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11/19 Southern Expossure: St Ignatius clockwise 39 miles CC/C & friends

Tue, November 19, 2019 10:00 AM | Ron Altemus (Administrator)

Leader:  Ron Altemus

Members:  Larry Peed, Patricia Sanders, Bob Howell, Steve Palincsar, Tom Short, Jim Hudnall, Jay Lewis, Sam Perry, Joan Oppel, Donaro Gardner

Route:   BR 39 St Ignatius cw  38.8 miles, 1538' elevation change.  Pomfret, Marshall Corner, Hawthorne, Quailwood and MD-6 to a rest stop at the Dash-in. Second leg traversed Glen Albin, Springhill Newtown, Bel Alton Newtown, and the desired Chapel Point Rd. Final leg via Rose Hill, Hawthorne, and MD-210.

Weather:  Mostly sunny, temps ranging from the mid 40s to mid 50s.  Pete' description is best "Breezy and damp at times, warmish at others."

AMS:  mid 12s at the rear

Mechanicals/Mishaps:  none reported or aware of

Report: The "friends" took off at a friends pace and disappeared from sight before the CC'ers core contingent reached Pomfret.  We saw most of them at the La Plata rest stop before they took off again.  Jim and Jay slowed their pace a bit and rode in sight of Joan and your faithful correspondent for the remainder of the ride; Steve shortened his route by turning right on Springhill Newtown and using Locust Grove to Chapel Point Rd.  Traversing Chapel Point Rd going north/west is rare and we were afforded some nice views of the Port Tobacco River and the marina.

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

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