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Road bike ride
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BritKiwi
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24.09.2009 18:30 to 21:00
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City/Town: Zurich
Event Type: Sports
Meeting Point: Kiosk @ Thalwil train station (lakeside)

This is a challenging and relatively fast (23-25kph) road-bike ride in the hills just outside of Zurich, that we do (almost) every Thursday... It is intended for cyclists who are experienced with biking hills and looking for a ride to challenge themselves to ride harder than they might on their own (or for the super-fit to push the rest of us!).

No ride if raining (or hailing!)... And bring lights for your bike - it will be dark towards the end of the ride.


Meeting Place: Thalwil train station, lake side (across from Kiosk)

Start Time: 6:30pm

Distance: ~40 km

Climbing: as much as we can fit in

Ride Time: ~1.5 hours

Speed: Average around 23-25 kph usually (14-16 mph)

Route: With daylight fading the idea is to cycle one-way to make sure the route is interesting. Probable route is to head out past Hirzil and then drop down to the lake once darkness arrives.

Post-ride drinks & food: wherever we end up - aimed for Rapperswil last week and ended up in Horgen so who knows !!
RSVP'd Yes: 2 (2 members and No guests) RSVP'd Maybe: 3 (3 members and No guests)
  • Eire - Might be game... but may also want to try my mountain bike out once before I head off at the weekend.
  • mblume - Thanks for organizing but given daylight shortage, I would suggest starting at 5:30 or 6, otherwise not enough daylight these days!
  • Mountbikert - If i can get away from work on time I'll join you. Will meet you at the Hirzel junction around 7.00pm
RSVP'd No: 5
  • hillseeker - Too many work deadlines this week... Have fun, and thanks for organizing it again BK!!
  • litespeed - working :-(
  • ChristianK - Got my new bike, but will be in Odessa :( :( :(
  • sylvain74 - Sorry, won't be able to make it on time :(
  • Yokine - juggling commitments
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