Wednesday, July 10, 2013

FABB Social Ride this Saturday - Merrifield/Vienna tour - Note 10am start time

Join FABB for a casual tour of the Merrifield-Vienna area. The tour will start at the Mosaic District in front of Angelika Theater. We will ride south to the Cross County Trail to the City of Fairfax Connector Trail to the Vienna Metro station, Town of Vienna, and Dunn Loring Metro station. We will ride at a slow pace as a group on local streets and trails. A section of the Cross County Trail is unpaved. The tour is approximately 12 miles. There is an optional stop at Lost Dog Cafe for an early lunch. Free registration is required.

Date: 7/13/2013 at 10 am. In the case of rain we will notify registered riders via email and a message on the FABB home page.

About the Ride:
  • Riders will depart at 10am from Angelica Theater in the Mosaic District. The ride is a combination of neighborhood streets, and multi-use trails. A section of the Cross County Trail is unpaved. 
  • The ride is a loop of about 12 miles 
  • This is a no-drop social ride at a 10-12 mph pace. There will be stops along the way. 
  • The ride is for adult WABA Members. Children 14-18 may participate if they are accompanied by an adult WABA member. 
  • FABB will provide Ride Marshals for the ride 
What to Bring:
  • Your bike 
  • Helmet (required no exceptions) 
  • Lock to secure your bike at the cafe 
  • WABA membership number 
  • Water and a snack, sunscreen 
  • Cash for purchasing an optional lunch at Lost Dog Cafe near Dunn Loring Metro station 
How to Get There?

The Angelika Theater is located in the new Mosaic District near the intersection of Gallows Road and Lee Highway in Merrifield. Angelika Theater is located at 2911 District Ave, Fairfax , VA 22031. It's a short ride from the Dunn Loring Metro station. Take Prosperity Ave to left on Merrilee Dr which turns into Eskridge Rd after crossing Lee Hwy. Turn left on Strawberry Lane. Angelika Theater is on your right. If you cannot bike to the start, there is free parking nearby.

Optional Lunch/Brunch:

Please indicate whether you plan to stop at Lost Dog Cafe after the ride.

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The ride starts at 10am. It days 9am in the first list of bullets. Looking forward to it!
Thanks for the comment Tom. I've changed the time.
I posted it to Babes on Bikes and got an e-mail saying "Thanks, I didn't know FABB existed and I'm thrilled to find it!" Hope she joins us on Saturday.

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