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3010
perry
07-10-2014
01:47 PM ET (US)
RIDE UPDATE #2:
Per Mason the bridge on NC 226 is passable, so we’re back to doing the route below.

What: Sat Group Ride

When: 7/12/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s or Mountain Inn in Erwin

Time: Ride starts @ 7:15am from ETSU or 8:30 from Mtn Inn

Route: ETSU to Erwin, over Spivey mtn into NC and down to river, to Buladean via Tipton Hill & Harrell Hill, over Iron Mtn to Unicoi, back to ETSU via Erwin Hwy. Or starting from Mtn Inn and going back to Erwin from Unicoi via Fish Hatchery rd.

Distance: 80+/- miles from ETSU or 60+/- miles from Mtn Inn

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Forecast looks good. One planned store stop at mile 53+/- from ETSU (35+/- miles from Mtn Inn).
Edited 07-11-2014 07:20 AM
3009
perry
07-01-2014
11:47 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 7/5/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s or Food City parking lot in Piney Flats

Time: Ride starts @ 7am from ETSU or 7:50am from Food City

Route: Over Holston Mtn thru Shady Valley over Cross Mtn thru Stoney Creek back to JC via Smalling Rd or back to Piney Flats thru Watauga/Piney Flats Rd

Distance: Start/finish in Piney Flats 67+/- miles or start/finish @ ETSU 83+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group. Probably 16.5+/- avg

Note: Present forecast looks good. One planned stop in Shady Valley (approx. 47 miles from ETSU)
3008
perry
06-19-2014
08:25 AM ET (US)
Summer Solstice Double Century Update:

Anyone planning to start this ride, please txt me (426-1695) Friday evening to see if it’s still on for Sat. Due to forecast now showing an increase chance of rain on Sat, the ride MAY be postponed till Sunday.
3007
Bob W.
06-16-2014
01:25 PM ET (US)
What: Summer Solstice Double Century

Garmin Map Link for uploading to your devices:

http://connect.garmin.com/course/6950075
3006
perry
06-16-2014
11:57 AM ET (US)
What: Summer Solstice Double Century

When: 6/21/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: RIDE STARTS @ 6AM

Route: Towards Kingsport, to Rogersville, to Russellville, to Newport, to Mosheim, back to Rogersville, to Tusculum, back to JC.

Distance: 200+ miles

Pace: 17+/- avg

Note: Ride is dependent on weather. Present forecast is 30-40% chance of rain. If rain chances increase before Sat, ride may be postponed (don’t want to ride 12+/- hours in the rain). Multiple stops will be made along the route for fluids, food, rest, drugs, etc.
3005
perry
06-13-2014
12:01 PM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 6/14/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 6:30AM

Distance: 80+/- miles

Route: Baileyton via Jeroldstown rd, to Limestone via Dotty Chapel rd, to JC via State Rt 34

Pace: 17.5+/- avg

Note: Early start to beat heat and finish by noon. One planned stop in Baileyton.
3004
John Sakowich
06-07-2014
09:41 PM ET (US)
How do I get in contact with the president of this club. There is a contact page with every ones name and title but no way to contact anyone. I would like to have the president of the club contact me so we may meet when it is a good time for him
John
johnkc2uzt@gmail.com
3003
perry
06-06-2014
11:14 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 6/7/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 6:30am

Route: Jeroldstown rd/Horton hwy/Gap Mtn rd/Butcher Valley, Baileyton/Ottway rd/Old Heritage rd/Old State Rt 34 to Jonesboro.

Distance: 110+/- miles

Pace: 17.5+/- avg

Note: Late posting due to my Sat plans changing. Early start to beat the heat, plus need to get back by early afternoon for other reasons. Route will include a lot of White Lightning course and roads that will be utilized on 200 mile ride coming up Jun 21st. Weather forecast looks good. Will make 2 stops along route for fluids, food, ect. Will be out of office rest of day, so txt me if additional questions.
3002
Andy Glenn
06-06-2014
09:02 AM ET (US)
I have a pair of TCRC bibs size medium for sale (cheap!) or for exchange for a size small TCRC bibs. They are this year's bibs. They are just a bit too big for me. I have only worn them once. I even washed them afterwards. So sorry no sweat included. email me: barryandrewglenn at gmail.com
3001
perry
05-29-2014
11:25 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride - Double Metric Century

When: 5/31/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 6:30AM (yes, 6:30!)

Route: North west towards Rogersville, south towards Tusculum, north east back to JC


Distance: 124+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group (probably 17.5 +/- avg)

Note: Early start to beat heat and finish in early afternoon (2:00pm +/-). Ride time will be around 7+/- hrs, plus time for 2 quick stops for fluids, food, etc. Present Sat forecast looks good, but if raining at start time or rain is imminent, ride is off. If rain has passed and roads are wet/drying, ride is still on. This will be a good test for those planning on doing double century on Jun 21st.
3000
Bob W.
05-25-2014
01:18 PM ET (US)
What: Pedalfest 2014

When: 5/26

Where: Meeting at ETSU parking lot behind Knights. Riding down to the Pedafest ride in Elizabethton Tn on Memorial Day May 26th. Pedalfest start time is at 10 am. You can experience the 22 or 32 mile routes.

Time: 0900hrs Ride START time to ride down.

Pace: Neutral

Distance: Extra miles
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2998
perry
05-06-2014
01:42 PM ET (US)
FYI. For riders who aren’t interested in doing the TCRC Tues Night Crit series on May 13th & 27th and Jun 10th & 24th, the Pack Ride is still on for those dates.
2997
perry
05-01-2014
01:41 PM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 5/3/14

Where: Meet at Mountain Inn Suites (formerly Holiday Inn Express) on Temple Hill rd in Erwin, near intersection of Jackson Love Hwy/Temple Hill rd. Traveling east on I-26 take the Jackson Love exit (last Erwin exit heading towards Sam’s Gap, next exit past McDonald’s)

Time: Ride STARTS @ 8:30am

Route: Sam’s Gap/Windy Gap/ Bald Mtn/Spivey Mtn

Distance: 63+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Forecast 50 degrees & sunny at ride start. Starting/finishing at ETSU will make ride a full century. It’s approx. 20 miles from ETSU to Mtn Inn Suites (via Cherokee rd/Arnold rd/hwy 81/Erwin walking trail), so allow yourself enough time to arrive by 8:30.
2996
perry
04-24-2014
09:36 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride - JFMC

When: 4/26/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 9:00

Route: Jacob Francisco Metric Century

Distance: 62 miles

Pace: Determined by group you ride in

Note: Weather forecast looks good. Come out and support this local ride, which is for a very good cause
2995
perry
04-18-2014
09:40 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 4/19/14

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS at 9:00

Route: Simerly Creek loop plus Iron Mtn. Back to JC via Sciota rd or thru Erwin & over Buffalo mtn

Distance: 51+/- (back Sciota) or 60+/- (back thru Erwin/over Buffalo)

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Forecasted temp at start time around 50. If raining/misting rain or rain is imminent at start time, ride is off. If not raining, but roads are wet/drying, ride is on. No planned stops.
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