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Hosea Feed the Hungry / MACC Memorial / November B'Day Ride

MACC and Friends,

Johnny and LarryJ have volunteered to lead the option of their choice.  Drew will provide the maps. Remember, there will be A (17+mph), B (16) and C groups. Thx!

Annual Hosea Feed The Hungry Can Good Drive / MACC Memorial-Reunion/ November B'Day / Vintage Kit RIDE

Whew!!!  Yes, all that, and some.  Join me for coffee and pastries from 8:30am - 9:00am at Banjo Coffee, only 2 blocks from the ride start.

Sunday - 11/19/15 - 9:30am WHEELS ROLLING     9:30am     9:30am     9:30am

Avondale Pizza Cafe - Ride Start Location

2823 E. College Ave.

Decatur, Ga. 30030

Banjo Coffee - Coffee & Things - 8:30am - 9am

38 N. Avondale Rd., Avondale Estates, 30002

50, 30 and 20 mile options.  A, B and C groups - 17++mph/avg, 15-16.5mph/avg and 14mph/avg (No-Drop), respectively. 

Hosea Feed The Hungry Can Good Drive - Please bring can goods and non-perishable food items to be donated to the Hosea Helps Pantry.  Donations will also be accepted.  Please make your checks payable to Hosea Feed The Hungry. 

Please encourage former MACC members and Friends to attend as we reunite with our cycling brethren.

Wear your vintage MACC gear or any throwback kit of your choice.

In addition, we will also remember MACC members who have passed away and celebrate November birthdays.

Enjoy the rolling hills of Dekalb County as we take Covington Hwy toward Conyers.  We'll do a loop and return through Stone Mountain via the Thursday "Pizza Ride" route.  Maps will be available.

After the ride enjoy a slice of Avondale's best pizza at the Pizza Cafe and hydrate with your favorite beverage.

Ride leaders are needed.

Contact Drew to volunteer or for more information. 404-695-0095  

Approved helmets are required. By participating in any MACC ride you accept the risks and responsibilities associated with group rides. You are ultimately responsible for your own personal safety.

WHAT TO BRING TO A MACC RIDE:

Part of being a good cyclist is having the tools and accessories necessary to be self-sufficient, safe, and ready to ride.  Below is a general list of items to bring and a to-do list to be ready for a MACC ride.
  • Gear Bag:  buy an underseat gear bag and stock it with the basics  – extra tube,tire tools, a small multi-tool, and either a mini-pump or a CO2 cartridge set.
  • Tire Pressure:  pump your tires up before coming to the ride, or bring a floor pump that you can use in the parking lot before the ride.  If you need help, MACCleaders will be there to help you learn.
  • Your bike:  Give it a quick inspection.  Spin the wheels to make sure they aren’t rubbing.  Do the gears shift accurately and easily?  Does everything seem to be in order?
  • Helmet: Every MACC ride requires every participant to wear an ANSI approved helmet.  MACC ride leaders can help you ensure a correct fit.
  • Hydration/Food: Remember to bring water and maybe an energy snack (bar, gel, banana, etc).
  • Optional items:  The following will make your ride more enjoyable, but aren’t absolutely necessary.  Cycling gloves, sunglasses, cycling shoes and clipless pedals, padded cycling shorts.
  • Be on Time:  MACC rides almost always leave promptly at the advertised time.  Get to the start of the ride with plenty of time to get yourself and your bike ready to roll!

THANKS!!!

 

 

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