Contact for Grayton Beach Trip

Bill Hall is coordinating the Grayton Beach cabins referenced in previous post. Please contact him at Captbillhall@gmail.com

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Sunday, Nov. 19 Poker Ride

This Sunday 11/19 at 3pm: FAIRHOPE POKER RiDE. Meet at Big Lots! parking lot in Fairhope (corner of Greeno Rd and Fairhope Ave). Hints to 7 checkpoints along the 14-mile route will be given at the start of the ride; pick up 7 playing cards in sealed envelopes along the route. DO NOT OPEN ANY OF THE ENVELOPES until Poker Ride is over. End up at Fairhope’s Grill and Bar (in the same parking lot) to compare poker hands; rider with the best 5-card poker hand wins a prize. Stay for dinner/drinks afterward.

November 2017 Ride Schedule

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Nov. 4, Saturday – Dauphin Island Ride – 8:30 am

 November 4th Saturday: Dauphin Island Ride. It’s a morning Brunch ‘n’ Munch Ride. Meet up at the Fort Morgan ferry at 8:30am to catch the 8:45am ferry to Dauphin Island. Cost of ferry is $6 for an all-day bike pass. Ride 20-22 miles around Dauphin Island, eat at the Lighthouse Bakery and catch the 12:30 or 2:00pm ferry back. Grab an ice cream or a beer (or both?) for the ferry ride back. There is also a 3:30pm ferry back to Fort Morgan to allow more time for exploration including Fort Gaines or the Estuarium (open Saturdays 9-5pm).  

Nov. 5 – Set Your Clocks Back!

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There will not be a scheduled ride today due to Saturday’s Dauphin Island Ride.  Feel free to post a ride invitation on FB if you like!

 

Nov. 12 – Mullet Point to Hotel Ride – 3:00

Mullet Point to Grand Hotel.  Meet at Mullet Point Park at 3:00.  Enjoy a leisurely ride on the Scenic 98 bike trail.   Approximately 10 miles round trip.

Nov. 19 – Poker Ride – 3:00

November 19nd Sunday:   “FAIRHOPE POKER RIDE” Meet up at 3:00pm at Big Lots poker cardsparking lot in Fairhope. Hints to 7 checkpoints along the route will be given at the start of the ride; pick up 7 playing cards in sealed envelopes along the route. DO NOT OPEN ANY OF THE SEALS until ride is over. End up at Fairhope’s Grill and Bar (in the same parking lot) to compare poker hands; rider with the best 5-card poker hand wins a prize. Stay for dinner/drinks afterward.  Ride is approximately 14 miles round and about Eastern Fairhope and Point Clear.

Nov. 26 – Backcountry Trail 3:00

Backcountry Trail Ride – Join us for one of everyone’s favorite local trails!  Meet at the Orange Beach Sportsplex at 3:00.  Turn right into the Sportsplex at the first stoplight past the Wharf on Canal Road.  We will ride several trails totaling approximately 10-12 miles.  After working up an appetite, the group will enjoy refreshments at a local restaurant before heading home.

 

Rides Rescheduled!

Rain has not been our friend this month! We have rescheduled two special rides for November. More details will be posted later, but mark your calendars now!Nov. 4, Saturday, we will ride Dauphin Island… this is our 3rd try and should be the charm!

Nov. 19, Sunday,  is the reschedule date for the Poker Ride.