May 20, 2014

Lookout Mountain Training Ride - Sunday, May 25

The annual Memorial Day Weekend Team Sugar Bee ride is this Sunday, May 25. We'll meet at Sportline (6543 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada 80003) at 8:00 a.m. and leave by 8:30 a.m. It's a 44 mile ride to Lookout Mountain and back. Maps will be provided. We'll have a rest stop at the top of Lookout Mountain, but you might still want to bring your own water, snacks and repair supplies just in case. If you still have questions, email Tim Walker at Hope to see you all this Sunday as we get ready for the big event in June.

Here's the route:
  • Depart Sportline—right on 65th, left on Ammons, right on 64th
  • Turn right on Carr (hill!) turn left onto 72nd
  • Right on Kipling at traffic light, left turn lane onto 80th
  • Head west on 80th (bike lane)—CAUTION—RR tracks on descent!
  • Continue west past Indiana
  • Left (south) on Quaker, right on 64th
  • Left on Easley. Lots of curves on Easley. As you approach highway, before you reach it, take a sharp left, down hill, then right on 10th St.
  • Left on Ford
  • Right on 19th. Stay on 19th, cross 6th Ave. This will take you to the 4½ mile climb up Lookout Mountain
  • Enjoy the descent! Head back the same route. When you reach 72nd & Quaker, turn right on 72nd
  • Turn right onto Carr St. and reverse route back to Sportline.