As of July 14th there have been 176 reported rides, with 13 rainouts and 27 ride sheets outstanding. There have been only 37 Impromptu rides so far this year compared to 70 last year. A total of 1792 riders, consisting of 353 individuals, have so far accumulated 58,864 miles. Depending on the statistic, this is 20-25% below last year at this time. The wetter season so far this year compared to the beautiful, dry spring last year is at least partially responsible for this decline.
Participating riders have averaged 5.1 rides and 167 miles. 64 people have done 10 or more rides and 16 people have done 20 or more rides. Four people are over 1000 club miles and 5 others are within 100 miles of that mark. We have had 145 first time riders so far this year. Each non-rain-out has averaged 10.2 riders, although the S&E rides have averaged 16 riders per ride.