The Rest of HOT August – a few Rides…

music  Sunday, August 24th – 5:00 p.m.:  Courtyard 311 – Music to follow!   Beginning at (or near) Courtyard 311 in Downtown Fairhope, on Fairhope Ave, between Section and Church Streets.  The Doc Rogers and the Rock Dodgers Band  is suppose to be playing from 6-9 p.m.  It’s going to be too hot to ride far, so we’ll stroll easily around town, then return for some cool refreshments and live music.

labor day Sunday, August 31st, – 5:00 p.m. :  Labor Day Stroll beginning at the Fairhope Pier Rose Garden (or on top of the bluff if you don’t want to climb the hill).  Riding south along the Eastern Shore Trail, then back.

3rd Anniversary Ride and Picnic Party – Sunday, Aug 17th

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 AUGUST 17th – 5:00 p.m.      Join us for our 3rd Anniversary Ride and post-ride Picnic Party.   Meet at Mullet Point Park (5 miles south of the Grand Hotel in Point Clear).   This is a VERY flat, easy route.  Afterwards, we will enjoy a get-together in Mullet Point Park.  Bring a snack to share (sweet or savory) and bring your own beverage.  Molly will provide a cake and paper supplies.  

Old friends and new riders are invited to ride or just celebrate with us!

Summer Ride Schedule – June, July, Aug

Hot summer stroll ppt Simple rides close to home.  Enjoy the Summer and join us when you can.  Riding later for most Sundays.  Anyone interested in riding should “meet-up” at the location listed.  There is no designated leader.  Routes are to be determined by those who show up!

JUNE 8 – 5:00 p.m.   Meet on the bluff above the Fairhope Pier (by the Marietta Johnson statue.)

JUNE 15 - Father’s Day – NO RIDE

JUNE 22 – 4:00 p.m.   Disc Golf Ride:  Meet at the Fairhope Public Library (F’hope Ave. entrance).

JUNE 29 – 5:00 p.m.   Meet at Mullet Point Park (5 miles south of the Grand Hotel in Point Clear)

JULY 6 – 5:00 p.m.   Meet on the bluff above the Fairhope Pier (by the Marietta Johnson statue.)

JULY 13 – 5:00 p.m.   Meet at McSherry’s in downtown Fairhope.

JULY 20 – 5:00 p.m.  Meet at Mullet Point Park (5 miles south of the Grand Hotel in Point Clear)

JULY 27 – 5:00 p.m.    Meet at the Daphne Public Library, north side parking area.

AUGUST 3 – 5:00 p.m.    Meet on the bluff above the Fairhope Pier (by the Marietta Johnson statue.)

AUGUST 10 – 5:00 p.m.   Meet at the Fairhope Public Library (F’hope Ave. entrance)

3rd anniversary  AUGUST 17 – 5:00 p.m.   3rd Anniversary Ride!  Meet at Mullet Point Park (5 miles south of the Grand Hotel in Point Clear).   More details to come!

 

June 1st Ride in Orange Beach (Weather Pending)

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Scene from Last Summer’s ride along the BackCountry Trails in Orange Beach

Sunday, June 1st – Orange Beach Ride:  10:00 a.m. Start – Beginning at the Orange Beach Sportsplex, trailhead, we’ll be riding to the Bear Point Marina and back with a stop for lunch along the way.  This will be a long ride at about 25 miles total.  Wear some sunscreen and watch the weather.

Tuesday evening Ride and Potluck: June 3rd

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Tuesday, June 3:   Ride and Potluck

We’ll welcome the Summer & wish Valerie a Happy Birthday

Alison and Chris to provide Hamburgers and Hotdogs

Please Bring a Salad, Side Dish or Dessert

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Drop your dish off at Alison and Chris’ house at 5pm

We’ll take a ride around Fairhope then have a Potluck Dinner at around 6:30

Also, we will be planning our summer (June & July ) Rides, so bring your calendar and step up to host a ride and help plan our meet up places and times.

To help our hosts plan for dinner, RSVP to:  SlowBicycleSocietyES@gmail.com  

 

 

Mississippi Fun and More Rides

16 Slow Bicyclists showed up for the Gulfport to Biloxi ride.  The group rode roundtrip 30 beach-side miles to the top of the Biloxi-Ocean Springs bridge.

Beachside Rest Area in Gulfport, Mississippi

Beachside Rest Area in Gulfport, Mississippi

Guys at the top of the Bridge

Guys at the top of the Bridge between Biloxi and Ocean Springs

 

memorial day Monday, May 26th - MEMORIAL DAY Ride:  3:30 p.m. Start – Beginning at the south end of the Fairhope Pier parking lot (or meet us up on the bluff, by the Marietta Johnson sculpture).  We’ll ride south along the Eastern Shore Trail to the Grand Hotel, then back.  About 8 miles total.  After the ride, join us for the Baldwin Pops Band, Memorial Day Concert @ Henry George Park.  Bring a lawn chair and picnic goodies.  A table will be provided for sharables!

(Note:  No ride on Sunday, May 25th)

 

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Scene from Last Summer’s ride along the BackCountry Trails in Orange Beach

Sunday, June 1st – Orange Beach Ride:  10:00 a.m. Start – Beginning at the Orange Beach Sportsplex, trailhead, we’ll be riding to the Bear Point Marina and back with a stop for lunch along the way.  This will be a long ride at about 25 miles total.  Wear some sunscreen!