BLACKSMITH GRANFONDO DETAILS

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We have about 20 spots remaining with 1 week to go!! Click on for more details... Let us know... 1. If you are in?  2. Your preferred ride-length and Group choice? 3. Any food allergies?  (vegan, vegetarian, nuts?) 4. Whether you want to pay in person at the shop or by e-transfer (use password "blacksmith"). Special thanks to Daniel Yang and the Beaches Cycling Club for tons of planning and help putting on the event!!  Please note, this ride is for OCA club members only. If you do wish to ride, and are not already an OCA club member, please sign: the OCA waiver, and - apply for CCN insurance: https://reg.ccnbikes.com/lk3/licenses/select-licensee/oca Please email Daniel Yang with any questions about this process - dan@beachescycling.com. Email info@blacksmithcycle.com  or call the shop to confirm your entry! This is how the ride will work: Entry will cost $35 for a killer ride complete with pre-ride espresso, mid-rid custom energy treats, and post-ride beer and meal!! $35 fee can be paid in person or at the shop all week long!!! The start will be staggered, every 10 mins (or so), starting @ 7:30AM.  Slower groups going first.  The faster groups start later. The object is to finish with your perspective group/team.  It's a great way to maintain a safe/group ride where riders of equal skill levels/speed can work together and enjoy the day. Ride route will pass through the towns of  – 47km Inglewood, 57km Belfountain, 75km Caledon East...and more details to be released next week!!! Meet by 7:00 am for coffee and shmoozing before the 7:30am staggered start based on chosen pace. Ride departure and end location is Coventry North Land Rover, with plenty of parking available: https://maps.google.ca/maps?q=Coventry+North+Land+Rover&hl=en&ll=43.783535,-79.549642&spn=0.013787,0.033023&cid=3492063270002378907&gl=CA&t=m&z=16&iwloc=A Two Ride Format Options:  Gentleman's Race - 120 - 130km Distance - Riders will be Split into Teams(8-10 Rides Per Team) - Based on the chosen Group levels:  Group 1 (FASTEST) - is as fast as the group feels usually average of 30kph with Riding Speeds of 35kph +/- Group 2 (FASTER) - has an average pace of 28/29kph - Riding Speed of 30-32kph. Group 3 (MODERATE) - has an average pace 27kph - Riding Speed of 29-30kph. Group 4 - is an average pace 25kph - Riding Speed of 28-29kph.  - All riders in the Team Must Finish together as a Team.   Social Ride (80-90kms) - Riders will be Split into groups(8-10 Rides Per Group) - Based on the chosen Group levels: Group A (FASTER) - has an average pace of 28/29kph - Riding Speed of 30-32kph. Group B (MODERATE) - has an average pace 27kph - Riding Speed of 29-30kph. Group C - is an average pace 25kph - Riding Speed of 28-29kph.  That's about it! Oh, and feel free to forward this email to any friends you think we may have missed!! More info on ride route and event details to be released this week.

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