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where are weekend rides in Richardson, TX area?(5 posts)

where are weekend rides in Richardson, TX area?hycobob
Sep 14, 2003 5:37 PM
I'll be up from Houston for a wedding Saturday, Oct 4 and don't want to skip my ride. 18-26mph and 40-60 miles is what we usually run down here Saturdays in the Clear Lake area, so thats what I'm looking for...you know, a typical club ride.
re: where are weekend rides in Richardson, TX area?Dangeruss
Sep 14, 2003 8:24 PM
Hook up with the guys at Richardson Bike mart. www.bikemart.com

All Saturday morning rides start at their Richardson store (southeast corner of Campbell & Coit) in the front parking lot. Please pick the appropriate ride for your skill level. Maps are available for each route listed below.

Beginner 9:15 AM 13 miles 12-15 mph max Orientation ride "No Drop" E/W
Intermediate 9:10 AM 34 miles 17-18 mph avg Sachse course
Expert 9:05 AM 42 miles 20-21 mph avg Rowlett-Sachse course
Pro 9:00 AM 43 miles 20-22 mph avg Virgina Parkway course
Elite-Pro 9:00 AM 63 miles 22+ mph avg Weston course
Thanks alothycobob
Sep 15, 2003 6:11 AM
Thanks...I'll be staying only 3 miles away at the Radisson on Campbell @ HWY-75. Is Campbell OK to ride on, or full of psycho-drivers?
Campbell RoadDangeruss
Sep 15, 2003 6:49 AM
Not knowing your city riding skills, I'd caution you to stay off of Campbell. It's a 6-lane posted 50 MPH main suburban / shopping area thouroughfare, with many uncontrolled residential intersections and barely sentient SUV auto pilots.

I'd head North on the 75 frontage road, about 1/2 mile, then head West (Left) on Renner Road. Go South (Left) on Waterview Pkwy. back to Campbell. This limits your exposure to about 5 blocks of Campbell.
Campbell Road is OUT then...thanks (nm)hycobob
Sep 15, 2003 2:17 PM