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Speedtrap Ride Tuesday August 19th recap

09/21/2023 6:15 PM | Chuck Nicewonder (Administrator)

Speedtrap Ride Tuesday September 19th recap

          The Speedtrap Ride brought twenty-eight hardy cyclists to Elmore Tuesday to what turned out to bed an enjoyable evening ride. Skies were completely overcast with rather cool temperatures, but there were no complaints.

          Scott Lang led the Ghost Pepper Riders and reported an average of 23.9 mph.

          Bob Kayden and Toney Mazurek joined forces to lead a combined Cayenne Pepper/Habanero Pepper group ride. Bob reported a riding average of 22.2 mph.

          David Barret, substituting for Todd Pollock, rode out with a group of twelve Jalapeno Riders. A group of ten returned with an average of 18.5 mph. Thank you, David, for leading!

          Two riders fell back to the Sweet Pepper group. No report from that group.

          After the ride, several gathered in the bike shop to celebrate Bob Kayden’s birthday, and to wish him and Becky an enjoyable winter vacation. All enjoyed food, drink, and good conversation, This was Bob and Becky’s last appearance at the Speedtrap Ride in 2023. Happy Birthday Bob, and best wishes to both of you!

          Next Tuesday, September 26th, will be the last official Speedtrap Ride of the 2023 season. Ride time will 6:05 pm, with sign-in beginning at 5:35 pm

.It will also be vintage bike night, with four categories

Period Correct(original)

Retro Mod

Best in Show

People’s Choice

The winner in each category will get a $25 voucher from Spoke Life Cycles.

The weather forecast for next Tuesday calls for a high of 70 degrees, partly cloudy skies, a 24% chance of precipitation, and (unfortunately) an ENE wind of 12 mph.

Come on  out to Elmore and experience the last official ride of the season, I hope to see you then!

Chuck Nicewonder

Thank you Kathy Metzger for two of the photos below!




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