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3049
perry
07-01-2015
01:35 PM ET (US)
What: Independence Day Group Ride

When: 7/4/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 8:00

Route: Simerly Creek loop

Distance: 50+/- miles with Iron mtn, 40+/- miles without Iron mtn

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Shorter than normal ride in order to finish before noon, so not to interfere with any afternoon celebration plans. Will regroup at store in Limestone Cove before heading back. Present forecast shows chance of rain. If raining/rain is imminent at start time, ride is off. If rain has past and roads are wet/drying, ride is on.
3048
perry
06-25-2015
07:56 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 6/27/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 8:00

Route: Piney Flats/Bluff City/South Holston Dam/Watauga loop. Back to JC via Woodlyn (Superior) rd from Watauga

Distance: 65+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Top of dam is only planned stop, water may/may not be available. Anyone wanting fewer miles can start from Mary Hughes school in Piney Flats. Group should be passing there at approx. 8:45. Present forecast shows chance of rain thru out the day. If raining/rain is imminent at start time, ride is off. If rain has past and roads are wet/drying, ride is on.
3047
perry
06-18-2015
01:25 PM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 6/20/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 7:30

Distance: 80+/- miles

Route: Unicoi/Iron mtn/Red Hill/along river thru Green mtn/up back of Spivey mtn/Erwin/Unicoi/JC

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Early start to beat heat/possible rain. Quick store stops in Red Hill & Erwin. Route has nearly 7,700 ft of climbing, but has long sections of downhill/flats. 25 miles from top of Iron to base of Spivey is downhill/flat (except for 1k climb into Red Hill) and basically the 30+ miles from top of Spivey back to JC thru Unicoi & Erwin hwy . To cut 20 miles off ride, you can join group in Unicoi at intersection where we’ll turn left off Erwin hwy heading to Limestone Cove/Iron mtn. Be at intersection by 8:00 so not to miss us. Present forecast is partly sunny with rain chance increasing in afternoon. If raining/rain is imminent at start time, ride is off. If rain has past and roads are wet/drying, ride is on.
Edited 06-18-2015 01:26 PM
3046
perry
06-11-2015
11:35 AM ET (US)
**Additional ride post for those unable to do Philippe’s Farewell metric (see Philippe’s post below)**

What: Sat Group Ride

When: 6/13/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 7:30

Distance: 80+/- miles

Route: To Gray to Baileyton to Limestone to JC

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Early start to beat heat and/or possible rain. One planned stop in Baileyton. Present forecast is partly sunny with rain chance increasing in afternoon. If raining/rain is imminent at start time, ride is off. If rain has past and roads are wet/drying, ride is on. Don’t assume route will be flat since it’s in the valleys. It crosses over several ridges and will have slightly more cumulative climbing (approx. 4,700 ft) than the 30 mile Roan Groan course.
Edited 06-11-2015 11:36 AM
3045
philippe
06-11-2015
10:32 AM ET (US)
Hi TCRC Crew,
As I have discussed with some of you, I will move to Thailand soon. I wish then to invite you to a farewell ride + party on next Saturday June 13th.
For this delocalized TCRC Saturday ride, I will try to explore roads near Abingdon including Hayters Gap climb.
Here is the trace for this (metric) Century Ride: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/8306922
The ride will start at 1:30 pm from my home: Roquiny family - 790 Birdie Drive, Abingdon, VA 24211, (opposite of Falcon Pharmacy and Mahoney's). I-81 from Bristol - Exit 17 - turn right and go down on Highway 75 - my home is about 500 meters further down. I will ask the Falcon Pharmacy opposite of our home to use their parking lot (tbc) as they are closing at 1pm.
After the ride, around 6:30pm, we will be pleased to welcome you for a walking dinner farewell party including a few Belgian treats and beers for everybody. Family and wounded riders are more than welcome too!
To ease the orgnazition of the day for the party and the cooking, please contact me by Email at philippe.roquiny@gmail.com or text me (276-451-8132) before Friday June 12th noon if you plan (you and your family) to attend the evening party.
 
A Bientôt et Vive le Vélo!
-- philippe ROQUINY --
790 Birdie Drive, Abingdon VA-24211, USA
+1-276-451-8132
3044
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3043
perry
06-03-2015
09:30 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 6/6/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride starts at 8:00am

Route: To Erwin via Cherokee/Arnold/hwy 81, thru Temple Hill to Sam’s Gap and back thru Erwin to Unicoi via Fish Hatchery then Erwin hwy to JC. Will go over Tilson mtn on way to and/or from Sam's Gap. (not doinq ROAN, but you'll still probably GROAN)

Distance: 75+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Will stop BRIEFLY to regroup after descents. Present forecast is partly cloudy with rain chance increasing in afternoon. Ride is dependent on weather. If raining or rain is imminent, ride is off. If rain has passed and roads are wet/drying, ride is on. One QUICK stop for fluids only if needed.
3042
perry
05-28-2015
09:28 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 5/30/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 7:30am **Early start to beat the heat**

Route: To Unicoi (probably via Erwin hwy), thru Limestone Cove, over Iron mtn into NC, thru Buladean, over Harrell Hill, over Tipton Hill to river, thru Poplar, over Unaka mtn into TN, thru Erwin and back to JC via hwy 81 (with option of Buffalo) or Fish Hatchery rd to Unicoi and back via Erwin hwy or Sciota rd.

Distance: 70+ miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Basically same route we did 2 weeks ago, but in opposite direction. Present forecast is partly sunny with chance of rain increasing in afternoon. Temp in low 60s at ride start time. One QUICK stop at store past Buladean. BRIEF stops on Iron & Unaka to regroup. Ride dependent on weather. If raining or rain is imminent ride is off. If rain has passed and roads are drying ride is on.
3041
perry
05-13-2015
10:39 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 5/16/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 8:00am

Route: To Erwin, over Unaka mtn into NC, thru Poplar to Buladean via Tipton Hill & Harrell Hill, over Iron mtn back into TN, back to JC via Sciota rd or Erwin hwy.

Distance: 75+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Present forecast is partly cloudy with chance of rain increasing in afternoon. Temp around 60 at ride start time. Group's choice of route from ETSU to Erwin, either Buffalo mtn or Cherokee rd. Those not wanting all the miles or a later start time can meet up with group in Erwin, as we pass McDonald’s. Be ready to ride by 8:55! One QUICK stop at store near Buladean, along with BRIEF stops on Unaka & Iron to regroup. Ride dependent on weather. If raining or rain is imminent ride is off. If rain has passed and roads are drying ride is on.
3040
perry
05-06-2015
07:55 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 5/9/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight's

Time: Ride STARTS at 8:00

Route: Butchertown/Old Snapps Ferry metric

Distance: 66+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Forecast mostly sunny with temp in mid 60s at start time. No planned stops.
3039
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3038
perry
04-29-2015
11:02 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 5/2/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS at 9:00

Route: To Erwin, thru Temple Hill, over Tilson mtn, to top of Devil’s Fork mtn, turn around and back to J.C.

Distance: 73+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Forecast is sunny with temps around 50 at start time. Those wanting fewer miles can meet up with group in Erwin, where we turn to go to walking trail (intersection with McDonald’s & Pal’s). Be ready to ride by 9:50! No planned stops.
3037
Belinda Dyer
04-28-2015
12:22 PM ET (US)
Southern Solutions of TN in Knoxville is looking for a man and a woman motorcyclist to participate in a focus group about a current event in Sullivan County. The date is Monday, May 4th in the evening at 5:30 in Johnson City. Dinner will be provided and $75 cash will be given to all participants. Please call 866-764-7342 to sign up. You may visit our website at www.southernsolutionstn.com to verify that this is NOT a sales promotion. It is strictly market research. Thank you in advance for your willingness to share your time and opinions.

Belinda Dyer
3036
perry
04-17-2015
10:01 AM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 4/18/15

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

Note: Day-of registration opens @ 7:30. Forecast is partly sunny & 60 at start time with no chance of rain during the ride. Come out and support this local charitable event.
3035
perry
04-09-2015
02:29 PM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 4/11/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS @ 9:00

Route: Top of Spivey mtn and back

Distance: 64+/- miles

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Present forecast is mostly sunny with temp around 50 at start time. No planned stops.
3034
perry
03-19-2015
02:57 PM ET (US)
What: Sat Group Ride

When: 3/21/15

Where: Meet in ETSU parking lot behind Knight’s

Time: Ride STARTS at 9:30

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

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

Pace: Determined by group

Note: Forecast is partly sunny with temp in upper 40s at ride start. Will stop briefly at store in Limestone Cove to re-group after descending Iron Mtn.
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