Fairhope, AL. We are about safety & fun Bicycle Tour of the Historic C&O Canal, The Mechanical Difficulties Continue, and A Couple of Rides With Friends, Wedding Weekend Bike Rides, PLUS Horseshoes (? Totally exhausting, but worth it. (For you long time readers -- whoever you are -- you'll recall Gail from a posting, with photos, last year). Category: Events . Day 1 was 58 miles west of town, in the foothills along Skyline Drive -- absolutely beautiful terrain, and decent enough shade. Best pie on RAGBRAI:  Reformed Baptist Church, strawberry rhubarb (of course). Username Check Calendar. Baldwin County. ... Search Events. Family Fun. Events & Exhibits Eastern Shore Kayaking and Cycling Adventure ! June 26/27 was Bike Virginia, or at least the first two days of it, out of Staunton (pronounced, as I was repeatedly reminded, "Stanton") with Christine, Art, Alison, and Alison's 72 year old dad, Phil (who KICKED our butts). Submit an Event Welcome to BikeRide - an organized cycling events calendar. Gail and I rode for about 20 miles in the rain, then the sun came out and the wind picked up. ", Monday, 105 miles, 16.9 avg, with the Karras Loop. This probably was the longest ride I'd ever done on the Basso. Follow Us. to End Hunger in Calvert County, Tour de Madison Last weekend was my first on the Eastern Shore in a month. or suggestions, email ohbikeevents@gmail.com. Events & Festivals. Discussion in 'rec.bicycles.rides' started by mlmartinet, Apr 29, 2008. mlmartinet Guest. Heavy rain in the morning, waited most of it out at McDonalds with Gail, Phyllis and Suzanne. Matt and Elizabeth got married on Saturday late afternoon, at the Maritime Museum in St. Michaels. More details. … Many of the locations on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Trail are close by and bikeable. From there, we traveled north on the Eastern Shore Bike Trail. We parked across from the Grand Beach Hotel located in Point Clear, Alabama. (Because I'm late with this entry, BVa actually was yesterday and the day before). Southern Tip Bike Trail, Kiptopeke Catch glimpses of the Chesapeake Bay, forests and working farm fields on this 2.5-mile paved bike path near the southern end of the peninsula. From the welcoming charms of Cape Charles peddle past golden fields, through historic hamlets, to serene seaside vistas. The Eastern Shore of Virginia is even more of an undiscovered gem than the Maryland portion of the Shore, with few residents and hundreds of miles of shoreline on the Bay and Ocean.. Chincoteague Island, Tangier Island, Onancock and Cape Charles are the tiny waterfront towns that attract the most visitors. End Date. We recently packed our bikes and biked a 3.5 mile section of this trail. Solo day. Find all the upcoming cycling events in Maryland! Cycling for Perry Point Fisher House Ride Perry Point, MD. Pygmy donkeys and goats. So I decided to add interval training and some miles to my normal route. Forums > Other Stuff > Archives > rec.bicycles.rides > Tour of the Eastern Shore. 633 likes. Kathy and I rode together on Saturday, doing our standard Oxford/Island Creek/Trappe loop. Thursday, 88 miles, mostly with Greg. Outdoors. Register with. Dinner at a real restaurant -- great piece of fish. Cruise Virginia's Eastern Shore and be amazed. We can’t thank you enough for helping us help some of the most vulnerable people on the Eastern Shore since 1981. Everyday Love. Rob was a nice addition too. You've heard me say that riding a bike is the best way to see the Eastern Shore. Spent the night in Clear Lake at Lori's place -- she delivered phone books to earn some cash. Eastern Shore Endurance Events, LLC Running [5K, 10K, Half marathon] Save with. EVENTS JOIN OUR TEAM DONATE ES RAIL TRAIL 28th Between the Waters Bike Tour ... Last, we hope there will be those of you who will still come and enjoy cycling on the Eastern Shore. Drink. Cruise Virginia's Eastern Shore Tucked between Bay & Sea, revel in the longest stretch of natural coastline remaining on the east coast. Beach Vacations. Brad & Darla our hosts on Storm Lake. Making cycling and walking safe, convenient and fun in Delaware. The Eastern Shore of Virginia. The third set was 30 on/30 off, with 5 reps. I knew that the next weekend was Bike Virginia, with lots of miles and big hills. Rode with Gail, Phyllis, and Suzanne. Found a great cycling club out here on the Eastern Shore -- Cross Court Cycling Club. Kelly's Pie, berries supreme and blueberry. With Bike Virginia in a month, and RAGBRAI in two, I needed to work. Most people walked it, I didn't but it wasn't pretty. Eastern Shore Cycles is proud to be Baldwin County's oldest and most experienced bike shop. Don’t worry. Based in the same location in Daphne since 1991, we have a huge selection of all types of bikes for every kind of rider, as well as cycling apparel, accessories, and safety equipment. Posted by schecro at 6:09 PM. What’s new about this year’s Amish Country Bike Tour? Saturday morning of Memorial Day weekend was perfect for a hard training ride -- overcast with a bit of coolness to the air. Tuesday, 66 miles, 14.9 avg, windy and hot (THI 105, they say), and then "cobbles." The ride takes cyclists through the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, which is a hot spot for bird migration in the spring and fall. Don't miss any of the best rides! Biking Events in Virginia. Hey, I'm back. New Kent County routes of 16, 25, 50, 62 and 100 miles for riders of every age and every ability. Been riding a lot. Then it's "Take Me to the River" and back to St. Louis. ), http://www.schechter-industries.com/home.html. Please continue to make a difference in our community by donating or volunteering today. We finished relatively strong and had a nice small-town dinner. "A black one. Shop Virginia… From the difficult mountain climbs to the flat plains of the Tidewater region, you'll find a new challenge around every corner when you bike in Virginia. Been riding a lot. on Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Arlington, VA. A Meetup event from Bike & Brunch, a meetup with over 3424 Members. Don’t have a bike? Fresh salad with dinner. Well, it certainly has been a while. The hills were tough, but manageable -- the long hills weren't too steep, and the steep hills weren't too long. Shop with us for merchandise and gifts. $49 before August 1; $59 during the month of August & Boat ride on a sweet Donzi. For information on Bicycle Route 1 (a north-south route the length of Delaware) and Delaware Bicycling Maps, contact the Delaware Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator at 302.760.2453 or visit bike.deldot.gov.The Great Delmarva Bicycling Trail is a map that spans the entire Delmarva Peninsula. My IF hadn't made it back from RAGBRAI, so I rode the Basso for the 35 miles. Hobbyists to … Nov 28 - Dec 6: Atwood ... BikeReg is the premier online event registration service for cycling events. Tomorrow, the 6 Pillars Ride -- the cycling course for the Eagleman Tri. Found a great ... Sunday, 73 miles, 14.6 avg, some climbing out of the Missouri River valley. Saturday Sept 19: Shorebird Century Wocoomico Yacht Club, Eden, MD. Eastern Cycling Club. Historic Sites. Give us a call - 410.745.2836 Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic, Southern Maryland Fall Century - the Indian Head 100, Cycling for Perry Point Fisher House Ride, unPAved Explore Virginia’s gorgeous Eastern Shore by bike with a small group of like-minded adventurers for a scenic learning journey with Chincoteague Bay Field Station. Phil Hooper, owner of Eastern Shore Cycles in Spanish Fort, Ala., says many cyclists who hit the road on new bikes in 2020 may benefit from additional accessories. The Derby is a sweet slice of Eastern Shore summertime bliss that includes a carnival, a parade, a boat-docking battle, and competitions in crab cooking, crab picking, and crab racing. Your home on the Eastern Shore for all of your swimming, cycling and running needs! Routes, photos, and musings, about bicycling (and life) on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Charles City, at Jack's farm -- 80 years old and still a long haul trucker, 15,000 miles a month, with a tricked out Harley Soft Tail. Algona with the 'BRAI veterans-- "the best years were 1985 to 1992.". $45.00 until August 15 includes t-shirt, $55 after August 15th. That doesn't mean I wasn't cycling -- far from it. Pancakes for breakfast, German Chocolate cake for dinner dessert. Eat. Racing may be cancelled due to weather. Slow Bicycle Society on the Eastern Shore. In mid-August, my Western Shore riding partner Gail joined Kathy, my Eastern Shore riding partner, and Rob, the brother of a good friend of ours, for the now-standard Oxford/Island Creek Loop/Trippe 35 miler. Test your cycling skills in Virginia with an official cycling event or a self-guided ride through the Commonwealth's varied terrains. LOVEworks. Lots of nice town folks happy to see us. The Basso is a great ride, particularly on the flats of the Eastern Shore -- silky smooth and responsive. September. I didn't have my heartrate monitor -- the disappearing chest strap has disappeared again, so I decided to do 3 sets of 5, 30 seconds on and 60 seconds at pace. 15, 35, and 65 mile routes on the lightly traveled roads of the Eastern Shore through Maryland and Delaware. While we cannot offer the amenities of our tour, there are many quiet, flat country roads, golden fields, and scenic villages and small towns to explore on 2 wheels. "What kind of engine have you got?" Cheap tequila and Tom, the Jedi, taking them for team team. Wednesday, 55 miles, 15.6 avg. Our experience, quality of work, and customer service is second to none. More to LOVE. Eastern Shore Cycles in Daphne, AL is your cycling source in Baldwin County and the entire Gulf Coast. Gail and Kathy did the "I've heard so much about you" thing, because it was true -- I spoken (fondly) about each of them to the other. We also provide triathlon and marathon training. Saturday, 54 miles, hilly -- Potter Hill, a mile long with grades between 6% and 12%. As a nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of our donors, corporate sponsors and volunteers to continue our work. Member Login. of the Susquehanna River Valley. Sunday Our ride events focus primarily on the Eastern Shore but are not restricted to it. Fun folks and terrific riding. If you know of bicycling event of interest to Maryland cyclists, or have comments Eastern Cycling Club is a club that organises road races for cyclists (women & men > 30yo) on Saturday afternoons, Wednesday mornings, and Tuesday evenings … Biking Maryland’s Eastern Shore will get you up close and personal with nearly 400 years of history, Bald Eagles, off the chart sunsets, and a slower pace of life. Rode fast, all day with Greg. Saw Jason from TJR 2, finishing med school at Iowa. Our drive is the creation of genuine fellowship first, which then gives our ride events a more natural feel. So it's fun to organize rides with friends who visit us in Easton. Cycling Forums. I did the 20 mile there-and-back to Oxford, with three sets of intervals -- two were 30/45/60/45/30 seconds on, with the same amount of time at pace in between. OC Tri Running offers many 5k races, half marathons, triathlons and running events in the Ocean City Maryland area and Eastern Shore of MD. Ride I was looking to plan a tour of the Delmarva Peninsula. Search. Start Date. - The Vineyards of Madison County, The Greatest CARES (Cyclists And Recumbents Eastern Shore) is a cycling fellowship based on the Delmarva Peninsula. Friday was a beautiful day -- warm but not hot, and low humidity. Attendees of Great Cycling Day on Eastern Shore: Ferries, St. Michaels, Dinner After! Welcome to the ECC Facebook page ECC encourages camaraderie among its members regardless of gender, ethinicity or ability. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. So I decided to push it. I was planning to … The vintage town of Exmore welcomes cyclists to explore golden marshes, pastoral fields, & secret, seaside hamlets. Finally made it out to Easton the weekend of July 10, after being on the western shore for several weeks. With over two decades of bike tours under our wheels, we at Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore look forward to providing all you need for an unforgetable cycling adventure! Two days of "Triple H" riding -- hazy, hot, and HILLY. Not Only Pie . Friday, 66 miles, mostly with Gail in the morning and Greg in the afternoon. From Century Rides, Gran Fondos, and Charity Bike Tours, to Mountain Bike, or Ultra Distance. I was cruising at around 18 mph, so I decided my pace speed would be 17, with all out for 30 seconds. Multimedia exhibits inside the visitor center share the story of Harriet Tubman’s life on the Eastern Shore, and as you bike around the area, you’ll be seeing a landscape that remains similar to what Tubman saw as a young enslaved woman. Smart Coast: Delevoping Dialogue - Smart Coast works to build a healthy coastal region by empowering and inspiring local citizens through education, research and dialogue. As we biked, we enjoyed the shade from large oaks laced with Spanish moss. Welcome to your calendar for the best organized cycling events near you! Waterloo -- suburbs. RIDE RELAX CONNECT . Fresh salad for dinner two days in a row -- this is RAGBRAI??? Watermen harvesting oysters and farmers tilling for tobacco are the heartbeat of this region. Some big hills after that, with some screaming descents. Big crab feast on Friday night, and a brunch at our place on Sunday morning. I "worked from home" on Friday, June 19, so I was able to ride all three days of the weekend. What's New on ACTIVE. Spin Doctors and Buddy Holly Boulevard. Showing all Events 470 results found November 2020- Nov 28 - Dec 13: Toy 4 Kids Grinchy Grimley Gravel Ride closes at 12/13/2020 5:00 PM ET: Save Event. 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