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Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day CANADIAN CENTURY Rides; details below.

THURSDAY RIDE!  (Starts March 17 with Daylight Savings Time)

From ROCK 'n' ROAD Cycle Grand Haven every Thursday at 6:00 pm SHARP.  Arrive early to get in your group!  

BEST RIDE ON THE LAKESHORE, FROM EASIEST TO HARD AND FAST!
C : 20 to 32 miles, beginning road group pace, under 17 mph and learning group basics
B20 :  39 miles, a computer reset at Robbins Rd. will read 20 mph average back at the return to Robbins Rd.  This group will "cruise" at 21 in a neutral wind, and average 20 with turns and hills.
B+ : 40 miles, 22+ spirited double line rotation with sprints, collecting the residue from A.  May combine with A after Riley Equalizer.
A: 42 miles utilizing the Riley Equalizer, 23+ ave. with sprints and motivated stretches of club race pace; will drop riders to B+. 

  • Dropped riders may just ride with next group coming up the road.
  • There is no sprint at Robbins Road.  Really.  Obey all traffic signals and stop signs through town.
  • Beverages from Old Boys' Brewhouse to follow.
  • Leave at 6:00 pm SHARP. 
  • WEDNESDAY RIDE, Holland.  Leaves 6 PM sharp.  

WEDNESDAY

Holland.  Easier pace.  Wednesday, leaves from Turk's Inn, Butternut at Riley at 6:00 pm, 26 miles. Faster group too! Same time/place, 35 miles. Free first beverage at Turk's; many riders stay for dinner.

WEDNESDAY

Gratttan training races, Grattan Race Course, East of Rockford
6:00 pm registration, races start at 6:30
Begins in May 

THURSDAY Starts March 17, 2015

ROCK 'n' ROAD Cycle, 300 N. Seventh, Grand Haven
A, B 40 miles, C 32 miles.  Starts 6:00 pm SHARP, beverages following.

SATURDAY Starts March 12, 2016

ROCK 'n' ROAD Cycle 91 Douglas, Holland.
Saturday Morning Northside Base Miles Ride
B Pace, emphasis on steady group riding paceline skills.  Even slower riders can skip a pull or hang at the back.  Alternate start!:  catch the ride 7 minutes after start at Douglas and 144th (Van Wieren H'ware, route takes Howard and Pinecrest to there).   Pick up your FREE copy of Road Riding Guidelines from Rock 'n' Road Cycle, 2 pages.
8:00 AM sharp, 30 miles; pace in low 20's.

Rock 'n' Road Cycle holiday events

These rides provide virtually traffic-free cycling on some of Ottawa County's most beautiful country roads. Imagine Leonard Road with more deer than SUV's! 

Memorial Day Canadian Century,  May 30, 2016

Ride 100 kilometers through the valley of the Grand River, breakfast in Allendale, returning well before noon for family activities.
Meet at ROCK 'n' ROAD Cycle Grand Haven by 6:45 to split in two or three groups, leave at 7:00 SHARP
Pump tires and find your shoes the night before. Don't forget breakfast money. 

Fourth of July Canadian Century, Monday, July 4, 2016

Ride 100 kilometers through the valley of the Grand River, breakfast in Allendale, returning well before noon for family activities. Maps provided with SHORTCUTS, as little as 43 miles possible and still meeting for group breakfast!

Meet at ROCK 'n' ROAD Cycle Grand Haven by 6:45 to split in two or three groups, leave at 7:00 SHARP.
Pump tires and find your shoes the night before. Don't forget breakfast money. 

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