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CENTRAL JERSEY BICYCLE CLUB, Inc.






established 1968
"50 YEARS and STILL ROLLING ALONG"
 
    


  General/Board Meeting
    Mon. June 18, 2018
    6:30 - 8:30 pm
    Metuchen Library
    480 Middlesex Ave
    Metuchen , NJ
   All are Welcome !


   

Something for your bucket list:
2018 Longest Day!!



The infamous and prestigious June 23, 2018 Longest Day Event. This is a double century (200 mile) from High Point NJ to Cape May NJ.


This is a member only, self-supported event with 3 rest stops along the way. To register and for more information see attached link, or contact Kevin Smith our Ride Captain and Longest Day Chair Person at ridecaptain@cjbc.org


Longest Day: Quick Tips 
1.  Start training as early as possible  2. Lose weight  3. Eat a healthy diet  4. Keep a positive focus  5. Do at least one back to back century to test your ability. 6.  For inspiration, buy our Longest Day jersey!  (Note: Ascend Sportswear can tweak the jersey to suit your graphic needs at a slight additional cost.)  




1st ever 2018 Farmlands Jersey see attached link






Ride Classifications

The following ride classifications and terrain ratings are used on the Event Calendar to provide potential ride attendees with an idea of what to expect on a particular ride.

An Example ride listing:

TUESDAY, JAN 31
B+, 2/3, 35, Ride Name 10:00 AM  Leader Name
Starting at Lyons Mall in Basking Ridge.
Please call ride leader to confirm ride. (your phone number)

  • B+ indicates a steady 14-15 mph pace
    • Note the speed may vary during ride, depending on terrain.
  • 2/3 means over rolling to large hills
  • 35 indicates that the ride will cover approximately 35 miles
  • The ride starts at 10:00 AM, sharp
  • The ride leader has requested that riders call to confirm they are joining the ride
  • The ride leader's name and contact phone number are provided
    • Note on leaderless rides: Any Leaderless Rides listed in The HUB are different from the other rides in that either has no predetermined leader. If you attend, you may or may not find someone assuming the leadership role.

Pace Ratings

  • Speed indicates average upon completion of ride.
  • Speed may vary during ride, depending on terrain.

Class

For Average speed
while moving
AX strong, experienced cyclists in top physical condition 18 mph or more
A+ strong, experienced cyclist 17-18 mph
A strong, experienced cyclist 16-17 mph
A - strong, experienced cyclist 15-16 mph
B+ good, competent cyclists 14-15 mph
B good, competent cyclists 13-14 mph
B - good, competent cyclists 12-13 mph
C+ average cyclists 11-12 mph
C average cyclists 10-11 mph
 D  average cyclist  8-10 mph 
 EZ  average cyclists 20/15 miles or less  9 mph or less
ATB All-Terrain and Hybrids ...will vary with terrain
and riders' experience.
MTB All-Terrain Bikes only ...will vary

Terrain Ratings

  1. Hill Mania (multiple long and/or steep climbs)
  2. Large Hills (such as Hillcrest Road in Warren or Johnston Drive in Watchung)
  3. Rolling Hills (such as Valley Road in Warren Township)
  4. Flat (except for the occasional overpass)

ATB Ratings

  1. 1 Log: Novice. Basically flat. Typically tow paths and fire roads.
  2. 2 Logs: Intermediate. Rolling. Rough paths and fire roads.
  3. 3 Logs: Advanced. Numerous steep hills, some technical.

MTB Ratings

  1. 1 Log: Novice. Basically flat to smooth.
  2. 2 Logs: Intermediate. Rolling rugged.
  3. 3 Logs: Advanced. Hilly, technical.


                                 

                                                                                                                      
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