The Tuesday and Thursday night training rides start March 14th for the 2017 DST season. Check the ride schedule for starting times and mileage, as it varies depending on the daylight available.
Many people have been asking for the routes for the Tuesday and Thursday night training rides. So here they are. They are listed in ascending order by mileage. Each route is known by the road on which we turn around. So if we say we are doing Rt 22, that means we turn back on Rt 22.(Tuesday and Thursday Night Training Rides Routes continues ...)
I confess. When someone would ask me “what cassette are you using?” or “is that a compact crank?” I would shrug my shoulders and change the subject. But curiosity finally caught up with me, and I sat down to figure it out. So here is the bike nerd’s guide to gearing, along with an Excel spreadsheet you can download from the WCC website to plug in your own data and explore the impact of the many gearing choices you can make on your bike: Gearing Cadence and Speed.xls
First some basics(Mysteries of gearing revealed continues ...)