Ice Cream Night Ride

As a commuter community, riding our bikes to work is both fun and exiting.  I presume that many are of the typical daylight commuters.  If not, then you know how much FUN night rides can be.

For some this may be a whole new experience.  Posted in our forum were several ideas about doing a ride that would actually go somewhere.   How about an  Ice Cream Ride?

Ride to Dairy Queen Ice Cream Ride
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B3 and Marble Stone Creamery

B3 and Ice Cream
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8 replies
  1. Rodney
    Rodney says:

    Just got all the nuts and bolts tightened back up on my bike after riding Summerlin Ave. (%$^&U$ Google) Should have checked street level first.

    Guess we’ll have to reroute to Orange Ave to Livingston instead. Had a pleasant ride on this route though.

  2. Keri
    Keri says:

    The route’s getting better 😉

    Depending on the make-up of the group, we can improvise a few more miles, if desired.

    This will be a fun opportunity to get together and check out lighting set-ups. Perhaps Lisa will bring the Down Low Glow… it is really cool!

    A few thoughts: be legal, have a front and rear light; we will obey all traffic control devices; there will be plenty of people who will make sure nobody gets left behind anywhere, so don’t be nervous about that.

  3. andrewp
    andrewp says:

    Add Jerimiah’s to the list of places to visit at night — a gelati (flavored shaved ice with ice cream) is a great treat!! Not too far off the Cady Way trail …..

    Rodney: let’s use more back-streets on the routes — more fun that way!!!

  4. Rodney
    Rodney says:

    I’m open for September 28 or 29th. I guess we can start with those that can and arrange other rides/other nights as it gains popularity and participation.

    Don’t forget to bring a spare tube, patch kit, and pump. Confirm a date and meet-up time and let’s RIDE!

  5. Keri
    Keri says:

    Andrew, winding through the neighborhoods can be fun if the group is small. The downside is abundant stop signs on the quiet residential streets. I recommend avoiding 2-lane collectors with a group because groups are hard to pass, and this won’t be a tight paceline, either. With light traffic, the 4-lane roads are pleasant and it’s nice to not have to worry about accommodating overtaking traffic.

  6. Mighk
    Mighk says:

    I’d stay on Primrose and go down Curry Ford rather than use the side-streets; crossing Curry Ford without a signal could be dicey. Coming back north, turn left from Summerlin onto South, and take south to Rosalind — or, if you want to avoid to the bike lane, to Magnolia. Then take Robinson instead of Livingston; allows two-abreast riding.

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