon Road [U.S.34]; Devils Gulch Road [County Road 43] through Glen Haven to Overlook Ranch (U-turn); ... Masonville; ... Harmony Library.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15523098 .

    • 07/14/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.   

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 15.2-miler with 500-feet-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route.

     Route Description: ... Swallow Road; ... Power Trail path, northbound; Spring Creek Trail path; Poudre River Trail path; Environmental Learning Center, gravel road driveway; ... Drake Road; ... Rendezvous Trail path; Vermont Drive; ... Power Trail path, southbound; ... Keenland Drive; Boardwalk Drive, northwest-bound; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill," HMSC.

     Ride route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737242

     Ride Leader: ...; 

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 17.5-miler with 620-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Skyway Drive; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; ... HMSC: out-and-back.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737113 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 25.5-miler with 900-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Lemay Avenue; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; Wilson Avenue; 29th Street; ... U.S.34; Morning Drive; 22nd Street; ... HMSC.

     Route, southwestridewithgps.com/routes/17727985 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 07/16/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • A private residence, Fort Collins
    Registration is closed

    Ride; then, Dinner-social


     Briefing at 6:00 PM; depart shortly afterward

     Location: Bill Donough's residence, 3007 San Luis Ct, Fort Collins, 80525

     Fort Collins High School car-parking is available, about a block away.

     Registration is for food preparation purposes; is capped at fifty; and, closes July 14th. 

     A five-dollar (minimum cash donation) is to be collected at the event from each one there who is to partake-of the food, ordered before the bike ride; and, is payable in-cash at the event. It's pizza.

     Please, RSVP by clicking the Register (button); then, follow the instructions.

     Soft drinks are to be provided by the club.  If you'd like to consume 'adult' beverages; please, bring your own. 

     Bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket; if you'd like to be sure to have one.

     Even if we are not bike-riding; there will be a dinner-social, after 7PM.


    THREE ROUTE OPTIONS

     Social-paced 13.5-miler with 200-vertical-feet: ... Horsetooth Road; Arapahoe Bend Natural Area path; ... Larimer County Road 3F in Timnath, U-turn; ... Strauss Cabin Road; ... Arapahoe Bend Natural Area path; Horsetooth Road; ... back to Saint Luis Court cul de sac. 

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31798551 ;

    or, 

     Intermediate-paced 20.6-miler with 400-vertical-feet: ... Prospect Road; Larimer County Road 1; County Road 3F in Timnath; ... Strauss Cabin Road; Horsetooth Road; ... back to Saint Luis Court cul de sac. 

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31798527 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 25.7-miler with 500-vertical-feet: ... Prospect Road; Summit View Drive; ... Vine Drive; ... Larimer County Road 1; County Road 3F in Timnath; ... Strauss Cabin Road; Horsetooth Road; ... back to Saint Luis Court cul de sac. 

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31798301


    • 07/19/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwestern parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 9 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking lot.

     Intermediate-paced 44-miler with 1340-vertical-feet; east-southeasterly (ESE) and clockwise (cw). 

     ... Trilby Road; Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Weld County Road 72; Colorado_257 to Windsor; 7th Street; ... Eastman Park Pavilion for break; ... New Liberty Road; Steeplechase Drive; Highland Meadows Parkway; Colorado_392; ... Larimer County Road 3; County Road 32_E; County Road 5; County Road 36; Kechter Road, Fort Collins; ... Trilby Road; ... Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.)/Harmony Library campus.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31728866 . 

    • 07/21/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 12.5-miler with 260-vertical-feet, easterly

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Corbett Avenue; ... Vermont Avenue; ... Power Trail; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC.

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731721

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 16.5-miler with 360-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Poudre Trail path; ... Rendezvous Trail; ... Power Trail; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC.

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731611 

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 25.5-miler with 640-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Timnath; ... Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731364 .


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 07/23/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 24-miler with 725-vertical-feet.

     North-northeasterly (NNE): "Intersect Brewing"; ... Overland Trail street; Laporte, County Road 54_G; County Road 19; County Road 56; ... County Road 54 [Douglas Road]; some gravel roads, (green); ... Gregory Road; Lemay Avenue; Willox Lane; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723635

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 07/26/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 9 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 49.5-miler with 4300-vertical-feet. 

     A northwesterly (NW) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... Masonville; Buckhorn Canyon Road; Rist Canyon Road; Stove Prairie Road; ... Harmony Library/

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22868314 .

    • 07/28/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot, south of Trek Bicycle.
     

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday. 

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot, south of Trek Bicycle.

     Bicycle lights are recommended. 

    Three Routes:

     Social-paced 13.0-miler with 450-feet-vertical-feet; westerly and counterclockwise: 

    HMSC; Boardwalk Drive; Landings Drive; Swallow Road; Dunbar Avenue; Horsetooth Road; Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area path; Fossil Creek Trail path; ... HMSC. 

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27373228 ;

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 14.3-miler with 675-vertical-feet, westerly:

    ... Trilby Road; ... almost to Horsetooth Reservoir; then, returning via Harmony Road to HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737431 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced 20-miler with 1100-vertical-feet; westerly:

    ... out-to-Horsetooth Reservoir, South Bay Overlook; then, back to HMSC

     Route Map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27271567 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced 25-miler with 1350-vertical-feet; westerly:

    ... out-to-Horsetooth Reservoir, Inlet Bay; Soderberg Open Space trailhead lot; then, back to HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27273118 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 07/30/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

      Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 24-miler with 1320-vertical-feet.

     "Intersect Brewing"; ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; Centennial Drive over two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; truncated 'Bellvue loop'; Laporte; eastbound past 'cement plant'; ... southbound on Taft Hill Road; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31724152

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 08/02/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 9 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 55.5-miler with 2630-vertical-feet. 

     A southerly (S) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... Boyd Lake Avenue, Loveland; ... Carter Lake; ... Masonville; ... Harmony Library lot.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28541267.

    • 08/04/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Trek Bicycle, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, southern parking lot

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, southern parking lot of Trek Bicycle.

    Four routes:

     Social-paced 14.8-miler with 380-vertical-feet, southerly: 

    ... Boyd_Lake_State_Park... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26607412

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 18.5-miler with 550-vertical-feet; southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ... Boise Avenue, Loveland (U-turn); ... Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31730524

    or,

     Advanced-paced 22.2-miler with 580-vertical-feet, southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ...
    Loveland: Clearwater Drive; ... Boyd Lake Avenue; ... U.S.34; Denver Avenue; 18th Street; Boise Avenue; ... County Road 11_C; ...
    Fort Collins: Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; Boardwalk Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27345868

    or,

     Fast-paced 26.3-miler with 700-vertical-feet, southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ...
    Loveland: Clearwater Drive; ... Boyd Lake Avenue; ... County Road 9E, U_turn at Colorado_402 [14th Street SE]; 1st Street; Boise Avenue; ... County Road 11_C; ...
    Fort Collins: Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; Boardwalk Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27345865 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 08/06/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 22-miler with 1900-vertical-feet.

     West-northwest (WNW): ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; ... County Road 54_G on Bellvue loop (clockwise); County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; County Road 42_C; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723327

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 08/09/2020
    • 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 925 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins 80525

    Wanda's Ride

    (eighth annual)

    Sunday, August 9th, 2020

     If you are interested in making a donation directly to Wanda, regardless of participation in the ride; please, donate through Wanda's Go Fund Me webpage. 

     

     Please, register online when it becomes available; so we know how many to prepare for; and, to pay a nominal registration fee to fund club expenses

     Rally for all three routes is in the courtyard of Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 925 E. Harmony Road, (west of S. Lemay Avenue), Fort Collins, 80525.

     Participants must be members of Fort Collins Cycling Club.


     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced, Long-distance route briefing at 7:30 AM; then, depart a short time later on our 62-miler with 2400-feet-vertical: ... three Horsetooth Reservoir dams; ... most of the Bellvue 'loop', past Howling Cow Café; ... Laporte (aid station at Lions Open Space Park); ... Colorado 1; Wellington (aid station at Centennial Park); ... Timnath (stop for a break at Timnath Community Park); ....

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27255051

     Ride Starter-Leaders: Marty Ditzel for the fast-paced; and,

     Mike Farrell for the advanced-paced.

     Support-And-Gear (SAG): .

     Two aid stations are to be provided.


     Intermediate-paced, Intermediate-distance route briefing at 9:30 AM; then, depart a short time later on our 34-miler with 1220-feet-vertical: ... Fossil Creek Trail, path to-and-through Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area; ... Overland Trail street; Bingham Hill Road; Bellvue; past Howling Cow Café; ... Laporte (aid station at Lions Open Space Park); ... back via Fossil Creek Trail path; ....

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23129883

     Ride Starter-Leader: .

     Route Sweeper: .

     Support-And-Gear (SAG):  .

     One aid station in Lion Open Space Park, Laporte, is to be provided.


     Social-paced, Short-distance route briefing at 10 AM; then, depart a short time later on our 11-miler with 370-feet-vertical, a counterclockwise, westerly loop: Harmony Market Shopping Center; ... Wabash Street; ... Horsetooth Road; ... Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area; Fossil_Creek_Trail; ... back.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29701167
     Ride Starter
    and Route Leader: .


     Après-bike: a lunch at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road


    • 08/11/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Trek Bicycle, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south.

    Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Bicycle lights are recommended. 

    Routes:

     Social-paced 15.6-miler with 360-feet-vertical-feet, northwesterly and clockwise: HMSC; .. Mason Trail path; ... Spring Canyon Community Park on eastern path; Spring Creek Trail path; Mason Trail path; Fossil Creek Trail path; ... HMSC.

     Route map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27206220

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 20.1-miler with 600-vertical-feet, northwesterly: U-turn at far west end of Laporte Avenue, ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31730294 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 24.2-miler with 870-vertical-feet, northwesterly:

    ... U-turn at summit of Bingham Hill Road; ... HMSC .

     Route map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347260 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 08/13/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot
     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 25-miler with 2100-vertical-feet. 
     ...
    Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive]; County Road 38_E; County Road 27; west-to-east on Firethorne Drive, Masonville, (counterclockwise); County Road 25_E [N. Glade Road]; County Road 38_E; ... Spring Canyon Park path; ... Yorkshire Street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723037

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 08/16/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, southwest car parking lot

     Briefing at 9 AM, Sunday. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, 80526, southwest campus car parking area of Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.).

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 62-miler with 2100-vertical-feet, south-southwest (SSW): 

     Route Description: ... west via 1st_Street in Loveland; County Road 20; County Road 29 by "Sedona Hills" subdivision; ... break at "The Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... County Road 16 by Lon Hagler Reservoir; ... F.R.C.C./Harmony Library campus.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29233007.

    • 08/18/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Three routes:

     Social-paced 15-miler with 400-vertical-feet, southerly: Boyd_Lake_State_Park....

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26607412

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 18.3-miler with 530-vertical-feet, southerly: ... Fort Collins-Loveland Connector Trail; ... one small clockwise loop in northeastern Loveland; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28520091 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced 21-miler with 580-vertical-feet, southerly: ... once figure-eight-looping through northern Loveland; ... HMSC. 

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28520091

    or,

     Fast-paced 25-miler with 650-vertical-feet, southerly: … twice figure-eight-looping through northern Loveland; ... HMSC/

    Map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347570 .

     

     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 08/20/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 6 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 23-miler with 1300-vertical-feet.

     Northerly (N) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... north on Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C [Dixon Canyon Road]; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] across two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; County Road 50_E [Bingham Hill Road]; ... County Road 56 eastward by cement plant; south on County Road 19; west on County Road 54_G to Laporte; south on Overland Trail street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723419

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 08/23/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwestern parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 9:00 PM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking lot.

     Intermediate-paced 56.8-miler with 1530-vertical-feet; northeasterly (NE) and clockwise (cw). 

     ... Trilby Road; Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; Summit View Drive; ... Wellington for break; ... County Road 1; ... River Pass Road; County Road 3_F; ... Kechter Road, Fort Collins; ... Trilby Road; ... Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.)/Harmony Library campus.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31756135 . 

    • 08/25/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 6:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 13.9-miler with 250-vertical-feet, northeasterly and clockwise: ... Swallow Road; ... Power Trail path, northbound; ... Spring Creek Trail path; Poudre River Trail path; Environmental Learning Center roadway (quarter-mile gravel); ... Drake Road; ... Rendezvous Trail path; Vermont Drive; ... Power Trail path, southbound; ... Keenland Drive; Boardwalk Drive, northwest-bound; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23871712

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 17.0-miler with 360-vertical-feet, east-to-northeasterly, counterclockwise: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; ... Ziegler Road; ... U-turn via Poudre Trail path underpass of Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737029 ;

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 25.7-miler with 550-vertical-feet,east-to-northeasterly, figure-eight loop: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Ziegler Road; ... Timberline Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Turnberry Road; Richards Lake Road; Giddings Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26949283.


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 08/27/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • "Trails at Timberline," 2451 S. Timberline Road, Fort Collins 80525
    Registration is closed

     Briefing at 5 PM; depart shortly afterward. 

    Location:  "The Trails at Timberline," northwest of Timberline and Drake Road, Fort Collins 80525; west of Trail Drive in-front-of the apartment complex office.


     Rides Starter: Martin Ditzel.

     THREE ROUTE OPTIONS:

     Social-paced 12.8-miler with 220-vertical-feet, clockwise: ... Power Trail path; ... Spring Creek Trail path; Mason Trail path; ...Mountain Avenue; ... Poudre Trail path; ....  [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27214107],

     Ride Leader: (Volunteer needed);

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 21.3-miler with 460-vertical-feet, east, clockwise: ... Timberline Rd... Prospect Rd; ... County Rd 1; ... River Pass Rd; ... Kechter Rd; ....
    This route goes through southeastern Timnath.
    [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30833511]; 

    or,

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced 25.1-miler with 530-vertical-feet, east, clockwise: ... Richards Lake Road; ... County Road 44; ... Colorado 257; ... (Weld) County Line Road; ... River Pass Rd; County Road 3_F; ... Kechter Road; ....  [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30833667].

     Ride Leader: Martin Ditzel.


     Registration for après-ride dinner is for food preparation purposes; is capped at 40; and, closes Wednesday September 11th

     A minimum cash donation of five dollars is to be collected at the event from each one there who is partaking.

     Soft drinks are to be provided by the club.  If you'd like to consume 'adult' beverages; bring your own, please. 

     Bob and Meg Jeffrey will have reserved the apartment clubhouse grills and dining area. They are to be providing: potato salad; fruit (salad); grilled hamburgers and veggie-burgers.

     Even if we are not bike-riding, (perhaps because of rain or heat, or because of time or other condition); you are welcome to the dinner-social, after 6 PM.

     If you are going to swim or hot-tub after the ride; bring your swimsuit.

    • 08/30/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 9 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 71.2-miler with 5400-vertical-feet. 

     A westerly (W) out-and-back route: ... Masonville; ... Big Thompson Canyon Road [U.S.34]; Devils Gulch Road [County Road 43] through Glen Haven to Overlook Ranch (U-turn); ... Masonville; ... Harmony Library.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/15523098 .

    • 09/01/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 5:00 PM, Tuesday.   

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:


     Intermediate-paced 22-miler with 730-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Lemay Avenue; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; Wilson Avenue; 29th Street; Mehaffey Park; ... HMSC.

     Route, southwestridewithgps.com/routes/17727351

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25.5-miler with 900-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Lemay Avenue; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; Wilson Avenue; 29th Street; ... U.S.34; Morning Drive; 22nd Street; ... HMSC.

     Route, southwestridewithgps.com/routes/17727985 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 09/03/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 5 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 24-miler with 1320-vertical-feet.

     "Intersect Brewing"; ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; Centennial Drive over two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; truncated 'Bellvue loop'; Laporte; eastbound past 'cement plant'; ... southbound on Taft Hill Road; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31724152

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 09/06/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwestern parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 10 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking lot.

     Intermediate-paced 44-miler with 1340-vertical-feet; east-southeasterly (ESE) and clockwise (cw). 

     ... Trilby Road; Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Weld County Road 72; Colorado_257 to Windsor; 7th Street; ... Eastman Park Pavilion for break; ... New Liberty Road; Steeplechase Drive; Highland Meadows Parkway; Colorado_392; ... Larimer County Road 3; County Road 32_E; County Road 5; County Road 36; Kechter Road, Fort Collins; ... Trilby Road; ... Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.)/Harmony Library campus.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31728866 . 

    • 09/08/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 5:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:


     Intermediate-paced 16.5-miler with 360-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Poudre Trail path; ... Rendezvous Trail; ... Power Trail; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC.

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731611 

    or,

     Advanced-paced 21.5-miler with 450-vertical-feet, easterly, counterclockwise

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Timnath; ... Kechter Road; ... Rock Creek Drive; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731529

    or,

     Fast-paced 25.5-miler with 640-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Timnath; ... Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731364 .


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 09/10/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 5 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 22-miler with 1900-vertical-feet.

     West-northwest (WNW): ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; ... County Road 54_G on Bellvue loop (clockwise); County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; County Road 42_C; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723327

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 09/15/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot, south of Trek Bicycle.
     

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 5:00 PM, Tuesday. 

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot, south of Trek Bicycle.

     Bicycle lights are recommended. 

    Routes:


     Intermediate-paced 20-miler with 1100-vertical-feet; westerly:

    ... out-to-Horsetooth Reservoir, South Bay Overlook; then, back to HMSC

     Route Map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27271567 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25-miler with 1350-vertical-feet; westerly:

    ... out-to-Horsetooth Reservoir, Inlet Bay; Soderberg Open Space trailhead lot; then, back to HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27273118 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 09/17/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot
     Briefing at 5 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

      Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 25-miler with 2100-vertical-feet. 
     ...
    Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive]; County Road 38_E; County Road 27; west-to-east on Firethorne Drive, Masonville, (counterclockwise); County Road 25_E [N. Glade Road]; County Road 38_E; ... Spring Canyon Park path; ... Yorkshire Street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723037

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 09/20/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 10 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 55.5-miler with 2630-vertical-feet. 

     A southerly (S) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... Boyd Lake Avenue, Loveland; ... Carter Lake; ... Masonville; ... Harmony Library lot.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28541267.

    • 09/22/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Trek Bicycle, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, southern parking lot

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 5 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, southern parking lot of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

      Intermediate-paced 22.2-miler with 580-vertical-feet, southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ...
    Loveland: Clearwater Drive; ... Boyd Lake Avenue; ... U.S.34; Denver Avenue; 18th Street; Boise Avenue; ... County Road 11_C; ...
    Fort Collins: Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; Boardwalk Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27345868

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 26.3-miler with 700-vertical-feet, southerly:

    ... Boardwalk Drive; Highcastle Drive; Lemay Avenue; Carpenter Road; ...
    Loveland: Clearwater Drive; ... Boyd Lake Avenue; ... County Road 9E, U_turn at Colorado_402 [14th Street SE]; 1st Street; Boise Avenue; ... County Road 11_C; ...
    Fort Collins: Timberline Road; Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; Boardwalk Drive; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27345865 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 09/24/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 5 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 23-miler with 1300-vertical-feet.

     Northerly (N) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... north on Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C [Dixon Canyon Road]; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] across two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; County Road 50_E [Bingham Hill Road]; ... County Road 56 eastward by cement plant; south on County Road 19; west on County Road 54_G to Laporte; south on Overland Trail street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723419

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 09/27/2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Fall River Visitor Center, on US_34, five-mile west of the town of Estes Park, near Rocky Mountain National Park

     8:45 AM, Loveland Kmart, to arrange carpooling, Sunday.

     Briefing at 10 AM, at the Fall River Visitor Center, upper parking area, on U.S.34, five-mile west of the town of Estes Park, before the Fall River Entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.

     Intermediate-paced, difficult high-altitude climbing on this 35-miler with 4550-vertical-feet via Old Fall River Road, which has several miles of gravel.

     Note: "Old Fall River Road" may be open to bicycles as early as April 1st; but, usually not open to cars until early-July; meanwhile, the eight-mile gravel segment from Endo Park to Alpine Visitor Center lot has two-way bicycle and pedestrian traffic! (See photo, below.)

    [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/7651106].

     Alternate routes: "Trail Ridge Road" [U.S.34] is, weather-permitting, open to bicycles on April 1st; but, not usually open to cars until late-May; so, one may choose to ride up to the "Rock Cut"; then, back to "Fall River Road" [U.S.34]/ 35-miler with 4260-vertical-feet [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21062788];

    or,

    "Trail Ridge Road" [U.S.34] to Alpine Visitor Center / 43-miler with 5360-vertical-feet [https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27636685]. Potentially stopping at the Café at Trail Ridge; if it is 'open'.


     RMNP road conditions report... 970-586-1222.

     https://www.nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/road_status.htm

     Article on cycling Trail Ridge Road

     Photos: "Trail Ridge Road," near "Rock Cut," mid-Spring, (top);

    and, "Old Fall River Road" switchback, (bottom).



    • 09/29/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Trek Bicycle, Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south.

    Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 4:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Bicycle lights are recommended. 

    Routes:

     Intermediate-paced 20.1-miler with 600-vertical-feet, northwesterly: U-turn at far west end of Laporte Avenue, ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31730294 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 24.2-miler with 870-vertical-feet, northwesterly:

    ... U-turn at summit of Bingham Hill Road; ... HMSC .

     Route map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347260 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 10/01/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 4 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 24-miler with 725-vertical-feet.

     North-northeasterly (NNE): "Intersect Brewing"; ... Overland Trail street; Laporte, County Road 54_G; County Road 19; County Road 56; ... County Road 54 [Douglas Road]; some gravel roads, (green); ... Gregory Road; Lemay Avenue; Willox Lane; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723635

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 10/04/2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, southwest car parking lot

     Briefing at 11 AM, Sunday. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S Shields Street, 80526, southwest campus car parking area of Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.).

     Fast-paced 62-miler with 2100-vertical-feet, south-southwest (SSW): 

     Route Description: ... west via 1st_Street in Loveland; County Road 20; County Road 29 by "Sedona Hills" subdivision; ... break at "The Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... County Road 16 by Lon Hagler Reservoir; ... F.R.C.C./Harmony Library campus.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29233007.

    • 10/06/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 4 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shop Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, south of Trek Bicycle in parking lot.

    Routes:

     Intermediate-paced 21-miler with 580-vertical-feet, southerly: ... once figure-eight-looping through northern Loveland; ... HMSC. 

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28520091

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25-miler with 650-vertical-feet, southerly: … twice figure-eight-looping through northern Loveland; ... HMSC/

    Map:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347570 .

     

     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 10/08/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 4 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 24-miler with 1320-vertical-feet.

     "Intersect Brewing"; ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; Centennial Drive over two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; truncated 'Bellvue loop'; Laporte; eastbound past 'cement plant'; ... southbound on Taft Hill Road; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31724152

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 10/11/2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • Mehaffey Park, 3285 W. 22nd Street, Loveland, 80538, southern parking lot
     Briefing at 8:30 AM, Sunday.

     Mehaffey Park, 3285 W. 22nd Street, Loveland, 80538, southern car parking area

     Advanced-paced or Fast-paced (groups) 101-miler with <7700-vertical-feet, west-southwesterly (WSW), clockwise (cw) loop: south parking lot of Mehaffey Park, off 22nd Street in Loveland; ... Hygiene; ... Nelson Road; ... Lefthand Canyon Road; Ward; Colorado_72 [Peak-to-Peak Highway]; Colorado_7 [Peak-to-Peak Highway]; Estes Park; Big Thompson Canyon Road [U.S.34]; ... Mehaffey Park, Loveland.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31129480

    • 10/13/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 4:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:

     Social-paced 13.9-miler with 250-vertical-feet, northeasterly and clockwise: ... Swallow Road; ... Power Trail path, northbound; ... Spring Creek Trail path; Poudre River Trail path; Environmental Learning Center roadway (quarter-mile gravel); ... Drake Road; ... Rendezvous Trail path; Vermont Drive; ... Power Trail path, southbound; ... Keenland Drive; Boardwalk Drive, northwest-bound; ... HMSC.

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23871712

    or,

     Intermediate-paced 17.0-miler with 360-vertical-feet, east-to-northeasterly, counterclockwise: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; ... Ziegler Road; ... U-turn via Poudre Trail path underpass of Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC.

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31737029 ;

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25.7-miler with 550-vertical-feet,east-to-northeasterly, figure-eight loop: ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Ziegler Road; ... Timberline Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Turnberry Road; Richards Lake Road; Giddings Road; Mountain Vista Road, westbound; Timberline Road; Harmony Road; ... HMSC

     Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26949283.


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 10/15/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 4 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 22-miler with 1900-vertical-feet.

     West-northwest (WNW): ... Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; ... County Road 54_G on Bellvue loop (clockwise); County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] over 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; County Road 42_C; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723327

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 10/18/2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwest parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 11 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest parking lot.  

     Intermediate-paced 50.5-miler with 3000-vertical-feet. 

     A southwesterly (SW) and counterclockwise (ccw) loop.
    Fort Collins "Harmony Library": ... Larimer County Road 38E; Masonville; ... County Road 29 through Sunrise Ranch and to Sedona Hills; County Road 12; ... Loveland; [U.S.34]; ... Glade Road; County Road 38E; ... Fort Collins "Harmony Library".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31756504 .

    • 10/20/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series 

     Briefing at 4:00 PM, Tuesday.   

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:


     Intermediate-paced 22-miler with 730-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Lemay Avenue; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; Wilson Avenue; 29th Street; Mehaffey Park; ... HMSC.

     Route, southwestridewithgps.com/routes/17727351

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25.5-miler with 900-vertical-feet; a southwesterly route: ... Lemay Avenue; ... northwestern Loveland: Taft Avenue; 43rd Street; Wilson Avenue; 29th Street; ... U.S.34; Morning Drive; 22nd Street; ... HMSC.

     Route, southwestridewithgps.com/routes/17727985 .


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 10/22/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot
     Briefing at 4 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 25-miler with 2100-vertical-feet. 
     ...
    Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive]; County Road 38_E; County Road 27; west-to-east on Firethorne Drive, Masonville, (counterclockwise); County Road 25_E [N. Glade Road]; County Road 38_E; ... Spring Canyon Park path; ... Yorkshire Street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723037

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

    • 10/25/2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, southwestern parking lot

    Sunday.  Briefing at 11 AM. 

     Harmony Library, 4700 S. Shields Street, 80526, southwest car parking lot.

     Intermediate-paced 44-miler with 1340-vertical-feet; east-southeasterly (ESE) and clockwise (cw). 

     ... Trilby Road; Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Weld County Road 72; Colorado_257 to Windsor; 7th Street; ... Eastman Park Pavilion for break; ... New Liberty Road; Steeplechase Drive; Highland Meadows Parkway; Colorado_392; ... Larimer County Road 3; County Road 32_E; County Road 5; County Road 36; Kechter Road, Fort Collins; ... Trilby Road; ... Front Range Community College (F.R.C.C.)/Harmony Library campus.

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31728866 . 

    • 10/27/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

     Trek Seasonal Series

     Briefing at 4:00 PM, Tuesday.

     Harmony Market Shopping Center, 931 E. Harmony Road, 80525, car parking lot south of Trek Bicycle.

    Routes:


     Intermediate-paced 16.5-miler with 360-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Poudre Trail path; ... Rendezvous Trail; ... Power Trail; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC.

    Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731611 

    or,

     Fast-paced or Advanced-paced 25.5-miler with 640-vertical-feet, easterly:

    ... Highcastle Drive; ... Trilby Road; Lady Moon Drive; Rock Creek Drive; Strauss Cabin Road; ... Ziegler Road; ... Prospect Road; ... Timnath; ... Trilby Road; Southridge Greens Boulevard; Highcastle Drive; ... McMurry Avenue; Oakridge Drive; HMSC

     Route map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31731364 .


     Bicycle lights are recommended. 


     Après-bike: an informal gathering at Ryan's Sports Grill, Harmony Market Shopping Center (HMSC), 925 E. Harmony Road.

    • 10/29/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, Fort Collins, 80526, southwest parking lot

     Briefing at 5 PM, Thursday. 

     Location: "Intersect Brewing", 2160 W. Drake Road, Unit A1, 80526, southwest parking lot.

     Advanced- or Intermediate-paced 23-miler with 1300-vertical-feet.

     Northerly (N) and clockwise (cw) loop: ... north on Overland Trail street; County Road 42_C [Dixon Canyon Road]; County Road 23 [Centennial Drive] across two Horsetooth Reservoir dams; County Road 50_E [Bingham Hill Road]; ... County Road 56 eastward by cement plant; south on County Road 19; west on County Road 54_G to Laporte; south on Overland Trail street; ... "Intersect Brewing".

     Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31723419

     Bike (marker) lights are recommended.

Past events

03/22/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... Loveland; ... by "Sedona Hills"; ... 'Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... Loveland; ... : SSW.
03/18/2020 HMSC; ... Bingham Hill Rd summit or west end of Laporte Av; ... HMSC: NW. Wednesday!
03/15/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... Laporte; ... Owl Canyon Road; ... Wellington; ... Vine Drive; ...: N, cw.
03/12/2020 I.B.; ... 2 Horsetooth Res. dams; Bellvue; Laporte; ... by cement plant; Taft Hill Rd; ...: NNW & cw.
03/10/2020 HMSC; ... eastern Loveland; ...: southeasterly (alternative) routes.
03/08/2020 H.L.; ... Rist Canyon Rd; Stove Prairie Rd; Buckhorn Canyon Rd; Masonville; ...: NW & ccw.
03/03/2020 HMSC; ... Bingham Hill Road; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill": northwest.
03/01/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... eastern Loveland; ... Carter Lake; ... Masonville; ...: S & cw.
02/27/2020 Member Meeting, February
02/22/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... Trilby Rd; Ziegler Rd; ... Prospect Rd; ... Windsor/Highland Meadows; ...: ESE, cw
02/16/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... Glade Rd; ... western Loveland; ... Sedona Hills; ... Sunrise Ranch; ... Masonville; ... : SW & cw.
02/02/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... Loveland; ... "Mountain Fountain," Hygiene; ... Loveland; ... : SSW.
01/28/2020 HMSC; ... Laporte Avenue, west end; ... HMSC: NW, out-and-back.
01/26/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... Laporte; ... Owl Canyon Road; ... Wellington; ... Vine Drive; ...: N, cw.
01/23/2020 Member Meeting, January
01/23/2020 B.M.S.; ... Power Trail path; ... Lemay Av; ... Fossil Creek Trail path; ... Spring Creek Park on path; ...: S & cw
01/19/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... eastern Loveland; ... Carter Lake; ... Masonville; ...: S & cw.
01/14/2020 B.M.S.; ... Power Trail path; ... Boyd Lake State Park; ... Fossil Creek Trail path; ... : cw & SSE
01/12/2020 F.R.C.C.; ... Trilby Rd; Ziegler Rd; ... Prospect Rd; ... Windsor/Highland Meadows; ...: ESE, cw
01/04/2020 FCHS; ... "Me Oh My, Coffee and Pie" Laporte; ...: First-Saturday Ride of 2020.
12/22/2019 Fort Collins, N, cw: Harmony Library; ... Laporte; ... Owl Canyon Road; ... Wellington; ... Vine Dr; ....
12/19/2019 Fort Collins, loop in town: 'Solstice Bike To Lights,' including "Garden of Lights" displays
12/08/2019 Fort Collins, SSW: Harmony Library; ... western Loveland;... Hygiene; ... CR 29; ... western Loveland; ....
12/07/2019 Holiday Party, Fort Collins Cycling Club
12/03/2019 B.M.S.; ... Corbett Dr; ... Fossil Creek Wetlands Trail path; ... Fossil Creek Trail path; ...: SSE, cw.
11/24/2019 Fort Collins, NE, cw: Harmony Library; ... Laporte; ... Windsor; ....
11/22/2019 Member Meeting, November
11/21/2019 Informational "RIDE to End ALZ" Volunteer Happy Hour
11/19/2019 B.M.S.; ... Power Trail path; ... Trilby Rd; ... Fossil Creek Trail path; ... Spring Creek Park; ...: S, cw.
11/17/2019 Fort Collins, SW, ccw: Harmony Library; ... Masonville; ... Carter Lake; ... western Loveland; ....
11/12/2019 B.M.S.; ... Power Trail path; ... Boyd Lake State Park; ... Fossil Creek Trail path; ...: S.
11/10/2019 Fort Collins, south, clockwise: Harmony Library; ... east Loveland; ... Carter Lake; ... Masonville; ....
11/09/2019 Fort Collins, S, cw: Harmony Library; ... east Loveland; ... Carter Lake; ... Masonville; ....
11/05/2019 B.M.S.; ... Mason Str; ... Poudre Trail path; ... Bingham Hill Rd summit; ... Swallow Rd; ...: NW, ccw.
11/02/2019 Fort Collins, east: CSU; ... Lincoln Av; ... Colorado 257; Windsor; ... Ziegler Road; ....
10/26/2019 Fort Collins, N, cw: Harmony Library; ... Overland Trail; ... Owl Canyon Road; ... Wellington; ... Vine Dr; ....
10/25/2019 Fort Collins, SW, ccw: "JJ's"; CR_38E; Glade Road; U.S.34 into Loveland; ... Shields Street; ....
10/24/2019 Member Meeting, October
10/22/2019 "Trek" Seasonal Series, Fort Collins, west: "Trek," HMSC; ... Horsetooth Reservoir; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill".
10/19/2019 Fort Collins, southwest: Harmony Library; ... Loveland;... "Mountain Fountain," Hygiene/Longmont; ...
10/17/2019 Fort Collins, west: "JJ's"; County Road 38_E; ... Masonville, ccw; ... County Road 38_E.
10/15/2019 "Trek Series," northeast: HMSC; ... Trilby Rd; ... Richards Lake Rd; ... Timberline Rd; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill".
10/13/2019 Fort Collins, northeast loop, clockwise: CSU; ... Laporte; ... Windsor; ... eastern Fort Collins; ....
10/09/2019 Fort Collins; NW: "JJ's"; ... 3 Horsetooth Res dams; ... Bellvue loop; ... 3 Horsetooth Res dams; ....
10/08/2019 "Trek" Seasonal Series, Fort Collins, SW: "Trek," HMSC; ... northwestern Loveland; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill".
10/06/2019 Loveland, WSW, cw: Fall Fling (Imperial) Century Ride
10/03/2019 Fort Collins, southwest, clockwise: "JJ's"; ... Shields Street; ... U.S.34; ... Glade Road; ... CR_38E
10/01/2019 Fort Collins, northwest: "Trek Bicycle," HMSC; ... Bingham Hill Road; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill," HMSC
09/29/2019 Fort Collins, west, out-and-back: Harmony Library; ... Glen Haven; ....
09/26/2019 Fort Collins, west: "JJ's"; County Road 38_E; ... Masonville, ccw; ... County Road 38_E.
09/24/2019 "Trek" Seasonal Series, Fort Collins, S-SE, cw: "Trek," HMSC; ... eastern Loveland; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill".
09/21/2019 Fort Collins, N, cw: HMSC; ... Laporte; ... Owl Canyon Rd; ... Wellington; ... Giddings Rd; ... Timberline Rd; ....
09/20/2019 Stagecoach State Park, Two-day Camping Trip
09/19/2019 Fort Collins, SW, ccw: "JJ's"; CR 38E; Glade Rd; U.S.34 into Loveland; ... Taft Hill Road; ....
09/17/2019 "Trek" Seasonal Series, Fort Collins, west: "Trek," HMSC; ... Horsetooth Reservoir; ... "Ryan's Sports Grill".
09/15/2019