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Then click on the "popup ride title" to see a *** FULL DESCRIPTION *** of the ride details.

NOTE:
Under the Ride Level details, the "Type: Road Bike" refers to the ride will be on paved roads (rather then off road trails). Although a Road Bike is suggested for Road Bike Type rides it is not required. Hybrid and mountain bikes can be used on these rides as well provided you are comfortable with the pace outline in the Posted Ride. This ride calendar is for club rides, club meetings, club event posts and shop rides only.
For Other Events in our area and off Long Island check out the "Other Rides & Events calendar" and the "Forums"

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IMPORTANT NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 - ONLY SBRA MEMBERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE ON ANY SBRA RIDE.
SBRA MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE READ - Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

January 2021

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Zwift New Year's Ride !
christine's picture

Zwift New Year's Ride !

Date and Time of ride: 
Fri, 01/01/2021 - 9:00am
Location: 
Status: 
a go
IMPORTANT NOTE:
———> NOTE: This is a NON-SBRA ride. <———
SBRA Members are welcome to participate on this ride but please note you will NOT receive ride mileage and Ride Leader and Sweep will NOT receive ride credits.
Ride Level
Distance: 
22mi
Class: 
B/B+
Terrain: 
flat
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Virtual Bike Ride
Details: 

I will be holding a Virtual Bike Ride on Zwift.  

You can also talk with us via Discord App channel: https://discord.gg/S6WacycxWB(link is external)

 

It does not matter the type training platform you use if you would simply like to talk with us while you are also training. 

Note: The Discord channel will be active 20-30 minutes prior to the ride start. This way you can test to make sure you are connected. 
When you get to the Discord page, you will see a menu on the left labeled "VOICE CHANNELS." 
Under this menu list click on "General" and you should see yourself listed there. Click on you, then connect to voice.


I will be using Zwift with a smart trainer. Zwift has a feature called Meetup(link is external) for group rides. 

Note: I need to follow you on Zwift before I can send you an invite. Search me on Zwift ~PINKPUG{SBRA} or send me your Zwift ID(link sends e-mail)
This can be done using the Zwift Companion app (not the regular Zwift app). You will need both installed.


Zwift Meetup Information:

Date: 01/01/2021


Start time:
 8:30 am 

Note: You can join the meetup ride 15 minutes prior to the start time. Be careful not to join more than 15 minutes before the start as sometimes the app will time out and disconnect you from the ride. Also do not delay joining either as you want to leave time for the "what ifs" as we all have found from time to time. There are no late starts for Meetup rides.


Duration
: 70 minutes aprox


Organizer
:~PINKPUG{SBRA}


Where: Watopia


Course
: Volcano Flat


Distance:
22 miles


Pace
: Zwift’s Keep Everyone Together(link is external) feature, everyone stays together regardless of power output. You’ll be able to draft and move around in the group without fear of being dropped unless you stop pedaling.


Ride Leader:
 Will have the yellow beacon above the rider. 


Meetup Only View:
 In this meetup you will only see other Zwifters attending this meetup. Everyone else in the world will be hidden.


Meetup Riders:
 For those who are part of the Meetup ride. We will be highlighted in green in the list of all riders on the course.


Special Instructions:

  •  By adding (SBRA) to your account name e.g. John Smith (SBRA). It helps with the group identification.
  •  The Discord channel will be active 20-30 minutes prior to the start.  Use this link: https://discord.gg/S6WacycxWB 
    (link is externa
9:00am - B/B+ 22mi a go - Type: Virtual Bike Ride - Ride Leader: christine -
 
 
New Year’s Day Kreb **10AM START**
Lisa V's picture

New Year’s Day Kreb **10AM START**

Date and Time of ride: 
Fri, 01/01/2021 - 10:00am
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
33mi
Class: 
A-
Terrain: 
flat/rolling
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

Wakey-wakey on New Year's Day for the 10am start. Maples route. 

Keeping an eye on the weather forecast as there may be AM rain. If so I will cancel by 9pm on NYE.

Any questions, please text me.

Cell Phone Number: 
(516) 818-7855
SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic*


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than TEN to TWELVE people in a group ride. This number will grow over time, but for now, it’s TEN to TWELVE (UPDATED, effective 9/1/20*).
• If more than TEN to TWELVE members show up for a ride, the ride must be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• Cyclists should ride in a single file at least 2 bike lengths apart, whenever possible. Paceline riding is NOT permitted.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
33
10:00am - A- 33mi a go - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Lisa V -
 
 
Ronkonkoma Loop

Ronkonkoma Loop

Date and Time of ride: 
Fri, 01/01/2021 - 10:00am
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
23mi
Class: 
C+
Terrain: 
flat
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

Come out and join me for the first riding day of 2021 - hopefully the start to a better year!

This will be a C+ ride, with an average of 12.0 - 12.4, depending on the winds, riders, etc. We will ride around Holbrook, back through Ronkonkoma and then around Bohemia, where we will take our break at the Gourmet Bagel Co. (which will be open) on Lakeland Avenue (beverages, food, and a bathroom are available).  We will then head down to Sayville, loop back up to Bohemia, and then head back to the ride start. Adjustments to the route direction and/or distances may be made due to the prevailing winds and/or temperature changes, so there will not be cue sheets. We will be observing spacing rules, etc.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the ride start to "get yourself" ready.

NOTE #1You must be a club member to go on club rides.

NOTE #2: riders at this time are limited. You MUST text me with your name & SBRA Member Number if you want to ride. I will return the text: YES, you have a spot…orNO, Ride Filled...CELL #: 631-523-2129

SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic*


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than TEN to TWELVE people in a group ride. This number will grow over time, but for now, it’s TEN to TWELVE (UPDATED, effective 9/1/20*).
• If more than TEN to TWELVE members show up for a ride, the ride must be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• Cyclists should ride in a single file at least 2 bike lengths apart, whenever possible. Paceline riding is NOT permitted.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
24
10:00am - C+ 23mi a go - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Jeff Meyer -
 
 
Sunshine to Manorville. ** Good bye 2020 Moved to Friday
Lee K's picture

Sunshine to Manorville. ** Good bye 2020 Moved to Friday

Date and Time of ride: 
Fri, 01/01/2021 - 10:30am
Location: 
Status: 
CHANGED
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
36mi
Class: 
B/B+
Terrain: 
flat/rolling
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

Usual ride out to McDs note no bathrooms. 

Please text sbra and emergency number 516-680-1052 

masks required at ride start and rest stop

 

Cell Phone Number: 
516-680-1052
SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic*


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than TEN to TWELVE people in a group ride. This number will grow over time, but for now, it’s TEN to TWELVE (UPDATED, effective 9/1/20*).
• If more than TEN to TWELVE members show up for a ride, the ride must be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• Cyclists should ride in a single file at least 2 bike lengths apart, whenever possible. Paceline riding is NOT permitted.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
36
10:30am - B/B+ 36mi CHANGED - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Lee K -
 
 
First Ride

First Ride

Date and Time of ride: 
Fri, 01/01/2021 - 11:00am
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
30mi
Class: 
C+
Terrain: 
flat/rolling
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

Start the year off with your first ride.  We will be riding around Calverton and Manorville, on the Grumman trail and regular roads.  Late start in case you watched the ball drop.  Note:  If rain is forecast for the early afternoon, I may start the ride earlier, any changes will be posted the night before, or in the morning of the ride, by 08:00am. Bring snacks and drinks in case Bean and Bagel is closed.  To join. text Bill G. at 631-356-3036, with your full name, date of ride, SBRA, emergency, and cell numbers.

SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic*


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than TEN to TWELVE people in a group ride. This number will grow over time, but for now, it’s TEN to TWELVE (UPDATED, effective 9/1/20*).
• If more than TEN to TWELVE members show up for a ride, the ride must be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• Cyclists should ride in a single file at least 2 bike lengths apart, whenever possible. Paceline riding is NOT permitted.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
32
11:00am - C+ 30mi a go - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Bill G -
 

Symbols: A GO, DELAYED or CHANGED (review comments on ride), CANCELED,
SignIn Sheet Status: waiting , turned in, ride sheet incomplete (Note: also click here for full report of incomplete ride sheets).

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