31st Annual Andrew Spiller Memorial Challenge Ride & Picnic
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Mendon Ponds Park, East Lodge
Come Out to This RBC Event on July 20!
The Challenge Ride
will be at Mendon Ponds Park,East Lodge on Canfield Road. The event will go from
8 AM Thru 8 PM
Here's our schedule of rides. ALL RIDES START AT EAST LODGE.
Due to the predicted extreme heat we moved up the start times
Newer members - come out and socialize, meet other club members and of course, RIDE!
The routes are those that many club members are familiar with, from short easier rides to longer and hilly.
Entrance fee for the Challenge Ride is – Bring a dish to pass for the picnic at 1:00 PM.
What is the Challenge Ride?
It is a great day for RBC members and guests to gather in one place. You can ride any number of miles during this daylong event. This is the day when you can challenge yourself to ride a little further than normal, maybe even set a personal best for distance ridden in one day. Or it can be a day where you come out to do a comfortable ride and socialize with other riders.
Once again this year the club we request those coming please bring a dish to pass. We would like to gather for a picnic around 1:00 . After that we can go out riding again to work off those picnic calories. - or just hang out! The Club will provide hot dogs, rolls and soft drinks and water. Of course if you are not into hot dogs, feel free to bring the meat of your choice to grill.
RBC Jerseys and RBC T-shirts will be available for sale.
History of the Challenge Ride
The Challenge Ride was first held in 1989, organized by Mark Frank. Andrew Spiller, a RBC member and long distance cyclist was tragically killed in June 1992 when he was hit by a car during a very long endurance ride. Andrew contributed to the club in many ways, and the Challenge Ride was renamed in his memory. This is a great day to come out and ride and honor him.
Let’s set a new rider attendance record this year.
If you have any questions, suggestions or would be willing to help out please contact Mark Robbins.