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Rudy Rides

Not sanctioned PBA rides, but still a lot of fun!

Location and format:

Rides start and ends at the Northeast corner of Legacy and Independence, near the Dunkin Donuts in Plano. Rides are held every Tuesday and Thursday morning and are followed by coffee at Einstein’s Bagel Shop where many of the world’s problems are solved by some of the most tenured and experienced minds of our local cycling community. This co-ed ride is designed for experienced cyclists with the knowledge and skills of group riding. Expect to have a small cadre of big engines doing much of the work on the front (thanks!) with the rest taking a turn now and then or just hanging on for the ride.  We do not ride off the front of this ride unless we are going up the road to take a nature break and we have informed the front of the pack.  This ride has one rest stop. In the summer we often stop again for water.  A slower/shorter version of the Rudy Ride goes on both days, called Rudy Ride Lite. 

Tuesday’s ride is a little faster paced than the Thursday ride, which is called the social ride, where riders have been known to break into song.  Ride times and details are subject to change (especially in the winter) so check for the latest ride status at the Rudy Ride FB page .  Often we divide up into two pace packs at the rest stop (big engines, the rest of us) for the ride home.  And sometimes on Tuesday a group will elect to do extra miles (remember the Tuesday Fat Boy ride?) 

 

Usual start times (Always check Rudy Ride FB page for last minute changes):

Jan-Feb      9:00AM
Mar-May     8:30AM
Jun-Sep      8:00AM (Jun-Sep Tuesday Rudy Ride Lite goes at 7:30am)
Oct-Dec      8:30AM 

 

Tuesday Rides

       Rudy Ride

         Leaders: Rudy Andrea, Dick Thompson, Bob Molyneau
         Distance: 45-55 miles
         Pace: 18-21 MPH

      Rudy Ride Lite

         Leaders: Chris Mathews and Nancy Riedl
         Distance: 35-45 miles
         Rolling average over entire ride: 16 - 16.5 MPH         
         8:00am except for Jun-Sep when it goes at 7:30am
         Check the Rudy Ride FB page or get on the Rudy Ride Lite mailing list for start time changes during the winter, based on morning temperatures.

      Rudy Ride Xtra Lite

         Leader: Jerry Hubbard
         Distance: 30-35 miles
         Rolling average over entire ride: 14 - 15 MPH         
         This ride goes at 8:00am 

 

Thursday Rides   

      Rudy Ride

         Leaders:  Rudy Andrea, Dick Thompson and Bob Molyneau
         Distance: 45-50 miles
         Pace: 17-19 MPH

      Rudy Ride Lite

         Leaders:  Jackie Miller
         Distance: 35-45 miles
         Rolling average over entire ride: 16 - 16.5 MPH         
       8:00am except for Jun-Sep when it goes at 7:30am

      Rudy Ride Xtra Lite

         Leader:  Jerry Hubbard
         Distance: 30-35 miles
         Rolling average over entire ride: 14 - 15 MPH         
         Start time is 8:00 am

 

Location NE corner of Legacy and Independence, Plano (By Dunkin' Donuts)