FOLKS ON SPOKES RIDE SCHEDULE

Current Ride Schedule

 

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 July 2017 Ride Schedule 

                                                                           

 Saturday, July 1st, 9 am-43 miles/10:30 am-20+ miles---Alliance – Louisville Ride---Meet at the parking lot next to the University of Mount Union football stadium located at about 656 Hartshorn Street in Alliance at 9am for the 43-mile ride. (Directions: Exit the SR 62 hi-way from Canton onto the Alliance/State St./University of Mount Union exit. Turn right and go 2.5 - 3 miles, passing Giant Eagle, then Lavery Chevrolet on your right. At the top of the hill just past Lavery’s, turn left at the blinker light, Rockhill Ave; then turn right at the very first street, Hartshorn St. Proceed a short distance on Hartshorn until it dead ends next to the stadium and turn left into the parking lot.) We will pick up the 20+ mile riders at St. Joseph’s Church in Maximo at approxmately 10:30 am. (Directions: Take the Beech Street exit off Rt. 62. After about 1.5 miles turn right just past the RR tracks /Beech Creek Botanical Garden/Butterfly House. Proceed to St Joseph’s Church at the blinker light at the next intersection. Alternatively, you could come all the way across Easton St from North Canton (turn left where Meese St intersects) and keep going to the blinker light/church in “downtown” Maximo. Park in the north end of the lot behind the school rather than in front of the church entrance.) This is a rural ride from Alliance into Louisville. We will stop in Louisville for lunch at Grinder’s. We could also make a stop mid-route at the Botanical Garden/Butterfly house if the group wishes. Ride Leaders: Leonard and Gretchen Epp (home: 330- 832-2655 or cell: 330-206-5820)

 

Sunday, July 2nd at 2 pm-18 mi. --Canal Fulton Trail Ride--Start at Ernie’s, Rt. 21 & Lake Avenue, 135 Lake Avenue NW. Massillon, 44647 and ride to Canal Fulton.  Ride Leader: Jim Postlewaite, (234)650-2844.


Monday, July 3rd at 10 am, 20 miles---Towpath Trail Ride--- Meet at Ernie’s Trailhead located at Lake St. and SR21 in Massillon.  We will be riding the trail to Canal Fulton and Clinton to visit the War Memorial. After the ride, we will have lunch at The Blue Heron Café.   Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)


Tuesday, July 4th at 8 am, 38 milesBreakfast Ride to Fay-Rays in Barberton--  Meet at Sauder Elementary school located at 7503 Mudbrook Street NW in Jackson Township.  (Directions: Mudbrook Street is the traffic light on Wales Road (SR 241) at the Swenson’s Drive-In Restaurant. The Sauder School is just west of the Jackson Middle School.) Ride Leaders:  Jerry and MaryAnn LaRocca ( 330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)

 
NO TUESDAY EVENING RIDE


Saturday, July 8th at 9 am,38 miles--Mogadore Ride—Meet at Lions Park, 194 Hale Street, Mogadore 44360.  Lunch stop at Irene’s in Hartville.  Ride Leaders: Debbie & Amy (330-990-2411/330-819-3303)


Sunday, July 9th, 2 pm, 20 miles---Sippo Valley Trail ---Meet at Massillon’s Lincoln Park located on 17th Street NW in Massillon. We will be riding the Sippo Valley trail (which is only partly paved) to Dalton where we can stop at the Dalton Dair-ette for a treat. Ride Leader: Jim Postelwaite (234-650-2844)


Tuesday, July 11th, 6 pm, 12-14 milesTuesday Evening Ride—Meet at Jackson North Park by the big gazebo.  Ride Leaders: Jerry and MaryAnn LaRocca ( 330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)

 

Saturday, July 15th, 10 am, 38 miles---Roger’s Tuscarawas Valley Tour---Meet at the KSU branch campus located at 330 University Drive, NE in New Philadelphia at the main parking lot. (Directions: Take I-77/SR-250 south to Dover/New Philadelphia and follow the signs to the campus. It is faster to take SR-250 East, south around the town before you start following the KUS signs---you don’t have to travel through the downtown area. Follow the SR-250 Business District Signs until you see the KSU sign.) This will be a very flat, easy and interesting ride to Gnadenhutten. Ride Leader: Roger Gray (330-309-6514)


Sunday, July 16th, 2 pm, 20 miles ---Meet at the Sauder Elementary School located at 7503 Mudbrook St., NW in Jackson Township. Ride Leaders: Jerry and Mary Ann LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Tuesday, July 18th, 6 pm, 12-14 miles--  Tuesday Evening Ride and planning meeting—Meet at the Jackson North Park at the big gazebo.  After this ride we will go to the home of Roger and Wendy Gray, 3506 21st NW, Canton 44708.  We will order out for pizza as we plan our ride for August.  If this ride is cancelled because of bad weather, meet at 6:15 for dinner and our meeting.  All club members and their families are invited to attend this meeting.  Ride Leader: Roger Gray (330-309-6514)


Saturday, July 22nd, 9 am-45 miles/9:45 am-33 miles---The Barn Ride---Meet at the Crystal Springs Trailhead located at 4499 Erie Ave., NW in Canal Fulton for a ROAD RIDE to Smithville. We will pick up the 33-mile riders at 9:45am at the Chapel of the Cross United Methodist Church located at 14411 Orrville St., NW in North Lawrence (Just west of SR 93).  We will be riding to The Barn Restaurant for lunch.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)

 

Sunday, July 23rd, 8:00 am/8:15 am, 34 miles---Cleveland Lakefront Bikeway---Meet at BJ's parking lot on Frank Road at 8:00 AM to caravan to Edgewater Park. We'll be picking up Summit County riders at 8:15 AM at Kohl's parking lot on Arlington Road. We'll be riding some streets along Lake Erie and paved biking trails. Ride will proceed thru little Italy, around Browns Stadium, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Burke Lakefront Airport. This is a first time club ride and the route is supposed to be clearly marked with signage. Ride Leader:  Randy Williams (330-575-4224)

 

Sunday, July 23rd, 2 pm, 16 miles---The Canal Fulton Ride---Meet at the Amherst Elementary School located at 8750 Jane St. NW, Jackson Township for an easy ride to Canal Fulton where we can stop at our favorite ice cream place.  Ride Leader:  Doug Bower (330-418-4145)

 

Tuesday, July 25th, 6 pm, 12-14 milesTuesday Evening Ride—Meet at Jackson North Park by the big gazebo.  Ride Leaders: Amy Simmons and Bob Marshall (330-819-3303/ 330-206-4453)


Saturday, July 29th, 9 am, 42 milesRandolph Ride-  Meet at Uniontown Elementary School located at 13244 Cleveland Ave. NW, Uniontown 44685 This is a nice country ride to lunch at Candle’s Kitchen in Hartville.  Ride Leaders: Jerry and MaryAnn LaRocca (330-705-1954 / 330-705-1896)


Sunday, July 30th, 2 pm, 18 miles---Country Ramble---Meet at the Crystal Springs Trailhead parking lot on Erie Street across from the Windy Hill Hardwood Store located at 4500 Erie Ave. (Canal Fulton) just north of Massillon for a country road ride. Ride Leader: Roger Gray (330-309-6514)


 *If you have any questions about the ride or need directions please contact the ride leader.