Wednesday Night Downtown Huntsville Ride
Length: 27 miles. Two climbs, 1.5 and 1.2 miles. Hilly profile. Average speed: 15 to 18 mph, including hills.
Speed groups: A (Aggressive... 17-18+ mph), B (Conversationally Quick...15-17 mph), C (No Drop). B Group regroups after hills and at major intersections, and tends to stay together. Spare yourself the humiliation of getting dropped from the A group and riding a solo TT and stick with the B Group. The conversation is better.
Ride length varies between 19 and 27 miles, depending on daylight availability and weather. Lights are recommended for the latter part of the ride in the event you have a mechanical, or are just very slow. Total ride time is usually about 1:50 or less.
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Details: The Wednesday Night Downtown Huntsville Ride starts at 5:30 p.m. 15-18 average pace, including hills. A, B and C Groups. Steep Climbing. Lights required. Distance:19 to 28 miles. Start: Bicycles Etc., w Huntsville, AL.