The Frank: 75 and 102 mile routes. The hilliest bicycle ride in Ohio. The 102 mile route has over 10,000 ft of elevation gain. For experienced riders only. Ride is not about fast descents, its about climbing. If you cannot descend slowly/in a controled manner please do not come. Cost is $40 to $60. Go to bike-ohio.com for more info and to register.
75 mile route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2659595
102.5 mile route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/5683384
I believe Ken B, Travis, etc... the ultra fit will be attending the above. As for the regular Jimmys and Joes, they will be...
The COP Option for this week:
10th Logan to Lake Hope with Clingan Century
August 27, Saturday Roving Ride
8:00 AM - 72 or 100 miles, Class A, B
Choose either the traditional 72 mile route or the century route designed by Mark Clingan. Both routes take you thru the scenic Hocking Hills and Zaleski State Forests with a stop at the Lake Hope Beach Snack Bar. Century route takes you beyond Vinton County into Wellston. Climbing gears recommended as hills will
Meet at the Logan Conference Center, 30682 Chieftain Drive, Logan, OH. Directions from Columbus: Route 33 southeast to Logan (bypass Lancaster) to the 33A/Route 180 exit (just past the roadside rest). Turn left on 33A off the ramp. The Conference Center is 3 miles on the left (just past the Logan-Hocking Industrial Park)
GPS for 72 and 96 miles routes:
I was asked to put this out in case some were missed who are friends of Bill Barrett's.
Come and help Bill Barrett celebrate his 60th birthday with a bike ride this Saturday, August 27th.
Click on this link for the bike route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16031015
There will be two start points for a 60 mile and 30 mile ride.
60 mile route. Leave from the Hawk’s Nest in Alexandria at 3:00. Plan on dropping off a car or getting a ride to the start point. The ride will be the reverse of the route link above.
30 mile route. Leave from the Rusty Bucket in New Albany at 5:00. Following the link listed above. Those participating in both the 60 and 30 mile ride will ride together from New Albany to Alexandria with the following stops:
Beer/Gatorade stops along the 30 mile route:
Stop #1 Rusty Bucket, New Albany
Stop #2 The Pub, 48 S. Main St. Johnstown
Stop #3 Broadway Pub, 126 E. Broadway Granville
Stop #4 Hawk’s Nest, 261 W. Main St. Alexandria
The final destination will be the Hawk’s Nest. Plan on sticking around for beers, burgers, cake and wishing Bill a happy birthday. Any friends, spouses, or non-riders are more than welcome to attend. Riders should be arriving around 7:00. Please pass this along to anyone that I may have missed. This event is open to all of Bill’s friends and family