Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club

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3/17 Tour d'Accokeek Extended

Sun, March 17, 2019 1:00 PM | Stephen Palincsar (Administrator)

Ride leader: Steve Palincsar

Members: Steve Forman, Ron Altemus, Alan Kurzweil, Sean Dixon

Weather: sunny, breezy, low 50s and felt like the mid 40s at the start, rising to the mid-50s by mid-afternoon.

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29492823  The traditional Tour d'Acokeek route, with the addition of a loop down Bumpy Oak to the IHRT, trail to Hawthorne, Lower Wharf & Chapmans Landing back to Bryans Rd.  According to RWGPS, 28 miles and 675' of elevation gain, most of it on Chapmans Landing and Barrys Hill Rd.

Mishaps & mechanicals: The only mishap was that I left the phone I bring on rides for use in the event of a mishap or mechanical sitting on the charger at home, so it was a good thing that there were no other mishaps or mechanicals.

AMS: 10.8 at the back, faster to a lot faster up front.

Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club
P.O. Box 81  
Oxon Hill, MD 20750-0081

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