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Saturday Fast Forty

Fast Forty Ride


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Leaders:   Greg Thurmond
Distance:  40 miles  Duration:  2+ hours
Pace:  18.5-19.5 mph  Rest stops:  1
Skill:  Intermediate
Drop/No Drop:  Drop
Start Location:  NW corner of Spring Creek and Coit Rd.
Start Times:  Follows start times on home page
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Description: Fast Forty Lite is a short, fast ride for the aintermediate rider who wants to get in a fast ride but wants to be back in 2.5 hours or less. The group will paceline when appropriate but participation in the paceline is not required. This is an opportunity to learn and/or hone your pacelining skills. This ride will travel the same basic route each week. There is a short rest stop at the QT (Hwy 380 & Community) in McKinney. This a drop ride but we will stop for mechanicals. Be prepared to change a flat if needed. We follow all PBA and Texas Transportation Code rules and laws; stop at all stop signs, travel single file on all two lane roads, signal when turning, calling out road conditions, etc. Please keep your bike maintained and be ready ride at the designated start time.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start to allow time to sign in, introduce yourself to the ride leader, and hear the pre-ride briefing.

Click to read the PBA ride rules

Click to read about ride preparation

Pace Line Basics