Every Thursday Night 6:00PM | Braman Winery and Brewery

Thursday Social Ride - 6:00PM

This is an open ride for intermediate and experienced level riders. Riders may separate into smaller groups if a few riders want to go different paces or slightly a different route. The brewery will be open afterwards so feel free to come in and join us for refreshments!

Time & Location

Every Thursday Night 6:00PM
Braman Winery and Brewery, 3421 Farm to Market 359, Richmond, TX 77406, USA

About The Event

Location:

Braman Winery and Brewery

3421 Farm to Market 359, Richmond, TX 77406

*Meet at Braman Winery and Brewery at 5:30PM. Riders roll out by 6:00PM (please be on time).

*Routes will be posted weekly on the Handlebar Cycle Club Facebook page.

*Routes are about 20-30 miles, but mileage may vary depending on available daylight and the group.

*There are no official rest stops for this ride.

*We typically arrive back at the brewery before 7:30PM.

*We ride every Thursday unless it is canceled due to weather etc. We will notify ahead of time if there is any change

or cancellation.

*This is an open ride for intermediate and experienced level riders, usually an A, B+ and B group pace. Our A-

level riders push a consistent pace over 20+mph or more. Our B+-level riders keep an average pace

around 19-20mph with our B+ averaging 17-19mph. Most groups average a determined pace based on the ability

and experience of the riders.

* This is a mass start ride but may separate into smaller groups if a few riders want to go different paces or slightly

a different route.

*This is a tempo ride, if you are not able to keep the pace or have mechanical issues the group will continue

riding. A rider may accompany you if you experience a flat or mechanical.

*Please know your own riding ability and ride with the applicable group.

*This is an advanced ride for those experienced in group riding. IF YOU HAVE NEVER RIDDEN A GROUP RIDE, WE RECCOMEND YOU RIDE WITH THE SATURDAY MORNING HANDLEBAR CYCLERY NO-DROP BEGINNER GROUP!

All riders must come prepared with the following:

• A bicycle in good mechanical and proper working condition.

• A cycling helmet (MANDATORY!)

• Appropriate clothing and footwear. We recommend cycling apparel and foot ware, whenever possible however,

comfortable fitting athletic apparel and sports shoes are acceptable.

• We recommend some type of eye protection, sunglasses or safety glasses

• Proper hydration & nutrition.

• Spare tube & tube repair kit.

• Cellular telephone (ICE).

• The ability to keep pace & cycle the distance.

• No earphones or earbuds, (prescription hearing aids are permitted)

Safety is priority one! We recommend utilizing front and rear blinking lights to increase visibility, a multi-tool for adjustments, a phone in the event of an emergency, and perhaps a cycling computer.

Hope to see you there! The brewery will be open afterwards so feel free to come in and join us for refreshments .

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