Ride; Then, Dinner-social
Briefing at 5:00 PM; to depart soon afterward.
Location: 1227 Town Center Drive, 80524.
There will be a cooler there already for any beverage(s) you bring....
D-paced ~15-miler with ~380-vertical-feet: Hearthfire (subdivision); ... Colorado 1; ... south on County Road 9, and south on Giddings Road; west on Mountain Vista Drive; north on Turnberry Road; ....
D Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36557636?beta=false; or,
C-paced ~19-miler with ~370-vertical-feet: Hearthfire (subdivision); ... north on Colorado 1; north on County Road 15; east on County Road 64 to Wellington; ... south on Colorado 1; ... south on County Road 9; west on Richards Lake Road; north on Turnberry Road; ....
C Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36557972?beta=false; or,
A-paced or B-paced ~23.5-miler with ~430-vertical-feet: Hearthfire (subdivision); ... north on Colorado 1; north on County Road 15; east on Owl Canyon Road; south on County Road 9 to Wellington; south on Colorado 1; ... south on County Road 9; west on Douglas Road; ....
A & B Route Map: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36558028?beta=false.
After the ride, some of us are staying for the dinner-social. Registration is for the meal. Registration is open from July 23rd, until the maximum number (fifty) is reached. There is a Waiting List; so, you can be in the queue, awaiting a cancellation.
Please, RSVP by clicking the REGISTER (button); and, following the computer-instructions.
Even if we are not doing these bike rides, there is the dinner-social; but, starting an hour earlier, about 5:30 PM, instead of 6:45-ish.
The main dish is paella for 50 people, plus a simple green salad; and a carrot cake and chocolate mousse.
The gathering after the ride is to be at the same address as the start-end of the bike rides: Gilles' residence, 1227 Town Center Drive, Fort Collins, 80524.
There is free access to Richards Lake for paddleboarding, swimming, and so forth; but, first, you must sign the HOA waiver. A hose-shower is to be available for rinsing -off. Please, have swimming attire and some dry clothes to change-into.
There is to be a fire-pit bonfire in the backyard for s’mores, after sunset.
A five-dollar (minimum cash) donation is to be collected at the event from each one there who is to partake-of the food; and, payable in-cash at the event, only! If you'd like to consume 'adult' beverages; please, bring your own. And, bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket; if you'd like to be sure of having one.