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All group rides I'm organizing are open to all bikes and are big bike friendly. 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 10 AM EDT
Price: Free
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Hawley Loop – riding season opener.
April 17 2021 10am
Start at 10 am at Hawley Sunoco 54 Main Ave. Hawley PA 18428
Total distance – 85 miles.
Very easy and short-day group ride, perfect for riding season opener. 50/50 gravel to tarmac ratio. Smooth gravel with nice blacktop sections. Big bike friendly with no technical sections. Pack your own lunch. No need for extra gas as the route is only 85 mile long. Hawks nest (Rt97 in NY) is an option after the main ride.
End of the ride Hawley Sunoco 54 Main Ave. Hawley PA 18428.
May 15 at 9 AM EDT – May 16 at 6 PM EDT
Price: Free · Duration: 2 day
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May 15-16 2021 rain date May 22-23 2021 (only if heavy rains are forecasted for original date)
Total distance - 367 miles
Distance day 1 - 190 miles
Distance day 2 - 177 miles
Day 1
Start time day 1 9:00 am
Location: Buckhorn Exxon intersection of Rt44 and Rt42, exit 232 of interstate I-80.
Day one route is 190 miles long, about 80% gravel/dirt and features mostly smooth farm, state forest, game land, township roads with two easy technical sections, which can be ridden around.
Surface of the roads is mostly well groomed gravel with occasional wash-outs, red clay which can be slippery, greasy when wet or dusty if dry.
There will be few rest stops along the way, mostly at the scenic areas along the route. (Please pack your own lunch)
Day one will end at Wellsboro, PA where we'll spend the night.
You'll need to arrange your own lodging for the night at Wellsboro PA, there are many options available ranging from free camping to 3stars hotels.
Start time day 2 9:00 am
Location: Nittany Minit Mart 133 Tioga St. Wellsboro PA, 16901
Day two route is 177 miles long, about 40% gravel/dirt. A nice mix of forest gravel roads and scenic twisties.
Some of the gravel roads we'll run are famous for being used in the US rally championship as a part of STPR rally event (https://stpr.org)
In addition we will experience great views of the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. Surface of the roads will be similar to the day one route with addition
of one water crossing which can be easily bypassed if needed. Ride will end at the starting point in Buckhorn PA.
Trailer parking: If you need to park your trailer there are few options available at the starting point such as Home Depo, Lowes, Park and Ride and few major hotels. Please call to arrange your space.
Distance between fuel stops ~120 miles (please carry extra fuel if your bike range is less then 120 miles)
Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 9 AM EDT
Price: Free
Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook
Pikes Creek Group ride.
Start time 9:00 am
Location: Pikes Creek Citgo Gas Station intersection of Rt118 and Rt29.
Total distance - 140 miles.
Distance between gas stops ~ 70 miles
The route will be about 70% dirt/gravel. Roads will be township, state gamelands, state forest, and farmland. Mehoopany Wind Farm is on the route for a chance to see windmills up close. Big bike friendly with no technical sections.
Trailer parking: If you need to park your trailer, Citgo has plenty of room, please call to get permission to park.
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