On Saturday September 11th the A/B Group will ride to Coal Bank Pass! This ride is 69 miles long with 4,500′ of climbing.
NEW Meeting Time: 9:30 AM!
Meeting Place: Durango Community Recreation Center
Route: From the Rec Center take US 550 N to Trimble Lane, RT on Trimble to CR 250, LT to top of Old Shalona, RT US 550 N, continue to top of Coal Bank Pass, 5 min regroup, turn around. Head back to the Needles Store get water and regroup for real this time. (Be nice to the folks at the Needles Store- they are always good to us!) Contnue back to Durango on US 550 S, take CR 203 and STOP at Trimble Ln. Restart, continue down CR 203, merge onto US 550, SPRINT at the Welcome to Durango Sign and spin back to the Rec Center.
Variations: Wanna make it a Century? Ride to Lemon and back after you get back to town. (this will add another 2500′ of climbing, so bring an extra GU.)
Pace: Fast, with regroups at Coal Bank Pass and the Needles Store.
Map/Route Link: http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/co/durango/512127913298410908
DWC Rec Ctr to Coal Bank Pass via Old Shalona
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If anyone is interested in acting as ‘leader’ for this ride please send Spencer an email: [email protected]