DBTC Ride Schedule • November / December 2017


ON THE SNOW: WEEKDAY SKIING WITH DBTC! Sue Frakes and Lin Hark will be skiing weekdays at Loveland this season. Join them the second Thursday of each month for Ski Hooky Days. Other ski days will be posted to the Colorado Bicyclist Yahoo Group and Meetup. To get notices, send an email to coloradobicyclist-subscribe@ yahoogroups.com or watch on the meetup.com/Denver-Bicycle-Touring-Club Where to get your discounted 4 packs. Last day November 19th. See schedule http://skiloveland.com/passsaleevents/

Mark your calendars: Thursday, December 14th – Downhill Ski Loveland with Sue Frakes and Lin Hark. Meet Sue and Lin at 8 am inside the El Rancho McDonald’s (I-70 exit #252, cross over the highway, turn left at the light and left into the Wal-Mart parking lot. Park at the west end of the Wal-Mart lot just outside the McDonald’s lot).

Please RSVP to Sue (cell phone 303 910-8206 before 9 pm or after 4:30 am) or Lin (303 578-9369 cell) to let them know you will be coming and where you will meet the group. The group plans to break for lunch at 11:30 AM in the upper level near the cafeteria if you want to join them.


Saturday, November 4th 

THE BICYCLING SEASON ISN’T OVER ‘TIL YOU RIDE YOUR AGE IN MILES Lin’s Birthday Rides -- 3 Ride choices from REI. Suggested parking at City of Cuernavaca Park for 3 hours or less, REI overflow lot south of the store, or the Downtown Aquarium pay lot. (Directions to Parking: exit I-25 at 23rd Ave., drive past REI and continue north on Platte St about 5 blocks, under the overpass, to the parking lot.) 

9:15 AM STAGE 1 Leisure-H1-18-Central Meet Lin Hark at REI’s South Deck FUN/Leisure morning riders will meet at 9:15 AM sharp for the morning 1 8 miles. Hardy riders can brave the morning chill for a short brisk ride north to South Platte River Park on 88th and back on the South Platte trail to arrive at REI for a quick break before stage 2 at 11:15 AM. 

11:15 AM STAGE 2 FUN /Leisure -H1-16-Central Meet Lin at the REI Flagship Store’s sunny porch for the second stage of her birthday ride. Ride out and back on Cherry Creek Trail. Meet at REI no later than 11 : 15 AM. 

11:15 AM STAGE 2 FUN RIDE H1-22 Meet Jeff Krinsky for a faster paced ride out and back on Cherry Creek. 1:15-2:15 PM LUNCH CELEBRATION Lunch at Starbucks Meet your DBTC friends at REI hopefully out on the deck in the sunshine, but if the sun’s not shining we can go inside Starbucks to warm up. If you’re not riding anymore but just want to join the fun just come for lunch! Or do your own ride from home and meet at REI for lunch. 

2:15 PM STAGE 3 FUN-H1-25-Central Start with Lin from REI for the last leg going South on the Platte to Hudson Gardens and back. Riders who choose to do only the afternoon ride can come at 1:15 PM to join the group for lunch before riding the afternoon 25 miles (or turn around whenever you like). Bring layers of clothes, water, snacks, lunch to eat at REI (or you can buy a sandwich at Starbucks or Vitamin Cottage) a lock and money for lunch. No gifts, your presence will be Lin’s gift. This ride will go regardless of the temperature or trail conditions. Note: The miles don’t add up because Lin will be riding to and from the ride herself.

Wednesday, Nov 8th 10:00 AM SE Corner of Orchard and Parker RD Saturday, November 11th Volunteer Recognition Lunch Sun, Nov 12th 10:00 AM Central City of Cuernavaca Park

Wed, Nov 15th 10:00 AM SE - Goodson Recreation Center Sat, Nov 18th 10:00 AM SE – Corner of Orchard and Parker RD Sun, Nov 19th 10:00 AM SE – Goodson Recreation, near S University Blvd and Arapahoe RD

Wed, Nov 22nd 10:00 AM SW - Behind the tennis bubble Federal and Bowles.

Thurs, Nov 23rd 

Turkey Day Hunger Builder Ride FUN/INT H2-22-SW and & MTB T2 P2 10:00 AM Give yourself an excuse to eat more turkey and gravy! Meet your DBTC buddies at Jewell & Kipling (Old Performance Lakewood; park away from the buildings) for a Calorie burning appetizer ride. We’ll cruise down Kipling, ride up MT Carbon, pass thru Bear Lake Park, and then grind into Red Rocks Park. After a break at the trading post, we’ll head to Dinosaur Ridge, Green Mtn/ Alameda to return to the start. We realize that many people have other plans for the day, so this ride will have limited stops and target for a return to the start no later than 1 PM. This is now a Show-N-Go.

Fri, Nov 24th Day after Thanksgiving Ride NW McDonald’s, NW corner of W 80th Ave & Wadsworth Blvd

Sat, Nov 25th 10:00 AM SE Village Greens Park, just east of Union and Dayton

Sun, Nov 26h 10:00 AM NW Crown Hill Park, just east of 26th & Kipling


December Ride Schedule 

Sat, Dec 2nd 11:00 AM SW Behind the tennis bubble Federal and Bowles.

Sun, Dec 3rd 11:00 AM SW Morrison PNR, NW corner of C470 and Morrison Rd

Wed, Dec 6th 11:00 AM SE Meet at Village Green parking lot by the Dam Road and E Union

Sat, Dec 11th 11:00 AM NW Prospect Park, W 44th Ave at Robb St

Sun, Dec 12th 11:00 AM NW Scott Carpenter Park, SW corner of 30th & Arapahoe in Boulder

Wed, Dec 13th 11:00 AM SE Village Green parking lot by the Dam Road and E Union Ave.

Sat, Dec 16th 11:00 AM SW Carson Nature Center, (N on So Platte Parkway, West of Mineral and Santa Fe)

Sun, Dec 17th 11:00 AM SE Cherry Creek HS, SE corner of Union and Dayton

Wed, Dec 20th 11:00 AM SE Corner of Orchard and Parker RD Sat, Dec 23rd 11:00 AM NW Westminster Mall, southeast corner of W 92nd Ave & Harlan St

Sun, Dec 24th 11:00 AM SE Cherry Creek HS, SE corner of Union and Dayton

Wed, Dec 27th 11:00 AM SE – Village Greens Park, just east of Union and Dayton

New Year’s Eve or Day – someone want to put a yahoo or MeetUp event together?


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